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It may take a few days until all the installers are updated to the latest version.


Version: 6.6.2r5 (2011-09-08)

  • BUGFIX:
    • General: Bugfixes

Version: 6.6.2r4a (2011-03-16)

  • IMPROVEMENT:
    • Reflecta ProScan 7200: Implemented MultiExposure for ProScan 7200
    • All with PrinTao: Improved color match for display of thumbnails.
  • BUGFIX:
    • General: Scan to HDR achive format is performed without AACO corrections.

Version: 6.6.2r4 (2011-01-25)

  • BUGFIX:
    • General: some minor fixes
    • Installer: fixed bug in Photoshop search routine

Version: 6.6.2r3a (2010-12-20)

Version: 6.6.2r3 (2010-10-13)

  • NEW:
    • General: added Photoshop Elements 9 compatibility
  • BUGFIX:
    • General: some minor fixes

Version: 6.6.2r2a (2010-07-26)

  • NEW:
    • All Canon SDK Scanners such as 9000F, 8800F, 8600F, 8400F, etc.: Improved iSRD Alignement for Canon SDk Scanners at Resolutions over 2400DPI
  • BUGFIX:
    • General: Eliminated artefacts from Lab-scans sometimes occuring with fine-rotation.

Version: 6.6.2r2 (2010-07-08)

  • IMPROVEMENT:
    • General: NegaFix profile for Kodak Ektar 100 has been edited or newly created for the following scanner families: Canon, Epson, HP, Kodak, Linotype, Mediax, Microtek, Nikon, Pie, Plustek, Quato, Reflecta, Umax

Version: 6.6.2r1 (2010-06-10)

  • NEW:
    • All versions with camera raw support: Added raw image support with white balance profiles for the following cameras: Canon EOS-1D Mark IV, Olympus E-PL1, Panasonic DMC-G2, Panasonic DMC-G1
    • General: Added Photoshop CS5 compatibility
    • General: Added Support for Adobe Photoshop CS5
  • IMPROVEMENT:
    • Reflecta DigitDia 5000: Improved color stability between prescan and multiexposure scan (especially in NegaFix mode)
    • All SE with AACO: As now there is a movie for AACO in SE mode available, the movie button is shown again in SE versions
  • BUGFIX:
    • Demo versions: Ai Demo-Versions with IT8 in the base version now show the Ai-Studio movies, when the version not yet has been serialized
    • Plustek OpticFilm 7300: Improved color stability between prescan and scan (especially in NegaFix mode)
    • All with AACO: Clicking the AACO's Cancel button results in ScanParameters identical to the ones present before entering the dialog

Version: 6.6.1r7 (2010-04-06)

Version: 6.6.1r6a (2010-02-23)

  • IMPROVEMENT:
    • All HDR/DC/etc.: For scans obtained from HP and Minolta scanners: use scanner specific auto sharpen tables in the HDR/DC/etc. versions.

Version: 6.6.1r6 (2010-02-16)

  • NEW:
    • Older EPSON Perfection Scanners: Added Windows 7 - 64 Bit compatibility for EPSON Perfection 3200 Photo and older Perfection scanners
    • Canon CanoScan 9000F: SilverFast now supports the Canon CanoScan 9000F
  • IMPROVEMENT:
    • All HDR/DC/etc.: For scans obtained from Acer, Avision, and Umax scanners: use scanner specific auto sharpen tables in the HDR/DC/etc. versions
    • General: Change the default output folder to the user's "Pictures" (Mac) / "My Pictures" (Win) folder.
    • Canon CanoScan 9950F: Added AutoFrame templates for Canon CanoScan 9950F
  • BUGFIX:
    • General: Corrected help text for AACO feature.

Version: 6.6.1r5 (2010-01-26)

  • NEW:
    • All versions with camera raw support: Added white balancing profiles for raw images of the following cameras: Canon PowerShot G11 and Canon PowerShot S90.
    • All versions with camera raw support: Added support for raw images of the following cameras: Fuji FinePix 205EXR, Leica X1, Panasonic FX180, Ricoh GR Digital III, Ricoh GXR with A12 module and Ricoh GXR with S10 module.
    • All versions with camera raw support: Added support with white balancing profiles for raw images of the following cameras: Mamiya ZD, Sony Alpha 500, Sony Alpha 550, Nikon D3S, Olympus E-P2, Panasonic FZ38 and Pentax K-x.
  • IMPROVEMENT:
    • Epson: Added NegaFix profile for Kodak Ektar 100 to the NegaFix sets for Epson scanners
    • Nikon film scanners: Added NegaFix profile for Kodak Ektar 100 to the NegaFix sets for Nikon film scanners
  • BUGFIX:
    • All versions with camera raw support: Removed black border that was visible at the right side of converted raw images from the cameras Olympus E-30 and Olympus E-620.

Version: 6.6.1r4c (2010-01-14)

  • IMPROVEMENT:
    • All HDR/DC/etc.: For scans obtained from Agfa, Kodak, LaCie, Mediax, Microtek, Pie, Polaroid, Plustek, QuatoXFU, Quato(Film), Reflecta scanners: use scanner specific auto sharpen tables in the HDR/DC/etc. versions
    • Epson Perfection V700 Photo / GT-X900: Added NegaFix profile for Kodak Ektar 100 to the NegaFix set for Epson V700

Version: 6.6.1r4b (2010-01-12)

  • IMPROVEMENT:
    • All HDR/DC/etc.: For scans obtained from Canon and Nikon scanners: use scanner specific auto sharpen tables in the HDR/DC/etc. versions

Version: 6.6.1r4a (2009-12-17)

  • NEW:
    • All versions with camera raw: Full camera raw support with profiles for Sony Alpha 850, Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1, Nikon D300s, Nikon D3000, Leica M9 and Canon EOS 7D.
    • All versions with camera raw: Camera raw support (without profiles) for Canon PowerShot S90 and Canon PowerShot G11.
    • HDR Studio and DCPro Studio: added new feature "HotFolder"
    • All HDR/DC/etc.: For scans obtained from Epson scanners: use scanner specific auto sharpen tables in the HDR/DC/etc. versions
  • BUGFIX:
    • All with IT8 calibration: Under Windows7 with an Aero-Theme active, the IT8 calibration could hang on some machines, already when opening the IT8 dialog. This is fixed now.
    • General: fixed crash that could happen when using 64bit HDRi pictures in combination with iSRD,USM and descreening.

