Google PhotoScan Alternatives

    Google PhotoScan is described as 'PhotoScan lets you create enhanced digital scans of your old photos, with automatic edge detection, perspective correction, and smart rotation' and is an app in the Photos & Graphics category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Google PhotoScan for a variety of platforms, including iPhone, Android, iPad, Android Tablet and HUAWEI AppGallery. The best alternative is Microsoft Lens, which is free. Other great apps like Google PhotoScan are OpenScan (Free, Open Source), Scanbot (Freemium), CamScanner (Freemium) and Adobe Scan (Freemium).

    This page was last updated May 28, 2021

    1. 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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    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. 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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    4. 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

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    5. 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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    6. 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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      • iPhone
      • iPad
      Unfade is your mobile photo scanner. Scan your photo albums and shoeboxes full of photos in no time to backup or share your valuable memories with friends and family.
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    7. U Scanner is a simple all-in-one scanning app that allows you to capture and enhance content on the go, Digitize, save and share meeting slides, whiteboard annotations, receipts, and even napkin scribbles, with a single click.
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    8. Scanning documents has never been made so easy. With a Fast document scanner, you can easily scan your documents real quick.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Online
      Skan Candy is the one of the best document scanner app which is 100 percent free. It has a free document scanner, Optical Character Recognition (OCR), QR code, and a barcode reader. It comes up as an app to zip/unzip files through your phone.
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