Kodak® Slide N Scan

KODAK SCANZA Digital Film & Slide Scanner - Converts 35mm, 126, 110, Super 8 & 8mm Film Negatives
  • FILM TO JPEG IN SECONDS – Powerful 14/22MP KODAK Film Scanner Converts Old 35mm, 126, 110, Super 8 & 8mm Negatives & Slides to JPEG Digital Files – NOTE; THE SCANZA WILL NOT CONVERT FILMS OTHER THEN 35mm, 126, 110, Super 8 & 8mm Negatives
  • LARGE, BRIGHT 3.5” TFT LCD – High Definition Built-In Color Display Features Adjustable Brightness & Convenient Tilt for Easy Operation & Image Viewing
  • AN ADAPTER FOR EVERYTHING – Unit Arrives w/Multiple Film Inserts & Adapters for Fast, Flexible Operation; Big One-Touch Buttons Allow for One-Step Scan & Save
  • INTUITIVE USER INTERFACE – Includes Helpful Tray & Insert Directory; Easily Edit Image RGB & Resolution, Browse Gallery [SD Card NOT Included, supports up to 128GB] & More
  • CABLES & EXTRAS INCLUDED – Mac & PC Compatible Converter Comes w/USB Power Cable, HDMI Cable, AC Adapter, Video Cable & FREE Film Cleaning Brush. Use the included brush to also clean the light box of dust and speckles, to avoid marks on the scanned images.
KODAK Mini Digital Film & Slide Scanner – Converts 35mm, 126, 110, Super 8 & 8mm Film Negatives
  • AMAZING MINIATURE FILM SCANNER – All-in-One Device Lets You Scan, View, Edit, Convert & Save Old 135, 126, 110, Super 8 & Monochrome Negatives & Slides; Turn Your Old Pictures Into Sharp, Clear, Detailed Color or Black & White JPEG Files
  • MULTIPLE ADAPTERS FOR FAST LOADING – Enjoy Maximum Compatibility & Ease of Conversion w/ a Variety of Adapters Designed for Fast, Continuous Loading; Improve Quality Up to 14/22MP w/ Adjustable Brightness, Color & Reverse/Flip
  • UPDATED USER INTERFACE WITH 2.4” LCD – Dedicated Scan & Home Buttons Provide Easy One-Press Scanning & Quicker Menu Navigation; View & Edit Current Slide or Gallery Pictures on the Color Display [Internal Memory Holds Up to 128MB]
  • MEMORIES FOR THE NEW MILLENNIUM – Use Any SD Card Up to 32GB [Not Included] Perfect for Enhancing & Printing Old Photos & Sharing Old Film Formats on Social Media
KODAK Mobile Film Scanner - Fun Novelty Scanner Lets You Scan and Play with Old 35mm Films & Slides Using Your
  • SEE YOUR OLD MEMORIES COME TO LIFE | Cool Tabletop Film Scanner Lets You View Old Negatives & Slide Positives with Your Smartphone | Just Scan & Save to Share with Friends! | Includes Collapsible Cardboard Platform/Film Tray & Battery- Powered LED Backlight for Subtle Illumination & Eco-Friendly Functionality
  • ALL YOUR OLD PHOTO TYPES | No More Complicated Scanning Devices or Expensive Digitization Services! | Fun, Cutesie Little Box Lets You Play Around for Hours Without the Headache of Professional Conversion | Compatible with 35mm Color Film Negatives, 35mm Black & White Film Negatives & 35mm Color Slides
  • GREAT FOR EXPERIMENTATION | Thinking About Converting Your Old Photos for Real? | Our Affordable Scanner is Mostly for Play, But Has Lots of Working Features You Can Use to Practice | Includes Free Android App for Scanning, Editing & Sharing, Internal LED Backlight, Tray for Slides/Films & Scan Platform for Smartphone – CONVENIENT COLLAPSING DESIGN | Platform & Tray Fold Out & Break Down Into
KODAK Film Scan Tool for PC and MAC – 5MP Digital Film Scanner Converts & Saves 35mm Film Negatives
  • SEND PHOTO MEMORIES FROM SLIDE TO PC | NEW KODAK Low Res Film Scanner Tool Lets You View, Edit & Convert Your Old 35mm Film Negatives [Color/Black & White] & Slides to Digital Files [JPEG or TIFF] & Save Directly on Your PC or Mac
  • ADVANCED EDITING WITH A SINGLE TOUCH | Simple-to-Use Capture Software & Dedicated Scan Button Allow for Fast, Effortless Operation | Rotate, Mirror & Adjust Color Balance & Brightness Right on Your Computer Screen
  • CONVENIENT EASY-LOAD FILM INSERTS | Quick-Feeding Tray Technology Allows for Continuous Loading Action—Much Faster Than Other Film Scanners! | View, Edit, Upload & Share Hundreds of Films & Slides in a Single Session
  • IMAGE INTERPOLATION RESIZES TO SCALE | 5-Megapixel Sensor Captures Picture, Then Digitally Enlarges from Standard 2592 x 1680 Pixels to 5184 x 3360 Pixels for Decent Image Quality | Your Cherished Photographs—Supersized!
Kodak Carousel 4600 Projector
  • Lens not included
  • Autofocus operation
  • Remote forward and reverse
  • Rear leveling foot
  • 3-position lamp switch (off, fan, and lamp); improved corner-to-corner illumination
KODAK Alaris I3500 Sheetfed Scanner - 600 dpi Optical
  • Kodak Alaris I3500 Sheetfed Scanner – 600 dpi Optical – 48-bit Color – 8-bit Grayscale – 110 ppm (Mono) – 110 ppm (Color) – USB
Kodak Alaris 1176031 I4650 Scanner 130PPM
  • A fresh take on great performance Busy mailrooms, production departments and service bureaus have
Kodak Alaris 1025006 S2040 Document Scanner
  • Embedded image processing delivers crisp, high-quality images without depending on your PC to capture 40 pages per minute
  • 80 page automatic document feeder with Active Feed Technology that perfectly aligns pages to avoid misfeeds and multi feeds
  • Perfect page optimizes image quality on every page for accurate information extraction
  • 3-Year Advanced Unit Replacement included
  • WINDOWS bundled software: TWAIN, ISIS, WIA Drivers; Alaris Smart Touch, and Alaris Capture Pro Software Limited Edition
Kodak Alaris S2060W Cordless Sheetfed Scanner
  • Full Product Specifications: Click to view
  • Cordless: Yes
  • Large Format: No
  • Scan Color: Color
  • Maximum Mono Scan Speed (ppm): 60

