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  Kooka is a raster image scan program

Kooka is an intuitive, easy to use open source GNU/Linux scan program. It is the scan application of choice for the KDE platform and thus it is an official part of the KDE Graphics Package.

Preview view

Gallery mode viewing a scan


  • Scanning
    • Scanner support using the SANE library.
    • Handling of the important scanner options like resolution, mode, threshold etc. in a user-friendly dialog.
    • Preview- and final scanning
    • Interactive and automatic scan area selection on a preview pane.
  • Image Storage
    • The save assistant helps you to find the correct image format for your purpose and creates a filename for you automatically.
    • Images are stored in the gallery - no need to find a folder to save for every test scan.
  • The Image Gallery
    • A treeview organized place where your images are stored.
    • Create and remove folders to organize your image collections.
    • Intelligent zooming for best viewing comfort.
    • Basic image manipulation functions like rotating, cropping and more.
    • Image printing in original and custom size.
    • Correct handling of picky tiff images like multipage tiffs.
    • Drag and drop with other KDE applications.
  • OCR
    • Kooka supports GOCR, an open source ocr project.
    • Kooka works with KADMOS, a commercial OCR/ICR toolbox.
    • Kooka interfaces Ocrad, a Free Software OCR program.
  • KDE Scan Service
    • The libkscan provides a user-friendly scan service to all other KDE applications which want to use it.

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