I use a CanoScan LiDE90 with my MacBook running OS10.6.2.
The supplied software (MP Navigator EX 1.0.2) is very unstable, and usually crashes between each image scan.
At one point in the last year or so, I tried running a similar scanner from within Photoshop using the import menu and a plug in - but this required running Photoshop in a different mode, and I never managed to get it to work very well.
All of this is exceedingly frustrating: I had a much better scanning system with an old PowerPC Mac and a large flatbed scanner 15 years ago. I'd resurrect that system except that I gave away that scanner when I moved.
Can anyone suggest a reliable, Mac-friendly, inexpensive, portable scanner?
William E. Bemis
Kingsbury Director of Shoals Marine Laboratory
Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Ithaca, NY 14853
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The website for Shoals Marine Lab is: http://www.sml.cornell.edu/
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