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Paperless-NG is described as 'A supercharged version of paperless: scan, index and archive all your physical documents - jonaswinkler/paperless-ng' and is a document manager in the office & productivity category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Paperless-NG for a variety of platforms, including Self-Hosted solutions, Linux, Windows, Mac and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is Paperwork, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Paperless-NG are Docspell, Genius Scan, Mayan EDMS and Paperless.

Paperless-NG alternatives are mainly Document Managers but may also be Document Scanners. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Paperless-NG.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Self-Hosted

A supercharged version of paperless: scan, index and archive all your physical documents - jonaswinkler/paperless-ng

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  1. Paperwork is a personal document manager for scanned documents (and PDFs).

    ⚫︎ PortablePaperwork can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    ⚫︎ OCRExtract the text from a screen capture or file and paste it into another document for edits.
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  2. Docspell icon

    Docspell

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted

    Docspell is a personal document organizer. You'll need a scanner to convert your papers into files. Docspell can then assist in organizing the resulting mess .

    ⚫︎ OCRExtract the text from a screen capture or file and paste it into another document for edits.
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  3. 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.

    ⚫︎ OCRExtract the text from a screen capture or file and paste it into another document for edits.
    ⚫︎ Mobile ScannerGenius Scan can use your mobile camera to quickly scan documents and photos.
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    Mayan EDMS

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted

    Document management without the headaches.

    ⚫︎ OCRExtract the text from a screen capture or file and paste it into another document for edits.
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  5. Paperless icon

    Paperless

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted

    Scan, index, and archive all of your paper documents.

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    Discontinued

    The last release was in January 2019, and the GitHub repository has been archived by the owner. It is now read-only and no further development will be done.

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  6. Paperless-ngx is a document management system that transforms your physical documents into a searchable online archive so you can keep, well, less paper. Paperless-ngx forked from paperless-ng.

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  7. Papermerge DMS icon

    Papermerge DMS

    • Free PersonalOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)

    Open source document management system designed for archiving and retrieving your digital documents. Instead of having piles of paper documents all over your desk, office or drawers - you can quickly scan and upload them to Papermerge DMS.

    ⚫︎ OCRExtract the text from a screen capture or file and paste it into another document for edits.
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    Teedy

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)

    Teedy is a lightweight document management system packed with all the features you can expect from big expensive solutions but still easy to use.

    ⚫︎ OCRExtract the text from a screen capture or file and paste it into another document for edits.
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    fileee

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    With fileee you can scan, organize and access your documents anywhere, anytime. fileee analyzes your documents, automatically recognizes important content and sorts your documents accordingly.

    ⚫︎ Mobile Scannerfileee can use your mobile camera to quickly scan documents and photos.
    ⚫︎ Full-Text Searchfileee lets you search for specific words or phrases from inside a document or database.
    ⚫︎ File Taggingfileee can organize and highlight your files with tags and labels.
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  10. Paperless icon

    Paperless

    • Mac
    • Windows

    Paperless is a digital documents manager. Remember when everyone talked about how we would soon be a paperless society? Now it seems like we use paper more than ever. Let's face it - we need and we use paper.

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