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If you’re a film photographer or someone who has thousands of old films stashed away, you might be wondering how to digitize your negatives. Having prints is all well and good, but they can get lost or damaged easily. Having your slides digitized means you’ll never lose an image again! In this article, we explore the best slide scanners on the market today. With one of these scanners, you’ll be able to preserve your negatives and get stunning digital images.

Best Slide Scanners on a Budget

KODAK Slide N SCAN Film and Slide Scanner with Large 5” LCD Screen, Convert Color &...
Kodak Slide N Scan
The Best Slide Scanner for Personal Use

Compact and efficient, this device will give other home scanners a run for their money. It is complete with advanced software and a Quick-Feeding Tray technology for faster loading and scanning mechanism.

 
 

Merging practicality and easy-to-use features is Kodak’s Slide N Scan–a portable scanner that weighs only 0.81 lbs. While it is easily one of the most lightweight slide scanners out there, it does not compromise efficiency, thanks to its intelligent design. 

The Kodak Slide N Scan comes with a 5-inch display and an advanced Capture Software, which allows you to view and edit slides in 135mm, 126mm, 110 mm, and 50mm formats, along with films in 110mm, 126mm, and 135mm formats. Its built-in software gives you easy, one-touch access to important editing functions such as image resizing and enhancing. You can also convert old film rolls without having to figure out complex functions. 

KODAK Slide N SCAN Film and Slide Scanner with Large 5” LCD Screen, Convert Color &...

