The digit!, a professional German magazine for digital images, introduces SilverFast's Archive Suite 8 with its latest issue. The article particularly focuses on the benefits of separating scanning and image optimization processes. In addition, some of the unique features that make SilverFast so very special, like Multi-Exposure and iSRD, are reviewed as well. For our English, French and Spanish speaking readers, this article has been translated.
digit!: « SilverFast is not accidentally the world‘s leading software and the de facto standard for high-end scans. […]
The comprehensive solution of SilverFast Archive Suite 8 bundles and “condenses“ the strengths of SilverFast particularly sophisticated: The unique 64bit HDRi RAW format and SilverFast Multi-Exposure exploit the scanner‘s capabilities and the original‘s potential completely. »
PC Professionale, a well-known Italian PC and software magazine, has just reviewed SilverFast Archive Suite 8. We have translated the article for our English, German, French and Spanish readers.
Nicola Martello: « Getting the most from a scanner: this is what you get with SilverFast 8, a software from LaserSoft Imaging available in several versions. […]
Multi-Exposure, available both for negatives and positives, allows two scans in a row, each with a different exposure. This minimizes the noise and enhances the Dynamic Range of the scanner, so to capture more details in the dark and light areas.
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Amendatory to the article: In addition to 48bit (grayscale 16bit) HDR RAW data, SilverFast Archive Suite 8 also features the unique HDRi format. Its 64bit (grayscale 32bit) files contain all image information including the infrared data. As the Multi-Exposure feature can be used for creating RAW data, both tools Multi-Exposure and iSRD can be part of any SilverFast HDR archiving workflow.
A complete package for archiving slides, negatives and photos:
SilverFast Archive Suite is a comprehensive archiving solution for digitizing your images fast and easy. In terms of quality, SilverFast surpasses the results of any manufacturer's software significantly.
The Archive Suite is a package consisting of scanner software and imaging software for a subsequent image optimization. Although SilverFast is designed for professional image editing, handling the software is so easy that even beginners can create brilliant pictures using the intelligent automatic functions and the integrated QuickTime movies. Available for Mac and Windows.
Below you will find detailed information about each SilverFast Archive Suite version. You can also consult the product page for your scanner to look up, which software is available for your device and operating system.
Please compare the feature range of both Archive Suite 8 versions here:
SilverFast 8 Versions:
Archive Suite SE 8
The new generation of SilverFast Archive Suite in the entry-level option, consisting of SilverFast SE Plus 8 and HDR 8.