23. December 2020


Happy and Peaceful Holidays!

Dear customers, partners and interested photo lovers,

An eventful year is drawing to a close. The corona virus has turned the world as we knew it completely upside down. We have all been directly or indirectly affected by Covid-19 and are struggling with it regarding health, social activities and economic terms. We really hope you and your families and friends are fine and that you have found a way to deal with the situation.

pic_xmas_tree Of course, year 2020 was a very special one for us as well, but in the end we are proud that our team managed despite all adverse circumstances to develop the best SilverFast software that ever existed. Especially in winter, many of you spend your time on scanning your old analog images using SilverFast and thus saving these photographic memories for the future. We would like to thank you most sincerely for your many years of loyalty. If you would like to upgrade to our new version, you can take advantage of our additional 15% introductory discount on the new SilverFast 9 software until January 10, 2021.

We wish you a happy holiday season and we keep our fingers crossed that you find rest for a moment in these turbulent times. Maybe you can use the days for looking at some old photos with your loved ones and indulge in wonderful memories.

With confidence we look forward to next year and we really hope, you can look optimistically into the future too. Always keep your courage and continue to be loyal to photography.

Best Regards from your Team LaserSoft Imaging

22. October 2020


SilverFast 8.8 ColorServer for fully automatic image processing

The SilverFast 8.8 ColorServer is a supplemental feature for SilverFast HDR Studio and for the SilverFast Archive Suite to process and optimize digitized images fully automatically. Noviny Pro Grafický Průmysl, one of the leading Czech newspapers for the graphic industry, reports on this powerful tool in its current issue.

Advantages of the SilverFast ColorServer at a glance:
  • Fully automatic due to HotFolder monitoring
  • HDR processing with lossless 64bit image data
  • Automation of repetitive work processes
  • Ideal for the efficient processing of large images quantities
  • Multiple HotFolders with individual presets
  • Setup assistant for creating the HotFolders
Karl-Heinz Zahorsky (CEO LaserSoft Imaging) about the ColorServer concept:
« While observing a catalog production, I noticed the time-consuming processing of the image originals. At this time the idea arose to automate repetitive processes using a special SilverFast edition. »

Logo_ColorServer_100x80 Compared to manually setting the processing parameters for each individual image, you can save a lot of work and time using our ColorServer. Your computer can do this work for you while you can use your time for something else.

You can find more information about the ColorServer here.

20. March 2020


We are here for you!

Dear customers,

The current situation is exceptional for all of us and many things are not as they are used to be. In this special times, we would like to give you safety regarding SilverFast at least. We would like to inform you that LaserSoft Imaging has taken all necessary measures to continue providing its best customer service – regardless of whether it is our expert advice, technical support, sales or shipping.

Your health and the health of our employees come first. We would like to politely ask you to be careful and of course we have also taken care for our employees to protect their health.

Stay healthy!

Your team LaserSoft Imaging


24. February 2020


PhotoKlassik Academy – Scanning and Hybrid Processing

One-day workshop on Saturday February 29th in Bad Nauheim, Germany. This PhotoKlassik Academy workshop "Hybrid Processing" is aimed at photographers who want to digitally process analog film material or who want to convert digitally captured images into analog negatives or positives. The strategies for long-term digital archiving of analog image materials will also be covered.

Content of the workshop – theory and practice – 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
  • Overview of different scanner types and software
  • Digitization using a digital camera
  • Scanning with specialized film scanners (Plustek small picture and middle format, Heidelberg drum scanner)
  • File formats for negatives, slides, b/w and color films and glass plates
  • Resolution and color depth
  • Color management, ICC profiles and more
  • SilverFast and the HDRi RAW raw data concept
  • Organization, data backup and archiving
  • Post processing
  • Production of analog negatives from digital files
  • Pigment printing as an alternative to analog printing
More info on the workshop and subscription
here on (German)


29. January 2020


The most accurate scanner calibration ever!

ISO committee approves new target layouts for scanner calibration – Fogra confirms conformity of new Advanced Targets from LaserSoft Imaging.

A scanner calibration according to the IT8 standard is important for measuring the individual color vision behavior of a scanner and for creating a color profile for this device. With the revision of its standard, the ISO is responding to the new requirements that have arisen from digital printing. The "Advanced IT8 Targets" from LaserSoft Imaging according to ISO standard 12641-2 – with more measuring fields for more accuracy – are now available at an introductory price.

You can currently purchase the Advanced Targets with an introductory discount of 10% through our Online Store.

button_pdf_80x80 Read the complete press release here or find out more about our "Advanced Targets" on our website for scanner calibration.

Watch our introductory video now: