SilverFast 6.6

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Features and functional differences
SilverFast scanner versions
Scansoftware for specific scanner
Camera support (capable to open camera RAW-files)SE PlusSE
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)SE PlusSE
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)
FeaturesSE PlusSE
User InterfaceSE PlusSE
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 points11
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  
CorrectionSE PlusSE
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
- / - /
descreening_31x25pixDescreening: scaleable dialogue with preview / dialogue with preview / presets and manually- / - /
+ auto screendetection
- / - /
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 SCC  
midpip_31x25pixMidPip, Neutralising Pipette: number of points11
multiexposure_31x25pixMultiExposure® (optional, hardware depending)
(optional, hardware depending)
multisampling_31x25pixMultisampling: with pixel alignment / hardware based / - /
hardware depending
NEGAFIX_31x25pixNegaFix®, Negative film optimization: CCR / preset profiles for negatives / adjustable profiles / / - / / -
Realtime_31x25pixReal-time corrections
SC2G_31x25pixSC2G, Selective Colour to Grey conversion
only presets
SCC_31x25pixSCC®, Selective Colour Correction: full dialogue / limited dialogue (1 layer)- / - /
SCC_31x25pixSCC®, Layers and masks11
SRD_31x25pixSRD®, Smart Removal of Defects: full dialogue with n masks and layers / limited dialogue (1 layer)- / - /
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 ManagementSE PlusSE
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  
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)  
Softproof CMYK  
Softproof RGB  
Printing FeaturesSE PlusSE
Print options: simple / PrinTao (simple mode with copy function) / PrinTao (enhanced print option with layout functionalities)- / / - / - / -
photoproof_31x25pixPhotoProof®, always optional  
ProductivitySE PlusSE
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 formatsSE PlusSE
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 formatsSE PlusSE
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- /  
32 Bit CMYK TIFF  
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 UpgradeSE PlusSE
Plus Upgrade availability 
Studio UpgradeSE PlusSE
Studio Upgrade availability
only in combination with Ai-Upgrade

only in combination with Ai-Upgrade
6.6 UpgradeSE PlusSE
Upgrades possible from SF versions 5.5 and versions 6.1 - 6.4 (please check shop for details)
DistributionSE PlusSE
CD-ROM, full package 
IT8_31x25pixIT8-function: included / optional