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Upgrade your Analog Archive to Digital – Today!

SilverFast Archive Suite 8

Take Advantage of Features like

  •   Lossless HDRiRAW Format
  •   Non-destructive Image Archive
  •   Professional Color Management
  •   Integrated Auto IT8 Calibration
  •   Multi-Exposure, iSRD, HiRePP, …
  •   iPhone App SilverFast JobMonitor
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Before and After – Original image from the set of "From Here to Eternity" (1953)

Restore Beauty

Professional Scanning and Editing

A famous photograph, that have been digitized with SilverFast Ai Studio 8 and have then been optimized with SilverFast HDR Studio 8, is the image below. It shows a scene on the set of "From Here to Eternity" with Burt Lancaster and Deborah Kerr. The before/after comparison illustrates the performance of both software programs combined.

Side by side comparison

Reviews from Professionals

« The unusual beauty of this Archive Suite is its very efficient batch scan capability that includes the infrared iSRD data in a 64bit raw scanner file. »

« Those who have large quantities of old transparencies and negatives to scan will find this feature-set to be not only very effective, but also a huge time-saver. »

« Using the SilverFast 64-bit HDRi feature, digital images of slides and negatives suitable for archiving can be achieved without any expert knowledge. … »

prof_01 David Brooks
Photographer and Senior Editor of Shutterbug Magazine

prof_02 Mark Segal
Photographer and "The Luminous Landscape" Editor

prof_03 PC Magazin
German IT magazine

SilverFast 8.8 – New Archive Suite available!

  •   SRDx – This Dust and Scratch Removal of a new Generation features entirely new algorithms to detect and accurately remove image defects on color film, negatives and now, for the first time, black and white film. More …

  •   Clone-Tool – Optimum Addition to iSRD and SRDx. With the Clone-Tool, however, you are now able to easily repair defects by stamping data from similar, undamaged areas onto the damaged areas. More …

  •   HDRiRAW-Format – The ideal archive format for absolutely reliable safety and flexibility for a "non-destructive workflow". Rather than calculating image optimizations directly into the image data created by the scanner, such information is now stored as meta-data. More …


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The Archive Suite Workflow

Although SilverFast is designed for professional image editing, it’s intuitive image editing software enables users of all levels to produce professional quality image enhancements. Equipped with an array of integrated video tutorials, SilverFast’s software not only answers the user’s question but also facilitates immediate productivity. The SilverFast Archive Suite is a package consisting of scanner software and imaging software for a subsequent image optimization.

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IT8 Calibrating the Scanner

Consistent colors and color management have been and are still in many areas a certain mystery for professionals. The new SilverFast version assists professionals and enables consumers to benefit from consistent colors without the need to bother with the sophisticated process behind it. With SilverFast, users of all experience levels can achieve color consistent scans by initially calibrating their scanners. Just two mouse clicks, nothing more is needed to automatically calibrate your scanner.

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Scanning with Ai Studio 8

SilverFast Ai Studio 8 is the epitome of professional scanner software. As SilverFast's top-level version it is equipped with the most comprehensive functionality, which also meets the highest standards. SilverFast Ai Studio includes the full functionality. The patented and award-winning Multi-Exposure increases the scanner's Dynamic Range, removes natural image noise and provides more details.

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The Virtual Light Table VLT

The new Virtual Light Table in SilverFast HDR Studio 8, works as an ideal link to SilverFast scanner software. The VLT is a kind of image file browser for scanned images. The VLT is used for selecting the desired scans for image optimization in batch mode quickly and well-arranged. The customizable preview function, and the possibilities for image rating and marking facilitate this process.

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Optimizing with HDR Studio 8

After scanning with SilverFast Ai Studio, you can convert the RAW files with SilverFast HDR Studio. The conversion process uses the HiRePP® function. HiRePP allows amazingly fast opening of huge files in realtime and the ability to work with them almost instantly. Work with your RAWs at your workstation or in an external environment - or send them to Hawaii and have them processed there.

Upgrade to SilverFast Archive Suite 8

You already own a Plustek scanner and SilverFast was included with the package? Upgrade today and receive up to further 50% discount on the normal SilverFast Archive Suite upgrade price. Click on "Upgrade Now" and choose your scanner with the next step.

Enter your SilverFast 8 serial number during the order process to view your discounted price.

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