Built with simplicity in mind, the Slide N Scan allows you to quickly scan your existing files via its Quick-Feeding Tray Technology, which is designed to offer you a continuous loading mechanism. The digitized files can then be saved straight to an SD card via a USB connection. Picking up features from its sibling, the Kodak Scanza, the Slide N Scan also produces images with a 14/22MP resolution.

Lightweight
Comes with a built-in Capture Software
Efficient scanning and editing process
Allows for a continuous loading action
May require a system reboot to correct dates
Does not come with an SD card
Magnasonic All-in-One High Resolution 22MP Film Scanner, Converts...
Magnasonic
Most Compact Slide Scanner

An impressive, all-in-one film and slide scanner, Magnasonic rolls important features in one lightweight package to meet your basic scanning needs.

 
 
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Magnasonic relives old memories at half the price (and half the size) of equally-competent models. With a solid build at 0.66 lbs., this slide scanner is the most lightweight device on our list. Its display screen is quite small at 2.4 inches, but the image quality is accurate, so if you want a compact slide scanner, the Magnasonic scanner is a great pick for you. You can also view your scanned image through its TV-out option, but there will be changes in the image quality of your previews dependent on your display size. 

Magnasonic All-in-One High Resolution 22MP Film Scanner, Converts...

The Magnasonic scanner scans and converts Super 8, 110, 126KPK, 35mm films, and slides into 22MP-images that are then converted into a JPEG file. Additionally, it has a built-in storage of up to 128MB, which basically means that you can save up to 100 images on this unit alone. It also has an SD card slot if you need to make room for more files. 

In terms of editing, you can make tweaks on your scan’s color and exposure levels, but the editing features are not as intuitive, so you may need to use additional photo-editing software if you want to make major changes to your images. If using an external editor is off the table, you can change your image’s color quality via its default film profile selections.

Very compact and lightweight
Inexpensive
Designed with built-in memory and an SD card slot for extra storage
Accurate display
Color output needs improvement
Small display
ZONOZ FS-3 22MP All-in-1 Film & Slide Converter Scanner w/16GB SD Memory Card,...
Zonoz FS-One
Most Budget-Friendly Slide Scanner

Loaded with basic scanning features, this slide scanner does a decent job in scanning 35mm films and slides.

 
 

Got rolls of old 35mm films or slides? Zonos’ FS-One is here to offer you a practical way to put your images back into the spotlight. Inarguably one of the cheapest slide scanners to date, the FS-One is a stand-alone device that allows you to make basic editing functions through its built-in software. Aside from making adjustments on scanning brightness and resolution, you can also mirror and flip your images for better image outputs.  

ZONOZ FS-3 22MP All-in-1 Film & Slide Converter Scanner w/16GB SD Memory Card,...

No external software or computer is needed for this slide scanner. You can scan and convert your films and slides into 22MP images in just a matter of seconds. Considering its price point, this is a pretty solid device that can get your slides digitized in no time. 

Editing-wise, the software needs improvement, so if you’re looking for a pro-level scanner, this might not fit your needs. But if you have a bulk of decade-old films sitting on your shelf that just need a revamp, the FS-One is a great, cost-efficient slide scanner that can instantly revitalize your slides.

Budget-friendly
Stand-alone device
Quick scanning feature
Only scans 35mm films and slides
KODAK SCANZA Digital Film & Slide Scanner - Converts 35mm, 126, 110, Super 8 & 8mm...
Kodak Scanza
Most User-Friendly Scanner for Entry-Level Photographers

A+ for speed and efficiency, this device produces decent outputs at a shorter timeframe. With just a single tap, you can easily scan your films and slides even without any additional software.

 
 

This small slide scanner is sure to impress with its operational efficiency. The Kodak Scanza is a great device that keeps your scans rolling out without the need for additional software. Technically speaking, Scanza can’t be fully categorized as a scanner although it works like one. Instead of scanning, it shoots film frames with either an interpolated 22MP or an optional 14MP image resolution. Just one click and it scans and saves your images directly to an SD card.

KODAK SCANZA Digital Film & Slide Scanner - Converts 35mm, 126, 110, Super 8 & 8mm...

