SilverFast 8 Focus Control

KIEL, Germany, --

- The professional feature for crisp and sharp images

LaserSoft Imaging (LSI) has optimized SilverFast 8 Focus Control for high-quality flatbed and film scanners. From version 8.0.1r24 SilverFast scanner software now works with the most efficient Focus Control that ever existed. Its numerous settings allow to adjust sharpness perfectly.

In order to produce high-quality scans, some professional scanners from Epson, Nikon, Microtek, PIE and Reflecta allow to manually adjust the focus of its scanner optics. This implies the possibility to offset the focus up to several millimeters above or below the regular focus level.

Using filmholders may slightly lifts your originals, especially slide mounts are of different thickness and also filmstrips inserted into film scanners are not always perfectly flat. The focus may marginally vary from frame to frame. Setting an appropriate focus leads to crisp and sharp images. All adjustments can be controlled immediately with the Focus Control preview dialog.

SilverFast 8 increases the Epson Expression 1640XL, 10000XL and 11000XL scanner's performance and opens new possibilities. These scanner's have an outstanding depth of field and a special type of lightning that casts no shadows. In combination with new SilverFast 8 Focus Control these are the only scanners, which are able to scan three-dimensional objects such as coins with amazing sharpness and details.

More information incl. video clip can be found here:

" SilverFast - Pioneer & Expert in Digital Imaging "

About LaserSoft Imaging(R) AG:

LaserSoft Imaging was founded in 1986 by physicist Karl-Heinz Zahorsky who developed the concept of SilverFast in Kiel, Germany. Today SilverFast is regarded as the standard software for scanners and digital cameras for both beginners and professionals. The SilverFast range of products includes software for scanners, digital cameras, printers and for HDR imaging, as well as several specialized solutions. LaserSoft Imaging is fabricating quality targets for IT8 calibration in their own production. SilverFast has won the EDP-Award for the Best Color Management Software of the Year 2008. With over 2.5 million copies sold and as a bundle partner of the major scanner manufacturers, SilverFast is the most successful scanner software in the world.


LaserSoft Imaging AG

Philipp Haarländer

Luisenweg 6 - 8

D-24105 Kiel

Tel: +49(0)431-560-09-0

Fax: +49(0)431-560-09-96


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