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Scanner software with advanced features.

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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.

Advantages:
  • 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.

What’s new in version 9.8.16

Updated on Sep 05 2023

  • Improved automatic cropping
  • Added ‘Input Hole punch removal’ option
  • Fixed problem with Canon MF632
View older VueScan updates

Information

License

Shareware

Size

20.4 MB

Developer’s website

https://www.hamrick.com/

Downloads

1402037

App requirements

  • Intel 64
  • Apple Silicon
  • macOS 10.15 or later
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What customer like

Regular updates
Performance
Stability

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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zlazkow
zlazkow
Jul 15 2023
9.8.12
2.0
Jul 15 2023
2.0
Version: 9.8.12
I have Epson Perfection V37, and it has more advanced features than VS.
A-w
A-w
Jul 9 2023
9.8.11
1.0
Jul 9 2023
1.0
Version: 9.8.11
Vuescan gets worse with every release. The new automatic cropping and straightening of photos feature is not really ready for prime time. But manual cropping has stopped working completely. I'm back to some old version now where at least manual cropping works. Please don't add Machine Learning (ML) crap. Vuescan is just scanning software where the end user needs to be in control. Any magic voodoo is not needed. Instead I suggest to fix the hilarious UI and the bugs around saving options...
A-w
A-w
Jun 21 2023
9.8.07
1.0
Jun 21 2023
1.0
Version: 9.8.07
In recent versions manual cropping has stopped working for me: the specified crop rectangle is just ignored and a full size area is scanned instead. I'm using vuescan 9.8.07 with an Epson Perfection V800.
RedMSP
RedMSP
May 6 2023
9.7.99
1.0
May 6 2023
1.0
Version: 9.7.99
Terrible support. Reported a bug to the developer Ed and this was his final reply, refusing to event attempt to fix. "Your filesystem, your bug, But ok…. Regards, Ed Hamrick"
Dr-David
Dr-David
Sep 14 2022
9.7.92
4.5
Sep 14 2022
4.5
Version: 9.7.92
9.7.92 has a bug (on my system: M1 Mac running MacOS 12.6) where it hangs when trying to save the scan. Reverted to 9.7.91. Vuescan is generally excellent. I expect this big will be fixed soon.
zlazkow
zlazkow
Aug 11 2022
9.7.90
2.0
Aug 11 2022
2.0
Version: 9.7.90
I;ve purchased VS a couple years ago. To tell the truth, I don't see absolutely any difference in results of scanning with VS and my Epson Perfection V37. And I'm doing graphics, making posters from vintage illustration(colored). EP is an excellent scanner, so I guess VS doesn't do more than EP and obviously it is not better. VS in my opinion for somebody who has a very old scanner and the software is not updated anymore. Otherwise it is much better to purchase the most newest scanner by Epson or Canon.
LKN G-Man
LKN G-Man
Mar 11 2022
9.7.80
5.0
Mar 11 2022
5.0
Version: 9.7.80
