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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. GOCR icon

    GOCR

    • 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.

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

    vFlat

    • FreeProprietary
    • Android

    No need to destroy your books anymore. Turn your bookshelf into an e-book library with vFlat.

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

    Scanner Pro

    • iPhone

    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.

    ⚫︎ Mobile ScannerScanner Pro can use your mobile camera to quickly scan documents and photos.
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  4. Tiny Scanner icon

    Tiny Scanner

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    Fast and easy to use mobile document scanner.

    ⚫︎ Mobile ScannerTiny Scanner can use your mobile camera to quickly scan documents and photos.
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  5. CuneiForm icon

    CuneiForm

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    CuneiForm (OpenOCR) is a text recognition software for printed templates. Manuscripts or PDF-files, the program can not recognize, however, but table structures.

    ⚫︎ PortableCuneiForm 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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    OCR Main Window


  6. Scan documents easily using your mobile camera.

    ⚫︎ Built-in viewerClearScanner shows you a quick preview of an image, page or file in supported formats.
    ⚫︎ OCRExtract the text from a screen capture or file and paste it into another document for edits.
    ⚫︎ Mobile ScannerClearScanner can use your mobile camera to quickly scan documents and photos.
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  7. VietOCR icon

    VietOCR

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Supports optical character recognition for Vietnamese language. Released and distributed under the Apache License, v2.0.

    ⚫︎ OCRExtract the text from a screen capture or file and paste it into another document for edits.
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    Windows 7 GUI
  8. Kofax Omnipage icon

    Kofax Omnipage

    • Windows

    Kofax OmniPage offers industry-leading optical character recognition (OCR) for fast, easy accurate document conversion. Instantly turn paper and digital documents into files you can edit, search and share securely.

    ⚫︎ OCRExtract the text from a screen capture or file and paste it into another document for edits.
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  9. i2OCR icon

    i2OCR

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online

    i2OCR is a free online OCR that converts scanned documents, faxes, or screenshots into editable text.

    ⚫︎ OCRExtract the text from a screen capture or file and paste it into another document for edits.
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    i2OCR in Action
  10. ABBYY FineScanner icon

    ABBYY FineScanner

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    ABBYY FineScanner is a mobile scanner that allows you to quickly create digital copies of documents that contain images and text, including contracts, articles, instructions and leaflets by using your device’s camera.

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