Version: 6.6.1r4 (2009-11-05)

  • NEW:
    • Epson Perfection V600 Photo / GT-X820: Added support for EPSON Perfection V600.
    • EPSON Perfection 4490, V500 and V600: Added 64Bit HDRi, output for EPSON Perfection 4490, V500 and V600.
    • General: Reduced iSRD memory consumption.
  • IMPROVEMENT:
    • General: SilverFast now does not perform auto focus on the second Multi-Exposure scan anymore.

Version: 6.6.1r3a (2009-10-07)

  • NEW:
    • HDR and DC versions: HDR and DC versions now contain a special auto sharpness table such that HDR images scanned with Epson scanners will be processed like in the Epson-Ai version.
    • HDR and DC versions: When opening an HDR file scanned with SilverFast, then the corresponding (scanner specific) set of NegaFix profiles is chosen automatically in NegaFix mode.
  • BUGFIX:
    • Several Canon Scanners: Older Canon are working again (not found with 661r2), CanoScan 4400F was identified as 5600F and not working properly. Both bugs fixed.

Version: 6.6.1r3 (2009-09-18)

  • NEW:
    • General: Added HDRi support for the following Epson Scanner Epson Perfection 4870, 4990, V700 & V750
    • All versions with camera raw support: Added camera raw support for the following cameras: Panasonic Lumix GF1 and Kodak EasyShare Z980 (Kodak EasyShare Z980 with white balance profile).
  • BUGFIX:
    • All versions with camera raw support: Fixed an error that occured with Canon EOS 50D raw images.

Version: 6.6.1r2a (2009-09-14)

  • BUGFIX:
    • all with HDRi output: corrected handling of rotated images when scanning to HDRi output
    • General: corrected scanning of rotated images with respect to a later Auto Frame processing in SilverFast HDR & DC versions.

Version: 6.6.1r1c (2009-08-17)

  • IMPROVEMENT:
    • all Nikon-Maid scanners: plugin and installer now have Vista- and Vista64-compatibility
    • Nikon LS 5000ED / Super Coolscan 5000 ED: A different transfer mode with the Nikon LS-5000 is used now, so that there is a Resolution improvement for scans over 2000 dpi.
    • Nikon LS-9000 and LS-8000: Further improved iSRD to avoid producing pixel-sized artifacts with film material that had the grain visible in the infrared channel on the Nikon LS 9000 and LS 8000.
  • BUGFIX:
    • Reflecta ProScan 3600 & 4000, Mediax WorkScan 3600Pro, PIE 3600Pro & 3650Pro3: the following behavior has bennd fixed: no film movement tools available - can not scan filmstrips.

Version: 6.6.1r1b (2009-07-14)

  • NEW:
    • All versions with camera raw support: Added support for Fuji FinePix S9100 raw images with raw profiles.
  • IMPROVEMENT:
    • All scanner versions: SE versions allow MultiSampling only when the scanner offers it "in hardware". All higher versions (SEplus, Ai, Ai Studio) allow MultiSampling. All Demos allow MultiSampling.
    • All versions with camera raw support: Added support for Nikon D300 raw images that use Nikon compression.

Version: 6.6.1r2 (2009-09-01)

  • NEW:
    • Epson Perfection V300 / GT-F720: Added support for the Epson Perfection V300.
    • All versions with camera raw support: Added Camera raw support with white balance profiles for Olympus E-P1, Olympus E-450, Panasonic GH1, Pentax K7, Sony A230, Sony A330, Sony A380 and Fuji FinePix S9100.
    • General: Added Mac OSX Snow Leopard support.
  • BUGFIX:
    • Canon CanoScan 8800F: Multi-Exposure scans with the CanonScan 8800F sometimes resulted in color shifted images when a iSRD-Preview scan had been performed before.
    • All versions with VLT: Fixed bug that caused errors with VLT trying to display thumbnails from image file aliases (e.g. thumbnails from synchronized iPhoto folders).
    • Epson Perfection 3200 Photo/Pro / GT-9800F: Highres prescan is now successful for any preview size.

Version: 6.6.1r1a (2009-07-09)

  • NEW:
  • IMPROVEMENT:
    • General: user defined motive settings are now contained to the corresponding popup in the JobAddOptions-Dialog.
  • BUGFIX:
    • Nikon LS-9000 und LS-8000: The Nikon LS9000 und LS8000 do now fully support the 869M medium format holder, problems with offset and distortion when using the 6X6 part of the holder have been fixed.
    • All with iSRD: possible striping of large images processed by iSRD.
    • Nikon LS 5000ED / Super Coolscan 5000 ED: The Nikon LS-5000 sometimes froze when ejecting a filmstrip from the SA-21 or SA-30 holder. This is fixed.