This Is A Most Excellent Scanner Application If you have any scanner and haven't purchased VueScan you are missing out on the best scanner application ever developed. Period! I owned a scanner 15+ years ago that was orphaned by its parent company. For the times, it was a good scanner and I did not want to toss it. Enter VueScan. I discovered this wonder application and had to never look back. Over the years I have purchased many scanners and multi-function copiers (MFC). I have never used any software to access them except VueScan. It has always worked flawlessly with them all.
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.
zlazkow
zlazkow
Jul 15 2023
9.8.12
2.0
Jul 15 2023
2.0
Version: 9.8.12
A-w
A-w
Jul 5 2023
9.8.10
1.0
Jul 5 2023
1.0
Version: 9.8.10
rossigio86
rossigio86
May 30 2023
9.8.03
5.0
May 30 2023
5.0
Version: 9.8.03
RedMSP
RedMSP
May 6 2023
9.7.99
1.0
May 6 2023
1.0
Version: 9.7.99
Ervins Strauhmanis
Ervins Strauhmanis
Mar 7 2023
9.7.99
5.0
Mar 7 2023
5.0
Version: 9.7.99
Electronman
Electronman
Mar 22 2022
9.7.82
5.0
Mar 22 2022
5.0
Version: 9.7.82
LKN G-Man
LKN G-Man
Mar 11 2022
9.7.80
5.0
Mar 11 2022
5.0
Version: 9.7.80
davyboy
davyboy
Jan 17 2022
9.7.75
5.0
Jan 17 2022
5.0
Version: 9.7.75
Dannymontani
Dannymontani
Oct 13 2021
9.7.67
5.0
Oct 13 2021
5.0
Version: 9.7.67
ronald-1**
ronald-1**
Jul 13 2021
9.7.59
4.0
Jul 13 2021
4.0
Version: 9.7.59
Giosette
Giosette
Jul 12 2021
9.7.59
5.0
Jul 12 2021
5.0
Version: 9.7.59
vincentwei1024
vincentwei1024
May 24 2021
9.7.55
5.0
May 24 2021
5.0
Version: 9.7.55
Macsmurf
Macsmurf
May 12 2021
9.7.54
5.0
May 12 2021
5.0
Version: 9.7.54
Malby
Malby
Jan 12 2021
2.0
Jan 12 2021
2.0
Version: null
Almana
Almana
Sep 15 2020
5.0
Sep 15 2020
5.0
Version: null
neal-11
neal-11
Jul 22 2020
1.0
Jul 22 2020
1.0
Version: null
markxt
markxt
Jun 20 2020
2.0
Jun 20 2020
2.0
Version: null
BillF5312
BillF5312
Jun 19 2020
1.0
Jun 19 2020
1.0
Version: null
mmreview-1
mmreview-1
Jun 8 2020
5.0
Jun 8 2020
5.0
Version: null
Sqrl007
Sqrl007
May 5 2020
5.0
May 5 2020
5.0
Version: null
craigagardner
craigagardner
Mar 26 2020
1.0
Mar 26 2020
1.0
Version: null
jbacon
jbacon
Jan 22 2020
5.0
Jan 22 2020
5.0
Version: null
hdrmerl
hdrmerl
Jan 14 2020
5.0
Jan 14 2020
5.0
Version: null
pl-svn
pl-svn
Jan 13 2020
3.0
Jan 13 2020
3.0
Version: null
MJVS
MJVS
Dec 30 2019
5.0
Dec 30 2019
5.0
Version: null
baxsur
baxsur
Dec 26 2019
5.0
Dec 26 2019
5.0
Version: null
anonymous-swordtail-5987
Dec 24 2019
5.0
Version: null
dwp-1
dwp-1
Dec 22 2019
5.0
Dec 22 2019
5.0
Version: null
mkkarnold
mkkarnold
Dec 19 2019
5.0
Dec 19 2019
5.0
Version: null
Frankp
Frankp
Dec 12 2019
5.0
Dec 12 2019
5.0
Version: null
SamHoss48
SamHoss48
Nov 30 2019
5.0
Nov 30 2019
5.0
Version: null
Maddogiam66
Maddogiam66
Nov 29 2019
4.0
Nov 29 2019
4.0
Version: null
Dovidls
Dovidls
Nov 15 2019
5.0
Nov 15 2019
5.0
Version: null
dpdelly
dpdelly
Oct 17 2019
2.0
Oct 17 2019
2.0
Version: null
Radus
Radus
Oct 3 2019
5.0
Oct 3 2019
5.0
Version: null
Macmuser
Macmuser
Aug 29 2019
3.0
Aug 29 2019
3.0
Version: null
drnoel
drnoel
Aug 19 2019
0.5
Aug 19 2019
0.5
Version: null
glrooney
glrooney
Apr 14 2019
1.0
Apr 14 2019
1.0
Version: null
makareim
makareim
Feb 18 2019
5.0
Feb 18 2019
5.0
Version: null
Svenster
Svenster
Jan 10 2019
5.0
Jan 10 2019
5.0
Version: null
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