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Deskew is described as '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, Linux, and Mac' and is an app in the photos & graphics category. There are four alternatives to Deskew for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Windows, BSD, iPad and iPhone. The best alternative is ScanTailor Advanced, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Deskew are YASW (Yet Another Scan Wizard), DocScan and Book Scan Wizard.

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Deskew is a tool for auto-straightening or deskewing scanned text documents. Deskew detects the orientation of text lines...

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  1. ScanTailor Advanced icon

    ScanTailor Advanced

    • Windows
    • Linux
    18 alternatives to ScanTailor Advanced 

    Scan Tailor is an interactive post-processing tool for scanned pages. It performs operations such as page splitting, deskewing, adding/removing borders, and others. You give it raw scans, and you get pages ready to be printed or assembled into a PDF or DJVU file.

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    1.  OCRExtract the text from a screen capture or file and paste it into another document for edits.
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  2. YASW (Yet Another Scan Wizard) icon

    YASW (Yet Another Scan Wizard)

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    4 alternatives to YASW (Yet Another Scan Wizard) 

    Download YASW for free. Yet Another Scan Wizard. YASW (Yet Another Scan Wizard) is an application used to correct images taken with a camera or scanner. It can be used to post process the scanning of a book.

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    1.  PortableYASW (Yet Another Scan Wizard) can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    DocScan

    • FreeProprietary
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    53 alternatives to 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!

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    1.  Mobile ScannerDocScan can use your mobile camera to quickly scan documents and photos.
    Auto detect whiteboards ? rectify perspective distortion ? brighten up
    Select crop text area ? rectify perspective distortion ? brighten up
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    Book Scan Wizard

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Java
    4 alternatives to Book Scan Wizard 

    A utility to help with Book scanning using cameras as a scanner. It will automate things such as cropping, rotating, fixing keystoning, fixing the DPI, and outputing it to tiff files that can be changed into PDF's or ebooks.

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    1.  PortableBook Scan Wizard can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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