Version: 6.6.1r1 (2009-06-24)

  • NEW:
    • All versions with camera raw support: Camera raw support with white balance profiles for raw images from Canon EOS 500D.
    • DCPro and HDR versions, all scanner versions with iSRD: HDRi Format added. All iSRD Scanner versions can now save 64 Bit HDRi Color images or 32 Bit HDRi Grayscale images. Those files contain 48 Bit / 16 Bit Raw image data AND 16 Bit raw Infrared channel Information. So this is a COMPLETE raw scan for capable scanners. Those images can be loaded and processed with iSRD by our DCPro and HDR versions !
    • General: Added Support for Photoshop Elements 7(PC)
    • General: CanonScan 4400F is now supported by SilverFast.
  • IMPROVEMENT:
    • All versions with iSRD: Improved automatic iSRD mode.
    • All versions with iSRD: modified iSRD parameter to improve visual iSRD output on every image type. Especial reduced artifacts on Kodachrome images.

Version: 6.6.0r6a (2009-06-04)

  • IMPROVEMENT:
    • all FileReader (HDR, DC, etc.): added Checkbox "Process as Negative (use NegaFix)" to JobManager Options

Version: 6.6.0r6 (2009-05-28)

  • NEW:
    • Epson Perfection V750 Pro / GT-X970: Added full support for the EPSON X970
    • All versions with camera raw support: Added support and profiles for raw images from Nikon D5000 and profiles for raw images from Canon EOS 1D Mark III.
    • All versions with camera raw.: Added raw camera profiles for Canon EOS 1Ds Mark III.
  • IMPROVEMENT:
    • EPSON V700 / V750 / X970: Improved NegaFix Profiles for Epson V700 & V750
    • All Minolta: Added new NegaFix profiles for Minolta scanners.
    • All versions with camera raw.: Added support for raw images from camera Ricoh GX 200 shot with aspect ratio 1:1.
  • BUGFIX:

Version: 6.6.0r4c (2008-12-16)

  • BUGFIX:
    • General: adjusted AutoIT8 for Kodachrome

Version: 6.6.0r4b (2008-12-15)

Version: 6.6.0r4a (2008-12-10)

  • BUGFIX:
    • All SE: fixed crash in SE version when (fine-)rotating in zoomed mode, and scan frame becomes located partly outside of the viewed area

Version: 6.6.0r5 (2009-03-25)

  • NEW:
  • IMPROVEMENT:
    • Plustek Smart Office PL3000: added support for this new Plustek Scanner
    • EPSON: Improved support for EPSON Scanners with XP64, Vista 32 and Vista 64, please see compatibility list for changes !
    • all with FindFrame automatic: Added the "Copy resolution to all scan frames" menu option in the reflective mode
    • Nikon 35mm scanners:
    • All iSRD scanners:
  • BUGFIX:
    • All SE: eliminates crash in SE version when (fine-)rotating in zoomed mode, and scan frame becomes located partly outside of the viewed area
    • General: enhanced Auto IT8 Calibration for Kodachrome charts
    • Nikon LS 5000ED / Super Coolscan 5000 ED: improved Filmstrip handling, no more crashes when changing the strips while still in SilverFast
    • all CanonSDK: switched off iSRD for reflective mode
    • all CanonSDK: improved iSRD-AutoAlignment for 48 bit scans
    • Canon CanoScan 9950F:
    • Nikon 35mm Scanner mit APS Halter:
    • General: Scanning with enabled auto descreening in reflective mode could cause problems when scanning in transparency mode afterwards, this issue is fixed now

Version: 6.6.0r3b (2008-11-05)

  • NEW:
    • All versions with camera raw support: New supported raw camera: Ricoh Caplio GX100
  • BUGFIX:
    • all with raw noise filters: Improved white balance when using the ColorNoise or LuminanceNoise filter.
    • all with iSRD on multi-processor Intel-Mac: fixed a bug which could cause a possible hang on Intel based Multi Core Macs runnig 10.4

Version: 6.6.0r4 (2008-12-02)

  • NEW:
    • All versions with camera raw support: New supported raw cameras: Canon PowerShot G10, Casio Exilim EX-FH20, Nikon CoolPix P6000, Leica Digilux 3, Leica V-Lux 1, Olympus SP-565UZ, Panasonic FX150, Panasonic G1 and Sony Alpha 900.
    • Nikon LS-8000 & Nikon LS-9000: Added Offset Tool for Nikon LS 8000 + LS 9000 when using Medium Format Strip Holders
    • All versions with camera raw support: Implemented Canon sRAW format support.
    • All versions with camera raw support: Added profiles for already supported raw cameras Canon EOS 40D, Nikon D50, Olympus SP-320, Olympus E-400, Olympus SP-560 UZ, Olympus SP-570 UZ, Panasonic FZ8, Panasonic L1, Pentax K100D Super, Fuji FinePix S6500FD and Fuji FinePix S9600.
  • IMPROVEMENT:
    • all iSRD: Slight straightening of iSRD Workflow: formerly a new layer was created when the User ticked the SRD checkbox. Now it simply switches from iSRD to SRD, if the User wants to combine iSRD & SRD he has to create a new layer.
  • BUGFIX:
    • all Canon SDK: Sometimes after scanning some transparencies a colorcast started to show ( sometimes strong, sometimes weak ). This was especially visible on the Canon 8800F, but also on other Canon Scanners. This instability has been fixed by changing the way we calibrate.
    • All versions with camera raw support: Bugfixed preview of raw images (in VLT) without embedded thumbnails.

Version: 6.6.0r3a (2008-10-30)

Version: 6.6.0r3 (2008-10-16)

  • IMPROVEMENT:
    • Heidelberg Topaz (Mac): New and improved Negafix Profiles for Topaz
    • General: Faster iSRD on multi core computers.
    • all with PrinterProfilingWizard: The PrinterProfilingWizard has been augmented with another tool, the ProfileEditor, which allows to refine the neutrality of measured printer ICC profiles.
  • BUGFIX:
    • all HDR / DC etc.: Improve work flow of the DC-Pro-Target calibration.
    • All versions with camera raw support:

Version: 6.6.0r1a (2008-06-25)

  • NEW:
    • Nikon LS-8000 and Nikon LS-9000: Now added Nikon LS-8000 and Nikon LS-9000 to supported scanners for the new NikonSF Version.
  • IMPROVEMENT:
    • All NikonSF: Changed Auto exposure for NikonSF Versions. Now there is no Auto exposure Button anymore, Auto exposure will be done internally, no more extra scan for Auto exposure!
  • BUGFIX:
    • All NikonSF: Fixed Bug that could occur if using Multisampling and iSRD together.

