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Scanning Software and Twain Replacements

Scanning software including enhanced TWAIN interface replacements and utilities for performing specialty scanning tasks.
  1. OCR - Optical Character ...

Hamrick VueScan 8 - Scanner Software Replacement
VueScan scanning software adds advanced features and superior control to more than 400 scanners. VueScan is especially useful for scanning slides and negatives, fine-tuning the color in your scans, and for batch scanning of multiple photos.

What is TWAIN?
The definition of TWAIN as it relates to graphics software. It's not an acronym as many people believe. Find out what it does and how it got its name.

Expense Report Management - Software to Manage Receipts
Keep receipts to document expense reports organized with one of these receipt organizing software picks. Some receipt organizing software comes complete with a portable scanner, while some receipt organizing software works with your desktop scanner.

DustKleen (Win)
"DustKleen automatically removes dust and dirt from any scanned image."

iCopy - Simple Photocopier (Win)
"iCopy is a free and open source software that lets you combine your scanner and printer into a powerful, yet easy to use photocopier by only pressing a button. Its simple user interface let you manage scanner and printer options, like brightness, contrast, number of copies in a couple of seconds."

Infothek Scan and Imagistik Scan (Win)
"Infothek Scan is a universal user-interactive scanning software package compatible with TWAIN compliant scanners. The scanned image is displayed and can be saved as a single or multipage compressed TIFF file or in many other common graphics formats, including JPEG, GIF, PNG, BMP." Also offered are Imagistik Scan for PDF and Tiff, and an ActiveX DLL for command-line scanning.

Masters ITC - BlindScanner and Scanitto
Scanitto allows you scan images, save scanned images to various formats (bmp, jpeg, tiff, png, pdf, gif), output images directly to the printer (make a copy), manage scanned images. The BlindScanner software will share and open access to a scanner on the local area network that is not directly connected to your computer, but installed on a computer located in the neighboring room, for example.

Photocopier (Win)
"Insert a document into your scanner, start Photocopier and press its Copy button. After a few moments your printer produces a copy of the document. That's it. No difficult settings to make." Comes in two versions: Basic Photocopier (free) and Photocopier Pro.

Remote Scan (Win)
"RemoteScan Server software is installed on a single computer running Windows (all modern versions from and including Windows 98 are supported), which is physically connected to a TWAIN compatible scanner. This scanner can then be shared by any other computer on the network which has installed a copy of RemoteScan Client software."

Offers several scanning software programs and scanner enhancements for Windows and Macintosh. Products include calibration, profiling, OCR, descreening, and TWAIN replacement software.

Silver Pilot (Win)
Converts negative photos into positives. Simply select a clear area in the margin of the film and press the start button. Shareware - $29.95 US.

SilverFast (Win/Mac)
Offers beginner, professional, and expert scanning and imaging software for more than 320 scanners and digital cameras under Mac and Windows operating systems.

SimpleCopier (Win)
Software to make copies from your scanner.

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