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VueScan is compatible with over 2100 different scanners. The best way to see if your scanner works is to You can also check this list of supported scanners.
VueScan works on Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux. It supports older scanners that don't work on newer operating systems, including most Canon LiDE, Epson Perfection, Nikon CoolScan and HP OfficeJet scanners.
If you have an iPad, iPhone or Android phone or tablet, you can use VueScan Mobile Free for scanning. This is a completely free program that works with the built-in camera and most networked HP, Canon, Epson, Brother and Samsung scanners.
VueScan can output scanned documents, photos, and film in PDF, JPEG and TIFF formats. It can also recognize text using OCR and create multi-page pdfs using both flatbed scanners and scanners with automatic document feeders
We built VueScan so that two completely different types of users can use it. 'Guide me' mode guides you step by step through the scanner process. The Advanced mode lets you unlock powerful features to have complete control over your scan
You can use VueScan on up to four different computers that you personally use, with any combination of operating systems, with any number of scanners, both x32 and x64, with a single license. Standard Edition has free upgrades for a year, Professional Edition has unlimited free upgrades.
|Windows||Mac OS X||Linux|
|VueScan 9.2 x32||9.2.21||9.2.21||9.2.21|
|VueScan 9.2 x64||9.2.21||9.2.21||9.2.21|
|VueScan 9.1 x32||9.1.21||9.1.21||9.1.21|
|VueScan 9.1 x64||9.1.21||9.1.21||9.1.21|
|VueScan 9.0 x32||9.0.96||9.0.96||9.0.96|
|VueScan 9.0 x64||9.0.96||9.0.96||9.0.96|
To upgrade to the latest version of VueScan, just click version you want in the table above. It will automatically recognize if you've already purchased it, and the latest version should just work. You don't need to uninstall old versions before upgrading.
You can purchase two Editions of VueScan - Standard or Professional - but there is only one file to download. After you purchase and enter a serial number, the Standard Edition or Professional Edition features are enabled.
|Standard Edition||Professional Edition|
|Free upgrade period||one year||unlimited|
|'More' options button||no||yes|
|Create raw scan files||no||yes|
|ICC profiles and color spaces||no||yes|
|IT8 color calibration||no||yes|
You can use VueScan on up to four different computers that you personally use, with any combination of operating systems, with any number of scanners, both x32 and x64, with a single license.
You can use the version you purchase for as long as you want. You get free upgrades for one year with the Standard Edition and unlimited free upgrades with the Professional Edition.
There is usually an upgraded version of VueScan every week or two, and these include improvements, new features, support for additional scanners, bug fixes, and support for new operating systems like Windows 8 and Mac OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion).
Accessing your WiFi enabled scanner has never been easier. VueScan Mobile allows you to seamlessly scan documents and photos straight to your iPhone, iPad, Android phone or Android tablet from the built-in camera and from HP, Canon, Epson and Brother WiFi printer/scanners.
The VueScan Bible is the "missing manual" for new, experienced, and prospective users of VueScan.
Sascha Steinhoff, author of the best-selling book Scanning Negatives and Slides 2nd edition, guides the reader through all stages of using VueScan, from the step-by-step installation through the workflow of scan preparation and scanning.
You can get more info about the book from the publisher, Rocky Nook.