VueScan is one of the most robust scanning software in the market for Linux. They have reversed engineered over 6000 scanner drivers and have included them as part of their software.


  • Scan with Flatbed and Automatic Document Feeders (ADF)
  • Scan to PDF (Single and Multipage)
  • Optical Character Recognition (OCR)
  • Automatic Color Detection
  • Small document file sizes
  • Automatic document deskewing

Whether you need to scan a single page or a hundred page book, VueScan has the tools to help you.


Do you have boxes full of photos in a drawer? Use VueScan to get them on your computer, and off your to-do list.

  • Scan with Flatbed and Automatic Document Feeders (ADF)
  • Scan to JPEG or TIFF
  • Preset photo sizes
  • Scan multiple photos on the flatbed
  • Automatic file naming


VueScan is the ultimate tool for all your film and slide scanning needs.

  • Works with almost all film/slide scanners
  • Scan to JPEG/TIFF/RAW
  • Infrared Dust Removal
  • Color correction
  • IT8 Calibration
  • Photoshop/GIMP Integration

The best part for ScanVue is that it works with older Scanners as well as new Scanners.

This application is not free but if you do a lot of scanning in your work it is well worth the price. ScanVue comes in two editions. Standard Edition and Professional Edition. In the Standard Editon, you will miss OCR character recognition as well as Film scanning. You will be able to download a free trial for both Editions to try them to make sure they work for you.

If you would like to install VueScan on your system you can follow the instruction in our install guide to install and run this great application.