ScanTailor Alternatives for Windows

    There are many alternatives to ScanTailor for Windows if you are looking to replace it. The most popular Windows alternative is Small PDF-XChange Editor iconPDF-XChange Editor, which is free. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked 17 alternatives to ScanTailor and ten of them are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to ScanTailor are Small K2PDFOPT iconK2PDFOPT (Free), Small PDFedit iconPDFedit (Free, Open Source), Small PDF Cutter iconPDF Cutter (Free Personal) and Small Infix PDF Editor iconInfix PDF Editor (Paid).

    The list of alternatives was last updated Jun 4, 2020

    • The smallest, fastest, most feature-rich PDF editor/viewer available * Full Direct Content Editing (text based PDFs, not scanned/image based PDFs) * Includes OCR feature
    • K2pdfopt (Kindle 2 PDF Optimizer) is a stand-alone program which optimizes the format of PDF (or DJVU) files for viewing on small (e.g.
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      • Free
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux


    • Free (and open source) editor for manipulating PDF documents. GUI version + commandline interface.

      Discontinued

      The project is no longer developed. Last version, 20140526_1531, released in May 2014, can be still downloaded from SourceForge.

      • Free • Open Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
    • PDF Cutter is a free PDF document splitting software, it can help you to quickly split PDF files. Software supports three splitting methods, you can choose according to your requirements, simple and easy to use.
      • Free Personal
      • Windows
    • Infix PDF editor lets you open, edit and save PDF files. It’s easy and quick – you can change text, fonts, images and more.
      • Mac
      • Windows
    • YASW (Yet Another Scan Wizard) is an application used to correct images taken with a camera or scanner.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • BSD
    • Deskew is a tool for auto-straightening or deskewing scanned text documents. Deskew detects the orientation of text lines in the image. It rotates the image so the detected lines are horizontal. It is a command line tool for Windows, Linux, and Mac.
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      • Free • Open Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
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    • A utility to help with Book scanning using cameras as a scanner. It will automate things such as cropping, rotating, fixing keystoning, fixing the DPI, and outputing it to tiff files that can be changed into PDF's or ebooks.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Java
    • ScanTailor Advanced is the version that merges the features of the ScanTailor Featured and ScanTailor Enhanced versions, brings new ones and fixes.
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      • Free • Open Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
    • Scan Software with several advanced options.
      • Free
      • Windows