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SilverFast 8 available now

August 18th, 2011 · 7 Comments · News, OSX, Photography Business, Processing, SilverFast

LaserSoft Imaging (LSI) has embedded their 25 years of experience into the new version of scanner software SilverFast. Coupling innovative ideas with the utilization of current software technology, LSI has now released the best scanning software: SilverFast 8.

There are many reasons to obtain the new SilverFast 8 – a software which makes it easy to perfectly digitize images. The applications are nearly endless.

The new patent pending WorkflowPilot® is a novelty and the core of the new concept, allowing perfect scans from any original. As a kind of virtual assistant, the WorkflowPilot® guides the user through the correct order of steps necessary to obtain best results.

Karl-Heinz Zahorsky, founder and president of LSI: « Our WorkflowPilot will help especially novice users to create brilliant images. »

Introduction Movie – SilverFast 8

Movie about the WorkflowPilot

The unique SilverFast Preview Concept allows for instant quality control of each adapted adjustment. The new and optimized user interface enables any user to quickly find all necessary tools. The unique iSRD® automatically and professionally removes dust and scratches by using the scanner’s infrared channel. In combination with the SRD® function, this feature is even available for Kodachrome or B/W slides.

Try SilverFast 8 for free. If you already have an older version of SilverFast, we offer you an upgrade to SilverFast 8 at a reduced price or even without cost. Therefore, please visit our homepage.

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7 Comments so far ↓

  • Timothy Gray

    Looks impressive! Will the multitasking feature of Silverfast 8 find its way (or has it found its way) into the companion product HDR Studio?


  • Jan

    Hi, Tim. Yes most definitly. You’ll love it even more in the HDR. Thx, JAN

  • David

    Is there no multi sample scanning function in Silverfast 8?

  • Jan

    David, there is no need for multisampling because of Multi-Exposure. It will give you the benefit of noise reduction plus the maximum dynamic range with only two passes rather than 4 or 8 or even 16 with multisampling. Our dymanic range measurements according to ISO 21550 showed no significant improvement of 8x/16x over 4x multisampling. The added time it takes for 8/16 scans doesn’t justify the increased DR of 3,33 to 3,35 for example. In other words, Multi-Exposure is always superior to Multisampling because it delivers the best of both worlds: maximum dynamic range and elimination of CCD noise. Best, JAN

  • Daniel

    Jan, from what I’ve seen so far, Multi-Exposure is “too automatic”. I does things to your colors you don’t want it to do. I wish it had sub-options, like [yes/no] maximize my dynamic range, [yes/no] eliminate noise.
    I would probably use only the latter

  • Edward Persike

    Will Silverfast V8 work on Mac CS5 using Epson Perfection 3200 flatbed scanner and also Plustek Optic Film 7600iAi

    And when will Silverfast 8 be available in CD format?

    Thank you

  • Christian Gregoire

    Dear Mr. Persike,
    SilverFast 8 is available for the Epson Perfection 3200 as well as it is for Plustek’s OpticFilm 7600i.
    SIlverFast 8 does not fit on a CD, but we have released a DVD version earlier this month.

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