SilverFast 6.6

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SilverFast Product Family
Features and functional differences
SilverFast scanner versions
Scansoftware for specific scanner
Camera support (capable to open camera RAW-files)Ai StudioAi
Canon, Epson, Fuji, JenOptik, Kodak, Konica, Leaf, Leica, KonicaMinolta, Nikon, Olympus, Panasonic, Pentax, PhaseOne, Sigma, Sinar, Sony, ... (check web for detailed specifications)  
Scanner support (>200 scanner supported, for manufacturers)Ai StudioAi
Acer, Agfa, Apple, Avision, Canon, Crossfield, Cruse, Epson, Heidelberg, Howtek, HP, Kaiser, Kodak, Leica, Linotype, Mediax, Microtek, Nikon, Pentacon, PFU, PIE, Polaroid, Quatographic, Qubyx, Reflecta, Sharp, Strom, Umax, ... (check web for detailed specifications)
FeaturesAi StudioAi
User InterfaceAi StudioAi
2-Level User Interface (Standard / Expert)
3-part realtime output histogram: RGB-CMY switchable channels
basic_31x25pixBasic Dialogue (switchable to Standard Dialogue)  
Logo_Multiple_Densitometer_31x25pxDensitometer: 1 point or 4 points44
Display RGB or CMYK Channels
ImagePlot / ScanPilot- / - /
Picture settings dialogue: advanced / limited- /  
VLT_31x25pixVLT, Virtual Light Table with image browser, albums, magnifier, full screen preview, Lossless JPEG rotation  
CorrectionAi StudioAi
AACO_31x25pixAACO, Auto Adaptive Contrast Optimisation 
ACR_31x25pixACR®, Adaptive Color Restoration
AUTOADJUST_31x25pixAuto-Image-Adjust with artificial intelligence
clonetool_31x25pixClone tool 
Color-cast removal slider
Descreening with USM: scaleable dialogue with preview / dialogue with preview / presets / - / -
+ auto screendetection and text protection
- / / -
descreening_31x25pixDescreening: scaleable dialogue with preview / dialogue with preview / presets and manually / - / -
+ auto screendetection and text protection
- / / -
Exposure adjustment 
Fokus_31x25pixFocus functions: Autofocus / manual focus / manual focus with preview (if supportet by hardware)

GANE_31x25pixGANE®, Grain and Noise elimination: full dialogue / limited dialogue / -
scaleable dialogue
/ -
GCC_31x25pixGCC, Global Colour Correction: full dialogue / limited dialogue / - / -
Gradation curves: RGB / CMY / points adjustable / / / /
Histogram: RGB / CMY switchable channels / /
3-part Historgramm
ICE® (if supported by hardware) / FLARE® (if supported by hardware) / iSRD® (if supported by hardware) / - /
/ - /
Image type settings 
Masks and Layers within SCC44
midpip_31x25pixMidPip, Neutralising Pipette: number of points44
multiexposure_31x25pixMultiExposure® (optional, hardware depending)
(optional, hardware depending)
multisampling_31x25pixMultisampling: with pixel alignment / hardware based / /
NEGAFIX_31x25pixNegaFix®, Negative film optimization: CCR / preset profiles for negatives / adjustable profiles / / / /
Realtime_31x25pixReal-time corrections
SC2G_31x25pixSC2G, Selective Colour to Grey conversion
SCC_31x25pixSCC®, Selective Colour Correction: full dialogue / limited dialogue (1 layer) / - / -
SCC_31x25pixSCC®, Layers and masks44
SRD_31x25pixSRD®, Smart Removal of Defects: full dialogue with n masks and layers / limited dialogue (1 layer)4 / -4 / -
iSRD_31x25pixiSRD®, infrared Smart Removal of Defects, limited dialogue (hardware depending)  
iSRD_31x25pixiSRD®, infrared Smart Removal of Defects, unlimited dialogue (hardware depending)
usm_31x25pixUSM, Unsharp masking: scaleable dialogue with preview / dialogue with preview / presets / - / -- / / -
Whitebalance adjustment 
Color ManagementAi StudioAi
Full Colour Management and ICC-Workflow / limited Colour Management and ICC-Workflow / - / -
Gamma synchronization
it8targetauto_31x25pixIT8-Calibration (Auto IT8 with 6.5.0r6): included / optional- /
(hardware depending)
- /
(hardware depending)
kodachrome_31x25pixKodachrome profile embedded (depending on scanner - please check homepage)
Logo_Printer-Calibration_31x25pxPrinter-Calibration (optional with 6.6.0r1; only in combination with IT8-Calibration possible)
(optional, hardware depending)

(optional, hardware depending)
Softproof CMYK
Softproof RGB
Printing FeaturesAi StudioAi
Print options: simple / PrinTao (simple mode with copy function) / PrinTao (enhanced print option with layout functionalities)- / - / / - / -
photoproof_31x25pixPhotoProof®, always optional  
ProductivityAi StudioAi
autoborder_31x25pixAuto frame detection
sf_alignment_31x25pixAuto frame alignment and rotation 
BATCH_31x25pixBatch processing, Batch scan
CMYK output / RGB output / /
colorserver_31x25pixHot-Folder (optional)  
colorserver_31x25pixColorServer (optional)  
Enhanced zoom concept 
EXIF display  
Logo_HiRePP_31x25HiRePP, High Resolution Picture Performance
Individual adjustment of all defaults
IPTC_31x25pixIPTC: display, editing 
RAW_31x25pixProprietary RAW data conversion, background processing, camera profiles embedded  
Logo_QuickTime-Movies_31x25QuickTime Movie Tutorials
Save custom defaults
Zoom: standard (via magnifyer button) / flexible (cia Ctrl-click or pop-up selection) / / -
Importable file formatsAi StudioAi
RAW_31x25pixRAW data formats of supported cameras  
Kodak PhotoCD data format  
Adobe® DNG input format  
48 Bit RGB TIFF  
JPEG2000_31x25pix48 Bit RGB JPEG2000  
JPEG2000_31x25pix24 Bit RGB JPEG2000  
16 Bit Greyscale TIFF  
16 Bit RGB JPEG2000  
8 Bit Greyscale TIFF, JPEG  
JPEG2000_31x25pix8 Bit Greyscale JPEG2000  
Exportable file formatsAi StudioAi
HDRi_31x25pix64 Bit HDRi TIFF (only with scanners supporting iSRD)
48 Bit RGB TIFF: with / without SilverFast adjustments / /
JPEG2000_31x25pix48 Bit RGB JPEG2000: with / without SilverFast adjustments /  
pdfexport_31x25pix24 Bit RGB TIFF, JPEG, PDF
JPEG2000_31x25pix24 Bit RGB JPEG2000 
16 Bit Greyscale TIFF: with / without SilverFast adjustments / /
JPEG2000_31x25pix16 Bit RGB JPEG2000: with / without SilverFast adjustments /  
8 Bit Greyscale TIFF, JPEG
JPEG2000_31x25pix8 Bit Greyscale JPEG2000 
1 Bit Black/White TIFF
Plus UpgradeAi StudioAi
Plus Upgrade availability  
Studio UpgradeAi StudioAi
Studio Upgrade availability 
6.6 UpgradeAi StudioAi
Upgrades possible from SF versions 5.5 and versions 6.1 - 6.4 (please check shop for details)
DistributionAi StudioAi
CD-ROM, full package
IT8_31x25pixIT8-function: included / optional- / - /