- More scanners supported
- New auto photo-cropping feature
- More RAW files supported
- Improved performance

Phoenix, AZ July 14, 2004 -- Hamrick Software, a leading developer of
scanning software for consumers and professionals, has released VueScan
8.0.9, of its award-winning program that enables users to easily produce
better looking digital images from color snapshots, negatives, slides and

The update includes added support for a number of scanners including
several PIE-based scanners, and for specific models of Epson, Kodak, and
Nikon scanners. This update also makes VueScan easier to use by
incorporating an automatic photo-cropping feature that lets a user place a
photo anywhere on the scan bed. Additional improvements include new support
for Canon EOS and Nikon D raw files, improved support for Minolta and Epson
multi-function printers, while improving performance on both Windows and
Mac OS X.

Used extensively by professional photographers, film processing labs and
consumers around the world, VueScan 8.0.9 now offers an enhanced,
user-friendly interface, support for raw files for 109 digital cameras, and
support for more than 100 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 .

VueScan supports over 100 flatbed and film scanners and more than 110
digital camera raw file types, and 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:

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