A five-star device for user-friendliness, the Kodak Scanza allows image previews via a 3.5-inch monitor. Along with its tilting monitor are film holders compatible with 35m, 110, 126, 8mm, and Super 8 film and slide types. Plus, it allows for a wide range of connectivity as it has HDMI and TV-out slots.

The downside: in contrast to the majority of slide scanners, its 35mm film holder only has one frame cutout. Since you need to manually feed your film through its holder, your film is vulnerable to dust and fingermarks, which can affect your scanned output. Plus, while it’s a high-speed device, it has the tendency to compromise image quality even if you select the 22MP option. Not only do some of its outputs lack detail, but it can also produce overprocessed scans with black and white spaces.

Intuitive interface
High-speed scanning system
Capable of scanning different film and slide sizes
Wide range of connectivity
High storage capacity
Comes with a bright, tilting monitor
Inexpensive
Film holder lacks advanced features
Scanning quality needs improvement
ClearClick 14 MP QuickConvert 2.0 Photo, Slide, and Negative Scanner - Scan 4x6...
ClearClick QuickConvert 2.0
The Best for Seamless Scanning Needs

A scanning device that changes the game by loading up on extra features that make scanning and storage fast and hassle-free, QuickConvert is your best buy if you’re looking for a decent, budget-friendly device.

 
 

True to its name, the ClearClick QuickConvert 2.0 is a high-speed slide scanner that converts your physical copies into digital images in just 2-3 seconds. Compatible with a range of slides and films including 4×6 photos, 135/35mm slides, and 126, 110, and 135/35mm negatives, this device allows better flexibility in terms of scanning format types.   

ClearClick 14 MP QuickConvert 2.0 Photo, Slide, and Negative Scanner - Scan 4x6...

What really seals the deal with this slide scanner is its storage capacity. Despite its budget-friendly price, it supports–and includes–an 8GB memory card, which can store up to 2000 images. So if you have a drawer full of films and slides, the ClearClick QuickConvert can give you more than enough storage capacity to get your images saved digitally. Plus, you can even scan old photos without having to remove them from your album. This, along with its battery-operated option, makes it a great pick if you need to do uninterrupted scanning work.  

Despite all these amazing features, one thing that pulls this device down is its image resolution. Unlike other models that can produce high-quality images, the QuickConvert slide scanner only scans images at 14MP, which is a lot lower than standard models on our list.

Quicking scanning feature
Compatible with a wide range of photo, negative, and slide formats
8GB memory card included in the package
Comes with a PhotoPad Professional Edition Software CD
Low image resolution
DIGITNOW Digital Film & Slide Scanner, Converts 35mm, 110 & 126 and Super 8 Films &...
DigitNow Film Scanner 22MP
Great Value for its Price

Packed with high storage capacity and an easy-to-use interface, DigitNow includes features rare for its price point.

 
 

Another major player in the world of budget slide scanners is the DigitNow Film Scanner 22MP. Housing a built-in 128MB memory that’s paired with a slot that supports a 128GB memory card, this device is a great choice if you’ve got tons of films and slides up for scanning and conversion. 

Moreso, this all-in-one film scanner allows you to convert 35mm, Super 8, 110, and 126 films, along with 35mm, 110, and 126 slides into JPEG files in just 1-2 seconds. Its intuitive 4.3-inch display is also more sizeable when compared to other models at its price point.   

DIGITNOW Digital Film & Slide Scanner, Converts 35mm, 110 & 126 and Super 8 Films &...

Other than its crisp display, you can also get a preview of your files by connecting your slide scanner to a TV via an HDMI cable. Here, you can edit image features such as color, brightness, and resolution and even view your collections on a slideshow. 

Almost as easy as plugging and scanning, the DigitNow Film Scanner 22MP is very quick and convenient to use, making it an ideal choice if you need a handy home device.

High storage capacity
Compact
Easy to use
Easy to use
Easy to use
Scanning quality needs improvement
Poorly-written manual
Wolverine Titan 8-in-1 High Resolution Film to Digital Converter with 4.3' Screen and...
Wolverine Titan
Best for Digitizing Slides and Films for Social Media Use

A device that strips off advanced editing features to focus on producing great scanned images, Wolverine Titan is fast, efficient, and worth the time and investment.

