API that provides access to raster image scanner hardware
`Scanner Access Now Easy' is a universal interface that lets you get images from any device that produces raster images, including flatbed scanners, video and still cameras, and frame grabbers. With SANE you can write image-processing applications without worrying about peculiarities of individual devices. SANE also makes it possible to write a device driver once and only once, which t then can be used by any SANE-compliant application. SANE includes several scanner front-ends: scanimage, a command-line interface; xscanimage, a graphical front-end; and xcam, for acquiring images continuously from cameras.
DocumentationUser tutorial available from http://www.sane-project.org/lj98/; Programmer's manual available in HTML format from http://www.sane-project.org/html/; Programmer's manual available in PostScript format from http://www.sane-project.org/sane.ps;
- IRC Help channel
- IRC development channel
released on 4 October 2015
30 January 2001
Leaders and contributors
Resources and communication
|Developer||VCS Repository Webview||http://www.student.uit.no/~pere/linux/sane/cvs-server.html|
|Required to use||libgimp1|
|Required to use||libgtk1.2|
|Required to use||libjpeg62|
|Required to use||libsane|
|Required to use||xlib6g|
This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 3 April 2018.
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