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NAPS2 Alternatives for Mac

NAPS2 is not available for Mac but there are some alternatives that runs on macOS with similar functionality. The best Mac alternative is ABBYY FineReader PDF. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Easy Screen OCR or CopyFish. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to NAPS2 and ten of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to NAPS2 are VueScan, Readiris, XSane and SilverFast.

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.
This page was last updated Apr 22, 2022
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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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  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.

  2. VueScan

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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.


  3. Readiris

    • Mac
    • Windows

    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.

  4. 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.

  5. CopyFish

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

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

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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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  6. XSane

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • AmigaOS

    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.

  7. SilverFast

    • Mac
    • Windows

    SilverFast is renowned as the worldwide standard when it comes to scanner and digital imaging software. SilverFast is able to bring out every device's maximum quality and considerably exceed the results of the manufacturer's own software.

  8. ScanDrop

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows

    Scanner to Online. ScanDrop (beta) is simple - one easy, free scanning software application that helps you scan and upload your paper into your favorite online storage provider: Google Docs, Evernote or OfficeDrop Online. Press Scan, then Upload and your paper is now available y.

    Discontinued

    Wesbite is gone.

  9. OwlOCR

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac

    OwlOCR offers simple optical character recognition of text in PDF files, images or on-screen and converts that to plain text. All conversion is done securely on-device - none of your images or files are sent to third-party services in the cloud as most applications do.

  10. SwingSane

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD

    SwingSane is a powerful, cross platform, open source Java client (frontend) for Scanner Access Now Easy (SANE) servers (backends). SwingSane provides access to scanners connected to SANE servers on a network on any platform that supports Java and Swing.

    Discontinued

    Last update is from 2015.

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