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PaperScan Alternatives

PaperScan is described as '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' and is an app in the office & productivity category. There are more than 25 alternatives to PaperScan for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Android, iPhone, iPad and Mac. The best alternative is NAPS2, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like PaperScan are Adobe Acrobat DC, ABBYY FineReader PDF, Microsoft Lens and Simple Scan.

PaperScan 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 PaperScan.
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  • Windows
  • Linux

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

    Discontinued

    No release since 2019-07-27, see https://github.com/cyanfish/naps2/releases

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  2. Make your job easier with Adobe Acrobat DC, the trusted PDF creator. Use Acrobat to convert, edit, and sign PDF files at your desk or on the go.

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  3. 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.

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  4. Microsoft Lens trims, enhances, and makes pictures of whiteboards and docs readable. You can use Office Lens to convert images to PDF, Word and PowerPoint files, and you can even save images to OneNote or OneDrive.

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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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    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.

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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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  8. 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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    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.

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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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