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. Prizmo 3 is a scanning application with Optical Character Recognition (OCR) in 25 languages with powerful editing capabilities, text-to-speech, iCloud support, and translation into 59 languages.
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    2. OCRopus(tm) is a state-of-the-art document analysis and OCR system, featuring pluggable layout analysis, pluggable character recognition, statistical natural language modeling, and multilingual capabilities.


      • FreeProprietary
      • Android
      No need to destroy your books anymore. Turn your bookshelf into an e-book library with vFlat. Don't be too disappointed if the first version of vFlat didn't meet your expectations. vFlat is improving fast and the following features could be added on your request!
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    3. Microsoft Office Document Imaging (MODI) is a Microsoft Office application that supports editing documents scanned by Microsoft Office Document Scanning. It was first introduced in Microsoft Office XP and is included in later Office versions including Office 2007.

      Discontinued

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      YAGF, Yet Another Graphical Front-end for CuneiForm, is a graphical interface for CuneiForm and Tesseract text recognition tools on the Linux platform.
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    4. App Store Description Using only your Android phone, you can instantly scan and print any written, printed or graphic material, including: - Contracts for your partners or clients; - Business cards; - Receipts to track your expenses; - Paper notes and mind-maps to save the...
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    5. Editable - Edit Scanned PDF Documents like editing a text file! Easily - OCR PDF To Text Just In Only 2 Clicks. Fast - PDF OCR has a fast OCR engine, 92% faster than other OCR software. Page Selection - OCR single, range or all pages at a time.
      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      OwlOCR offers simple optical character recognition of text in PDF files, images or on-screen and converts that to plain text. All conversion is done securely on-device - none of your images or files are sent to third-party services in the cloud as most applications do.
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    6. doXiview is a free online ocr web site. Besides pure ocr, it is also possible to do image manipulation and pdf convertion.
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    7. Scanner is a great app for quickly scanning and saving a digital version of a paper document like receipts, whiteboards, paper notes, or any multipage document. Scanned documents can be emailed and printed, uploaded to Dropbox, or simply saved on the iPhone/iPad.
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