SilverFast and Windows 10
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icon_scanner_60x60 Windows 10 and SilverFast software
After extensive testing, we can confirm that SilverFast 8 software is fully compatible with Windows 10. SilverFast HDR 8 and SilverFast HDR Studio 8 can therefore be used from version 8.5.0r1 or later with the latest Microsoft operating system.

The compatibility of the SilverFast scanner software is also dependent on the manufacturer's device drivers. If you already use SilverFast 8, and if the scanner manufacturer provides Windows 10 -compatible drivers for this device, then you can use your scanner with SilverFast 8 on Windows 10 (64bit) systems.

icon_camera_60x60 icon_48bit_60x60 icon_printer_60x60 We will examine in extensive tests, which scanners can be used with Windows 8. Once a combination of SilverFast software and scanner hardware has been positively tested, this device will show up on our Windows 10 compatibility list.

Once a scanner is on the list, the corresponding SilverFast 8 demo versions and online shop entries will be available.

Compatibility with older SilverFast versions?
SilverFast 6 editions aren't specially adjusted to the Windows 10 operating system. Older versions possibly may not run on a Windows 10 machine or may cause some errors. For example, installation and stability problems may occur.

update_01 We recommend to always use the latest release of SilverFast. If you already own SilverFast 8, you can download here the latest version for free. If you still use a SilverFast 6.x version, you can upgrade it here for a discounted rate.




SilverFast 8 is Windows 10 compatible for the following scanners:

Scanners with this symbol icon_15_sf8 are supported by SilverFast 8.




Your scanner is not listed?
Please download the latest Windows 10 compatible scanner driver from your scanner manufacturer's website and test SilverFast with Windows 10 before buying it. When downloading SilverFast for this test please choose Windows 8 (64bit) as your operating system.

For further information regarding your scanner please have a look at our list of supported scanners.