 
 

A real beast that can transport you back in time, the Wolverine Titan flaunts workable features that make scanning a breeze. Its extra-large buttons, along with its vivid 4.3-inch display, serve as a great guide for first-time users. With these practical features combined, you can speed up on your scanning process. 

With fast-loading adapters fitted for diverse formats such as 35mm, 110, 126, 127, APS slides and films, you can expect great scans in just 3 seconds. It also supports 8mm and Super 8 movies, which is a huge advantage if you have stacks of formats waiting to be digitized. Just insert and push the buttons and your scans will be out in no time. 

Wolverine Titan 8-in-1 High Resolution Film to Digital Converter with 4.3' Screen and...

The best part: just like most of our picks of the best slide scanners, the Wolverine Titan can work without any additional software or a computer. It quickly produces great outputs, particularly if you need digital images for social media use. 

However, if you need to convert and enhance your images for printing purposes, it’s best that you use an additional photo editing software as this device focuses mainly on producing great scans.

Compact
Easy to use
Decent-sized display
Compatible with many file formats
Low internal memory
Limited image-enhancing options
Ivation High Resolution 23MP Film Scanner Converts 135, 110, 126, Black and White,...
Ivation IVAFS80
Great Compact Scanner for Basic Scanning and Editing Applications

Get ready to roll out your old films and slides as the IVAFS80 bridges you to practical editing applications for your personal scanning needs.

 
 

The Ivation IVAFS80 gets ahead of its competing models by using software interpolation that scans and optimizes a variety of old films and slides, including 35mm, 126, 110 formats. The goal is simple: convert images into uploadable JPEG versions with an upgraded 23MP resolution. 

Its clear, 3.5-inch display and its intuitive interface allow you to view and edit your images. Its built-in software enables brightness and RGB adjustments, which can refine your outputs. It also helps that the package comes with all the adapters and cables you need that help you easily set-up your system. 

Ivation High Resolution 23MP Film Scanner Converts 135, 110, 126, Black and White,...

Basically an all-in-one compact system, IVAFS80 is perfectly fit for personal, home-scanning use. But if there’s anything the model has to improve on, it’s its final color resolution, which can be modified via a separate photo-editing app.

Compact
Budget-friendly
Stand-alone device
Supports a variety of film and slide formats
Color quality needs improvement

Top Slide Scanners for Professional Use

Plustek OpticFilm 8200i AI - 35mm Film & Slides Scanner. IT 8 Calibration Target +...
Plustek OpticFilm 8200i Ai
The Best Slide Scanner for Professional Use

Are you tired of seeing your images hiding in the shadows? This pro-level slide scanner puts your images to perfection with top-of-the-line internal features that make scanning and editing a bliss.

 
 

Loaded with a multitude of high-end features, the Plustek OpticFilm 8200i Ai is, without a doubt, the best slide scanner on our list. Its solid build and character do not end at the surface as it picks up many of the phenomenal internal features of its famous sibling, the 8100. But this time, Plustek made sure that the 8200i Ai raised the bar higher by adding color calibration software and a scratch and dust removal function via a built-in infrared channel. 

There’s so much to boast about the 8200i Ai, but let’s focus on our biggest scanning essentials: color consistency and accuracy. To set things straight, its scanning process is far from fast, but it’s definitely worth the wait. Once you set the resolution to 7200dpi–its max setting–scanning may take up to 113 seconds per slide. The resulting scan flaunts impressive color accuracy even in dark, shadowy areas. Its sharp details, wide tonal range, and clever dust and scratch removal on slides and films make the post-production much easier, especially if you are working on multiple projects. 

Plustek OpticFilm 8200i AI - 35mm Film & Slides Scanner. IT 8 Calibration Target +...

Easy-to-use and A+ in terms of producing sharp, vivid images, the 8200i Ai proves why it deserves to be the Plustek’s flagship model by fusing together advanced features that will significantly cut your editing time. It is packaged with the top-level SilverFast Ai Studio 8 software, which ensures scanning accuracy across a variety of films and scans.

