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  • Scanbot icon


    Scanbot is the leading Document and QR Code scanner app for iOS and Android. You can create premium quality scans of every document. Edit, sign and upload them to your...

    Freemium Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad

  • Office Lens icon

    Office Lens

    Office Lens trims, enhances, and makes pictures of whiteboards and docs readable. You can use Office Lens to convert images to PDF, Word and PowerPoint files, and you...

    Free Android iPhone Android Tablet Windows Phone iPad

  • Open Note Scanner icon

    Open Note Scanner

    This little application provides a way on scanning handwritten notes and printed documents. It automatically detect the edge of the paper over a contrastant surface. ...

    Open Source Android Android Tablet

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    • One of the few - perhaps even the only - open source scanning apps for Android. Gives comparable results to Camscanner. Needs OpenCV Manager to be installed, but that's a formality (the latter requires no permissions.) JohnFastmanJan 2017 Disagree   Agree
  • gscan2pdf icon


    gscan2pdf can scan, clean the scan and do OCR on the scan or imported images (incl. existing PDFs, DjVus or other file types), and make PDF and DjVu-files with embedded...

    Open Source Linux

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  • doxcan icon


    Turn photos of your documents into nice and clean scans of your documents - online!.

    Free Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud

    • Discontinued The app is discontinued.
  • aktomat icon


    Application for image files (JPEG, GIF, PNG, PDF and others) conversion - binarization into b/w PDFs. In particular Aktomat is intended for documents photos conversion....

    Open Source Windows

  • Scanner Pro icon

    Scanner Pro

    Scanner Pro turns your iPhone into portable scanner in your pocket. It lets you scan multipage documents, email them and even upload to Dropbox, MobileMe iDisk or any...

    Commercial iPhone

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  • fileee icon


    You only digitize your documents — fileee will take care of the rest. Type and content of the document will be recognized automatically. You will never have to...

    Free Web / Cloud Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad

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  • ABBYY FineScanner icon

    ABBYY FineScanner

    ABBYY FineScanner is a mobile scanner for iOS that allows you to quickly create digital copies of documents that contain images and text, including contracts, articles...

    Free iPhone iPad

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CamScanner Comments

portable scanner

Positive Comment by vikcyross
about CamScanner Nov 2016

very handy portable scanner. gives a nice cropping advantage too. Looks like a proper scanned image. Lets you share to multiple places.



Positive Comment by Thelle
about CamScanner Jul 2012

CamScanner is an amazing app for scanning documents on your phone! I love it!!


Terrific. Has replaced my actual scanner because its simple ...

Comment by foldinghome
about CamScanner Jun 2011

Terrific. Has replaced my actual scanner because its simpler, easier, and faster. It can't hope to compete with the detail a real scanner can provide for photographs and OCR applications, but when you just want to have a quick copy of your receipts or other documents, this is awesome. Maybe my favorite app. Saves stuff in JPG, can export to PDF, email, dropbox, and more.

Free version limits to 10 shots per subcategory, which might be annoying if you're trying to keep things organized. Its really not a big deal for me. Tested on 2010 Dell Streak w/ 2.2 and iPhone 3gs.


According to the appstore website, the free version contain ...

Comment by mistaecko
about CamScanner Jun 2011

According to the appstore website, the free version contains ads, the commercial version (Camscanner+) doesn't. It doesn't state any other differences between free and commercial.