Clean Scan Alternatives

    Clean Scan is described as 'mobile document scanner, easily digitize your paper documents into pdfs. With tons of features, document scanning has never been easier. The best part is, it’s open source with an apache license. • Free'. There are more than 25 alternatives to Clean Scan for a variety of platforms, including iPhone, Android, iPad, Android Tablet and Windows. The best alternative is Open Note Scanner, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Clean Scan are Microsoft Lens (Free), OpenScan (Free, Open Source), Pocket Scanner (Paid) and Scanbot (Freemium).

    This page was last updated May 7, 2021

    1. 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.
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    2. Microsoft 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 can even save images to OneNote or OneDrive.
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    3. OpenScan is an open source app that enables users to scan hardcopies of documents or notes and convert it to PDF or JPEG files. Its motto is "No ads. No data collection. We respect your privacy.".
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    4. Pocket Scanner Ultimate is the stand-alone version of Kdan’s Pocket Scanner series. Search “Pocket Scanner Cloud” in the App Store and try out the app & cloud services for free!
    5. 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 cloud. Experience the new QR code and smart data type detection.
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    6. CamScanner turns your phone into a portable scanner. Archive all your paper documents, receipts, notes, whiteboard discussions anywhere and anytime.

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      As reported by several news articles, old Android versions of Camscanner were infected by malware and removed by the Google Play Store. Android Police verified that versions released between June and July 2019 included that malware, newer versions are safe: https://www.androidpolice.com/2019/08/28/camscanner-play-store-malware/ Anyway uninstalling the app and looking for an alternative is suggested

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    7. Adobe Scan turns your device into a powerful portable scanner that recognizes text automatically (OCR). Turn anything — receipts, notes, documents, pictures, business cards, whiteboards — into an Adobe PDF with content you can reuse.
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    8. Google Editors' Choice scanner app Features: • 100% free, unlimited usage • Extract text using OCR • Create documents and save them as PDF or JPG. • Share documents online: e-mail, instant messaging, social networks, etc. • Rename documents.
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    9. 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 other WebDAV enabled server.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
      • iPad
      Tiny Scanner is a fast and simple document scanner for your mobile device. FEATURES * Scan documents, photos, receipts, or just about anything * Lightning fast and gorgeously designed for both iPhone and iPad * Batch mode combines multiple scans into a single PDF
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