Genius Scan Alternatives for Windows

    Genius Scan is not available for Windows but there are some alternatives that runs on Windows with similar functionality. The best Windows alternative is NAPS2, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Genius Scan and ten of them are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to Genius Scan are Paperless (Free, Open Source), PaperScan (Paid), Scan2pdf (Free) and WinScan2PDF (Free).

    This page was last updated Jul 2, 2021

    1. NAPS2 is a document scanning application with a focus on simplicity and ease of use.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Self-Hosted
      Scan, index, and archive all of your paper documents.
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      • Windows
      • Linux
      PaperScan Scanner Software is a powerful TWAIN and WIA scanning application with an OCR engine centered on one idea: making document acquisition an unparalleled easy task for anyone.
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    2. Super simple scanning tool, that works with majority of scanners out of the box. This software does one thing - you can quickly and simply scan to PDF.

      Discontinued

      Development of KOMA Code apps stopped in January 2017. Last version of Scan2pdf can be still downloaded from the official website.

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    3. Save the scanned documents into PDF. WinScan2PDF is a very small (~40k) portable/installed program that allows you to scan documents and save them on your computer as a PDF by using any installed scanner.


    4. Scan to PDF software for Windows 7 Vista and XP. Most Twain devices supported from HP, Canon, Brother, Kodak ect.

      Discontinued

      Official website inaccessible but download still available at download sites.

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    5. AXPDF Scan to PDF Converter scan your paper documents into PDF format quickly, accurately and directly. In addition, you can import existing images and combine all the image files into a single PDF. Create PDF from scanned files and images is as easily as clicking buttons.
      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Windows
      • Windows Phone
      Photo Scan lets you extract text from Images or Photos very easily and efficiently!

      Discontinued

      The app is no longer updated. Last version, 3.7.5, released in August 2016, can be still downloaded from Microsoft Store

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    6. •With only one click you will be able to scan one page or even a whole pile of pages. •Optical Character Recognition •Integrated PDF Archive Multilingual: Languages (English, French, German, Italiano, Nederlands, Portuguese, Spanish, Russian).
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
      • iPad
      SCAN Invoices, university documents, insurance papers, recipes and many more can be digitized, organized and exported as PDF-files using Docutain. Thanks to the automatic edge detection and image procession in best quality.
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