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    ABBYY FineScanner Alternatives

    ABBYY FineScanner is described as 'mobile scanner that allows you to quickly create digital copies of documents that contain images and text, including contracts, articles, instructions and leaflets by using your device’s camera' and is an app in the Office & Productivity category. There are more than 25 alternatives to ABBYY FineScanner 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 ABBYY FineScanner are OpenScan (Free, Open Source), Microsoft Lens (Free), Pocket Scanner (Paid) and Scanbot (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Apr 5, 2022
    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    ABBYY FineScanner is a mobile scanner that allows you to quickly create digital copies of documents that contain images and...
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    1. This little application provides a way on scanning handwritten notes and printed documents.
    2. 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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    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.
    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.

    6. Adobe Scan turns your device into a powerful portable scanner that recognizes text automatically (OCR).
    7. 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.
    8. CamScanner turns your phone into a portable scanner. Archive all your paper documents, receipts, notes, whiteboard discussions anywhere and anytime.


      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: Anyway uninstalling the app and looking for an alternative is suggested

    9. Document scanner app. Free. Save and share as PDF or JPG.
    10. 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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