Manufacturer: Nikon Corporation
Caution Level: Safe
Download File Size: 3346753 bytes
Operating System: Windows 98, Windows 98 SE, Windows ME, Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Vista
Latest Version / Release Date: 18.104.22.1680 / 31 Mar 2000
The Nikon CoolScan III is a Film & Slide Scanner device that is capable of implementing a very accurate autofocus feature primarily due to its software driver that helps to control its variable focus optics system. The advantage presented by the driver allows the automatic refocusing of the image based on different film positions as well as taking into consideration its thickness. The computer user is also provided with a way of selecting high detail areas produced by the autofocus feature in order to optimize the image manipulation and editing process. This means that the functionalities of the image editing application are supplemented. Installation of the device driver also extracts a corresponding application that is bundled with the device. This program provides the computer user with a way of directly accessing features as well as implementing basic image editing operations.
Unless you update your drivers regularly you may face hardware performance issues.
To check your drivers you should manually verify every device on your system for driver updates
The scanning software delivered by the device driver of the NIKON COOLSCAN III allows for the adjustment of color and tone associated with the scanned image file. Since film is a relatively old media, there is a possibility that some of the film or slide sources may already be damaged. The NIKON COOLSCAN III device driver provides a way of addressing the issue of badly damaged negatives through the support of the Digital ICE technology. This technology was developed to attempt to remove defects found in negatives much like the way that old photographs are repaired and reprinted. In terms of final output, the device driver can help in the post processing operation to make sure that the resulting scanned image remains usable in order to effect further processing. An advantage to this repair technology is simplicity of fixing damages. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and NIKON COOLSCANIII errors before installing any driver updates.