With the optionally available Archive Suite (a combination of SilverFast Ai Studio and SilverFast HDR Studio) it is also possible to make RAW scans, in order to do the processing later in the HDR software. With the option to scan films in the HDRi format you have the possibility, to use the information of the infrared channel in an optimal way in the postprocessing. For the professional use it is recommended by all means to use the Archive Suite.
You want to build up a digital archive of your analog originals? You still have shoeboxes full of photos in your cellar or you have thousands of slides slumbering in the attic? If that’s true, the SilverFast Archive Suite is exactly the right solution for you! Whether slides, negatives, Kodachromes, medium format originals, or reflective originals like photos, the SilverFast Archive Suite contains numerous image automatics, which will do much of the work of your scan project.
SilverFast Ai Studio + SilverFast HDR Studio = SilverFast Archive Suite
The WorkflowPilot is a digital assistance tool integrated into the Archive Suite. It will guide you through all necessary steps of your scanning process. You have the choice of optimizing your image data during the scan or of storing it as 64bit/48bit RAW data, which is the ideal basis for a non-destructive workflow. These RAW data images can be processed any time later using SilverFast HDR Studio. The image files contain all the information from the analog image originals that your scanner was able to capture. This includes the data of your scanner’s infrared channel. For this reason, SilverFast RAW data is perfect for further processing and optimization. The Archive Suite with an integrated color management system is ideal for professional use.