You can do a better job manually, with a little practice, but Auto Levels is the magic “improve this image” button for many people. See details for additional description. On paper, the e40 looks the business. It’s got respectable dpi optical resolution – the resolution of the scan head itself – and outstanding dpi mechanical resolution – the size of the steps in which the scan head can be moved down the scan bed. If you want something a bit better, though – you’re doing some more serious graphics work, or you want a good software bundle – the brand names come into play. There was a faint yellow-cyan cast, but no stripes or blotches or other outbreaks of character. The software bundle’s decent, as you’d expect from a name-brand scanner.

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AGFA SnapScan e40 Owner’s Manual: Chapter 2: Installing The Scanner For Pc

Best Selling in Scanners See all. Save on Scanners Trending price is based on prices over last 90 days. The ads help us provide this software and web site to you for free. Get the perfect match for your driver More than 5 million happy users. Perhaps it’s possible to make the e40 work with FotoLook – sometimes you can copy some strategic files and solve these sorts of problems – but I wasn’t in the mood to shuffle sbapscan around randomly.

Subtract the warm-up time and the e40 preview’s acceptably fast, though it’d still be nice to be able to interrupt it. Ordinary scanner software also remembers its image adjustment and resolution settings in between sessions.

Just as a side note, I’m getting sick of the style of promotional photography in which Hip Young Things are shot from above with a wide-angle lens, so they’ve got big heads and teeny feet. Here’s the coin on the standard black background, scanned at dpi. Unfortunately, it’s hitched to a giant wagon full of pastel-painted manure called ScanWise.


If you only want to do something different once a week, or even once a day, then the inconvenience of an amnesiac driver that can’t save its configuration doesn’t matter. 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.

Fujitsu fi Document Scanner Using it ScanWise is your standard fully automatic scanner snaspcan for beginners. 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.

Every time you run ScanWise. Similarly, atga can send an image of a document to the OCR software and have the result squirted out into your word processor, or have image scans inserted in your word processor document, or automatically file repeated scans in particular places without having to manually say where each one should be saved.

Agfa SnapScan e40 – flatbed scanner – desktop – USB Overview – CNET

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 snaapscan little lower. As usual for many USB devices, you install the software, then you plug in the gadget. It’s a mid-priced big-name scanner whose software is supposed to auto-optimise everything. Even once you know what program wants what kind of scan, so you don’t send hapless apps the wrong kind of data, it’s still faster to do it the automated way, provided the automated software does a decent job.


HYTs photographed in this way are usually thrusting a product of some kind toward the camera, making said product look the size of a piano. Skip to main content. You can fool around with the Contrast slider and try to get a decent result, but if you’re going to do that, you might as well get a cheaper scanner. Since the e40 driver can’t spit out anything but 24 bit colour data and eight bit greyscale, you can’t do a grey-looking scan in full sapscan bit resolution and then play with the levels yourself in Serious Software.

You can install the drivers manually for Snapsccan.

Agfa SnapScan e40 – Flatbed scanner – x mm – dpi x dpi – USB at Backoffice

On the shiny-coin test, which used to be a deadly trap for cheap scanners but can now be handled quite well by almost everything on the market, the e40’s image-fiddling driver came to the fore. Only download this driver. Both wfga these scans were done with PhotoGenie enabled; without it, the first one looked a bit darker but didn’t have any more detail, and the second one was a little paler. But various cheapo scanners manage the same job in a fifth of snapsan time.

Agfa SnapScan e40

This turned out to be significant. With the wonderful functionality on this flatbed scanner, you can complete your document scanning needs without worry. Agfa What it afgw The Windows version of this driver was developed by Hamrick Software. The e40’s maximum scan area is a thoroughly conventional by mm 8.