Genius Scan Alternatives

    Genius Scan is described as 'scanner in your pocket. Quickly scan your documents on the go and export them as JPEG or multi-page PDF files' and is an app in the Photos & Graphics category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Genius Scan for a variety of platforms, including Android, iPhone, iPad, Android Tablet and Windows. The best alternative is NAPS2, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Genius Scan are Microsoft Lens (Free), OpenScan (Free, Open Source), Scanbot (Freemium) and CamScanner (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Aug 13, 2021

    1. NAPS2 is a document scanning application with a focus on simplicity and ease of use.
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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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      Almost everyone thinks Microsoft Lens is a great alternative to Genius Scan.


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

      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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    6. 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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    7. 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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    8. 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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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Self-Hosted
      Scan, index, and archive all of your paper documents.
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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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