Scan options


XSane mode: xsane-target
Scan options

Medium selection

Color management

Color correction:
Standard options window

Advanced options window

Batch scan:

Here you find a description of the available scan options in the XSane main window. If an option is available depends on the scanner model, available hardware extensions, the scanmode and the xsane mode.


adf-pages    ADF-Pages:
Select the number of pages that shall be scanned. You can use this with an automatic document feeder (ADF) or by changing the papers by hand while the scanhead moves back.
scansource    Scansource:
Select scansource, e.g.: Flatbed, Transparency, Automatic Document Feeder.
colormode    Scanmode:
Select scanmode, e.g.: color, grayscale, halftone, lineart.
medium    Medium selection:
Select scanmedium, e.g.: slide, standard negative, Agfa negative, ... or Full range.
resolution    Scan resolution:
Select resolution that is used for scanning. If the backends makes available a range of resolutions (e.g. 100-600 dpi) XSane can display a slider or a list of resolutions. You select this via Preferences/Show resolution list.
The backend can define a list of resolutions insted of a range, in this case it is not possible to enable the slider.

To select exact resolutions with the slider click the slider with the mouse pointer and use the cursor keys to change the value in small steps, if you press ctrl and a cursor key the resolution is changed in larger steps.

Author: Oliver Rauch