New Drivers for Old Scanners

Many scanners do not have drivers for the newest versions of Mac OS X, but are still valuable. If you want to continue to use your existing scanner, try Hamrick’s VueScan ($40–$80) or LaserSoft’s SilverFast ($49 & up).

Both are likely far better than the software that came with your scanner, with advanced options such as noise reduction, restoring faded colors, IT8 calibration, batch scanning and much more.

In fact, VueScan and SilverFast are great upgrades for your scanners even if they already work with Mac OS X! You can download a free trial version of both, to see how they work with your scanner.