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Free NAPS2 Alternatives

The best free alternative to NAPS2 is Simple Scan, which is also Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to NAPS2 and many of them is free so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting free alternatives to NAPS2 are PDFTK Builder, gscan2pdf, iCopy Free Photocopier and Genius Scan.

NAPS2 alternatives are mainly Document Scanners but may also be PDF Editors or Document Managers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of NAPS2.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Windows

NAPS2 is a document scanning application with a focus on simplicity and ease of use.

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    Simple Scan

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    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.

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    Simple Scan vs NAPS2 opinions
    Most users think Simple Scan is a great alternative to NAPS2.

    does not work with BenQ 5000

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  2. PDFTK Builder is a free graphical interface to for PDFtk, making it much easier to use. It is a easy to use tool to collate (merge), split, encrypt, decrypt, stamp and rotate (only 90°, 180° or 270°) pdf documents.

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    gscan2pdf

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    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

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    iCopy Free Photocopier

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    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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  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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    Easy Screen OCR

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone

    You can use Easy Screen OCR to capture a snapshot and start OCR process. this program will detect the text from the image and start OCR process immediately. You can extract the text to copy and paste in seconds.

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    Skanlite

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    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.

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    fiScanner

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    fiScanner is a relatively simple application which should provide for better ease-of-use and functionality when scanning documents in Windows Vista or Windows 7, over the default utility, Windows Fax and Scan.

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    CopyFish

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Microsoft Edge
    • Google Chrome
    • Firefox

    Copy, paste and translate text from any image, video or PDF.

    Copy text from images, PDF and Youtube videos
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    This program does not perform scans, just capture web images

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    NAPS2 does scanning. This one does not.

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  10. Mopria Scan makes it possible for Android users to scan documents using any compatible scanner or multi-function printer on the same WiFi network. Digital scans can be then organized, renamed and shared as PDF or JPEG files.

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