“For most of us, scanners are used to digitize old photos, digitize important documents, and scan to read the text on paper documents,” Jeffrey Mincey writes for Mac360. “The key is the scanner software.”
“Decent flatbed scanners cost less than $100 these days and they have the software to prove it. Spend more money and you get better scanning optics, higher resolution, but usually the same crummy scanning software,” Mincey writes. “Scanner software seems to be an afterthought by most scanner manufacturers.”
Mincey writes, “Through the years I’ve used many different scanner apps. Those that came with the scanner. More complex, high end apps like the SilverFast AI package, and my favorite, VueScan. When other scanner apps stop working, or don’t work with older scanners, VueScan becomes the little scanner app that can.”
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