Free Scanbot Alternatives

    The best free alternative to Scanbot is OpenScan, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Scanbot and many of them is free so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting free alternatives to Scanbot are Open Note Scanner (Free, Open Source), Adobe Scan (Freemium), Google PhotoScan (Free) and Notebloc (Free).

    This page was last updated May 7, 2021

    1. 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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    2. This little application provides a way on scanning handwritten notes and printed documents. It automatically detect the edge of the paper over a contrastant surface.
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      This alternative is disputed. Open Note Scanner is still a legitimate alternative to Scanbot, but it might have issues that some users think are important.


    3. Adobe Scan turns your device into a powerful portable scanner that recognizes text automatically (OCR). Turn anything — receipts, notes, documents, pictures, business cards, whiteboards — into an Adobe PDF with content you can reuse.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
      • iPad
      PhotoScan lets you create enhanced digital scans of your old photos, with automatic edge detection, perspective correction, and smart rotation. FEATURES - Scan in just seconds. - Get glare-free scans with an easy step-by-step capture flow.
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    4. Google Editors' Choice scanner app Features: • 100% free, unlimited usage • Extract text using OCR • Create documents and save them as PDF or JPG. • Share documents online: e-mail, instant messaging, social networks, etc. • Rename documents.
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    5. 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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    6. 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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      This alternative is disputed. Microsoft Lens is still a legitimate alternative to Scanbot, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
      • iPad
      Tiny Scanner is a fast and simple document scanner for your mobile device. FEATURES * Scan documents, photos, receipts, or just about anything * Lightning fast and gorgeously designed for both iPhone and iPad * Batch mode combines multiple scans into a single PDF
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    7. ABBYY FineScanner is a mobile scanner that allows you to quickly create digital copies of documents that contain images and text, including contracts, articles, instructions and leaflets by using your device’s camera.
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    8. Scan documents easily using your mobile camera.
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