Another vote for Vuescan. Honestly, I’ve never really used either of those features in NikonScan since my macs were intel based, and I already had a copy of Vuescan. If you believe this comment is offensive or violates the CNET’s Site Terms of Use , you can report it below this will not automatically remove the comment. Is there an outcome to this??? I expected to have the same problems moving the scanner to my Win10 computer, but now there is hope. Your product was a good match for the Nikon Super Coolscan I am using. Thank you to Phil and everyone else for your responses.

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Roger Trottman – Three days ago I was doing research on methods to digitize about 6. The results from the SilverFast product are exceptional.

Nikon LS 40ED / Coolscan IV ED – for better Scans, buy SilverFast Scanner Software

Vuescan is OK, but I find nothing beats the Nikon software for some reason. Forums, general FAQs, actual system requirements and contact to mxc support team.

To use all features of our website, it’s recommended to enable javascript in your browser! I use it on more than one Mac with a coolscan V and it works great. It is now time to get a new computer.


Today I am trying something coloscan different, lumen printing. Thank You for Submitting Your Review,! Multi-Sampling was replaced by our much more powerful Multi-Exposure. Your software aids me with the transition from film to digital for some of my old photographs. The infrared cleaning, according to most people isn’t as good as the ICE implementation in NikonScan, but it’s definitely better than it used to be.

When turned on it runs it’s normal POST test and the green light comes on steady like it always has.

LS 40ED / Coolscan IV ED

The scanner should have USB 1. It can be done – but it is trickier on Windows 8 and 10 than 7. Save Cancel Drag to set position! For this scanner the latest software version is SilverFast 8. Flaming or offending other users. Has anyone encountered this same problem?

Struggling to get my Nikon Coolscan IV ED working | Photography Forums

By no means knowledgeable in this area, so the thing has been sitting for a good while. It is designed for older computers and will run on any DOS system earlier than Win 7.

I’ve tried both Silverfast and VueScan to no avail. With Silverfast, I wasn’t very impressed with it’s infrared cleaning artifacts. If you have a system Win 7 or later you will need to add a custom 64bit driver or it won’t budge.


I have tried two different USB cables without success. Apple have thunderbolt ports too.

Alex replaced it and the scanner is working as good as new again! You are logged in as. Since you’ve already submitted a review for this product, this submission will be added as an update to your original review. This is about the 5th time I have re-started this project. Digital ICE and ROC aren’t present in the same form, but Vuescan does offer infrared cleaning and color fading and restoration options.

Sandy VongriesMar 28, Once reported, our staff will be notified and the comment will be reviewed. Is there a discount when upgrading to a more powerful version or if you already own a SilverFast software? The autofocus accomplishes a perfect job for accurately mounted slides and smooth film strips.