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Smart Scanner Alternatives

Smart Scanner is described as '48h sale! Just take a photo of a text with phone number, e-mail address or URL and immediately call, write e-mail or open URL in Safari. Or just scan and OCR any text' and is an app in the office & productivity category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Smart Scanner for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Online / Web-based, Linux and iPhone. 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 FreeOCR. Other great apps like Smart Scanner are ABBYY FineReader PDF, Outline+, CopyFish and Online OCR.

Smart Scanner alternatives are mainly PDF Editors but may also be Note-taking Tools or Document Scanners. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Smart Scanner.
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  1. Adobe Acrobat DC icon

    Adobe Acrobat DC

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Online
    271 alternatives to Adobe Acrobat DC 

    Make your job easier with Adobe Acrobat DC, the trusted PDF creator. Use Acrobat to convert, edit, and sign PDF files at your desk or on the go.

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    1.  Fill PDF FormsAdobe Acrobat DC supports forms in PDF files.
    2.  PDF annotationAdobe Acrobat DC support PDF Annotation for highlighting, notes etc
    3.  Sign PDF filesAdobe Acrobat DC support signing a PDF document digitally on a touch screen etc.
    4.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    5.  Combine PDFCombine, merge and arrange PDF files into one document.
    6.  Split PDF filesAdobe Acrobat DC can split PDF files into multiple documents.
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  2. ABBYY FineReader PDF icon

    ABBYY FineReader PDF

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Online
    76 alternatives to ABBYY FineReader PDF 

    ABBYY FineReader PDF is an OCR software that provides unmatched text recognition accuracy and conversion capabilities, virtually eliminating retyping and reformatting of documents. Up to 190 languages are supported for text recognition.

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    1.  OCRExtract the text from a screen capture or file and paste it into another document for edits.
    2.  PDF annotationABBYY FineReader PDF support PDF Annotation for highlighting, notes etc
    3.  LightweightABBYY FineReader PDF consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    4.  Sign PDF filesABBYY FineReader PDF support signing a PDF document digitally on a touch screen etc.
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    Tesseract

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    64 alternatives to Tesseract 

    Tesseract.js is a javascript library that gets words in almost any language out of images.

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

      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      70 alternatives to FreeOCR 

      FreeOCR is a scan & OCR program including the Tesseract free ocr engine, also known as a Tesseract GUI. It includes a Windows installer, and it is very simple to use.

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

      For 7 years the app has no updates. Latest release: March 2015 v5.4

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    • Outline+ icon

      Outline+

      • Mac
      • iPad
      233 alternatives to Outline+ 

      Note-taking becomes intuitive again Organize your personal, work and class notes. View and edit Microsoft OneNote on iPad and Mac.

      Your OneNote companion on iPad Note-taking becomes intuitive again. Organize your personal, work and class notes. View and edit .

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      1.  Built-in viewerOutline+ shows you a quick preview of an image, page or file in supported formats.
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    • CopyFish icon

      CopyFish

      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Microsoft Edge
      • Google Chrome
      • Firefox
      66 alternatives to CopyFish 

      Copy, paste and translate text from any image, video or PDF.

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      1.  OCRExtract the text from a screen capture or file and paste it into another document for edits.
      Copy text from images, PDF and Youtube videos
      Copy (OCR) text from any app on your desktop (Windows, Mac and Linux)
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      Online OCR

      • FreeProprietary
      • Online
      71 alternatives to Online OCR 

      Free Online OCR is a software that allows you to convert scanned PDF and images into editable Word, Text, Excel output formats.

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

      • Mac
      • Windows
      37 alternatives to Readiris 

      PDF and OCR publishing software (optical character recognition) for MAC & WINDOWS. Do you dream of an intelligent PDF and OCR solution to intuitively manage your documents? You've found it.

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      1.  OCRExtract the text from a screen capture or file and paste it into another document for edits.
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    • Easy Screen OCR icon

      Easy Screen OCR

      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Android
      • iPhone
      101 alternatives to Easy Screen OCR 

      You can use Easy Screen OCR to capture a snapshot and start OCR process. this program will detect the text from the image and start OCR process immediately. You can extract the text to copy and paste in seconds.

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      PDFpen

      • Mac
      • iPhone
      • iPad
      83 alternatives to PDFpen 

      Enhance productivity with refreshingly simple, versatile, and powerful document editing. PDFpen is a comprehensive, all-purpose PDF editing toolkit for macOS. Markup, edit text, OCR, sign forms, merge documents and extract pages.

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      1.  Sign PDF filesPDFpen support signing a PDF document digitally on a touch screen etc.
      2.  Combine PDFCombine, merge and arrange PDF files into one document.
      3.  Fill PDF FormsPDFpen supports forms in PDF files.
      4.  PDF annotationPDFpen support PDF Annotation for highlighting, notes etc
      5.  OCRExtract the text from a screen capture or file and paste it into another document for edits.
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