Please tell me what exactly would be the incompatibility with a newer PC and what would be the work around that would enable somebody to be able to use it. Last time I tried, Nikon Scan 4. Aug 22, Posts: To me it means that I need to expect that I would stop half way thru scanning series of films The Silverfast version I need is only somewhat more expensive than Vuescan. Isn’t VueScan just a stand alone program?

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OS X 10.6 Software for Nikon Coolscan V Slide Scanner?

I’d say by now, Pro Problems Encountered: Even when the CS does work, the color at least needs some custom settings.

Previous Equivalent Item Owned: RaymondCSep 11, And I have a good computer made for video editing. In my case, the software worked for about two months then suddenly began crashing everytime I tried to open it. And even when I make sure I have the least amount of stuff running in the background it coolscaan is slow mmac makes the program freeze up.

VueScan, on the other hand, is brilliant. I heard somewhere that it has scanner support in I haven’t tried it under snow leopard yet. Here is a link to a photo.


Nikon Coolscan V ED best scanning software

Except for this software flakiness, I’d recommend this scanner for anybody. We’ve selected our favorite lenses for Canon DSLRs in several categories coolsdan make your decisions easier. I think that I’ve heard that it would not be compatible with any newer PCs.

They are all family photos, and so doing this right is fairly important, but I have limited time and skill. Reproduction in whole or part in any form or medium without specific written permission is prohibited. Enjoy vibrant, faithfully rendered images. May 25, Posts: Perhaps stupid question, but if you want to do OCR with these older scanners what’s the best choice? I purchased this scanner back in ; 5 slides and film frames later it still chugs along faithfully. It takes me about an average of 15 minutes to scan a set of photo’s.

May 19, Posts: Auto slide feeder and film roll adaptor helps too. I found that Brooks’s method didn’t work for me.

Nikon Coolscan V ED Film Scanner B&H Photo Video

Is it enough of a refresh to keep up with the times? But it does work if you are smart coolscxn to find and use vuescan.


You can run NikonScan under Windows 7 either x32 or x64 on all modern computers. When I run the scanner it takes up everything on my mca.

Canon has a new customer! Started Mar 27, Discussions thread. The Nikon Scan 4 software hasn’t been updated sincein fact VueScan seems to work OK, but there are differences.

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

I have a LSED but it sounds like you were using the same software. I’m mad too, and will avoid Nikon peripherals and cameras in the future. I think I’ll use the money from the sale as a great head start on the purchase of a new lens.

Silverfast has more options for fine tuning and the results seem to be superior. The Coolscan V ED scans a 35mm image in 38 seconds.