What Is ScanGear (Scanner Driver)? Page 453 of 678 pages Advanced Guide > Scanning > Scanning with Other Application Software > What Is ScanGear (Scanner Driver)? What Is ScanGear (Scanner Driver)? ScanGear (scanner driver) is software required for scanning documents. It enables you to specify the output size and make image corrections when scanning. ScanGear (scanner driver) can be started from MP Navigator EX or from other applications that are compatible with a standard interface called TWAIN. (ScanGear (scanner driver) is a TWAIN-compatible driver.) What You Can Do with This Software This software enables you to preview scan results or set document type and output size, etc. when scanning documents. It is useful when you want to scan in a specific color tone, as it allows you to make various corrections and adjust brightness, contrast, etc. Screens There are three modes: Basic Mode, Advanced Mode and Auto Scan Mode. Switch modes by clicking a tab on the upper right of the screen. Note ScanGear (scanner driver) starts in the last used mode. Settings are not retained when you switch between modes. Basic Mode Use Basic Mode to scan easily by following three simple on-screen steps ( , and ). Advanced Mode Use Advanced Mode to specify color mode, output resolution, image brightness, color tone, etc. when scanning.