Solve software problem quickly Share experience to help others Improve the ability of solving problem
How Can I Scan Slides to a DVD Using a Mac?

11/24/2011 05:50 by SaideeDay

First answer posted by Kiwinige at 11/24/2011 05:50
Add Your Answer
10~1000 characters in length CAPTCHA:
2 Answers
  • Kiwinige
  • Basics
    Hook up your slide scanner to the Mac using a USB or Firewire cable, depending on the scanner. Flatbed scanners must have a light source in the lid to be able to scan transparencies. While you can scan multiple slides at once with a flatbed scanner, you probably will get better resolution and final digital images with a slide scanner. These cost a bit more than flatbed scanners and they generally only allow you to scan one slide at a time, but they are more precise and give you more control over the scan.

    Scan your slides into the Mac using the software that accompanied the scanner. Use the highest-scanning resolution you can for the best images. The higher the resolution, however, the longer each scan will take. This software will allow you to save the images as JPEG or TIFF files. To keep good digital images, save them as TIFFs. If hard drive space is an issue, you can save them as JPEGs, but you will get some quality loss. Since you plan to save them to DVDs, keep them as TIFFs.

    Open your digital slide images in a photo manipulation software package, such as Adobe Photoshop or Photoshop Elements. You can make tonal and color adjustments to your images here before you save them to a DVD. Often, especially if slides are old, the color may have changed or the slides will show other signs of age. For the most part, you can correct these problems in photo editing software. Save your adjusted files as separate files from the originals. Open your DVD-burning software.

    While Apple offers disc-burning software as a part of its operating system, many people use a more feature-filled software package, such as Roxio Toast. Toast will give you more options for DVD burning, including encryption.

    Drag your scanned slide files into the folder to be burned if you are using Apple's software or into the Data window of Toast. Toast will tell you how full your DVD will be and will give you more options for how fast you want to burn your DVD. You can burn directly to the Mac's DVD burner---if it has one---or to an external burner from either of these software solutions.
  • Was this answer helpful? 00 · 11/24/2011 05:50
  • Anonymous user
  • Contact : For all Private Investigation & Hacking Services such as; -Finding out if your Spouse or Partner (husband, wife, boyfriend, or girlfriend) is cheating -Keeping Tabs on Employees or Doing Background Check On Your Online Lover -Gaining Full Access To Any Mobile, Whatsapp, Email, Facebook, Snapchat, And Any Other Social Media Accounts or Chat/Messenger -Hacking of University Portal; Change of Grades; Get Examination Questions -Fake passports and documents etc We get the hack done with no delay and we show proof.
  • Was this answer helpful? 00 · 06/08/2017 05:08
Add Your Answer
10~1000 characters in length CAPTCHA:
Related Questions
Q:what are Paint Programs for Apple?

A:Apple is virtually ready to go out of the box, with applications that can assist users in daily tasks and functions. Nevertheless, Apple left ...(more)

Q:How to Use Photoshop Elements for Mac

A: Open Photoshop Elements. After the program has been installed on the Mac, the easiest way to open the program is to click on the Photoshop E...(more)

Q:How to Get All the Speakers to Work on a Logitech X-530 on a Mac Laptop

A: Connect the three inputs from the X-530 speaker system to the video game adapter. The adapter is color-coded to ensure proper connection. ...(more)

Q:How to Change the Background of a Photo on a Mac

A: Find a graphic/picture on the Internet or from your photos folder. If the graphic is from the Internet, just drag and drop it into your iPho...(more)

Q:How to Attach a JPEG in Apple Mail

A: Click the Mail icon in your Dock to open Apple Mail. If you don't have Mail in your Dock, you can also access it through your "Applications"...(more)

0 people are following

Ask a question now
Write a title for your question


Allow you to grab your desktop, window, or any part of the screen.
Latest version:1.0.3
OS:Windows Vista/2003/XP/2000/98/Me
Total downloads:17,140
Rank:13 in Screen Capture
Download It

Share with friends

New features is coming

  • 1. Providing high-quality answers to be a verified Q&A expert
  • 2. Ask and answer questions to get Brothersoft credits

Added Successfully!


Are you sure to delete your answer?



Are you sure to choose it as the best answer?



Voted Successfully!


You can't vote for yourself


You can't choose your own answer