SOFTWARE DOWNLOADS — Windows
ViewFinder™ Software for PC computers running Windows
Windows 98, 2000 ME, 2000, NT, Windows XP and Vista



VIEWFINDER CAMERA CONTROL SOFTWARE:

NEW RELEASE 7.4.3:   USB-2 HS-Series or SCSI Control Boxes with Windows:
USB versions require Windows XP or Vista (32-bit). SCSI versions for Windows XP (SCSI will not operate with Vista).
THIS VERSION IS RECOMMENDED FOR ALL WINDOWS USERS.

8/18/09 — NEW! ViewFinder™ 7.4.3 Software for Windows
(1.4 MB .ZIP File)  
List of changes in 7.4.3. Also included in download folder.
Important Installation Notes included in download folder (120K PDF File). Please read before installation.


Previous Releases:   USB-2 HS-Series or SCSI Control Boxes with Windows:

4/25/07 — ViewFinder™ 7.4.1 Software for Windows
(1.4 MB .ZIP File)  

1/11/07 — ViewFinder™ 7.3 Software for Windows
(1.4 MB .ZIP File)

7/19/05 — ViewFinder™ 7.2 Software for Windows
(704 KB .ZIP File)

12/12/04 — ViewFinder™ 7.1 Software for Windows
(736 K .ZIP File)

Better Light Windows Software - ViewFinder 7.1 for (USB) Windows XP. Includes FIRMWARE UPDATER 5.03.

Better Light Windows Software - ViewFinder 7.1 for (SCSI) Windows 98, ME, Win 2000 & NT, and Windows XP.
Includes FIRMWARE UPDATER 4.14.

The 7.1 software release was the original version to operate with the new HS-series USB control boxes as well as the previous SCSI units. (See Release Notes included in .ZIP file or downloaded separately below). Basic Panoramic functions were added as of version 6.2, and this version includes an improved drawing engine for faster, cleaner prescan updates, new controls, and improved auto retrieve and auto open functions.

The download ZIP file also contains FIRMWARE UPDATERS 4.14 for SCSI units and version 5.03 for USB HS-series units. This updater should be used for proper operation with ViewFinder 7.1.


VIEWFINDER MANUALS & TUTORIAL:

blue arrowViewFinder 7 (revision C) USER'S MANUAL- Print resolution version (PDF 6.1MB)
Complete PDF version of instructions for Better Light scanning camera and ViewFinder software.

blue arrowViewFinder 7 (revision C) USER'S MANUAL- Screen resolution version (PDF 1.9MB)
Complete PDF version of instructions for Better Light scanning camera and ViewFinder software.

blue arrowViewFinder TUTORIAL - On-line PowerPoint Presentation
Step-by-step procedure to create quality images with the Better Light scanning back and ViewFinder Software.


OPTIONAL DOWNLOADS:

8/12/03Practice PREVIEW IMAGES for ViewFinder   
(Available on Tools & Utilities download page)
Sample 14-bit (4.3MB) prescan image files which can be used to demonstrate or practice with the ViewFinder™
software, even without a Better Light scan back connected. Use with any version Macintosh OS.

7/6/05Repro Curves Instructions and Target Numbers
(84 K PDF Document)   Includes RGB values for new ColorChecker™ SG color chart.
The Repro Curves are included in recent versions of the ViewFinder Tone Curve menu. Using the Repro curves will assure an accurate reproduction of the full tone scale and minimize the need and importance of making subjective decisions on tone from the monitor preview.

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