[sane-devel] sane-coolscan2.

Laurent-jan Dullaart ljm@xs4all.nl
Wed, 15 Dec 2004 00:05:07 +0100

On Tuesday 14 December 2004 10:47, Johannes Berg wrote:
> Hi,
> >What do you mean? I need it? :P But do you know another tool for removing
> >dust and scratches?

I use compressed air and a very soft brush. :-)

> >  
> >
> There's a recent message giving a hint that someone has implemented this 
> in gimp-fu (and you can google for that relatively easily)
> johannes

There is a script-fu/gimp1-plugin for the coolscan2-backend available at:


Works quite well for small scratches or dust. You'll need some experimenting 
with enhancing the contrast in the infra-red image.  Also, see 


for the original plugin. The plug-in part from my tar is practically an 
unchanged copy of this. Andreas also explains a bit how it works.

(c) ljm ( xs4all)    No part of this copyright message may be 
reproduced, read or seen, dead or alive or by any means, including
but not limited to telepathy  without the benevolence of the author.