Alternatives to SilverFast for all platforms with any license





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  • NAPS2 icon


    NAPS2 is a document scanning application with a focus on simplicity and ease of use.

    Open Source Windows

  • Simple Scan icon

    Simple Scan

    Simple Scan is an easy-to-use application, designed to let users connect their scanner and quickly have the image/document in an...

    Open Source Linux

  • VueScan icon


    Third-party software for film scanners and flatbed scanners. VueScan is a powerful, easy-to-use program that: -Scans documents...

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux iPhone iPad

  • TextGrabber icon


    ABBYY TextGrabber easily and quickly scans, translates and saves your chosen text or QR-codes from virtually any printed material. ...

    Commercial Android iPhone

  • XSane icon


    XSane is a graphical scanning front-end for SANE (Scanner Access Now Easy). It uses the SANE-library to talk to scanners. It is...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux AmigaOS

  • Prizmo icon


    Prizmo 2 is a revolutionary scanning application with Optical Character Recognition (OCR) in over 40 languages with powerful editing...

    Commercial Mac iPhone

  • Scanitto Pro icon

    Scanitto Pro

    This scanner software is lightweight, fast and not overloaded with tons of unnecessary features. Fine-tune your scanner settings, make...

    Commercial Windows

  • WinScan2PDF icon


    Save the scanned documents into PDF. WinScan2PDF is a very small (~40k) and portable program that allows you to scan documents and...

    Free Windows

  • Scan2pdf icon


    Super simple scanning tool, that works with majority of scanners out of the box. This software does one thing - you can quickly and...

    Free Windows

  • Skanlite icon


    Skanlite is a simple image scanning application that does nothing more than scan and save images, based on the KSane backend. Skanlite...

    Open Source Linux

  • ZoomReader icon


    In combination with your iOS device's built-in camera, ZoomReader lets you magnify and read printed text by first taking a picture...

    Free iPhone

  • FreeKapture icon


    FreeKapture give you the option to scan from your scanner, and then save the image: its a free Twain image capture application from...

    Free Windows

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  • AXPDF Scan to PDF Converter icon

    AXPDF Scan to PDF Converter

    AXPDF Scan to PDF Converter scan your paper documents into PDF format quickly, accurately and directly. In addition, you can import...

    Commercial Windows

  • Scan to PDF icon

    Scan to PDF

    Scan, Print, Fax, Download and Store Microsoft Office, PDF and Text Documents and images. This app turns your iPhone or iPad into...

    Commercial iPhone iPad

  • Softi Scan to PDF

    Scan to PDF software for Windows 7 Vista and XP. Most Twain devices supported from HP, Canon, Brother, Kodak ect.

    Commercial Windows

  • SwingSane icon


    An easy to use, cross-platform scanning front-end for SANE (Scanner Access Now Easy).

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

  • Image To Text icon

    Image To Text

    ImageToText app allows you to extract editable ASCII text from images, and share the results by EMAIL or EVERNOTE. Simply take a...

    Free iPhone

  • Smart Scanner icon

    Smart Scanner

    48h sale! Just take a photo of a text with phone number, e-mail address or URL and immediately call, write e-mail or open URL in...

    Commercial iPhone

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  • TextDetective icon


    Text Detective finds and reads text in printed documents within seconds using your iPhone’s camera. The detected text can easily be...

    Commercial iPhone

  • Flegita

    The Flegita (Gnome Scan project) aim to provide scan features every where in the Gnome desktop like print is.

    Open Source Linux

  • métier Scan2PDF icon

    métier Scan2PDF

    •With only one click you will be able to scan one page or even a whole pile of pages. •Optical Character Recognition •Integrated PDF...

    Commercial Windows

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