BookDrive CaptureBookDrive Capture

The one software to control all the cameras

Press one button to scan both left and right pages and have the images rendered on screen immediately. You can capture as fast as 800 pages per hour.

BookDrive Capture

Camera models supported

Entry level

  • 4000D (REBEL T100) New
  • 2000D (REBEL T7, Kiss X90) New
  • 1500D (REBEL T7, Kiss X90)
  • 1300D (REBEL T6, Kiss X80)
  • 1200D (REBEL T5, Kiss X70)
  • 100D (REBEL SL1, Kiss X7)

Mid range

  • 800D (REBEL T7i, Kiss X9i)
  • 7D Mark II
  • 80D
  • 77D / 9000D
  • 760D (REBEL T6s)
  • 750D (REBEL T6i, Kiss X8i)
  • 70D
  • 650D (REBEL T4i, Kiss X6i)
  • 600D (REBEL T3i, Kiss X5)
  • 60D
  • 550D (REBEL T2i, Kiss X4)
  • 500D (REBEL T1i, Kiss X3)
  • 50D
  • 450D (REBEL Xsi, Kiss X2)
  • 40D

Full Frame

  • 5DS / 5DSR Recommended
  • 5D Mark IV
  • 6D Mark II New
  • 1DX Mark II
  • 1DC
  • 1D Mark II
  • 1Ds Mark II
  • 5D Mark III
  • 1D Mark IV
  • 5D Mark II
  • 1DX
  • 6D

BookDrive Capture’s Key Features

In-Software Camera Status and Settings

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Vital information such as camera battery status is displayed on the screen. Most camera settings such as shutter speed, aperture adjustments can be configured right within the software with just a click.

Smart preview

At any moment, you will see thumbnails of the past shots, full preview of the current shots as well as the magnified view of area of interest simultaneously. With just a quick glance, you are assured that images are sharp and up to the quality standard set.

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Resume Unfinished Book

Go back to right where you left off to continue and finish the book. All the settings and files of the previous job will come back alive.

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The metadata of the books such as title, author's name and year published can be recorded in a standard compliant XML file for future use in search and record keeping.

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Instant Crop

After images are shot, you can decide to crop them right away in BookDrive Capture software. This functionality is handy if you are not interested in post image processing. There is also a keyboard shortcut for "crop and shoot" so that the cameras proceed

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Timed Lapse

Turn on the Timed Lapse mode and the cameras will be triggered to fire automatically at every pre-defined intervals between 1-10 seconds, requiring you to simply flick through the pages. No button pressing.

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Easy insert and replace

Don't sweat if you've skipped some pages. The program will let you go back to insert missing pages or replace the bad shots with better ones. You don't have to worry about its location and file name. The software will take care all of that for you (properly naming and renaming all the effected files).

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Complete Feature List

Dual camera control

  • In-software camera status and settings
  • Live View
  • Support Canon EOS DSLRs
  • Support RAW
  • Capture single side (left or right)
  • Capture double sides (both left and right)

Fast Capture & Instant Edit

  • Time lapse
  • Auto Capture Switch
  • Easily insert, replace or delete images anywhere
  • Option to batch re-index filename
  • Instant rotate, crop, resize, DPI adjustment
  • Instant export to TIFF, PDF, or PDF/A


  • Multi-language support
  • Metadata and tags
  • Option to retain EXIF information
  • Ability to resume recent books
  • Support Western and East Asian page sequence
  • Smart preview
  • Magnifying area


Recommended Requirements

  • OS: Windows 10
  • CPU: Intel Core i5 or i7
  • Memory: 8GB or more
  • Hard disk type: SSD for faster read/write speed
  • Hard disk space: 50GB or more available
  • Interface: USB 3.0
  • User must have Microsoft.NET Framework 3.5 or higher installed
  • Requires USB dongle (included with BookDrive Capture software)

Minimum Requirements

  • OS: Windows 10, 8, 7
  • CPU: Intel Core i3 or better
  • Memory: 4GB or more
  • Hard disk type: HDD or SSD
  • Hard disk space: 30GB or more available
  • Interface: USB 2.0
  • User must have Microsoft.NET Framework 3.5 or higher installed
  • Requires USB dongle (included with BookDrive Capture software)


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