Looking for a piece of software that would help digitising a family album of many hundreds of photos. Requirements are as few manual work as possible. Mostly what I want is for software to crop photos properly, easy rescanning and saving to loseless format.

Tried to do so with photo editing software and it’s a nightmare bcs of the need to do repetitive actions on each photo.

Target OS is Windows. It’s ok for it to be a paid piece of software up to $25 (or more for a reason).

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    What OS must it run on, and how much you'd be willing to spend if it came to paid software?
    – Izzy
    Apr 30, 2022 at 12:05
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    FYI: As a person who has scanned many (many) 1000's of pages/photos, a document scanner which will definitely cost more and isn't software. Depending on the thickness of the photos you can place 10-50 in the input bin and just wait for them to finish. Save to PNG or TIFF no problem. Mine has a software deskew option. Also cropping isn't a problem, and neither is double side. It detects the size of the physical photo and can duplex scan in a single pass.
    – cybernard
    May 13, 2022 at 17:39
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    FYI: document scanners don't have the resolution DPI for negatives. Sure you can probably get ok scan, but nothing more. Although do you care about archivist quality scans?
    – cybernard
    May 13, 2022 at 18:31
  • @cybernard I have photoprints and not negatives. So it's ok for me to have standart 600dpi of a mid-price document scanner :) May 14, 2022 at 8:48
  • @DenisKulagin Then its seems like an obvious choice as many can do 600dpi. I have an epson ES-400 in case your researching different brands. Plus most stores offer a 30 day return policy, in case one particular device doesn't work out for you.
    – cybernard
    May 14, 2022 at 14:59


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