Scanner-Software for Canon

Optimum scan results for brilliant images

Professional Scanner Software for Canon Scanners


Canon's product range predominantly consists of flatbed scanners for digitizing reflective originals. Some scanners feature an additional transparency unit, that allows to also digitize negatives, slides and filmstrips. The quality of some models is really impressive and suited to rival dedicated film and slide scanners. Just by using SilverFast Multi-Exposure®, devices like the CanoScan 9000F and CanoScan 9000F Mark II can achieve a Dynamic Range between 3.6 and 3.9. This means, the hardware is able to capture over 9.500 different shades of gray.

SilverFast is included in many Canon scanner's package of delivery to turn these scanners into professional devices, that deliver high quality scans. If you are going to purchase a new Canon scanner, we recommend to assure SilverFast is included with the device. From prescan to optimization to digital output, you will benefit from SilverFast‘s features and highlights. If you don‘t own a copy of SilverFast for your CanoScan device yet, of course you can get it right now.



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Scanner Selection


Select your Canon model to obtain scanner-specific information. Download demos and updates, check compatibility and prices.




5600F | 8600F | 8800F | 9000F | 9000F Mark II | 9900F | 9950F | FS4000US
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Movies


Our movies will introduce all SilverFast highlights and advantages to you, quick and easy to understand. Below you can directly select some movies showing the most important SilverFast features.

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Canon Ai Studio Features | Multi-Exposure | iSRD | Kodachrome | WorkflowPilot
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Highlights


Thanks to its unique features and highlights SilverFast has become world standard for scanner software. A majority of these features is patented and protected by trademark law.

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Multi-Exposure | WorkflowPilot | Multi-Tasking | IT8 Calibration
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Press & Testimonials


International newspapers and magazines have tested SilverFast and are excited with the results. Read here what editors and customers think about SilverFast. Some of the articls are Canon specific reviews.
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Customers about SilverFast & Canon | Shutterbug (9000F)
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Support & Forum


For questions or problems regarding SilverFast and Canon scanners, please refer to the support overview page, which provides a variety of useful links, like our Canon forum, the general FAQ and the current system requirements.
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Forum flatbed scanners | Forum film scanners | System Requirements
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64Bit HDRi & Archive Suite


SilverFast's 64bit HDRi format contains all readable image information along with the data of the infrared channel. For a perfect HDRi workflow, we recommend the SilverFast Archive Suite for your Canon scanner.
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Movie 64bit HDRi | Archive Suite | Film Archive Suite
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SilverFast vs. Canon ScanGear


Every scanner manufacturer provides an own scanner software for its devices. Usually, these software solutions are not as powerful as SilverFast. Therefore, we compare for you. Test results are available below.


Nadir Magazin | Dynamic Range | Speed | Dust and Scratch Removal
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Kodachrome & Canon


Kodachrome slides are particularly difficult to digitize, the scans often show a blue cast. Using a Canon scanner with SilverFast, you obtain perfect scans. Even SRD and iSRD can be applied.



Info Kodachrome Profiles | Kodachrome Flash page

Picture of scanner: Canon CanoScan 9000F Mark II Canon CanoScan 9000F Mark II USB

small SilverFast 8 icon SilverFast 8 supported
Multi-Exposure supported
Windows 8 (32/64) / Mac OS X 10.9 (Mavericks) compatible

Picture of scanner: Canon CanoScan 9000F Canon CanoScan 9000F USB

small SilverFast 8 icon SilverFast 8 supported
Multi-Exposure supported
Windows 8 (32/64) / Mac OS X 10.9 (Mavericks) compatible

Picture of scanner: Canon CanoScan 5600F Canon CanoScan 5600F USB

small SilverFast 8 icon SilverFast 8 supported
Multi-Exposure supported
Windows 8 (64) compatible

Picture of scanner: Canon CanoScan 9950F Canon CanoScan 9950F USBFireWire

small SilverFast 6.6 icon SilverFast 6.6 supported
Multi-Exposure / Printer-Calibration supported
Windows 7 (32) / Mac OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard) compatible

Picture of scanner: Canon CanoScan 9900F Canon CanoScan 9900F USBFireWire

small SilverFast 6.6 icon SilverFast 6.6 supported
Multi-Exposure / Printer-Calibration supported
Windows Vista (32) / Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard) compatible

Picture of scanner: Canon CanoScan 8800F Canon CanoScan 8800F USB

small SilverFast 8 icon SilverFast 8 supported
Multi-Exposure supported
Windows 8 (64) / Mac OS X 10.9 (Mavericks) compatible

Picture of scanner: Canon CanoScan 8600F Canon CanoScan 8600F USB

small SilverFast 8 icon SilverFast 8 supported
Multi-Exposure supported
Windows 8 (64) / Mac OS X 10.9 (Mavericks) compatible

Picture of scanner: Canon CanoScan 8400F Canon CanoScan 8400F USB

small SilverFast 6.6 icon SilverFast 6.6 supported
Multi-Exposure / Printer-Calibration supported
Windows 7 (32) / Mac OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard) compatible

Picture of scanner: Canon CanoScan 4400F Canon CanoScan 4400F USB

small SilverFast 8 icon SilverFast 8 supported (only on Windows)
small SilverFast 6.6 icon SilverFast 6.6 supported (only on Mac OS X)

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