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SilverFast 6.6

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SilverFast Product Family
Features and functional differences
SilverFast file reader versions
Imaging software, independent of hardware (scanner, camera or printer)
SilverFast scanner versions
Scansoftware for specific scanner
Camera support (capable to open camera RAW-files)HDR StudioHDRAi StudioAiSE PlusSE
Canon, Epson, Fuji, JenOptik, Kodak, Konica, Leaf, Leica, KonicaMinolta, Nikon, Olympus, Panasonic, Pentax, PhaseOne, Sigma, Sinar, Sony, ... (check web for detailed specifications)    
Scanner support (>200 scanner supported, for manufacturers)HDR StudioHDRAi StudioAiSE PlusSE
Acer, Agfa, Apple, Avision, Canon, Crossfield, Cruse, Epson, Heidelberg, Howtek, HP, Kaiser, Kodak, Leica, Linotype, Mediax, Microtek, Nikon, Pentacon, PFU, PIE, Polaroid, Quatographic, Qubyx, Reflecta, Sharp, Strom, Umax, ... (check web for detailed specifications)  
FeaturesHDR StudioHDRAi StudioAiSE PlusSE
User InterfaceHDR StudioHDRAi StudioAiSE PlusSE
2-Level User Interface (Standard / Expert)  
3-part realtime output histogram: RGB-CMY switchable channels  
basic_31x25pixBasic Dialogue (switchable to Standard Dialogue)    
Logo_Multiple_Densitometer_31x25pxDensitometer: 1 point or 4 points444411
Display RGB or CMYK Channels  
ImagePlot / ScanPilot / - / -- / - / - / - /
Picture settings dialogue: advanced / limited / - / -- /  - / - /
VLT_31x25pixVLT, Virtual Light Table with image browser, albums, magnifier, full screen preview, Lossless JPEG rotation    
CorrectionHDR StudioHDRAi StudioAiSE PlusSE
AACO_31x25pixAACO, Auto Adaptive Contrast Optimisation   
clonetool_31x25pixClone tool    
Descreening with USM: scaleable dialogue with preview / dialogue with preview / presets / - / -
+ auto screendetection and text protection
- / / - / - / -
+ auto screendetection and text protection
- / / -- / - /
+ auto screendetection
- / - /
descreening_31x25pixDescreening: scaleable dialogue with preview / dialogue with preview / presets and manually / - / -
+ auto screendetection and text protection
- / / - / - / -
+ auto screendetection and text protection
- / / -- / - /
+ auto screendetection
- / - /
Expert-Dialogues  
Exposure adjustment   
Fokus_31x25pixFocus functions: Autofocus / manual focus / manual focus with preview (if supportet by hardware)  
depending

depending

depending

depending
GANE_31x25pixGANE®, Grain and Noise elimination: full dialogue / limited dialogue / -
scaleable dialogue
/ - / -
scaleable dialogue
/ - / -
scaleable dialogue
- /
GCC_31x25pixGCC, Global Colour Correction: full dialogue / limited dialogue / - / - / - / -- / - /
Gradation curves: RGB / CMY / points adjustable / / / / / / / / / - / / - /
Histogram: RGB / CMY switchable channels / / / / / - / -
3-part Historgramm  
ICE® (if supported by hardware) / FLARE® (if supported by hardware) / iSRD® (if supported by hardware)   / - /
depending
/ - /
depending
/ - /
depending
/ - /
depending
Image type settings  
Masks and Layers within SCC4444  
midpip_31x25pixMidPip, Neutralising Pipette: number of points444411
multiexposure_31x25pixMultiExposure® (optional, hardware depending)  
(optional, hardware depending)
 
