ALANIS Light Scannin (Scannin station)
Software is intended for producing digital document images with Canon DSLR digital single-lens reflex cameras functionning as scanning sensors in planetary book scanners. The program provides camera settings control from its user interface, and provides access to scanning in manual and automatic modes along with image settings and export format configuration.
The program supports majority of Canon EOS cameras and can be used as companion software to planetary scanners with a single Canon EOS camera.
It provides manual and automatic scanning, document images export.
Basic features of ALANIS Light Scannin are:
♦ All features are accessible via an intuitive user interface that doesn’t require operator’s special training
♦ Wide set of Canon compatible devices, possibility of managing by USB
♦ 3 scanning modes – manual, interval and page tracking
♦ high scanning speed (0,5 с)
♦ automatic “on the fly” cropping and spread splitting
♦ “on the fly” rotation and mirroring of scanning area
♦ export to 7 formats including .pdf (OCR Tesseract)
♦ Wide set of single page and multipage formats of scan saving
♦ Ease of multipage format pages correction inside application (file page order, adding pages from disc etc)
Camera settings vary from particular camera model put in scanner. All changes in camera settings are shown “on the fly” in Live View mode. This mode shows scanning area as it is seen by scanner camera. In Live View mode you can enlarge/reduce scanning area. Cursor position is always in the center of scalable area.
Besides image settings in Live View mode allow to adjust visible characteristics of image before scanning. You can change image brightness, contrast, sharpness, saturation and definition.
If it is needed to scan large amount of pages with similar characteristics you can usescanning profile. It allows configuring and saving set of scanning parameters for particular operation. Also pluses of this mode are possibility for quick download of settings saved before and switching between different modes of settings and possibility of settings moving on another PC, where this program is installed.
Flexible configuration of scanning mode is available in manual and two automatic modes. It allows choosing of scanning format (from A2 to A5), define and choose spread area (whole spread, left or right part), specify layout of document – portrait or landscape for A3-A5 formats. . In manual scanning mode operation is making after pressing respective button. Scanning by interval allows automatic scanning in equal periods of time. The interval is specified in seconds. In Doc tracking mode program automatically scans when new document appears in scanning area.
The program works in three color modes while scanning: color, greyscale, black and white. Besides it analyzes scanning area, finds and automatically corrects prism like distortions. This function is also available in manual correction mode.
Gallery shows scanned images and images imported in program from HDD in thumbnails form. Light Scannin’ gallery provides following tools for working with images:
⇒ Insert new images from HDD
⇒ Export of selected images from Gallery to export folder
⇒ Second scanning of selected image
⇒ Reordering images in Gallery
⇒ Deleting selected images
⇒ Opening of folder with files shown in Gallery in Windows Explorer
List of supported cameras:
EOS-1D C / EOS 6D / EOS M
EOS-1D X / 1D Mark III / 1Ds Mark III / 1D Mark IV
EOS 40D / 50D / 5D Mark II / 5D Mark III / 7D / 60D / 60Da/70D
EOS Rebel XSi / 450D
EOS Rebel XS / 1000D
EOS Rebel T1i / 500D
EOS Rebel T2i / 550D
EOS Rebel T3i / 600D
EOS Rebel T4i / 650D
EOS Rebel T3 / 1100D
EOS Rebel T5i / 700D, EOS Rebel SL1 / 100D
In order to successfully install and run the application please make sure the system meets the requirements listed below.
Recommended hardware requirements:
Processor: Intel Core i5-2300 2.80 GHz or equivalent
RAM: 4 Gb or more
HDD: 1 Tb or more
OS: Windows 7/8/10/2008/2012
.Net Framework 4
Visual C++ Redistributable for Visual Studio 2012 Update 1 x86 / x64
Visual C++ 2010 Redistributable Package x86 / x64
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