Hamrick Software Releases VueScan 8.1

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Adds features that make it easier to use for beginners and adds support for the Epson Perfection 4180, and the Epson CX-3600 and RX-420 multi-function scanners

Hamrick Software, a leading developer of scanning software for consumers and professionals, has released VueScan 8.1, of its award-winning program that enables users to easily produce better looking digital images from color snapshots, negatives, slides, and documents.

VueScan 8.1 adds features that make it easier for beginning computer users to use their scanners. These features have resulted from usability testing and user feedback, and include a guided mode and improved user instructions. It also adds support for the Epson Perfection 4180 scanner and the Epson CX-3600 and RX-420 multi-function scanners.

The digital imaging marketplace is growing rapidly, and many beginning computer users are very interested in using their home computers for digital photography, including scanning existing images from film or prints. VueScan's improved usability will make it much easier for these beginning computer users to get the most from their scanners.

Used extensively by professional photographers, film processing labs and consumers around the world, VueScan 8.1 now offers an enhanced, user-friendly interface, support for raw files for 109 digital cameras, and support for more than 330 scanners. The Standard Edition of VueScan costs $59.95 USD and the Professional Edition costs $79.95 for a single user license. Multi-user licenses are available. A fully functional, trial copy of VueScan can be downloaded from http://www.hamrick.com/ .

VueScan is available for Mac OS X, Windows and Linux. It automatically adjusts images to optimum color balance, which reduces the need to manually do this in Photoshop. VueScan includes built-in color calibration of scanners, producing colors that look true to life. Supporting more than 100 brands of negative film, VueScan offers options for scanning faded slides and prints, batch scanning, IT8 color calibration and other advanced scanning features.

For a detailed listing of VueScan features see:


Based in Phoenix, AZ, Hamrick Software was founded in 1991. Its first product was VuePrint, an easy to use JPEG viewer for Windows that for many years was the recommended image viewer for AOL, with more than 100,000 users. In 1998, the company first released VueScan, a program for scanning with flatbed and film scanners with more than 50,000 users all over the world.

For more information, contact Hamrick Software, 4025 E. Chandler Blvd. Suite 70-F16, Phoenix, AZ 85048. Phone: (480) 282-8032; Fax: (480) 993-2297, E-mail: support@hamrick.com .

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