VueScan Scanner Software

VueScan is an application for Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux that replaces the software that came with your scanner. Download VueScan today to see why 10 million people have used it to get the most out of their scanner.

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Compatible with over 2500 Scanners

VueScan is compatible with over 2500 different scanners. The best way to see if your scanner works is to download VueScan (it only takes 60 seconds) You can also check this list of supported scanners.

Works on Windows, Mac, and Linux

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.

VueScan Mobile for iOS and Android

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.

Outputs scans in a variety of formats

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

Great for Beginner and Pro Users

We built VueScan so that two completely different types of users can use it. Beginners only need to run VueScan and press the 'Scan' button, and can press the 'More' button to use basic options. Pro users can press the 'Advanced' button to unlock powerful features to have complete control over their scans.

Flexible licensing

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.

"Delivers higher-quality output than the drivers that come with most scanners."

"If you really like your venerable flatbed scanner, and have no desire to discard it, VueScan can be your answer."

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"VueScan excels ... will save you upgrading your expensive hardware ... extraordinarily good value."

VueScan Downloads


VueScan was released on , and you can read about what's new in this version. You can get more information in the Release Notes.

If you've never used VueScan, you can get more information from the VueScan User's Guide (also available in PDF). There is also a list of supported scanners.

Windows Mac OS X Linux
VueScan 9.4 x32 9.4.57 9.4.57 9.4.57
VueScan 9.4 x64 9.4.57 9.4.57 9.4.57
VueScan 9.3 x32 9.3.22 9.3.22 9.3.22
VueScan 9.3 x64 9.3.22 9.3.22 9.3.22
VueScan 9.2 x32 9.2.25 9.2.25 9.2.25
VueScan 9.2 x64 9.2.25 9.2.25 9.2.25
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
VueScan 8.6 8.6.66 8.6.66 8.6.66
VueScan 8.5 8.5.41 8.5.41 8.5.41

You can download other versions of VueScan from PC Magazin.

Upgrade to the Latest Version

To upgrade to the latest version of VueScan, just click the 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.

VueScan Editions

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

$39.95
  •  Free Trial
  •  Free Upgrades for 1 year
  •  No Slide/Film Scanning
  •  No OCR Text Files
  •  No 'Advanced' button features

Professional Edition

$89.95
  •  Free Trial
  •  Unlimited Free Upgrades
  •  Enable Slide/Film Scanning
  •  Create OCR Text Files
  •  Enable 'Advanced' button features

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 10.9 (Mavericks).

VueScan Mobile

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.



In addition to sending via Email and saving to the Photos App, VueScan Mobile allows you to save scanned images to your favorite apps that can open PDF or JPEG files such as iBooks, Dropbox, GoodReader, Evernote, etc.

The VueScan Bible

The VueScan Bible is the "missing manual" for new, experienced, and prospective users of VueScan.

Exclusive Offer! Receive 30% off The Vuescan Bible eBook using code, VUE30.


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.

The Illustrated Guide to Film Scanning


Scanning negative or transparency analogue film with a consumer grade desktop scanner can be a frustrating experience. This guide will help you get the most out of your analogue images. Follow the step-by-step workflows in this guide to scan an image just once, to obtain an analogue 'RAW file' that contains full highlight and shadow detail. Intended for enthusiast amateur and pro photographers who use or are willing to obtain Adobe Photoshop CS or higher, Silverfast or VueScan scanning software and the ColorPerfect plug-in. Finally, a clear guide to optimize your hybrid analogue to digital workflow.