demo_06 update_06
 
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It may take a few days until all the installers are updated to the latest version.


Version: 9.0.4 (2021-09-30)

  • Task:
    • General: The radius of the eraser can now be set even larger.
    • General: iSRD is now also available in the WorkflowPilot's Kodachrome workflow.
    • General: New frames can now also be created via the Frame menu.
    • General: The handling of special characters in the IPTC data has been improved.
    • Plustek OpticFilm 120 Pro: Parallel to the general improvement of the alignment, the alignment for the OF120 Pro was optimized in particular.
  • Bug:
    • General: Prevented a crash when loading corrupt jpg images.
    • General: A problem with importing from Photoshop has been solved.
    • General: Fixed a batch scanning issue with the Epson Perfection V600.
    • CanoScan 9000F Mark II: Fixed an issue that could cause the iSRD HQ preview to crash on Kodachromes.
  • Feature:
    • General: It is now possible to save the SilverFast preferences in the menu "SilverFast 9" > "Preferences" and reload them via the service area in the start screen.
    • Sorting for frame search: SilverFast Ai Studio now allows to specify a sorting for the frame search via SilverFast "Settings" > "Auto".
    • General: The auto scan function for the 1:1 preview of SRDx and iSRD are no longer linked.
    • Custom frame formats: User-defined frame formats can now be saved via the "Frame" menu. These can be reloaded via the "Frame" menu or the "Format" menu.
    • General: The export dialog can now also take over the save path of the frames instead of overwriting them with its own settings.
    • General: The numbering during batch processing can now be customized by selecting a separator and a date.
  • Quality:
    • General: The watermarks of the demo version are less obtrusive now so that the quality of the final image can be judged better.
    • iSRD: the alignment of the RGB and the infrared image has been improved so that the automatic offset correction is even more precise.
  • Scanner Support:
  • User Story:
    • General: IT8 calibration has been improved to simplify the selection of a calibration method that fits the target used.
  • Other:
    • General: A gray scale is introduced below the histogram for an easier understanding of the displayed histogram.

Version: 9.0.3 (2021-05-26)

  • Task:
    • General: When copying the image automatics to other frames, the automatic image optimization is applied individually for each image. In SilverFast Ai Studio's Settings > Auto, an option has been added to transfer fixed values instead for image series with consistent shooting conditions.
  • Bug:
    • Plustek OpticFilm 120 Pro: In some cases, the film offset compensation from the overview dialog was not transferred correctly. The offset is now compensated correctly.
    • General: The language selection for "Simplified Chinese" now works correctly again.
    • WFP: the export option for taking over an existing frame name has been deactivated, because one can't assign a name before the export.
    • Nikon LS 9000ED: Under certain conditions, the first image was scanned multiple times during batch scanning. The correct scan sequence was restored.
    • General: The Clone-Tool now shows the area to be copied transparently as a preview again.
    • General: Under certain conditions, the selection of automatic image optimization in Settings > Auto was reset. The setting is now retained.
    • General: In some cases, especially large scans from approx. 1GB file size could not always be performed reliably. Large files can now be created again without aborts.
    • The batch scan function on the Nikon LS-8000 and LS-9000 works correctly again if the holder is inserted before SilverFast is started.
    • General: Loading saved frame sets could cause a crash. Frame sets are now loaded correctly again.
    • General: The value "-1" can be used again as Find Frames Outset in Settings > Auto.
    • General: An issue was fixed which under certain conditions could lead to stripes in the preview or final images.
    • General: SilverFast HDR Studio could not correctly display some jpg files without profile. Images without profile are now loaded correctly.
  • Quality:
    • General: By selecting predefined frame formats, frames could be created outside the preview area.The frames are now created only in the visible area and reduced in size if necessary.
  • Scanner Support:
    • Plustek OpticFilm 7400, 7600i, 8100 and 8200i have received new macOS drivers from Plustek that restore the original brightness.
  • User Story:
    • General: Solved login to my.SilverFast issues if connected with low bandwith

Version: 9.0.2 (2021-04-06)

  • Task:
    • General: A "Reset"-Button was added to the "Auto" tab of the SilverFast preferences which restores the default values.
    • General: The "Expert" part of the Scan Dimensions window now is part of the regular dialogue and thus always visible.
    • General: When starting SilverFast as demo version for the first time, you need to pick which level of the software you want to try. You can switch software levels for the demo in the Welcome Screen when starting SilverFast.
    • General: A message is now displayed if SilverFast Single Archive Scan can't create a folder in the chosen directory.
    • General: The Single Archive Command now has separate Trashes to empty the list of "Finished Runs" and to delete the files listed under "Archive Run" from your disk.
    • General: Shortcuts for opening the Histogram and for opening images in HDR Studio have been added.
    • Reflecta RPS 10M and Pie PrimeFilm XA: the driver has been updated and the overall stability on M1 MacBooks with macOS 11 was improved.
  • Bug:
    • General: The Densitometer now displays the correct tools and settings for each software level.
    • Single Archive Command: The tabs have been re-organized for a more natural left-to-right flow.
    • DigitDia and Powerslide series: The overview scan doesn't start automatically any more. The automatic overview scan can be re-activated in the preferences.
  • Feature:
    • General: long domain names are now accepted when logging in
    • macOS 11 Big Sur: images can be displayed again after the scan.
    • General: The Scan Dimensions "Save Settings" action now also saves the path.
  • GUI:
    • SilverFast HDR Studio: Indicating what effect a slider will have
    • General: Changed interface for dialogue
    • Film eject button had been present by error - fixed
    • Microtek 9800XL Plus: 400, 600, and 800 PPI are now available for scanning
    • SilverFast HDR Studio: Change inbetween JobManager entries extremely slow
  • Installation:
  • Quality:
    • General: The infrared-based dust and scratch removal function (iSRD) has been improved for Kodachrome images.
    • General: The number of watermarks in demo mode has been reduced.
  • Scanner Support:
    • Some Microtek scanner owners had detection issues because of different series of scanners of the type in the market - solved
    • Plustek scanners with M1 MacBook Air and MacBook Pro: the stability has been improved and the driver has been updated.
  • Support:
    • General: News on welcome screen - if there are any - are now shown only if relevant for scanner and SilverFast variant in use
    • General: The "Request Support" form in the help menu has been updated.
  • Other:
    • General: For flatbed scanners the scan button and the batch scan button have been separated for easier access.

Version: 9.0.1 (2020-12-10)

  • General:
    • Initial Release