Alternatives to VueScan for all platforms with Free or Open Source License

  • NAPS2 icon

    NAPS2

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

    Open Source Windows

    • It doesn't emulate the driver twain of old scanners Guest • Jan 2016 Disagree   Agree
  • 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 appropriate format. It's very simple, there are no advanced features, but it works well for...

    Open Source Linux

  • iCopy Free Photocopier icon

    iCopy Free Photocopier

    iCopy Free Photocopier is a free and open source application that lets you combine your scanner and printer into a powerful, easy to use photocopier by only pressing a button. You can use Automatic Document Feeders (ADF) too! You...

    Open Source Windows

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    XSane

    XSane is a graphical scanning front-end for SANE (Scanner Access Now Easy). It uses the SANE-library to talk to scanners. It is designed for acquiring images with scanners (there are other devices like cameras and videodevices...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux AmigaOS

  • WinScan2PDF icon

    WinScan2PDF

    Save the scanned documents into PDF. WinScan2PDF is a very small (~40k) and portable program that allows you to scan documents and save them on your computer as a PDF by using any installed scanner.

    Free Windows

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    FreeKapture

    FreeKapture give you the option to scan from your scanner, and then save the image: its a free Twain image capture application from TSoft that should work on any Windows (98 and on) Twain compliant system. TWAIN is, allegedly, an...

    Free Windows

  • MetaDMS Scan Software icon

    MetaDMS Scan Software

    MetaDMS Scan Software is a freeware application for Windows XP/2000 / Vista, designed for convenient scanning of paper documents from scanners that support TWAIN protocol. Features: Multipage PDF available without document...

    Free Windows

    • Discontinued Last version, 1.04, was released on August, 2009. You can still download it from Download.com
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    Skanlite

    Skanlite is a simple image scanning application that does nothing more than scan and save images, based on the KSane backend. Skanlite can open a save dialog for every image scanned or save the images immediately in a specified...

    Open Source Linux

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    SwingSane

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

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

  • Flegita

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

    Open Source Linux

  • ScanDrop icon

    ScanDrop

    Scanner to Online. ScanDrop (beta) is simple - one easy, free scanning software application that helps you scan and upload your paper into your favorite online storage provider: Google Docs, Evernote or OfficeDrop Online. Press...

    Freemium Mac Windows

    • Discontinued Wesbite is gone.