Alternatives to ScanTailor for all platforms with any license

  • PDF-XChange Editor icon

    PDF-XChange Editor

    The smallest, fastest, most feature-rich PDF editor/viewer available * Full Direct Content Editing (text based PDFs, not scanned/image based PDFs) * Includes OCR feature * View, Edit, and annotate PDF files

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    Briss

    Cross-platform application for cropping PDF files in a simple and fast way via a GUI.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    K2PDFOPT

    K2pdfopt (Kindle 2 PDF Optimizer) is a stand-alone program which optimizes the format of PDF (or DJVU) files for viewing on small (e.g. 6-inch) mobile reader and smartphone screens such as the Kindle's.

    Free Mac Windows Linux

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    gscan2pdf

    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 OCR-text. It works together with tesseract, ocropus, cuneiform an...

    Open Source Linux

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    Deskew

    Deskew is a tool for auto-straightening or deskewing scanned text documents. Deskew detects the orientation of text lines in the image. It rotates the image so the detected lines are horizontal. It is a command line tool for Windows...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    fileee

    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 exhaustically search for documents, never forget about bills or loose...

    Free Web / Cloud Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad

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    PDFedit

    Free (and open source) editor for manipulating PDF documents. GUI version + commandline interface. Scripting is used to a great extent in editor and almost anything can be scripted, it is possible to create own scripts or plugins.

    Open Source Windows Linux

  • JotNot Scanner icon

    JotNot Scanner

    JotNot Scanner is an iPhone application that uses the phone's camera to scan documents and pictures into electronic PDF files that can be saved on the phone. The application also processes the images to make them clearer.

    Freemium iPhone iPad

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    Docs.Zone

    Convert PDF to Word / Excel / JPG online. Create PDFs. Combine PDFs. Nothing to install.

    Freemium Web / Cloud

  • Scan to PDF icon

    Scan to PDF

    Scan, Print, Fax, Download and Store Microsoft Office, PDF and Text Documents and images. This app turns your iPhone or iPad into a Handy Scanner, Fax, File Storage or an Air Printer in your pocket. It lets you scan high quality...

    Commercial iPhone iPad

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    DocScan

    When you need a digital copy of some paper document to send out, but there is no flatbed scanner nearby, it can help you! With DocScan, scanning and sending a document as high-resolution PDF or zipped JPEG is a matter of seconds....

    Free iPhone iPad

  • Infix PDF Editor icon

    Infix PDF Editor

    Infix PDF editor lets you open, edit and save PDF files. It’s easy and quick – you can change text, fonts, images and more. And, unlike other PDF editors, it works like normal word processing software, so it’s really easy to use. ...

    Commercial Mac Windows

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ScanTailor Comments

Amazing!

Positive Comment by zilvins
about ScanTailor Dec 2016

Almost complete all-in one solution for digitizing books in a automatic way! Thanks for creators of this unbelievable app!

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Can only edit image files

Comment by soulrain
about ScanTailor and PDFsam, Briss May 2016

This can only edit image files just so you know. I use BRISS and PDF Split&Merge Basic for editing scans that are already in PDF format.

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