VueScan
VueScan
9.7.76
4.1
0.0

Scanner software with advanced features.

VueScan overview

VueScan is a scanning program that works with most high-quality flatbed and film scanners to produce scans that have excellent color fidelity and color balance. VueScan is easy to use, and has advanced features for restoring faded colors, batch scanning and other features used by professional photographers.

Why should you use VueScan?

  • Easy to use - just run VueScan, press Preview, adjust the cropping, then press Scan.
  • Accurate colors - uses ICC profiles and IT8 calibration.
  • Powerful - dozens of advanced options.
  • Faster workflow - can edit one image while the next image is being scanned (most scanner software won't let you work with one image while another is being scanned).
  • Simple to install - installing VueScan changes nothing on your system, installs nothing in your operating system and all other scanner software will continue to function.

The list of supported scanners is available here
The list of supported digital camera RAW files is available here

What’s new in version 9.7.76

Updated on Jan 21 2022

  • Added a full-size popup of thumbnail pages when mouse is over a thumbnail
  • PDF files can be edited while scanning, useful for flipping or rotating pages
  • Tested with a 600 page, 50 MByte PDF file, similar to using Adobe Acrobat
  • Fixed a few problems with thumbnails
View older VueScan updates

Information

License

Shareware

Size

15.2 MB

Developer’s website

https://www.hamrick.com/

Downloads

1397419

App requirements

  • Intel 64
  • Apple Silicon
  • macOS 10.15.0 or later
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What customer like

