If you want to scan an image and save it directly to a file, you can start Epson Scan as a “standalone” program.
Double-click the EPSON Scan icon on your desktop.
Or select or Start > All Programs or Programs > EPSON Scan > EPSON Scan.
Mac OS X:
Open the Applications folder and double-click the EPSON Scan icon.
The Epson Scan window appears.
Full Auto Mode
If the Mode box in the upper right corner of the window is set to Full Auto Mode, click the Scan button. Epson Scan automatically scans the image and saves it as a JPEG file in the Pictures or My Pictures folder. For instructions on selecting optional settings, see Using Full Auto Mode.
Home or Professional Mode
If the Mode box in the upper right corner of the window is set to Home or Professional Mode, see Selecting Basic Settings for instructions.