You’re previewing the whole bed. Save on Scanners Trending price is based on prices over last 90 days. Using it ScanWise is your standard fully automatic scanner software for beginners. ScanWise is your standard fully automatic scanner software for beginners. I have absolutely no darn idea at all why companies that spend all the money to make a scanner, and elect to aim its software at beginners, can’t drop another couple of grand on having their driver teams add an “expert” mode that makes the scanner software work like everybody else’s scanner software, if you want. Do a scan of the empty bed and stretch out the tiny intensity differences using a command like Photoshop’s “Equalize”, and you ought to see a load of vertical lines, which show you which cells in the scanner’s head return values a little higher than they should be, and which cells return values a little lower. Print Office is a highly competent all-purpose image creation and manipulation package, and it’s streets ahead of the dodgy pack-ins that come with many cheap scanners.

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Even the most basic scanner software lets you do all of these things, of course, – just not automatically.

Equalising the results from the two scans gave me an absolutely clean image, except for the odd speck of dust. ScanWise clearly diddles with snapscqn intensity values in less than helpful ways whether or not you activate PhotoGenie. Best Selling in Scanners See all.

Drivers for AGFA SnapScan e40 Scanner for Windows 7

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Afya the coin on the standard black background, scanned at dpi. The e40 does a perfectly good job on text documents, but the nastiest scanner in the world can do that.

Agfa SnapScan e40

Now, five-minute-plus times for full-bed dpi aren’t exactly unknown. A post-scan Auto Levels in Photoshop made the e40’s results look perfectly all right. Fujitsu fi Document Scanner Since there’s really not much to learn about ScanWise, though, this isn’t as annoying as it might be.

SnapScan e40 kindly provided by Agfa 4. Easy Driver Pro does not sell or charge for drivers. And in the imaging world, Agfa’s a big brand. The e40, I’m sorry to say, delivered the kind of washed-out photo scans I’m used to seeing from cheap scanners when you don’t enable their automatic optimisation feature.

Agfa SnapScan e40 – flatbed scanner Series

This download link is for the driver version 1. Sometimes, the drivers for a manufacturers’ more upmarket scanner, or the driver for a similar scanner sold under a different badge, will give you the features the stock driver lacks. With the versatile capability of scanning plain paper, photos, and bulk objects books, comprehensive reports, etc. This one has dpi optical and dpi mechanical resolution, but judging by the fuzziness of the result click for a close-up, againits mechanical resolution may be none too tightly specified.

Street prices are lower. Which you have to do, because the sliders all go back to zero every time you quit ScanWise, because it doesn’t remember its settings. But Agfa’s PR blurb for the thing says “Every last detail is perfectly reproduced, even in difficult highlight and shadow areas”.


Agfa Snapscan E40 (free) – Download latest version in English on phpnuke

Plugging in the e40 is as simple as connecting any other USB scanner. Well, not unless you cool it with liquid nitrogen, anyway. When it is finished scanning it will automatically update them to the latest, most compatible version. Tell me if it ever makes it. It’s been some time since there was a big difference between the abilities of different OCR packages, for most users; Readiris is a perfectly good example of the breed.

When I backed the coin with a sheet of super-white coated inkjet paper topped off with a few more sheets of plain white paper, the results changed dramatically.

There’s also Acrobat Reader, in case you don’t already have it. It’s got easy copy, e-mail and fax modes, which scan a document using settings appropriate for the document and its destination, then send it on through for you, so your printer spits out a copy or your afva or fax software pops up with the scan ready to be addressed and sent.

The e40’s a fairly swish looking unit, with a tapered design and a comfy scallop-shaped handle on the front of the lid. Setting up As usual for many USB devices, you install the software, then you plug in the gadget. Or Easy 4 Pro registered version Easy Driver Pro will scan your computer for missing, corrupt, and outdated Drivers.