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Monday, April 1, 2013

TWAIN plug-in Photoshop CS5, CS6

[GGShare] TWAIN is an interface used to import from imaging devices, such as scanners. For more information, see the TWAIN Working Group's website at The Photoshop TWAIN plug-in connects with compatible devices that are installed on your computer.

TWAIN has been the main technology used for scanning in Photoshop for many versions. However, it is not always updated for new operating systems, and therefore may work less reliably than other scanning solutions, such as third party utilities such as VueScan (, the scanner software that comes with your scanner, or other scanning technologies. These third party utilities are dedicated scanning solutions, and they are more appropriate for critical or high-volume scanning. If you use a third-party scanning application, save your scanned images as TIFF files, then open them into Photoshop.

TWAIN should work for basic scanning needs, but if you experience issues with TWAIN, try one of the other scanning technologies described below. The TWAIN plug-in is available with the other optional plug-ins for Photoshop CS6 :

For Mac | For Windows