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    Free NAPS2 Alternatives for Windows

    There are many alternatives to NAPS2 for Windows and since it's discontinued a lot of people are looking for a replacement. The best free Windows alternative is PDFTK Builder, which is also Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to NAPS2 and 17 are free and available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting free Windows alternatives to NAPS2 are iCopy Free Photocopier (Free, Open Source), fiScanner (Free, Open Source), CopyFish (Free, Open Source) and XSane (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Apr 22, 2022
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    NAPS2 is a document scanning application with a focus on simplicity and ease of use.
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    1. 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.
    2. 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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      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.
    3. Copy, paste and translate text from any image, video or PDF.
      CopyFish vs NAPS2 opinions
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      jebofponderworthy NAPS2 does scanning. This one does not.
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      This program does not perform scans, just capture web images
      Negative comment over 1 year ago

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      XSane is a graphical scanning front-end for SANE (Scanner Access Now Easy). It uses the SANE-library to talk to scanners.

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer updated. Last version, 0.998, released in November 2010, can be still downloaded from the official website.



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      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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      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.

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

    4. Save scanned documents into new or existing PDF ... by using installed scanner.
    5. Microsoft Office Document Imaging (MODI) is a Microsoft Office application that supports editing documents scanned by Microsoft Office Document Scanning. It was first introduced in Microsoft Office XP and is included in later Office versions including Office 2007.

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      FreeKapture give you the option to scan from your scanner, and then save the image: its a free Twain image capture application from TSoft that should work on any Windows (98 and on) Twain compliant system.
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      Awesome alternative to NAPS2. FreeKapture is small, under 2 megs and scans using either the WIA or TWAIN drivers already installed. Preview and Scan available with the ability to select scan area.
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