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 iPhone, Android, Windows, iPad and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is Adobe Acrobat DC. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Tesseract or GImageReader. Other great apps like Photo Scan are ABBYY FineReader PDF (Paid), Open Note Scanner (Free, Open Source), Microsoft Lens (Free) and Pocket Scanner (Paid).

    This page was last updated May 7, 2021

    1. 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.
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    2. Google Editors' Choice scanner app Features: • 100% free, unlimited usage • Extract text using OCR • Create documents and save them as PDF or JPG. • Share documents online: e-mail, instant messaging, social networks, etc. • Rename documents.
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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.
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    4. 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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    5. Scanner Pro turns your iPhone into portable scanner in your pocket. It lets you scan multipage documents, email them and even upload to Dropbox, MobileMe iDisk or any other WebDAV enabled server.
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    6. Extract & translate text from images/videos/PDF on any website. Common reasons to extract text from images are if you want to google the text, store it, email it or translate it. Until now, our only option was to retype the text. Copyfish is sooooo much faster.
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    7. 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 ).
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
      • iPad
      Tiny Scanner is a fast and simple document scanner for your mobile device. FEATURES * Scan documents, photos, receipts, or just about anything * Lightning fast and gorgeously designed for both iPhone and iPad * Batch mode combines multiple scans into a single PDF
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      GOCR is an OCR (Optical Character Recognition) program, developed under the GNU Public License. It converts scanned images of text back to text files. Joerg Schulenburg started the program, and now leads a team of developers.
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    8. CuneiForm (OpenOCR) is a text recognition software for printed templates. Manuscripts or PDF-files, the program can not recognize, however, but table structures.
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