Available Image Adjustments - Professional Mode

You can select these Adjustments options in Epson Scan Professional Mode. Not all adjustment settings may be available, depending on other settings you have chosen.


Click the image adjustment icon to access additional settings.

Click the + (Windows) or (OS X) icon next to a setting to change the level of adjustment.

Unsharp Mask
Makes the edges of certain image areas clearer. Turn off this option to leave softer edges.
Descreening
Removes the ripple pattern that might appear in subtly shaded image areas, such as skin tones. This option improves results when scanning magazines or newspapers. (The results of descreening do not appear in the preview image, only in your scanned image.)
Color Restoration
Restores the colors in faded photos automatically.
Backlight Correction
Removes shadows from photos that have too much background light.
Dust Removal
Removes dust marks from your originals automatically.
DIGITAL ICE Technology
Removes stubborn dust and scratch marks from photos. The effects of DIGITAL ICE Technology do not appear in the Preview of the image; you must scan the original to see the results.
Dropout
The scan will not pick up the color you select. This setting is only available if you select an Image Type of Grayscale or Black & White.
Color Enhance
Enhances the red, green, or blue shades in the scanned image.
Auto Exposure
Automatically adjusts the image exposure settings when you click the Auto Exposure icon. To automatically adjust image exposure settings continuously, click the Configuration button, click the Color tab, and select Continuous auto exposure. You can adjust the level of auto exposure using a slider.
Histogram Adjustment
Provides a graphical interface for adjusting highlight, shadow, and gamma levels individually. (For advanced users only.) Click the histogram icon to access the settings.
Tone Correction
Provides a graphical interface for adjusting tone levels individually. (For advanced users only.) Click the tone correction icon to access the settings.
Brightness
Adjusts the overall lightness and darkness of the scanned image.
Contrast
Adjusts the difference between the light and dark areas of the overall scanned image.
Saturation
Adjusts the density of colors in the overall image.
Color Balance
Adjusts the balance of colors in the overall image.
Color Palette
Provides a graphical interface for adjusting mid-tone levels, such as skin tones, without affecting the highlight and shadow areas of the image. (For advanced users only.) Click the Color Palette icon to access the settings.
Threshold
Adjusts the level at which black areas in text and line art are delineated, improving text recognition in OCR (Optical Character Recognition) programs.
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Removing Dust and Scratch Marks Using DIGITAL ICE Technology