VueScan Release Notes

Released on

VueScan 9.7.76

  • Added a full-size popup of thumbnail pages when mouse is over a thumbnail
  • PDF files can be edited while scanning, useful for flipping or rotating pages
  • Tested with a 600 page, 50 MByte PDF file, similar to using Adobe Acrobat
  • Fixed a few problems with thumbnails
Released on

VueScan 9.7.75

  • More responsive user interface
  • Significantly faster scanning to PDF files
  • Significantly faster thumbnail display
  • Thumbnails refresh properly when window is resized
Released on

VueScan 9.7.74

  • Further increased speed of reading and writing JPEG files
  • Speeds up scanning with in-scanner JPEG compression
  • Fixed problem with creating some multi-page PDF files
  • Modified ‘Prefs | Disable scanners’ to add ‘Webcams’ option
Released on

VueScan 9.7.73

  • Increased speed of reading and writing JPEG files by up to six times
  • Uses the SIMD instructions in Intel, ARM and M1 processors
  • Also speeds up reading and writing of color PDF files
  • Works on Windows, Mac and Linux
Released on

VueScan 9.7.72

  • Added support for Plustek OpticFilm 8300i
  • Added tips for drag and right-click on thumbnails
  • Added tip when Plustek scanner detected without required plugin
  • Simplified Help menu
Released on

VueScan 9.7.70

  • Fixed problem installing drivers on some Windows 10 and Windows 11 systems
  • Improved messages when vendor driver needed for plugin libraries
  • Added support for some kinds of WIA scanner drivers on Windows
  • Fixed problem installing Photoshop plugin
  • Removed PDF menu, right-click on thumbnails instead
  • Fixed problem with some right-click options on thumbnails
  • Fixed some small problems with thumbnails
Released on

VueScan 9.7.69

  • Rearranged order and visibility of buttons to make usage more intuitive
  • Moved ‘Email’ button to ‘File | Email file’ (Professional Edition)
  • Removed ‘Options+’ button (use ‘Input | Options’ instead)
  • Improved choice of default button in different modes
  • Improved display of spinning progress indicator
  • Added indication of when a file has been saved (green checkmark)
  • Fixed problem with auto length detection with some Fujitsu scanners
  • Improved scan speed with some older Fujitsu scanners
Released on

VueScan 9.7.68

Released on

VueScan 9.7.67

  • Handled Controlled Folder Access (ransomware protection) on Windows
    • If \Users<username>\Pictures not writable, uses \Users<username>\VueScan\Pictures
    • If \Users<username>\Documents not writable, uses \Users<username>\VueScan\Documents
    • Alternatively, add VueScan to the list of trusted applications
  • Solved problem with accidentally changing options with scroll wheel on Mac and Linux
  • Frees memory when ‘File | Default options’ is used
  • Fixed problem with ‘Enter’ key not working when thumbnails displayed
  • Fixed problem reading raw file (.tif or .dng) that has a thumbnail
Released on

VueScan 9.7.65

  • Added support for rotating pages with right-click on thumbnail
  • Support multi-page thumbnails for PDF, TIFF and JPEG files
  • Faster loading of thumbnails
  • Added PDF menu in menu bar
  • Right-click on thumbnails supports all languages
  • Fixed problem with thumbnails when changing language
  • Fixed problems with crashes when producing thumbnails
Released on

VueScan 9.7.64

  • Reduced file size when ‘Input | Media’ is set to ‘Color text’
    • Reduces file size between 3x and 5x
    • Works the same as “Line art” in older versions of VueScan
    • Only 8 colors stored in file
    • Can use ‘Color | Threshold’ to adjust colors
    • Can duplicate previous functionality with color scans using ‘Filter | Flatten’
  • More types of PDF files work with thumbnails
  • Right-clicking thumbnails display options available for that file type
  • Fixed a number of thumbnail bugs
  • When some options change, ‘Save’ and ‘Save+’ buttons reappear
Released on

VueScan 9.7.63

  • Added support multi-page PDF, TIFF and JPEG thumbnails
    • Displays thumbnail for each page on right side of window
    • Can drag pages to new location to rearrange pages
    • Displayed when ‘Output | XXX multi page’ option is turned on
    • Right click options for PDF and TIFF files:
      • Delete
      • Delete all
      • Reverse
      • Interleave
      • Separate
      • Swap even/odd
  • Added support for reading some PDF files with ‘Input | Source’ set to “File”
  • Added support for Fujitsu fi-7300NX
  • Added support for transparency scans on Canon LiDE 700F on Windows
  • Fixed problem with Brother MFC-9970CDW
  • Fixed problem with some Canon DR-series scanners
Released on

VueScan 9.7.60