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The multiple image scanning feature is extremely useful. I'm transferring a combination of old negatives and old prints.

Laying all the prints on the scanner platen and scanning everything in one go is a real time saver. I would certainly recommend the new V6.

CanoScan 8600F

Thomas Nestinger F - I am not a professional, but also I can clearly see a definitive increase Canon CanoScan 8600F Scanner scan quality when using SilverFast as compared to the normal scan software. I often scan images and even with a brief glimpse, the image scanned with SilverFast catches my eye. In my opinion the de-screening function is great, and the new multi exposure feature delivers a substantial increase in image quality. I was already using SilverFast with a different scanner before buying the Canon; because I switched to Windows Vista 64Bit the compatibility to SilverFast was an important criteria for me when deciding on the model.

Canon CanoScan F - for better Scans, buy SilverFast Scanner Software

In my eyes, a scanner and SilverFast are a combination which should go together. Even my next scanner will be one that operates with SilverFast. For Canon CanoScan 8600F Scanner reason I purchased a CanoScan F. One of the main reasons for buying this scanner was that this reasonably priced model is bundled with SilverFastSE.

I read that this combination of hard- and software was great for scanning such images. Since I do not have the time to post-process my scans, my Canon CanoScan 8600F Scanner have to be scanned "right". SilverFast delivers stunning results! The Scanpilot basically guides one through the entire workflow. You do not need to be a professional in order to obtain great results with SilverFast. This version contains a function called "Multi Exposure".

Canon CanoScan F - flatbed scanner - desktop - USB Overview - CNET

By making several scans of a negative with different exposure times, Canon CanoScan 8600F Scanner scan quality is dramatically enhanced and the quality of the scan result is amazing. The "Multi-Exposure Feature" effectively removes noise allowing even large size printouts of the scans. All my expectations were exceed. The good news is that the F does do better.

Canon CanoScan 8600F - flatbed scanner Series

The difference isn't dramatic, but if you look at images of the same photo scanned by both models side by side, the Canon CanoScan 8600F Scanner scan shows slightly softer focus and a little less detail. More important, Canon CanoScan 8600F Scanner F scan quality compares well with that of its current competition. Setting up the F is absolutely standard: The bundled software includes both Adobe Photoshop Elements 4. The installation program also installs Twain and WIA drivers, so the scanner can work with almost any Microsoft Windows program with a scan command. You can also call up Canon's scan-control software to start a scan, or use one of the six scan buttons on the front of the scanner.


The button choices include scanning directly to PDF format, your e-mail program, or your printer. All of these options are easy to use, with the Twain driver offering a Simple mode, which handles most things automatically, and an Advanced mode that gives you much more control. One of the features I've long appreciated in Canon scanners is backlight correction, which lets you easily fix photos which have, for example, a darkened face against a bright background. The option lets you bring out detail in the face simply Canon CanoScan 8600F Scanner turning the backlight correction on, instead of having to experiment with adjusting settings by hand.

This powerful scanner delivers spectacular results, with color dpi resolution of x (max.). Plus, built-in FARE Level 3 retouching technology helps. CanoScan F. Drivers & Downloads; Manuals.


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