Version: 6.6.0r2 (2008-08-13)

  • NEW:
    • General: Added Kodachrome Feature to Plustek Film Scanners 7200, 7200i, 7300 and 7500i, Heidelberg Scanners Topaz, NexScan, Tango, PrimeScan and Chromagraph, Quato IntelliScan 5000
    • Chromagraph Mac & PC: Added 48 / 16 Bit Output for Linotype Chromagraph Scanners. Although they only deliver 24/8 Bit, we now allow users to Output the 48 Bit we use internally. These data have been achieved by Log to linear Interpolation and is by far better then linear 24/8 Bit data.
  • IMPROVEMENT:
    • General: the IT8 calibration now requires a result deltaE value of less than 6.0 to be taken successful.
    • Nikon LS-8000 and LS-9000: Added a better way to scan Medium Format Filmstrips for the Nikon LS-8000 and LS-9000 ! Now there is a Format selection, similar to the Nikon Maid Version.
    • HDR, DC, and DCpro, etc.: The SilverFast HDR, DC, and DCpro versions now include all sets of NegaFix profiles.
    • General: iSRD Worflow and handling has been improved in Preview Dialog, especially when working with multiple layers
    • Chromagraph, Tango and PrimeScan: All LinoType Hell Drum Scanners now identify their Drum ID so one can prepare more then one drum before scanning !
    • All SE: Batch Scanning is now enabled for ALL SE Versions !

Version: 6.6.0r1 (2008-05-20)

  • NEW:
    • General: we added the following white balance profiles for the SilverFast DC line of Products: Sony Alpha 100, Leica V-Lux 1, LEICA DIGILUX 3, Pentax K200D, Panasonic L10, Pentax K200D, Pentax K20D, Ricoh GR Digital II, Sony Alpha 200, Sony Alpha 300, Sony Alpha 350,
    • Nikon 35 mm Scanners: We added native Support for Nikon LS-5000, LS-4000, LS-50 and LS-40. This means we no longer need Nikon Drivers to be installed on OS X for these scanners and are able to profide rock solid Leopard support for these Scanners
    • All flatbed scanners that can be IT8-calibrated: It is now possible to activate the new "Printer Profiling Wizard" by an appropriate serial number.
  • IMPROVEMENT:
    • CMS: Long file names of ICC profiles were listed truncated in the Option dialog's CMS panel. Now the full file name (without path) is used.
    • General: Added a Service Button to the Universal Launcher so the User can easily enter the Service Mode that allows to reset the serial number, reset the Preferences or to copy the SilverFast logfile to the desktop for sending it to support.
  • BUGFIX:
    • Microtek ScanMaker 9800 XL: Scans of high Multi-Sampling factors and large heights (in pixels) were scanned distorted. Corrected this by reading the true image height from the scanner in an alternative manner.

Version: 6.5.5r4b (2008-02-25)

  • BUGFIX:
    • Microtek ArtixScan M1 / F1: Further measures taken to avoid even very thin lines based image problem. These may occur if the scanners comes into start-stop mode when scanning very large images.

Version: 6.5.5r4a (2008-02-20)

  • BUGFIX:
    • Microtek ArtixScan M1 / F1: In transparency mode horizontal lines could occur when scanning larger originals.

Version: 6.5.5r5 (2008-03-26)

  • NEW:
    • Epson Perfection V200: now supported by SilverFast
  • IMPROVEMENT:
    • Heidelberg PrimeScan (Mac): Negafix profiles improved
    • Reflecta DigitDia: corrected behaviour of automatic frame finding with respect to the frame inset defined in the SilverFast Options > Auto panel
    • Heidelberg Chromagraph 3300/3400 (Mac): improved focussing routines
    • Topaz, Nexscan, Chromagraph, Primescan, Tango: improved responsiveness of "Cancel" button
  • BUGFIX:
    • Multi-Exposure: progress bar wasn't shown during Multi-Exposure action - fixed
    • Nikon LS-40, LS-50, LS-4000, LS-5000, LS-8000, LS-9000, Multi-Exposure: fixed Multi-Exposure for grey-scale scanning
    • Microtek ArtixScan M1/F1: ordinary scan performed after a Multi-Exposure scan resulted in overexposed image - fixed
    • General: free rotation could lead to black pixels in the corners of the final image if angle was very acute - fixed
    • Praktica & Kaiser: JobManager now shows dimensions correctly, even when measurement unit varies for each JobManager entry
    • PFU PS4800 pro: automatic IT8 calibration could fail because of misinterpreted reset command to the scanner - fixed
    • Reflecta DigitDia 5000: work-around for firmware 1.09 Digitdia scanners that sometimes mistakenly report that a slide is in landscape instead of portrait orientation

Version: 6.5.5r4 (2008-01-16)

  • IMPROVEMENT:
    • Multi-Exposure: Improve horizontal alignment for Multi-Exposure scans.
    • Epson: Added Negafix profiles of Fuji NPS 160 (35mm and 6x6) for Epson scanners.
  • BUGFIX:
    • Microtek ScanMaker 6100: SilverFast now works with Scanwizard 6.5 installed.
    • Basic mode: SilverFast Basic mode now Leopard (OSX 10.5) compatible.
    • XRay: Starting up in XRay mode with flatbeds scanners that had no transparency unit, error occured - fixed.
    • Epson Perfection V500 / GT-X770: Didn't scan transparencies correctly when set to 3200 DPI or more - fixed.
    • Microtek Scanmaker i700, i800, i900: Line-Art scans corrected.

