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Photo Scan Alternatives

Photo Scan is described as 'lets you extract text from Images or Photos very easily and efficiently!' and is an app in the office & productivity category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Photo Scan for a variety of platforms, including Android, iPhone, Windows, Mac and Android Tablet. The best alternative is Adobe Acrobat DC. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try GImageReader or Tesseract. Other great apps like Photo Scan are ABBYY FineReader PDF, Open Note Scanner, OpenScan and Microsoft Lens.

Photo Scan alternatives are mainly Document Scanners but may also be PDF Editors or PDF Readers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Photo Scan.
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  • FreemiumProprietary
  • Windows
  • Windows Phone

Photo Scan lets you extract text from Images or Photos very easily and efficiently!

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  1. 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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    FreeOCR

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    FreeOCR is a scan & OCR program including the Tesseract free ocr engine, also known as a Tesseract GUI. It includes a Windows installer, and it is very simple to use.

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

    CamScanner

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • HUAWEI AppGallery
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad

    CamScanner turns your phone into a portable scanner. Archive all your paper documents, receipts, notes, whiteboard discussions anywhere and anytime.

    ⚫︎ Annotate ScreenshotEdit and annotate a screenshot with various editing tools and options.
    ⚫︎ Mobile ScannerCamScanner can use your mobile camera to quickly scan documents and photos.
    ⚫︎ No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in CamScanner without registration.
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    Warning

    As reported by several news articles, old Android versions of Camscanner were infected by malware and removed by the Google Play Store. Android Police verified that versions released between June and July 2019 included that malware, newer versions are safe: https://www.androidpolice.com/2019/08/28/camscanner-play-store-malware/ Anyway uninstalling the app and looking for an alternative is suggested

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    Notebloc

    • FreeProprietary
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    Document scanner app. Free. Save and share as PDF or JPG.

    ⚫︎ Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
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  5. Readiris icon

    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.

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

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online

    Free Online OCR is a software that allows you to convert scanned PDF and images into editable Word, Text, Excel output formats.

    ⚫︎ OCRExtract the text from a screen capture or file and paste it into another document for edits.
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  7. (a9t9) Free OCR Software icon

    (a9t9) Free OCR Software

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online

    open-source OCR software and web service to extract text from image files and PDF. The application is available as online OCR web app, OCR API, or simple to install Windows store application ( to use, open-source and 100% spyware ).

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

    CopyFish

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

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

    ⚫︎ OCRExtract the text from a screen capture or file and paste it into another document for edits.
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    Copy text from images, PDF and Youtube videos
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    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.

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    OCRFeeder

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    OCRFeeder is a document layout analysis and optical character recognition system.

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