[sane-devel] is there a virtual scanner for image files?

Julien BLACHE jb at jblache.org
Fri Dec 28 18:50:43 UTC 2007

Peter Rapčan <peter.rapcan at savba.sk> wrote:


> features are available only on scanned data). I of course do not want  
> to scan the physical images again, instead I want to feed the files I  
> have into some kind of virtual scanner device which would look as a  
> real scanner for the application and which would enable to only pass  
> the images data from the files that I have to the application. Is this  
> possible?

Have a look at the pnm backend. You'll need to convert your files to
pnm beforehand, or modifiy the pnm backend to grok tiff files :)


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