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Scanner & Digital Imaging Software

Best quality for digitizing your analog images: 30 years ago, we at LaserSoft Imaging made it our task to create the best software for scanning slides, negatives and photos. This is how SilverFast originated, our scanner and image processing software, which we have been continuously developing and improving for you ever since.

A task has become a passion.


Our Best Scanner and Digital Imaging Software Ever

Take a first look at SilverFast 9 in our video.

Patented SilverFast ExpressScan

More than 100% faster scans for flatbed scanners combined with our SilverFast 9 Archive Suite. The ExpressScan feature minimizes the number of scan passes. (Patent No.: US 11,558,529 B2 & EP4109866, “Method for scanning originals”)

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SilverFast E-Book

“Create Brilliant Images with SilverFast” is the title of our great SilverFast E-Book from Karl-Heinz Zahorsky, the inventor of SilverFast. The E-Book is available for Mac & Windows in ePUB format.

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SilverFast E-Book


Scanning. Proven. Optimized.

(SilverFast SE, SE Plus, Ai Studio)

SilverFast SE, SE Plus, Ai Studio

Our SilverFast scanner software is intended for all who want to get the best out of their scanner when digitizing photographic material. Our proven and innovative tools make this possible.

Learn more about it and why our SilverFast is the world leading software.

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Image Processing. Different. Focused.

(SilverFast HDR, HDR Studio)

SilverFast HDR, HDR Studio

SilverFast HDR is different and this is deliberately. HDR always uses 64bit or 48bit High Dynamic Range data. Focused on the essential functionalities of image editing, it masters them perfectly.

Learn more about it and why it is worth trying our SilverFast HDR.

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Scanning & Image Processing

(SilverFast Archive Suite)

SilverFast Archive Suite

The SilverFast Archive Suite is our complete solution. It provides you with a unique concept for efficiently digitizing and processing your valuable images.

Find out more about our software package for scanning and image processing.

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Even more. Accessories. Photography.

(further products related to photography)

further products related to photography

IT8 Targets for professional scanner calibration. Resolution Targets for an optimum sharpness. SRDx Photoshop plug-in for dust and scratch removal.

Discover these highlights and many more products.

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Before and After Comparison

of an analog image scanned with SilverFast


Use the mouse to move the slider left or right to view the optimized or original image as a whole.



SilverFast 9 supports the new macOS 14 Sonoma

Apple’s 2023 operating system update has been released and SilverFast 9 is ready to go.

SilverFast 9 is also supporting Apple’s new ARM architecture M1 system on a chip, if your scanner manufacturer provides appropriate device drivers.

Still using SilverFast 8? Upgrade now!


Visit us at the Photopia Photo Trade Fair in Hamburg, Germany

LaserSoft Imaging at the Photopia – the industry event for photography and videography!

September 21-24 in Hamburg, Germany. You can find us in Hall A4 at Stand 254.a very close to KHROMELAND. Immerse yourself in the world of photography and experience the latest developments in the digitization of analog image data.


Frank Doorhof

“In my work I’m a 99% digital shooter, but in my heart and soul I’m a 99% analogue shooter. […] SilverFast is my choice because when I scan I want the absolute best image quality and SilverFast delivers what they promise.”

– Frank Doorhof

Frank Doorhof is the first European photographer to join KelbyOne, an association of the world’s best lecturers in the field of photography and image processing. Frank is also an X-rite Master Collorati, Adobe Influencer and DxO Image Master.

Supported Scanners

SilverFast supports all important models of the major scanner manufacturers. In order to achieve the best possible quality, we adjust our SilverFast scanner software individually to all top devices that beginners and professionals are using to digitize their images.


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