Scanning in Epson Scan 2

Epson Scan 2 gives you access to basic and advanced scanning features. You can scan your document and save the scanned image in various file formats in your operating system's Documents or My Documents folder, or open it in your scanning program. You can preview the scanned image and select or change settings as necessary.

  1. Load your original in the product.
  2. Start Epson Scan 2. You see this window:


  3. Select the Document Source setting that matches where you placed your originals, or select Auto Detect to have Epson Scan 2 automatically detect the location.
  4. Select the Document Size setting that matches the size of your original, or select Auto Detect to have Epson Scan 2 automatically detect the size. You can select Customize to enter a custom size, if necessary.
  5. Click on one of the orientation icons, if applicable.
  6. Select your original image type and how you want it scanned as the Image Type setting, or select Auto to have Epson Scan 2 automatically detect the image type.
  7. Select the Resolution setting you want to use for your scan.
  8. Select any of the additional settings that you want to use on the Main Settings tab.
  9. Click the Advanced Settings tab and select any settings that you want to use.
  10. To see a preview of your scan with the settings you selected, click the Preview button. Epson Scan 2 previews your original and displays the results in the Epson Scan 2 window.


    Note: If your originals were scanned from the ADF, reload your originals.
  11. Select the format in which you want to save your scanned file as the Image Format setting. If necessary, select Options and select any desired format options.
  12. Select Settings to modify the file name settings. Enter the file name for your scanned file in the File Name field.
  13. Select the location in which you want to save your scanned file as the Folder setting. If necessary, select Select to choose an alternate folder or create a new folder.
  14. Click Scan. The product scans your original and saves the scanned file in the location you specified.
Related information
Placing Originals on the Scanner