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5 best mobile scanner apps for you

5 best mobile scanner apps for you
Written by Manoj Kadam
5 best mobile scanner apps for you

5 best mobile scanner apps for you


Gone are the times when we used to take our documents outside to get scanned or we had to keep a big machine in our house. We are saying this because now our smartphone does this work easily. Now there are many such apps available in smartphones, which use your camera to make your documents exactly like the documents scanned by the scanner. These apps convert your documents into black and white or color digital pages thanks to their software capabilities. This not only saves you time, but also saves you money. In this article, we are going to tell you about five best scanner apps, which you can use on both your Android and iOS devices.

Best scanner apps for Android and iPhone

Adobe Scan

Adobe Scan is the most popular scanner app on this list. In fact, it is the most popular app among all the scanner apps in the Play Store at the moment. It is very easy to use. It also automatically scans and crops your documents in one step. Not only this, along with scanning it comes with OCR feature to recognize text from a photo and convert it into digital text format. You also have the option to upload your scanned documents to the cloud or share it through third-party applications. This app is free without ads and is available on both Android and iOS.

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Scanner Pro

When it comes to features, this scanner app goes a step up from Adobe Scan. Scanner Pro app is iOS special. Its biggest feature is the shadow removal feature, which automatically removes the shadow from the scanned document. Additionally, this app lets you scan multiple documents, share them with others, save them in the cloud, or convert any photo to a text document using OCR. However, before you go ahead and install this app, do note that if you want to use all the features on the app other than just scanning and storing documents, you will have to go for its paid version by paying a fee of Rs 299. Will have to take the version.

Microsoft Office Lens

If you are looking for a free and reliable scanner app that integrates well with Microsoft Office, then Microsoft Office Lens is the best option for you. With the help of this app, you can quickly scan documents, business cards and whiteboard images. Additionally, you can also export a document as PDF. Not only this, you can save it in Word, PowerPoint, OneDrive etc. or share it with others through third-party apps. Office Lens is easy to use. You can download it for free on both Android or iOS.

Google Drive for Android

Our next choice is Google Drive for Android. Nowadays, Google Drive comes pre-installed in most Android phones and if it is not there, you can install it from Google Play. To use it, you have to go to Google Drive and click on the '+' icon given below and tap on Scan. Through this you can scan any document. Keep in mind that this app is not as full of features as the apps mentioned above, but it does basic scanning easily.

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Notes app for iOS

Just as Android users have the Google Drive app, similarly iOS users have the Notes app, which has an in-built scanner. To test this on your iPhone or iPad, you need to open the Notes app and tap “create a new note”. Tap the camera icon below and tap Scan Documents to start scanning. Once the scanning is done After that, you can also edit the photos of your documents.Finally, you will also get the option to share it through third-party apps.

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