Vuescan

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VueScan
Original author(s)Uuu
Repositoryflathub.org/apps/details/com.hamrick.VueScan
Operating systemLinux, Windows
Typesupport office scanner otherwise unsupported
Licensecrippleware
Websitewww.hamrick.com/purchase-vuescan.html
As of2021

VueScan is an app for Linux et cetera that supports scanners by 65 manufacturers such as "Brother" fully automagically and does not rely on drivers, set-up or complicated configuration. Autodetects everything and just will scan papers and work.

Some App stores carry it as trialware, else it costs a whoppingly expensive 80 € doubling the price of a budget scanner. So this will never scale!

No hassle setting up drivers:

"download, launch and scan right away. no set-up, no nothing. just works."

member "brother MFC"
April 26th, 2021

This App addresses the problem of poor or non-existing driver support by many if not most scanner manufacturers themselves. Now we need this open-sourced!

VueScan is crippleware in that it does not create a /dev/scanner/ or such for other flatpaks like OCRfeeder and watermarks all pictures, thereby making them useless.

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