Scan Again... If you have an older or used scanner that you want to use, and the manufacturer doesn't have drivers for your operating system, one solution is to use the open-source SANE routines. These were originally developed for Linux, but work on other operating systems, including Mac OS X.I had this problem with an HP scanner I picked up at a rummage sale, and was able to get it to work using SANE. The trouble was that the SANE utilities are all command-line, and I got tired of typing.
I decided to make a GUI shell to interface with the command-line utilities, and I did this using RealBasic. The resulting program runs more...
- SANE (or an uncompiled version).*Previously available here