Performance
Stability
Regular updates

What needs improvements

Social media integration

VueScan qualities

Value
5.0
Ease of use
4.0
Features
5.0
Reliability
5.0
Customer support
4.0
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davyboy
davyboy
Jan 17 2022
9.7.75
5.0
Jan 17 2022
5.0
Version: 9.7.75
Most excellent. My "official" canon scanning app kept saying "cannot load driver." Tried several posted fixes that didn't fix anything. Downloaded VueScan a few days ago, and WOW! Worked more quickly out of the box than canon software ever did. Will be purchasing a license shortly. Great stuff.
Dannymontani
Dannymontani
Oct 13 2021
9.7.67
5.0
Oct 13 2021
5.0
Version: 9.7.67
Vuescan.....been using it since its inception by Ed H. I've never had a real issue with it except once, a minor issue that I emailed him about. He got back to me same day. I've used probably 4 or 5 scanners...HP, Canon, Epson and Brother with it. Color correction is great as is quality. You CANNOT go wrong, but if you do just ask them about your issue. 5 stars.
Macinman
Macinman
Aug 25 2021
9.7.64
0.0
Aug 25 2021
0.0
Version: 9.7.64
I'm considering VueScan as a future purpose, though the included software works fine for the basic tasks I'm doing right now. My question is though, in 2021, how relevant are flatbed scanners over scanning with your phone? There seems to be a growing number of people saying stand alone scanners are becoming less and less necessary with current mobile technology And I was shown an attachment for phones for doing film. I'm open to both, however when I took graphic arts, I learned the traditional way with a flatbed scanner. I recently purchased an Epson Perfection V600 Photo to replace my HP all in one, since I don't need to print, and ink is way overpriced. So, I was curious if VueScan will ever include phone scanning, if not already ?
mcfitzsatx
mcfitzsatx
Aug 10 2021
9.7.61
0.0
Aug 10 2021
0.0
Version: 9.7.61
There is no version of VueScan that costs $19.95. The current (2021) standard version is $39.95, and the professional version is $99.95.
Thomaswagner
Thomaswagner
Aug 10 2021
9.7.61
0.0
Aug 10 2021
0.0
Version: 9.7.61
I´m using VueScan for at least 18 years with several (older) scanners. There´s never been a problem and when I had a question, I always got a answer in short time.
Dannymontani
Dannymontani
May 13 2021
9.7.54
5.0
May 13 2021
5.0
Version: 9.7.54
You guys leaving these attack posts are LOSERS! I've used vuescan since Ed Hameric first came out with it years ago. He has always kept up with the market FULL of scanners and has never let me down. He has been quite personable online with me ALWAYS getting back to me within a few days if not the next day. And you, alexterkinov, what the hell are you suing about. This is the best scanner for the hundreds and hundreds out there. 5 stars!!!!
alexterkinov
alexterkinov
Mar 20 2021
9.7.51
0.0
Mar 20 2021
0.0
Version: 9.7.51
please can write which models of scanners did you use and how many. I study film scanning market segmentation and consider legal action against Hamrick software. But the log file is more preferable.
ikeller1
ikeller1
Mar 12 2021
9.7.50
1.0
Mar 12 2021
1.0
Version: 9.7.50
This product is terrible. Does not come with an instruction manual. Support is only on their internal email so if you cannot provide the data points from the data log, you are sunk.
ikeller1
ikeller1
Mar 12 2021
9.7.50
1.0
Mar 12 2021
1.0
Version: 9.7.50
Support on this product for anybody other than an expert is terrible. System is not working and the only way to contact the vendor is are there internal network email. I cannot complete the form because I cannot find the log that is necessary to attach in order to complete my inquiry. They do not provide a telephone support number. So, anyone who does not know how to find data files on their computer will be stuck and cannot even reach out to explain that they are having an operating issue.
Malby
Malby
Jan 12 2021
9.7.42
2.0
Jan 12 2021
2.0
Version: 9.7.42
I'm trying to get an old Epson Perfection 2580 working on a new M1 Mac running Big Sur. Unfortunately, Preview and Image Capture will no longer work. Although they see the Epson driver they can't activate it. But the trial version of Vuescan works... But it costs $60 in Australia for the basic version. Or $130 if I want slide scanning and a few other advanced features. That's a lot of money. So, what are my options. 1. Grit teeth and buy the software. 2. Buy a brand new Epson - Perfection V39 for $99 3. Get an old Mac working and use Image Capture or Preview At the moment I'm working backwards. Hopefully will get an old Mac working today. But if Mr Hamrick's software had of been priced a bit more realistically I'd have been using it by now.
Almana
Almana
Sep 15 2020
9.7.33
5.0
Sep 15 2020
5.0
Version: 9.7.33
It works perfect
otters2233
otters2233
Sep 2 2020
9.7.32
0.0
Sep 2 2020
0.0
Version: 9.7.32
Will this work with an HP Scanjet G4010? I cannot find it on the list of scanners supported. Thanks!
neal-11
neal-11
Jul 22 2020
9.7.29
1.0
Jul 22 2020
1.0
Version: 9.7.29
Bought a professional upgrade right before VueScan stopped supporting my scanner. Money was wasted and upgrade was never used. Asked for a refund and Ed Hamrick, the notoriously miserly owner of the company was incredibly short and rude with me. The software works until it doesn't. The owner is an ass and not worthy of your money.
markxt
markxt
Jun 20 2020
9.7.28
2.0
Jun 20 2020
2.0
Version: 9.7.28
Could be a great app but it is rather buggy. Writing for support does not produce a reply and online documentation is lacking in detail and specifics. Batch scanning is poorly implemented and unpredictable. OK - it supports a lot of scanners, but it has to work properly as well.
BillF5312
BillF5312
Jun 19 2020
9.7.28
1.0
Jun 19 2020
1.0
Version: 9.7.28
App is OK. But you're on your own if you have a problem. Support is done by author and he is one rude dude. You have to send him a vuescan log file that allegedly provides only diagnostics. Who knows what else it provides? He stubbornly will not provide support unless he gets his log file. There are other scanning apps that are supported properly.
mmreview-1
mmreview-1
Jun 8 2020
9.7.28
5.0
Jun 8 2020
5.0
Version: 9.7.28
In an update to my previous review... I use this software with more than one scanner and it is always better than the software provided by the manufacturer. I use a Plustek 8200i film scanner and now use VueScan rather than the Silverfast 8 that came with it. I recently had a problem after the latest update 9.7.28. This is understandable because VueScan works on a wide variety of scanners. Ed Hamrick stayed in frequent communication until he could fix the problem. You will not get better customer service than that from anyone! I'm glad I bought the Pro license. It makes sense if you do any scanning on any machine.
Sqrl007
Sqrl007
May 5 2020
9.7.27
5.0
May 5 2020
5.0
Version: 9.7.27
I have been using the Professional version for about twenty years now, through at least a dozen scanning devices on Mac and Windows systems, and have never -- n-e-v-e-r -- been let down by this app or developer. If I ever have a question, I invariably find the answer in a careful reading either in the software or at the website. Recommended as essential.
mmreview-1
mmreview-1
Apr 17 2020
9.7.27
5.0
Apr 17 2020
5.0
Version: 9.7.27
This is essential software. I am using it to control a Brother MFC-L27000W because Brother's software is inadequate. All I wanted to do was a multi-page pdf. I don't think the Brother software can do this, but I KNOW that VueScan does, because it was easy and intuitive. I use it to control an Epson Perfection 2450 for large format negative film. The results are good and easy to achieve. I use the VueScan to control a Plustek 8200 film scanner. Again the results are go and although there is a bit a trial and error learning curve, (if your preview is a little dark you are good to go with Tri-X), the results are consistently good. My one quibble is that there is no film setting for Tri-X and Plus-X, but good results are easy to attain with a little experimentation. I had been using SilverFast for this scanner, but I am finding it easier to get good results with VueScan. I really appreciate that I don't have to make separate software purchases for each scanner.
craigagardner
craigagardner
Mar 26 2020
9.7.26
1.0
Mar 26 2020
1.0
Version: 9.7.26
I similarly have a Scan Snap S1500M, and found the software difficult to navigate, unable to retain settings, and would inconsistently scan multiple pages, often scanning and saving just one page. Moreso, however, I had a very bad experience with the owner, Ed Hambrick. When I inquired for a refund, I had to email three times just to get a response. When I did, the owner was unbelievbly terse and rude, essentially telling me to f*** off. Obviously I can't give a good review to someone who can't show an ounce of respect to a customer. I recommend in the strongest of terms, avoiding this software and this business altogether. I found ExactScan is far better, cheaper and more professional option (and company).
jbacon
jbacon
Jan 22 2020
9.7.20
5.0
Jan 22 2020
5.0
Version: 9.7.20
It works perfectly on my Scan Snap S1500M. No issues at all. Plug and play.
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