[sane-devel] pale negative scans

Oliver Rauch oliver.rauch@rauch-domain.de
Sat, 04 Aug 2001 14:26:49 +0200

Jonathan Buzzard wrote:
> twaugh@redhat.com said:
> > "I have a scanner - Epson Perfection 1240U (usb) - which works very
> >  well with sane/xsane for ordinary scanning, but when I'm scanning
> >  negatives (photos) the result is useless because it is very pale. I
> >  still have to scan my negatives in Win2000.
> >  Should be possible to get better colors for the negatives as well?"
> You need proper software for doing the orange mask correction for negatives.
> There is currently no Sane front end that does this. It is distinctly
> not a bug.
> If you want to scan negatives under Linux at the moment the only
> viable solution is VueScan which is shareware.

xsane-0.79 has an experimental support for negative scanning.
Please take a look at preferences->medium 


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