Version: 6.5.5r3 (2007-12-03)

  • NEW:
    • Umax Astra 6750 and Plustek: Negafix profile added: Fuji Pro 160S
  • IMPROVEMENT:
    • Importing rotated images to Photoshop: Due to an error, scanning images with rotation (90/270 degree or fine rotation) directly to Photoshop via PS's import interface), scanning would take much longer (10x) than necessary - fixed.
  • BUGFIX:
    • VLT: corrected thumbnail images on VLT for images that have been scanned with arbitrary rotation.
    • VLT: corrected the thumbnail generation in VLT of HDR images with known gamma included.
    • iSRD: Fixed bug that lead to wrong preview proportions when entering & leaving iSRD preview from zoomed view of preview window.
    • HiRePP: Corrected HiRePP for images that have been created using both, 90 or 270 degrees and fine rotation.
    • Multi-Exposure under Photoshop CS3: Under certain circumstances, multi-exposure scanning into Photoshop CS3 led to crashes - fixed.
    • Batch scanning save options: In the "Save" dialogue "PDF" could not be chosen, and the options for EPS/DCS/JPG2000 were mixed up - fixed.
    • Leopard: Corrected dialogue for saving batch scans.
    • General: Using any post-processing filter (e.g. i/SRD, AACO) in combination with a 90 or 270 degrees rotations or arbitrary rotation (n.b. thus also with the automatic frame finding tool) led to corrected final images - fixed.
    • SilverFast AFL (Reflecta, PIE, Kodak): Multi-Exposure took much too long and resulting scans were overexposed - corrected.
    • iSRD: corrected not enough, if enlargement of image was not equal to 100% - internal workflow enhanced.

Version: 6.5.5r2 (2007-11-05)

  • IMPROVEMENT:
    • IT8 calibration option: improved reliability of Auto IT8 feature for finding the lower edge of the IT8 chart
    • Leopard: SilverFast works fine now with Leopard (under certain system setups crashes could occur when starting SilverFast through Universal Launcher)
    • SilverFast Universal Launcher: Corrected a problem in the SilverFast Universal Launcher when quitting it under Mac OSX 10.3 / Panther
    • Photoshop CS3: Data transfer for rotated scans sped up under Photoshop CS3
  • BUGFIX:
    • Auto Frame Finding: Improved Auto Frame Finding feature for rotated previews and clamping of a possibly chosen inset.
    • HP Scanjet 8300: works now the latest drivers from Hewlett-Packard
    • Canon CanoScan 8800F: scanning transparency now possible with latest Canon low-level driver (LLD v1.0.6)
    • VLT: Corrected the thumbnail generation in VLT of HDR images with known gamma included

Version: 6.5.5r1 (2007-10-09)

  • NEW:
    • SF Launcher Vers. 3: new design, universal binary, finds all SilverFast versions on the system now
  • IMPROVEMENT:
    • Epson: Improved Negafix profiles for Fuji Superia 100 and Reala 100.
    • SilverFast Startup Splash screen: show up much earlier
  • BUGFIX:
    • PhotoProof: improved PhotoProof real-time update
    • Descreening: Descreening scans in SilverFast TWAIN variant do no longer switch off descreening filter after scan.
    • Negafix: Fixed problem with suddenly missing Negafix profiles.
    • PrinTao: Sorting issue with images dragged to PrinTao templates resolved.

Version: 6.5.1r3 (2007-09-20)

  • IMPROVEMENT:
    • General: Behaviour of iSRD preview dialogue had been changed to make best use of given screen size.
    • General: iSRD and SRD can be used in combination. Activating SRD will automatically add a new corrective mask layer. It is assumed the user wants to further improve on the image already corrected by iSRD.
  • BUGFIX:
    • General: SilverFast cut the last character from each string part (i.e. non-index part) of the output name for batch and JobManager - fixed.
    • General: SilverFast could corrupt the output name dialogue for batch scanning and JobManager, when the output name consisted of only one part - fixed.
    • Canon F8400, Canon F9950: SilverFast does now work with the latest drivers from Canon for the CanoScan 8400F and 9950F.
    • General: When a user tried to sort frames while only having one frame open, SilverFast crashed - fixed.

Version: 6.5.1r1a (2007-07-27)

  • BUGFIX:
    • IT8 option: Improved Auto-IT8 calibration target finding routines

Version: 6.5.1r2 (2007-09-04)

  • IMPROVEMENT:
    • Auto-Frame Finding: On the "Auto" tab of the "Options" dialogue a new feature can be found to adjust the inset that is applied to frames created by the "Find Frames" tool.
    • Microtek ArtixScan 120tf: Added support for the filmstrip offset tool in the JobManager.
  • BUGFIX:
    • General: Dragging a file into SilverFast's preview window could crash the application - fixed.
    • JobManager: In the JobManager's copy dialogue, it is now possible to copy i/SRD settings, too.
    • General: Minor adjustment in calculating and visualisation of the lightest and darkest pixels when frames are rotated.
    • SCC: In rare cases, SCC could crash the scanning process - fixed.
    • Quatographic Intelli Scan 5000: Improved resilience when calling scanner multiple times in a row from Photoshop.
    • Minolta DiMAGE Scan Multi Pro: Corrections for Multi-Exposure for combined use with auto-focussing and/or ICE.

Version: 6.5.0r8a (2007-07-10)

  • IMPROVEMENT:
    • iSRD: iSRD now corrects even more image defects.
  • BUGFIX:
    • IT8 calibration: Corrected routines in IT8 calibration which formerly lead to trouble if the target had been placed mirrored on or into the scanner.
    • iSRD: Improved prevention of possible artifacts occuring with use of iSRD with too high setting values.

