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Free Scan to PDF Alternatives

The best free alternative to Scan to PDF is NAPS2, which is also Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to Scan to PDF and loads of them is free so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting free alternatives to Scan to PDF are Open Note Scanner, OpenScan, ScanTailor Advanced and Microsoft Lens.

Scan to PDF 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 Scan to PDF.
This page was last updated Jul 2, 2022
  • iPhone
  • iPad

Scan, Print, Fax, Download and Store Microsoft Office, PDF and Text Documents and images.

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  1. NAPS2 is a document scanning application with a focus on simplicity and ease of use.

    Discontinued

    No release since 2019-07-27, see https://github.com/cyanfish/naps2/releases

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    Open Note Scanner

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    • F-Droid

    This little application provides a way on scanning handwritten notes and printed documents.

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    OpenScan

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Android

    OpenScan is an open source app that enables users to scan hardcopies of documents or notes and convert it to PDF or JPEG files. Its motto is "No ads. No data collection. We respect your privacy.".

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    ScanTailor Advanced

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Scan Tailor is an interactive post-processing tool for scanned pages. It performs operations such as page splitting, deskewing, adding/removing borders, and others. You give it raw scans, and you get pages ready to be printed or assembled into a PDF or DJVU file.

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  5. Microsoft Lens trims, enhances, and makes pictures of whiteboards and docs readable. You can use Office Lens to convert images to PDF, Word and PowerPoint files, and you can even save images to OneNote or OneDrive.

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    Simple Scan

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Simple Scan is an easy-to-use application, designed to let users connect their scanner and quickly have the image/document in an appropriate format.

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    Adobe Scan

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    Adobe Scan turns your device into a powerful portable scanner that recognizes text automatically (OCR).

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    Scanbot

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    Scanbot is the leading Document and QR Code scanner app for iOS and Android. You can create premium quality scans of every document. Edit, sign and upload them to your cloud. Experience the new QR code and smart data type detection.

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  9. CamScanner turns your phone into a portable scanner. Archive all your paper documents, receipts, notes, whiteboard discussions anywhere and anytime.

    Warning

    As reported by several news articles, old Android versions of Camscanner were infected by malware and removed by the Google Play Store. Android Police verified that versions released between June and July 2019 included that malware, newer versions are safe: https://www.androidpolice.com/2019/08/28/camscanner-play-store-malware/ Anyway uninstalling the app and looking for an alternative is suggested

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  10. Genius Scan is a scanner in your pocket. Quickly scan your documents on the go and export them as JPEG or multi-page PDF files.

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