SharkyScanner can operate in one or more of the modes listed below.
Search for easy opponents
The mode of searching for players by specified criteria. In order to use this mode you have to have an account at SharkScope used to determine player's skill. Search criteria contain conditions that should be met by player's stats obtained from SharkScope. In case of finding unknown players in poker client lobby, the application requests stats from SharkScope and, if a certain number of players meets criteria, automatically registers in a tournament and/or a notification about tournament spotting appears.
Search for marked players
The mode of searching players by your color labels in poker client. It's available to set colors for players you want to play with, and colors for players you don't want to play with.
Search for a single player by his nickname.
Search for empty tables
This mode can be useful for HU SNG players.
Operating with all modes disabled is available as well. This can be useful when you just want to collect stats for opponents on the buy in levels you play, in order to have a capability to determine player's skill quickly.