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    Best NAPS2 Alternatives

    NAPS2 is described as 'document scanning application with a focus on simplicity and ease of use' and is a very popular Scanner App in the Office & Productivity category. There are more than 25 alternatives to NAPS2 for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, iPhone and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is ABBYY FineReader PDF. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Document Scanner or gscan2pdf. Other great apps like NAPS2 are VueScan (Paid), Genius Scan (Freemium), Readiris (Paid) and iCopy Free Photocopier (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Oct 23, 2021

    1. ABBYY FineReader PDF is an OCR software that provides unmatched text recognition accuracy and conversion capabilities, virtually eliminating retyping and reformatting of documents. Up to 190 languages are supported for text recognition.
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    2. Simple Scan is an easy-to-use application, designed to let users connect their scanner and quickly have the image/document in an appropriate format.
      Document Scanner vs NAPS2 opinions
      Most users think Document Scanner is a great alternative to NAPS2.
      does not work with BenQ 5000
      Negative comment almost 6 years ago


    3. Third-party software for film scanners and flatbed scanners. VueScan is a powerful, easy-to-use program that: -Scans documents, photos and film -Creates PDF, JPEG, TIFF and TXT files -Supports over 1200 scanners
      Some users think VueScan is a great alternative to NAPS2, some don't.
    4. 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. It works together with tesseract, ocropus, cuneiform an gocr-OCR-engines
    5. Genius Scan is a scanner in your pocket. Quickly scan your documents on the go and export them as JPEG or multi-page PDF files.
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    6. PDF and OCR publishing software (optical character recognition) for MAC & WINDOWS. Do you dream of an intelligent PDF and OCR solution to intuitively manage your documents? You've found it.
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    7. iCopy Free Photocopier is a free and open source application that lets you combine your scanner and printer into a powerful, easy to use photocopier by only pressing a button. You can use Automatic Document Feeders (ADF) too!
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    8. Skanlite is a simple image scanning application to scan and save images. Skanlite is based on libksane, an interface for SANE library to control image scanners.
    9. Extract & translate text from images/videos/PDF on any website. Common reasons to extract text from images are if you want to google the text, store it, email it or translate it. Until now, our only option was to retype the text. Copyfish is sooooo much faster.
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      CopyFish vs NAPS2 opinions
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      jebofponderworthy NAPS2 does scanning. This one does not.
      Negative comment over 3 years ago

      This program does not perform scans, just capture web images
      Negative comment about 1 year ago

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      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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      PaperScan vs NAPS2 opinions
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      Erasing names, signatures etc is something NAPS2 doesn't offer(yet)
      Positive comment over 1 year ago

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