VueScan 9 9.2.04

Hamrick Software (Freeware)

VueScan 9 is a scanning complement developed by Hamrick Software and released on January 2013. This program enables users to manage their scanners. It features compatibility with more than 2100 scanner models across several brands, including Canon LiDE, Nikon CoolScan, Epson Perfection, and HP Officejet Scanners. It can also work with regular flatbed scanners or scanners with automatic document feeders. This program can scan all types of documents and export the same in several file types. It provides scanning modes for documents, images, and even film negatives. Scanned images are exported in JPEG, PDF, or TIFF file formats. VueScan 9 also features support for multi-page PDF files. This program also supports Optical Character Recognition or OCR. This is highly useful when scanning books and documents.

VueScan 9 features a simple blue and grey explorer-based interface. The menu bar features 5 options—File, Scanner, Profile, Image, and Help. A tabbed window features six tabs corresponding to Input, Crop, Filter, Color, Output, and Prefs. The Input tab enables users to customize the type of document they are trying to scan—whether image, text, or film. The Crop tab is used to determine the specific part of the previewed image to scan, and to make appropriate crops to it. The Filter and Color tabs enable users to apply make color adjustments to the scanned image. The Output tab enables users to configure the output settings including the file type, file name, and folder path.