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Text UP Alternatives

Text UP is described as 'This mobile scanner can edit, send or store any text information from photography. You can just make a photo of the bill, instruction, check, buildings with signs, a page of a book or anything else, and use this text information as you like, right away or later' and is a document scanner in the office & productivity category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Text UP for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Android, iPhone and iPad. The best alternative is Adobe Acrobat DC. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try GImageReader or Tesseract. Other great apps like Text UP are ABBYY FineReader PDF, OpenScan, Adobe Scan and Pocket Scanner.

Text UP alternatives are mainly Document Scanners but may also be PDF Editors or Note-taking Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Text UP.
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  • FreeProprietary
  • Android

This mobile scanner can edit, send or store any text information from photography. You can just make a photo of the bill,...

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  1. 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.

    ⚫︎ Fill PDF FormsAdobe Acrobat DC supports forms in PDF files.
    ⚫︎ PDF annotationAdobe Acrobat DC support PDF Annotation for highlighting, notes etc
    ⚫︎ Sync Across DevicesAdobe Acrobat DC can sync your data across devices like your phone, desktop and tablet
    ⚫︎ Sign PDF filesAdobe Acrobat DC support signing a PDF document digitally on a touch screen etc.
    ⚫︎ Combine PDFCombine, merge and arrange PDF files into one document.
    ⚫︎ Split PDF filesAdobe Acrobat DC can split PDF files into multiple documents.
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    GImageReader

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    gImageReader is a simple Gtk/Qt front-end to the Tesseract OCR Engine.

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

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

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

    ⚫︎ OCRExtract the text from a screen capture or file and paste it into another document for edits.
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  4. 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.

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

    ⚫︎ Privacy focusedOpenScan is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    ⚫︎ Mobile ScannerOpenScan can use your mobile camera to quickly scan documents and photos.
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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).

    ⚫︎ Mobile ScannerAdobe Scan can use your mobile camera to quickly scan documents and photos.
    ⚫︎ Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
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  7. 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!

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

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    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.

    ⚫︎ OCRExtract the text from a screen capture or file and paste it into another document for edits.
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    Outline+

    • Mac
    • iPad

    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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    CamScanner

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • HUAWEI AppGallery
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad

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

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