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SilverFast Alternatives

SilverFast is described as 'is renowned as the worldwide standard when it comes to scanner and digital imaging software. SilverFast is able to bring out every device's maximum quality and considerably exceed the results of the manufacturer's own software' and is an app. There are more than 25 alternatives to SilverFast for a variety of platforms, including Windows, iPhone, Linux, Mac and Android. The best alternative is NAPS2, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like SilverFast are Simple Scan, VueScan, Skanlite and XSane.

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

    Discontinued

    No release since 2019-07-27, see https://github.com/cyanfish/naps2/releases

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    Simple Scan

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    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.

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    VueScan

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Third-party software for film scanners and flatbed scanners.

    VueScan is a powerful, easy-to-use program that: -Scans documents, photos and film -Creates PDF, JPEG, TIFF and TXT files -Supports over 1200 scanners.

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    Skanlite

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Skanlite is a simple image scanning application to scan and save images. Skanlite is based on libksane, an interface for SANE library to control image scanners.

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    XSane

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • AmigaOS

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

    Discontinued

    The program is no longer updated. Last version, 0.998, released in November 2010, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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    TextGrabber

    • Android
    • iPhone

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

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    Scan to PDF

    • iPhone
    • iPad

    Scan, Print, Fax, Download and Store Microsoft Office, PDF and Text Documents and images.

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    PDFify

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • iPhone

    Automatic text recognition (OCR) created searchable and paged PDF out your images and scans.

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    Scanitto Pro

    • Windows

    This scanner software is lightweight, fast and not overloaded with tons of unnecessary features. Fine-tune your scanner settings, make one-click document copies and save documents to multi-page PDFs – its a choice you will never regret making!

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    Scan2pdf

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

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

    Discontinued

    Development of KOMA Code apps stopped in January 2017. Last version of Scan2pdf can be still downloaded from the official website.

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