Version: 6.5.1r1 (2007-07-20)

  • NEW:
    • Heidelberg/Linotype Primescan/Tango XL: SilverFast now supports the Heidelberg/Linotype Primescan and Tango XL scanners.
  • IMPROVEMENT:
    • iSRD: Improved results of iSRD scanning.
    • Linotype Hell Pro: Added ability to activate more then one Linotype Hell Pro type scanner (Tango, Topaz, Nextscan, Primescan) per workstation.
  • BUGFIX:
    • NikonMAID: Resolved issue to re-enable auto-focus when changing back from manual to auto-focus setting.
    • iSRD: Fixed a bug that could possibly lead to artifacts in scan introduced by iSRD.
    • IT8 option: Fixed crash when trying to calibrate with mirrored target.
    • General: Using the fine rotation and adding a 90 degree rotation by clicking the densitometer rotation button, resulting file was corrupted - fixed.
    • General: Corrected user interface annoyances concerning the scan frame(s) display in connection with use of the jobmanager if called from the VLT.
    • General: Using the fine rotation and 90 degree rotation in combination could lead to corrupted images if scanned to Photoshop directly - fixed.

Version: 6.5.0r8 (2007-07-03)

  • NEW:
    • Howtek: Banding issue with 16 bit scans - fixed.
  • IMPROVEMENT:
    • General: Changed the way the scan frames are shown in preview.
    • Multi-Exposure: Improved reliability when aligning the scans.
  • BUGFIX:
    • Howtek: On Windows a "SCSI Adapter not found" error occured - fixed.
    • Microtek ArtixScan 120tf: could "forget" settings - fixed.
    • General: Photoshop (or other apps using the SilverFast Photoshop plug-in version, incl. the SF_Launcher) could crash after a batch scan - fixed.
    • Windows Vista: Resolved serialization problems for native Vista apps calling SilverFast. Slight disadvantage is that now every user on a system has to serialize - this is a Vista specific thing that cannot be influenced by SilverFast.

Version: 6.5.0r7 (2007-07-03)

  • IMPROVEMENT:
    • Praktica & Kaiser and Pentacon cameras: Improved speed to send scan to Photoshop.
  • BUGFIX:
    • Auto-Frame: Automatic frame detection for 90 or 270 degrees rotation selected an scan area too small - fixed.
    • General: Fix for a rare zooming problem when switching between transparency and reflective mode while in zoomed view.
    • IT8 calibration: Corrected workflow for auto IT8 calibration tool, especially if preview had been rotated.

Version: 6.5.0r6 (2007-05-09)

  • NEW:
  • IMPROVEMENT:
    • Minolta: new Negafix profile: Fuji Pro 160
    • Plustek OpticFilm / Quatographic Intelliscan 5000: new Negafix profile: Fuji Superia 400
    • Canon CanoScan 8600F: Scanner will be calibrated on the first prescan or scan now to avoid drifts in brightness on successive scans that could occur when scanning with a "cold" device.
    • Scan frame: Look of scan frame changed. Instead of cross-hairs for rotating half-arcs can be used now. Also active frame is blinking in order to be noticed easier.
  • BUGFIX:
    • Nikon: Fixed an issue with embedded Kodachrome profiles when using HDR scan mode of SilverFast and opening the resulting image files in Photoshop without processing the images in SilverFast HDR/DCPro before.
    • SE: When scanning with SE versions without default ICC or input profile, scans could on certains conditions be affected by increased color noise due to an otherwise minor bug as a side effect - fixed.

Version: 6.5.0r5a (2007-05-04)

  • IMPROVEMENT:
    • SCC (CM12): Added more presets for the CM12 mode of the Selective Color Correction tool (already present in Win versions).
  • BUGFIX:
    • Epson scanners with ReadThread: Eliminated beep sound that occurred occasionally when clicking into the preview area to initiate an USM prescan.
    • Minolta-SE: Minor corrections in scanning in 24 bit mode.

Version: 6.5.0r4b (2007-03-07)

  • IMPROVEMENT:
    • SE: All variants of SilverFast SE do now display a CMS tab in the options panel, even if no scanner/input profile is installed.
  • BUGFIX:
    • SilverFast Basic: In the SilverFast Basic mode, the image mode couldn't be changed from negative to positive and v. v. - fixed.
    • SilverFast Basic: It had been possible to change settings while in Basic mode during a prescan. That led to problems - fixed.

Version: 6.5.0r4a (2007-03-02)

Version: 6.5.0r5 (2007-03-28)

  • NEW:
    • Praktica & Kaiser: Scan 5000: Multi-Exposure now also works with Praktica & Kaiser's Scan 5000.
  • IMPROVEMENT:
    • Quato Intelliscan 5000 / Plustek OF 7200/i: Additional Negafix profile: Kodak Portra NC.
    • USM: There is now an alert shown for errors that might occur during the prescan in the USM dialog.
    • Descreening: Improved descreening speed (especially on Heidelberger LinoHellPro Scanners up to 10x faster, on others 10 to 30 percent faster).
  • BUGFIX:
    • SE: Corrected the behaviour of the new CMS-Panel for SE with respect to the internal color space popup.
    • General: The picture settings dialog now allows directly typing in negative parameter values.
    • SilverFast Basic: Corrected behaviour for "Picture Settings" and Negafix dialogues for use with "SilverFast Basic" mode.
  • REMOVED:
    • Multi-Exposure: 4x Multi-Exposure no longer existent. Could have alignment issues in certain cases without improving the image above what 2x Multi-Eposure already does.

