[sane-devel] is there a virtual scanner for image files?
azummo-lists at towertech.it
Sat Dec 29 00:01:09 UTC 2007
On Fri, 28 Dec 2007 20:14:31 +0100
> The application is Adobe Acrobat Pro (any volunteers for modifying
> it ? ;) ). The thing is Acrobat can process scanned books or brochures
> in a nice way (i.e automatically remove the middle shadow between the
> pages, auto-align rotated pages, do OCR and add text version of the
> scanned document to the .pdf file it creates, etc. ). My plan was to
> feed the image files to sane, then use a sane-to-twain bridge (which
I didn't know!
> Yes, I am aware of the pnm back-end, but from the man page of sane and
> sane-pnm I learned close to nothing (not even how to use that back-
> end). Does the convert utility convert multi-page zipped tiffs to pnm
> file(s)? If not, which program can I use instead?
you should use tiffsplit to split the files and then tifftopnm .
the backend should be easy to use, try with
scanimage --device 'pnm:0' --help
the backend is not compiled by default, youll have
to enable it in the makefile.
Tower Technologies - Torino, Italy
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