Microsoft Lens Alternatives for Linux

    Microsoft Lens is not available for Linux but there are a few alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is GImageReader, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't work for you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Microsoft Lens, but unfortunately only two of them are available for Linux. If you can't find an alternative you can try to filter for web or SaaS options.

    This page was last updated Oct 13, 2021

    1. gImageReader is a simple Gtk/Qt front-end to the Tesseract OCR Engine.
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      This alternative is disputed. GImageReader is still a legitimate alternative to Microsoft Lens, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
      • Windows
      • Linux
      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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