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. Scannable captures the paper in your life quickly and beautifully, transforming it into high-quality scans ready to save or share. Whether on the go or at the office, send paper on its way and move on.
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    2. Scan, Print, Fax, Download and Store Microsoft Office, PDF and Text Documents and images.
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    3. The swiss knife for your daily use, this website was developed to deliver one source for the most used tools and data conversions.
    4. Free-OCR.com is a free online OCR (Optical Character Recognition) tool. You can use this service to extract text from any image you supply. This service is free, no registration necessary. We also do not need your email address.
      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      • iPhone
      Automatic text recognition (OCR) created searchable and paged PDF out your images and scans. Use your scanner or camera to add new pages to PDF documents. Drag emails or webpages on PDFify to create paged PDF files which are perfect for app store invoices.
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    5. Quick Scan, as the name implies, aims to speed up the scan process and increase your productivity by scanning more documents in a shorter period of time.
      • 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. No More Retyping
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    6. Converts an image to text. Correct the viewpoint of an image. Edit extracted text. Copy extracted text into the clipboard for use in other apps. Convert the scanned page into PDF. Recognises printed text from more than 50 languages.
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    7. This scanner software is lightweight, fast and not overloaded with tons of unnecessary features. Fine-tune your scanner settings, make one-click document copies and save documents to multi-page PDFs – its a choice you will never regret making!
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Online
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      Best free OCR API, Online OCR and Searchable PDF (Sandwich PDF) Service. Try instantly, no registration required. The Cloud OCR API is a REST-based Web API to extract text from images and convert scans to searchable PDF. Free OCR software as a hosted service and as download.
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