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XSane Alternatives for Mac

There are many alternatives to XSane for Mac and since it's discontinued a lot of people are looking for a replacement. The best Mac alternative is VueScan. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try SwingSane. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 10 alternatives to XSane and three of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement.

XSane alternatives are mainly Document Scanners but may also be PDF Editors. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of XSane.
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  • Windows
  • Linux
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XSane is a graphical scanning front-end for SANE (Scanner Access Now Easy). It uses the SANE-library to talk to scanners.

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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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    SilverFast

    • Mac
    • Windows

    SilverFast 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.

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    SwingSane

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD

    SwingSane is a powerful, cross platform, open source Java client (frontend) for Scanner Access Now Easy (SANE) servers (backends). SwingSane provides access to scanners connected to SANE servers on a network on any platform that supports Java and Swing.

    ⚫︎ PortableSwingSane can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Discontinued

    Last update is from 2015.

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