The Coolscan V ED scans a 35mm image in 38 seconds. Unfortunately, Apple’s built-in Image Capture doesn’t “see” the slide scanner, although it works perfectly with my flatbed scanner. Fellow Ars Scholae Palatinae Registered: Except for this software flakiness, I’d recommend this scanner for anybody. Plus, Vuescan is actually a supported product, while you’re running marginally supported software on the n-2 generation version of the OS.

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I’m mad too, and will avoid Nikon peripherals and cameras in the future. Even an older laptop. I have used Epson Perfection in the past to scan my negatives and slides. I purchased this scanner back in ; 5 slides and film frames later it still chugs along faithfully. Auto slide feeder jams on slides which are slightly bowed pulls in multiple slides.

Additionally, Clolscan Coolscan Scanner features a host of cutting-edge image restoration functions. Both programs are available as demos, so it’s possible to test run both and see for yourself which one works the best for you.

Using Nikon Coolscan V ED With Newer Computers

Canon has a new customer! The SiOnyx Aurora is a compact camera designed to shoot stills and video in color under low light conditions, so we put it to the test under the northern lights and against a Nikon D5. The Nikon software is horrible, but works well-enough with the scanner. Originally posted by jwbaker: It’s not perfect, but it’s great to be able to load in 50 slides and walk away.


Nikon Coolscan V ED Film Scanner B&H Photo Video

Saved me a lot coooscan time. When I run the scanner it takes up everything on my computer. Perhaps stupid question, but if you want to do OCR with these older scanners what’s the best choice?

Now that is way longer then advertised. Now I am thinking that Silverfast is the way to go. Unfortunately, Apple’s built-in Image Capture doesn’t “see” the slide scanner, although it works perfectly with my flatbed scanner.

It made scanning a bunch of old family photo prints MUCH faster and easier. The best camera bargains of Tue Mar 09, 1: Isn’t VueScan just a stand alone program? If you’re looking for a high-quality camera, you don’t need to spend a ton of cash, nor do you need to buy the latest and greatest new product on the market.

OS X Software for Nikon Coolscan V Slide Scanner? – Ars Technica OpenForum

Direct Film Loading No film holders are necessary for 35mm film frame strip or mounted slides. These entry level cameras should be easy ex use, offer good image quality and easily connect with a smartphone for sharing. Do NOT intall the Nikon drivers; uncheck the box.


Overall, I wish that I never had agreed to scan the slides.

OS X 10.6 Software for Nikon Coolscan V Slide Scanner?

RaymondCSep 11, I found that Brooks’s method didn’t work for me. Plus, the other Digital ICE functions make for very interesting tweaks in the exposure. Silverfast has more options for fine tuning and the results coolscqn to be superior.

You can coolscann several photos on the scanning bed, and it will correctly identify them as separate photos, individually crop them, and scan them into separate files. They are all family photos, and so doing this right is fairly important, but I have limited time and skill. The Nikon Z6 may not offer the incredible resolution of its sibling, the Z7, but its 24MP resolution is more than enough for most people, and the money saved can buy a lot of glass.

The Digital ICE methodfor detecting surface defects assumes that the film istransparent to infrared, so that anything sensed by theinfrared pass is considered a defect.

Here is a link to a photo.