Its biggest drawback, of course, is its hefty price, which isn’t surprising considering the countless features packed into this tiny slide scanner. But if you’re a graphic designer, a photographer, or simply a huge image enthusiast, this slide scanner is a great long-term investment.

Designed with top-level software for professional applications
Comes with a scratch and dust removal feature
Highest image resolution
Advanced editing functions
Produces great color accuracy and tonal range
Great for professional use
Slow scanning times
Does not have a built-in monitor
Expensive
Epson Perfection V550 Color Photo, Image, Film, Negative & Document Scanner with 6400...
Epson Perfection V550
The Best Bang for Your Buck

V550 shows you why producing crisp images doesn’t need a warm-up.

 
 

The legendary V850 Pro may be the top choice of professional photographers and editors, but the Epson Perfection V550 shows industry leaders why sometimes, less is more. About half the price of the V850, this flatbed scanner breaks stereotypes as it supports not just films, but a variety of slides and negatives as well. Built with slots that can support 35mm slide and film formats, along with 120/220 film formats, its optical resolution is at a massive 6,400dpi. 

Epson Perfection V550 Color Photo, Image, Film, Negative & Document Scanner with 6400...

As if its resolution isn’t enough, the V550 is also engineered with a Digital ICE technology, which removes marks and scratches from your slides and films. Its Easy Photo Fix feature does a great job in reviving old, faded photos so you can bring your memories back to life. 

Plus, its high-speed system allows scanning processes by batch, making it possible for you to continuously process different file formats. It does so by an auto-edge detection feature that automatically crops and scans individual images so they can be stored separately. 

Needless to say, the V550 is the best versatile, flat-bed scanner on our list because of its high-end technological features that intelligently combine speed, power, and quality.

High optical resolution
Comes with a scratch and dust removal feature
Designed with a technology that revives old, faded photos
Allows scanning of multiple slide and film formats
Quick scanning feature
More expensive than most items on our list
Does not have a built-in monitor

Buying Guide

The best slide scanners give you a wide array of advanced functionality. By choosing a device that fits your goal and your purpose, you can make the most out of your investment. To help you navigate the technical features of slide scanners, below are some of the key considerations you should make when comparing models.

Scan Quality

Be it for professional use or not, scan quality dictates the final output of your shots, especially when you print them out later on. As far as quality goes, there are two major factors you need to consider: bit depth and resolution.

Bit Depth: Bit depth greatly impacts the color quality of your scans. The higher the bit depth, the more accurate the colors of your scan will be. For personal use, you can settle for 24-bit, but if you need one for work purposes, don’t go lower than 30-bit. For greyscale scans, 12-bit grey is mostly enough. 

Image Resolution: Bit depth is for color while image resolution is for clarity. If you’re into prints, don’t go below 3200 dpi (dots per inch). If, on the other hand, you’re mainly going to use your scans for personal storage or for web purposes, 300-1200 dpi is sufficient.

Speed

In the case of slide scanners, speed is measured by the number of pages your device can scan per minute (ppm). While top-tier models can quickly scan images at up to 7200 dpi, manual scanners can produce outputs depending on how fast you load your slides. Likewise, ppm is also influenced by factors like image resolution and paper size.

Connectivity

Connectivity is a great buying point if you need a versatile device that can connect to an HDMI, an SD card, and other systems. But if you’re looking for a basic slide scanner, USB connectivity comes as a standard across many units.

Storage

There’s no point investing in a slide scanner that goes low in storage. While some scanners already have a high internal memory, others come with SD cards and other external storage devices to maximize storage capacity.

Software

A slide scanner’s software is where all the action happens. If the software is weak, it will affect your entire system’s scanning process.

Final Thoughts

Life has no pause or replay buttons, but a slide scanner gives us the opportunity to look back and recapture golden, decade-old memories. Just like buying other types of gadgets, you’ll find significant differences in a slide scanner’s features as the price escalates. But with this list, you can be rest assured you’ll end up with a great product.

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