Version: 6.5.0r3e (2007-02-09)

  • NEW:
    • HDR Studio and DCPro Studio: ColorServer now also available for Windows variants of SilverFast DCPro Studio and HDR Studio.
  • BUGFIX:
    • General: SilverFast's interface could be covered by Photoshop windows and thus no longer accessible - fixed.
    • Multi-Exposure: Fixed problem with displaying the icon for Multi-Exposure under Windows 2000 or XP with "classic style".

Version: 6.5.0r3d (2006-12-19)

  • IMPROVEMENT:
    • all with MultiExposure: Corrected auto-alignment routines for Multi-Exposure feature.
  • BUGFIX:
    • all with JobManager: Hide JobManager's output settings movie button, because no movie is actually available.
    • all with VLT: Corrected hiding of Densitometer floater when switching from VLT to SilverFast in Basic mode.

Version: 6.5.0r4 (2007-02-20)

  • NEW:
    • Canon 8400F, 9900F, 9950F: Canon 8400F, 9900F, 9950F scanners are supported with Multi-Exposure feature now, too.
  • IMPROVEMENT:
    • all SE: SC2G is now available in SilverFast SE variants running on Windows (as it already has been for Macintosh versions).
    • CMS: Direct matching from input/scanner profile to monitor profile can now be used if no color working space has been selected.
    • DCPro Studio und HDR Studio: SilverFast ColorServer can now be tested with DCPro Studio and HDR Studio demo releases.
  • BUGFIX:
    • PIE Powerslide 3650 / Braun Multimag Slidescan 4000 / Reflecta Digitdia 4000: Hardware of scanner was changed, but not reflected in SDK. Thus SilverFast was misinformed about detection of slide orientation. Work-around implemented.
    • NikonMAID: Improved internal handling of the NikonMAID scanner specific Kodachrome profiles (for LS-40, 50, 4000, 5000, 8000, 9000).
    • Multi-Exposure: Greatly improved Multi-Exposure algorithms to counter issues with alignment problems which led to "colour shadows" and similar effects.
    • Options: "Reset to factory" values (in > Options > General) now also delete XML prefs files.
    • VLT: Corrected hiding of floating Densitometer window when switching from VLT to "Basic" edit view.
    • CMS: Ask the user for an automatic prescan when input color management has been switched on or off.
    • PhotoProof: Corrected settings for expected path for the folder for the PhotoProof profiles.
    • Multi-Exposure: The Multi-Exposure and Multi-Sampling features have been separated into two buttons for easier access.

Version: 6.5.0r3b (2006-12-08)

Version: 6.5.0 (2006-12-06)

  • NEW:
    • General: Automatic Frame Detection - a new SilverFast feature.
    • PrinTao: Printouts from PrinTao can now be saved as PDF files.
    • General: Multi-Exposure - a new SilverFast feature.
    • General: In 48>24 bits of color scan mode, it is now possible to directly save into PDF file format.
    • Basic Dialogue SE: SE, SE Plus and DC-VLT versions of SilverFast feature a new Basic Dialogue designed for newcomers to SilverFast.
  • IMPROVEMENT:

Version: 6.4.4r7 (2006-11-06)

  • NEW:
  • IMPROVEMENT:
    • General: Automatic image adjustment tool can be used with JobManager.
    • ScanPilot: Calling the USM tool from the ScanPilot is not possible even is the USM had not been set as a filter before.
    • DCPro, DCPro Studio, HDR Studio, DCVLT: Support new Raw files. Samsung GX10, Ricoh GR Digital, Olympus SP-510UZ, Panasonic DMC-L1, Fuji Finepix S6500fd, Fuji Finepix S9600, Leica M8.
  • BUGFIX:
    • General: Image type couldn't be set to anything different than "Standard".
    • Nikon LS-30/LS-2000 under Mac OS9: Serialisation under OS9 for LS-30 and LS-2000 is now possible again.
    • PrinTao: Minor corrections in handling size of images.
    • Microtek ScanMaker i900: Problem with colour representation in prescan in reflective mode.
    • General: It is now possible to use more than eight characters for the file name when scanning into EPS format.
    • Umax Astra Scan 6750: Corrected ICC profile.
    • General: Using SC2G could crash SilverFast when scanning 8 bits of grey.
    • Reflecta SilverScan 3600IE: Fixed serialisation problems with SE version.
    • Reflecta DigitDia 4000: Fixed red colour cast that occured with 900 DPI scanning resolution.

Version: 6.4.4r6 (2006-08-24)

  • NEW:
  • IMPROVEMENT:
  • BUGFIX:
    • VLT: Couldn't copy image to album if "Preview Mode" was set to "Album".
    • CMS: Fixed colour matching to monitor issue (existed for SilverFast SE versions only).

Version: 6.4.4r5 (2006-08-24)

  • NEW:
  • BUGFIX:
    • Reflecta RPS 7200: Using both, iSRD and multi-sampling, crashed SilverFast if input DPI had been 7200 or greater - fixed.
    • Epson Perfection 4180 Photo / GT-F600: Fixed a bug where there was a visible difference between prescan and scan when scanning negatives.
    • standard print dialogue (not PrinTao) / normaler Druckdialog (nicht PrinTao): Using the descreening filter, it wasn't possible to print from SilverFast standard printing dialogue - fixed. (Versions with PrinTao weren't affected.)

Version: 6.4.4r4 (2006-07-15)

Version: 6.4.4r3 (2006-06-26)

  • NEW:
  • IMPROVEMENT:
    • Plustek OpticFilm 7200i and Quato Intelli Scan 5000: Increased scanning speed.
  • BUGFIX:
    • All with Agfa, Microtek, or Polaroid (but NOT MicrotekSDK): improved Negafix profile for "Fuji Superia Reala 100" for Agfa, Microtek, and Polaroid scanners.
    • iSRD: Improved resilience of iSRD scanning.
    • Nikon LS 8000ED / Super Coolscan 8000: Corrected filmstrip offset tool for rotated or flipped preview scans.
    • PrinTao in Ai: Improved resilience when printing from PrinTao.
    • PrinTao in Ai: Printing of frames in portrait mode led to wrong image details in the lower part of the frame - fixed.
    • Epson All-In-One: Line-art (1 bit) scanning mode corrected.
    • NikonMAID: Bug in using Negafix profiles corrected.
    • iSRD: Corrected use of iSRD for batch scans.
    • Reflecta DigitDia 4000: Corrections for scanners with current firmware.

