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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. Scanitto Pro icon

    Scanitto Pro

    • Windows

    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!

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

    Text Fairy

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Android
    • Android Tablet

    Convert your phone into a mobile text scanner.

    ⚫︎ Mobile ScannerText Fairy can use your mobile camera to quickly scan documents and photos.
    ⚫︎ Works OfflineText Fairy can be used without the need to connect to the internet.
    ⚫︎ OCRExtract the text from a screen capture or file and paste it into another document for edits.
    ⚫︎ Text to SpeechText Fairy allows you to transform written text into spoken text.
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  3. OCRopus icon

    OCRopus

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    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.

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

    Last update was in 16 Dec 2017

    Main Interface
  4. SikuliX icon

    SikuliX

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    SikuliX automates anything you see on the screen of your desktop computer running Windows, Mac or some Linux/Unix. It uses image recognition powered by OpenCV to identify GUI components.

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

    Prizmo

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • iPhone

    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.

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


  6. OCR.Space Free OCR API icon

    OCR.Space Free OCR API

    • 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.

    ⚫︎ OCRExtract the text from a screen capture or file and paste it into another document for edits.
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    Online OCR test page for the OCR API
  7. Free-OCR.com icon

    Free-OCR.com

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online

    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.

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

    Universal Copy

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Android
    • Android Tablet

    Universal Copy is the fastest way to copy text on Android, even from the apps that won’t let you or inside images.

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

    Microsoft Office Document Imaging

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    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.

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

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  10. UPDF icon

    UPDF

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    • Android

    UPDF is a completely free PDF editor that allows you to edit text and images in PDF, annotate and draw on PDF, and organize PDF pages effortlessly.

    ⚫︎ PDF annotationUPDF support PDF Annotation for highlighting, notes etc
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    free pdf editor
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