There are many different sizes and speeds (dpi) of best photo scanners. And their prices and features are different. So it can be hard to choose the right one. We “scanned” through a huge number of picture scanners to find the best ones. And we’ve taken into account the different needs of users. When shopping for a photo scanner, one of the most important things to think about is how many photos you want to scan at once, what format the photos are in (prints, negatives, or slides, for example), and what kind of files you want to make.