(optional, hardware depending)
 
multisampling_31x25pixMultisampling: with pixel alignment / hardware based   / / / - /
hardware depending
NEGAFIX_31x25pixNegaFix®, Negative film optimization: CCR / preset profiles for negatives / adjustable profiles / / / / / / / / / / - / / -
SC2G_31x25pixSC2G, Selective Colour to Grey conversion
only presets
SCC_31x25pixSCC®, Selective Colour Correction: full dialogue / limited dialogue (1 layer) / - / - / - / -- / - /
SCC_31x25pixSCC®, Layers and masks444411
SRD_31x25pixSRD®, Smart Removal of Defects: full dialogue with n masks and layers / limited dialogue (1 layer)4 / -4 / -4 / -4 / -- / - /
iSRD_31x25pixiSRD®, infrared Smart Removal of Defects, limited dialogue (hardware depending)    
iSRD_31x25pixiSRD®, infrared Smart Removal of Defects, unlimited dialogue (hardware depending)    
usm_31x25pixUSM, Unsharp masking: scaleable dialogue with preview / dialogue with preview / presets / - / -- / / - / - / -- / / - / - / -- / / -
Whitebalance adjustment   
Color ManagementHDR StudioHDRAi StudioAiSE PlusSE
Full Colour Management and ICC-Workflow / limited Colour Management and ICC-Workflow / - / - / - / -- / - /
it8targetauto_31x25pixIT8-Calibration (Auto IT8 with 6.5.0r6): included / optional / -- / - /
(hardware depending)
- /
(hardware depending)
  
kodachrome_31x25pixKodachrome profile embedded (depending on scanner - please check homepage)   
Logo_Printer-Calibration_31x25pxPrinter-Calibration (optional with 6.6.0r1; only in combination with IT8-Calibration possible)  
(optional, hardware depending)

(optional, hardware depending)
  
Softproof CMYK  
Softproof RGB  
Printing FeaturesHDR StudioHDRAi StudioAiSE PlusSE
Print options: simple / PrinTao (simple mode with copy function) / PrinTao (enhanced print option with layout functionalities) / - / / / -- / - / / - / -- / / - / - / -
photoproof_31x25pixPhotoProof®, always optional     
ProductivityHDR StudioHDRAi StudioAiSE PlusSE
sf_alignment_31x25pixAuto frame alignment and rotation    
CMYK output / RGB output / / / / - / - /
colorserver_31x25pixHot-Folder (optional)
optional
     
colorserver_31x25pixColorServer (optional)
optional
     
Enhanced zoom concept    
EXIF display    
Individual adjustment of all defaults  
IPTC_31x25pixIPTC: display, editing    
JOBMAN_31x25pixJobManager  
RAW_31x25pixProprietary RAW data conversion, background processing, camera profiles embedded    
rename_31x25pixRenaming    
Save custom defaults  
Zoom: standard (via magnifyer button) / flexible (cia Ctrl-click or pop-up selection) / / / / - / - / -
Importable file formatsHDR StudioHDRAi StudioAiSE PlusSE
RAW_31x25pixRAW data formats of supported cameras    
Kodak PhotoCD data format    
Adobe® DNG input format    
48 Bit RGB TIFF    
JPEG2000_31x25pix48 Bit RGB JPEG2000     
24 Bit RGB TIFF, JPEG, PSD    
JPEG2000_31x25pix24 Bit RGB JPEG2000     
16 Bit Greyscale TIFF    
16 Bit RGB JPEG2000     
8 Bit Greyscale TIFF, JPEG    
JPEG2000_31x25pix8 Bit Greyscale JPEG2000     
Exportable file formatsHDR StudioHDRAi StudioAiSE PlusSE
HDRi_31x25pix64 Bit HDRi TIFF (only with scanners supporting iSRD)  
48 Bit RGB TIFF: with / without SilverFast adjustments / / / / - / - /
JPEG2000_31x25pix48 Bit RGB JPEG2000: with / without SilverFast adjustments /   /  - /  
32 Bit CMYK TIFF  
JPEG2000_31x25pix24 Bit RGB JPEG2000    
16 Bit Greyscale TIFF: with / without SilverFast adjustments / / / /   
JPEG2000_31x25pix16 Bit RGB JPEG2000: with / without SilverFast adjustments /   /    
JPEG2000_31x25pix8 Bit Greyscale JPEG2000    
1 Bit Black/White TIFF  
Plus UpgradeHDR StudioHDRAi StudioAiSE PlusSE
Plus Upgrade availability     
Studio UpgradeHDR StudioHDRAi StudioAiSE PlusSE
Studio Upgrade availability  
only in combination with Ai-Upgrade

only in combination with Ai-Upgrade
DistributionHDR StudioHDRAi StudioAiSE PlusSE
CD-ROM, full package 
IT8_31x25pixIT8-function: included / optional / -- / - / - /