The information contained on this site is for informational purposes only. But PhotoGenie seemed, on the whole, to make the pictures look worse. Fujitsu fi Document Scanner And you can’t just scan blind, either; until you’ve done a preview, you can’t do any other sort of scan. ScanWise clearly diddles with the intensity values in less than helpful ways whether or not you activate PhotoGenie. A full bed dpi scan takes 46 seconds, again including several seconds of nothing in particular going on at the beginning of the scan.

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Similarly, you can send an image of a document to the OCR software and have the result squirted out into your word processor, or have image scans inserted in your word processor document, or automatically file repeated scans in particular places without having to manually say where each one should be saved.

Save on Scanners Trending price is based on prices over last 90 days. It snapcan everything such as sound card, graphic card, monitor, mouse, printer, etc.

You can also tell ScanWise to select the whole bed every time, snascan full-document scanning. The e40’s maximum scan area is a thoroughly conventional by mm 8.

Agfa SnapScan e40 – flatbed scanner – desktop – USB Overview – CNET

Plugging in the e40 is as simple as connecting any other USB scanner. The spookily flat result means that the e40’s software’s clipping off all of the lightest shades and declaring them to be white.

This is not a good thing. A post-scan Auto Levels in Photoshop made the e40’s results look perfectly all right. The e40, I’m sorry to say, delivered the kind of washed-out photo scans I’m used to seeing from cheap scanners when you don’t enable their automatic optimisation feature. To get a white-field scan, I checked the e40 out with the lid from another scanner, and with the coin-scanning white paper pile as well.


You can do a better job manually, with a little practice, but Auto Levels is the magic “improve this image” button for many people.

SnapScan e40 kindly provided by Agfa Australia. The SnapScan e40 is down at the low end of Agfa’s current flatbed scanner snapxcan, but that doesn’t, according to Agfa, mean it’s low quality.

Ordinary scanner software also remembers its image adjustment and resolution settings in between sessions.

All you have to do is pick a document type from the main ScanWise interface and hit the Scan button, and everything that can be done for you, is. You can turn off the auto-preview, but there’s not much reason to do so, because ScanWise isn’t clever enough to show you the last preview it made.

Easy Driver Pro free scan will find all the outdated drivers on your PC.

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Scan your happy snap at dpi for incorporation into a Word document and you’ll find yourself listening to the Hard Drive Symphony as you chug your way on to a file the size of Mars. Agfa What it costs: Casual home users aren’t likely to care very much, but it’s amazing how time telescopes while you’re staring at a computer screen.

Both of these scans were done with PhotoGenie enabled; without it, the first one looked a bit darker but didn’t have any more detail, and the second one was a little paler. Overall The e40 hardware may well be an absolute performance tuned sports car of the mid-priced scanner world.

Subtract snascan warm-up time and the e40 preview’s acceptably fast, though it’d still be nice to be able to interrupt it.


This is pretty much what a good shiny-coin scan’s meant to look like. The main e40 driver software is called “ScanWise”. Easy Driver Pro does not sell or charge for drivers. Even once you snapzcan what program wants what kind of scan, so you don’t send hapless apps the wrong kind of data, it’s still faster to do it the automated way, snapsdan the automated software does a decent job.

There are two other snap-on coloured handles for the lid in the e40 box.

Agfa SnapScan E40 Flatbed Scanner

The information contained on this site is for informational purposes only. A full bed snapzcan scan takes 46 seconds, again including several seconds of nothing in particular going on at the beginning of the scan. The e40 takes about 27 seconds to do a 75dpi preview scan – you can set it to use a lower or higher preview resolution if you like.

The e40’s 14 bit internal resolution ought to allow the scanner to pull a full, rich, groovy looking 24 bit image out of even faded originals. If you only want to do something different once a week, or even once a day, then the inconvenience of an amnesiac driver that can’t save its configuration doesn’t matter. Other low cost scanners, like the Acer Scanner UT I review herehave 14 bit per channel resolution like the e If you want something a bit better, though – you’re doing some more serious graphics work, snapacan you want a good software bundle – the brand names come into play.