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Docus Alternatives

Docus is described as 'The app that allows scanning and organizing documents. Including export in PDF and sharing with others. Completely free' and is a document scanner in the office & productivity category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Docus for a variety of platforms, including Android, iPhone, iPad, Android Tablet and Windows. The best alternative is Open Note Scanner, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Docus are OpenScan, Microsoft Lens, Adobe Scan and Pocket Scanner.

Docus alternatives are mainly Document Scanners but may also be Document Managers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Docus.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Android

The app that allows scanning and organizing documents. Including export in PDF and sharing with others. Completely free.

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  1. Open Note Scanner icon

    Open Note Scanner

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    • F-Droid

    This little application provides a way on scanning handwritten notes and printed documents.

    ⚫︎ Mobile ScannerOpen Note Scanner can use your mobile camera to quickly scan documents and photos.
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    OpenScan

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Android

    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.".

    ⚫︎ Privacy focusedOpenScan is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    ⚫︎ Mobile ScannerOpenScan can use your mobile camera to quickly scan documents and photos.
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  3. 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.

    ⚫︎ Mobile ScannerMicrosoft Lens can use your mobile camera to quickly scan documents and photos.
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    Adobe Scan

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    Adobe Scan turns your device into a powerful portable scanner that recognizes text automatically (OCR).

    ⚫︎ Mobile ScannerAdobe Scan can use your mobile camera to quickly scan documents and photos.
    ⚫︎ Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
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  5. 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!

    ⚫︎ Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    ⚫︎ PDF annotationPocket Scanner support PDF Annotation for highlighting, notes etc
    ⚫︎ Mobile ScannerPocket Scanner can use your mobile camera to quickly scan documents and photos.
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    Scanbot

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    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.

    ⚫︎ OCRExtract the text from a screen capture or file and paste it into another document for edits.
    ⚫︎ No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in Scanbot without registration.
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    CamScanner

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • HUAWEI AppGallery
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad

    CamScanner turns your phone into a portable scanner. Archive all your paper documents, receipts, notes, whiteboard discussions anywhere and anytime.

    ⚫︎ Annotate ScreenshotEdit and annotate a screenshot with various editing tools and options.
    ⚫︎ Mobile ScannerCamScanner can use your mobile camera to quickly scan documents and photos.
    ⚫︎ No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in CamScanner without registration.
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    Warning

    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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    Notebloc

    • FreeProprietary
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    Document scanner app. Free. Save and share as PDF or JPG.

    ⚫︎ Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
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    Scanner Pro

    • iPhone

    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.

    ⚫︎ Mobile ScannerScanner Pro can use your mobile camera to quickly scan documents and photos.
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    Tiny Scanner

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    Fast and easy to use mobile document scanner.

    ⚫︎ Mobile ScannerTiny Scanner can use your mobile camera to quickly scan documents and photos.
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