[sane-devel] pale negative scans
Sat, 04 Aug 2001 14:26:49 +0200
Jonathan Buzzard wrote:
> firstname.lastname@example.org 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