Version: 6.4.4r2 (2006-04-06)

  • BUGFIX:
    • All with Microtek-SDK: multi-sampling for i700, i800, i900, and 1000XL activated.

Version: 6.4.4r1 (2006-02-26)

  • NEW:
    • PrinTao: It is now possiple to add frames around a thumbnail.
    • Raw Converter: Camera Sony R1 is now supported.
  • BUGFIX:
    • PrinTao: Fixed a problem while changing the resolution in crop mode. The frame moved while zooming, if it had been rotated.

Version: 6.4.3r9 (2006-01-25)

  • NEW:
    • Nikon: On selected Nikon scanners, it is now possible to choose Kodachrome instead of the normal Positive setting in the Pos.Neg. popup. With the LS9000 this will enable the use of the DIGITAL ICE Professional Technology as a part of the ICE4 Technology, which is targeted to scan KODACHROME images with ICE. Additionally it's now possible to choose a special input ICC profile in the Options dialog, that will only get used when Kodachrome is selected (this options is only shown in the Options dialog, if Kodachrome is selected).
    • General: New descreening feature for all Studio versions: Far less artifacts while remaining sharp edges. Special feature allowing text black on white stay excellently sharp!
    • Epson Perfection V700 Photo / GT-X900: Scanner is now supported by SilverFast.
  • IMPROVEMENT:
    • General: When changing CMS options (e.g. select a different profile) the user was asked to do a new prescan to reflect the changes - this isn't really necessary, and was removed.
    • General: The ICC profiles are now listed with their description followed by the filename in brackets. If the description matches the filename, only the description is listed.
    • General: The automatic alignment in the SilverFast Multisampling feature failed in some cases at very high resolutions. This is fixed by the latest improvement to the automatic alignment.
    • General: Improved automatic detection of the screen in the USM & Descreening dialogue.
  • BUGFIX:
    • Reflecta DigitDia/Braun Mulitmag SlideScan/PIE PowerSlide: The number of images in the overview dialog didn't match the number of slides entered in the corresponding dialog - Fixed.
    • HP Scanjet 8300: Batch to Photoshop did crash because of Button Manager restart - Fixed.

Version: 6.4.3r8 (2006-01-06)

  • NEW:
  • IMPROVEMENT:
    • All: Changed Default for Automatic Behaviour ( ColorCast Removal or no ColorCast Removal ). Now the Automatic always behaves as set in the Options ( Default is to Remove a ColorCast )
    • HDR Studio / DCPro Studio: Speedup for thumbnail generation of converted raw files.
  • BUGFIX:
    • HDR Studio / DCPro Studio: There was a difference in the thumbnail for a camera raw file, if the thumbnail gets converted in SilverFast/VLT or in PrinTao by placing a not already converted camera raw file on the page (the conversion takes place, but the thumbnail looks different) - Fixed.
    • All TWAIN: When scanning via TWAIN directly into Word, the image will be displayed really small and doesn't match the specified size - Fixed.

Version: 6.4.3r6 (2005-12-02)

Version: 6.4.3r4 (2005-11-24)

  • BUGFIX:
    • SilverFast TWAIN: Descreening filter could cause SilverFast to crash - fixed.
    • Microtek ArtixScan 120tf: Improved stability for overview and offset tool.

Version: 6.4.3r3 (2005-11-23)

  • NEW:
    • VLT: Albums from iPhoto are accessable from the VLT.
  • IMPROVEMENT:
    • scanners with iSRD tool: SRD option to remove longish scratches reenabled.
  • BUGFIX:
    • Microtek ArtixScan 120tf: JobManager might crash if a frame was added - fixed.
    • Plustek / Pacific image electronics (PIE) scanners: SRD reenabled.
    • Ai, HDR (Studio), DCPro (Studio): Bugfix for setup with CMS & multiple monitors.

Version: 6.4.3r2 (2005-11-22)

  • IMPROVEMENT:
    • DC-VLT, DCPro (Studio), HDR (Studio): JPEG image files loaded in considerably less time.
    • DC-VLT, DCPro (Studio), HDR (Studio): Image files are opened more quickly now when switching from VLT to standard SilverFast process view.
    • Ai (for scanners with corresponding focus feature): The focus mode can now be selected via a pop-up menu instead cycle-clicking through the available options. It is possible to select the same entry again (e.g. re-selecting manual focus position will allow to set the focus point anew).
    • PrintTao: It is now possible to rotate images and text in PrinTao in steps of 1 degree for printing (also applies for template frames).
  • BUGFIX:
    • JobManager: When adding frames from the preview, the thumbnails may become black when the preview is rotated - fixed.
    • Ai, HDR (Studio), DCPro (Stdudio): The new file numbering may fail to start numbering at 1 even if option Reset for every scan is enabled - fixed.

Version: 6.4.3r1 (2005-11-21)

  • BUGFIX:
    • NikonMAID: When using the film offset tool for the first image, SilverFast was only able to move the film into one direction - fixed.
    • All: Undo in preview now also works in NegaFix mode.
    • All: When resizing a window while a prescan is running, SilverFast might crash - fixed.
    • Plustek OpticPro ST64: Preview and final scans differed in line-art mode - fixed.
    • Epson USB scanners: If more more than one USB scanner was connected to a Mac, only one scanner was found by SilverFast - fixed.