Alternatives to Simple Scan for all platforms with any license

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  • NAPS2 icon

    NAPS2

    NAPS2 is a document scanning application with a focus on simplicity and ease of use.

    Open Source Windows

  • PDFill icon

    PDFill

    With PDFill you can create, fill, delete and submit PDF form fields; insert new formatted text, check, image, hyperlink, whiteout...

    Commercial Windows

  • VueScan icon

    VueScan

    Third-party software for film scanners and flatbed scanners. VueScan is a powerful, easy-to-use program that: -Scans documents...

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux iPhone iPad

  • WinScan2PDF icon

    WinScan2PDF

    Save the scanned documents into PDF. WinScan2PDF is a very small (~40k) and portable program that allows you to scan documents and...

    Free Windows

  • Scanned Image Extractor icon

    Scanned Image Extractor

    Scanned Image Extractor is a tool for efficiently extracting rectangular photographs from album or (multiple) photograph scans.

    Open Source Windows Linux

  • XSane icon

    XSane

    XSane is a graphical scanning front-end for SANE (Scanner Access Now Easy). It uses the SANE-library to talk to scanners. It is...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux AmigaOS

  • Scanitto Pro icon

    Scanitto Pro

    This scanner software is lightweight, fast and not overloaded with tons of unnecessary features. Fine-tune your scanner settings, make...

    Commercial Windows

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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...

    Open Source Linux

  • Skanlite icon

    Skanlite

    Skanlite is a simple image scanning application that does nothing more than scan and save images, based on the KSane backend. Skanlite...

    Open Source Linux

  • Scan2pdf icon

    Scan2pdf

    Super simple scanning tool, that works with majority of scanners out of the box. This software does one thing - you can quickly and...

    Free Windows

  • ScanDrop icon

    ScanDrop Discontinued

    Scanner to Online. ScanDrop (beta) is simple - one easy, free scanning software application that helps you scan and upload your...

    Freemium Mac Windows

  • FreeKapture icon

    FreeKapture

    FreeKapture give you the option to scan from your scanner, and then save the image: its a free Twain image capture application from...

    Free Windows

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  • SwingSane icon

    SwingSane

    An easy to use, cross-platform scanning front-end for SANE (Scanner Access Now Easy).

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

  • SilverFast icon

    SilverFast

    SilverFast is renowned as the worldwide standard when it comes to scanner and digital imaging software. SilverFast is able to bring...

    Commercial Mac Windows

  • CloudScan icon

    CloudScan

    CloudScan. Free Scanning Software. (Scan to PDF and TIFF Everywhere Easily) CloudScan is a completely free scan application. It...

    Freemium Windows Web / Cloud

  • AXPDF Scan to PDF Converter icon

    AXPDF Scan to PDF Converter

    AXPDF Scan to PDF Converter scan your paper documents into PDF format quickly, accurately and directly. In addition, you can import...

    Commercial Windows

  • 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...

    Commercial iPhone iPad

  • Softi Scan to PDF

    Scan to PDF software for Windows 7 Vista and XP. Most Twain devices supported from HP, Canon, Brother, Kodak ect.

    Commercial Windows

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  • IDM Scan

    IDM Scan software for easy scanning of documents using the preset scan. Database scanned documents. Export to PDF and multipage Tiff

    Commercial Windows

  • Flegita

    The Flegita (Gnome Scan project) aim to provide scan features every where in the Gnome desktop like print is.

    Open Source Linux

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    métier Scan2PDF

    •With only one click you will be able to scan one page or even a whole pile of pages. •Optical Character Recognition •Integrated PDF...

    Commercial Windows

  • Smart OCR

    Convert scanned text, images and scanned PDF files into editable documents with Smart OCR.

    Commercial Windows

Simple Scan Comments

Love this program

Positive Comment by jeffthedrumguy
about Simple Scan Mar 2015

I just tried it for the first time to scan some tax documents. It worked perfectly, with no setup and no errors.

I can even see and rotate the image as it scans, stop when I have what I need, crop what I want, and save large groups of images at the same time with simple pic-1,pic-2,pic-3 naming conventions.

Couldn't ask for better for a quick scan.

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surprised by ease of use

Positive Comment by zfrei
about Simple Scan Nov 2014

When I got hold of a printer with scanning abilities I was really surprised how well done this little app is. Truly a 1-Click utility, praise the dev!

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