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Text Fairy Alternatives

Text Fairy is described as *'Convert your phone into a mobile text scanner.

• Free • Extract text from images. • Edit, share, or export as PDF • Works offline to protect your privacy. • Reads text out loud. (Text-to-speech, TTS) • Recognizes printed text from more than 110 languages. • Scan documents with t'* and is a document scanner in the office & productivity category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Text Fairy for a variety of platforms, including Android, iPhone, iPad, Android Tablet and HUAWEI AppGallery. The best alternative is Open Note Scanner, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Text Fairy are OpenScan, Microsoft Lens, Adobe Scan and Pocket Scanner.

Text Fairy alternatives are mainly Document Scanners but may also be Document Managers or PDF Readers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Text Fairy.
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  • Android
  • Android Tablet

Convert your phone into a mobile text scanner.

• Free • Extract text from images. • Edit, share, or export as PDF • Works...

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  1. Open Note Scanner icon

    Open Note Scanner

    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    • F-Droid
    40 alternatives to Open Note Scanner 

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

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    1.  Mobile ScannerOpen Note Scanner can use your mobile camera to quickly scan documents and photos.
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  2. OpenScan icon

    OpenScan

    91 alternatives to OpenScan 

    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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    1.  Privacy focusedOpenScan is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    2.  Ad-freeOpenScan doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    3.  Mobile ScannerOpenScan can use your mobile camera to quickly scan documents and photos.
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  3. Microsoft Lens icon

    Microsoft Lens

    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    64 alternatives to Microsoft Lens 

    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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    1.  Ad-freeMicrosoft Lens doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    2.  Mobile ScannerMicrosoft Lens can use your mobile camera to quickly scan documents and photos.
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  4. Adobe Scan icon

    Adobe Scan

    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    93 alternatives to Adobe Scan 

    Scan anything into a PDF using your mobile device. Scan documents, whiteboards, forms, receipts and more with the new Adobe Scan.

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    1.  Mobile ScannerAdobe Scan can use your mobile camera to quickly scan documents and photos.
    2.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
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  5. Pocket Scanner icon

    Pocket Scanner

    • iPhone
    • iPad
    91 alternatives to Pocket Scanner 

    Pocket Scanner Ultimate is the stand-alone version of Kdan’s Pocket Scanner series. Search “Pocket Scanner Cloud” in the App Store and try out the app & cloud services for free!

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    1.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    2.  PDF annotationPocket Scanner support PDF Annotation for highlighting, notes etc
    3.  Mobile ScannerPocket Scanner can use your mobile camera to quickly scan documents and photos.
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    Scanbot

    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    45 alternatives to Scanbot 

    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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    1.  OCRExtract the text from a screen capture or file and paste it into another document for edits.
    2.  No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in Scanbot without registration.
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  7. Genius Scan icon

    Genius Scan

    • Android
    • iPhone
    49 alternatives to Genius Scan 

    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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    1.  OCRExtract the text from a screen capture or file and paste it into another document for edits.
    2.  Mobile ScannerGenius Scan can use your mobile camera to quickly scan documents and photos.
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  8. CamScanner icon

    CamScanner

    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • HUAWEI AppGallery
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    93 alternatives to CamScanner 

    CamScanner turns your phone into a portable scanner. Archive all your paper documents, receipts, notes, whiteboard discussions anywhere and anytime. Camscanner's Smart Image cropping and Image enhancement algorithm ensures the scanned images are perfectly clear and...

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    1.  Annotate ScreenshotEdit and annotate a screenshot with various editing tools and options.
    2.  Mobile ScannerCamScanner can use your mobile camera to quickly scan documents and photos.
    3.  No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in CamScanner without registration.
    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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    Notebloc

    • FreeProprietary
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    90 alternatives to Notebloc 

    Document scanner app. Free. Save and share as PDF or JPG.

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    1.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
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    vFlat

    • FreeProprietary
    • Android
    42 alternatives to vFlat 

    vFlat scans your books quickly and beautifully, flattening the curved pages with the help of deep learning.

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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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