There are many applications from different developers that allow us to use the camera of our Android smartphone Take a picture of the questionable document and digitize it Allow easy sharing.
Most of them have similar functionality to the basic functionality, but some have OCR text recognition, allowing them to encrypt the PDF files they create, and work with other formats. These are the best ones you can choose from from the Google Play Store.
Microsoft Lens Scanner App
Microsoft (formerly Office Lens) is the best solution to this problem. Microsoft Lens crop, enhance and read images on interactive whiteboards and documents.
Later, it can be converted Images are digitized into PDF filesDigitize printed or handwritten text in Word, PowerPoint and Excel and save it to OneNote, OneDrive or your local device.
It even allows you to import images of pages or documents that are archived in your gallery, so you do not need a document in front of you to scan it.
Integrated scanner in Google Drive
Sure, you might think we made a mistake, but no. In addition to storing and sharing files, multiple utilities in Google Drive include digitizing documents.
To access this function, you need to press the “Add” button (+) in the lower right corner. If you open the following menu, you will see the “Scan” option. Since Drive is already installed as part of Gapps on your Android and you do not need an additional download, this is without a doubt a very interesting alternative.
Simple Scan, as its name implies, allows you to easily scan all types of documents and paper sizes (letter, legal, A4, etc.). You can add signatures and encrypt the resulting PDFs.
It includes Optical Character Recognition (OCR) at no extra cost. It lets you quickly upload or share your scans to many apps, including Dropbox, Evernote, Google Drive, and WhatsApp.
Developed in Barcelona to complement its notebook business line, this option can be used to scan documents, convert them to PDFs, and save and share notes, drawings or invoices. This is the only unlimited scanner developed in Spain.
It offers 100% free document scanning and editing tools such as unlimited document creation, multi-page scanning, optical character recognition (OCR), text sharing, synchronization and document sharing or synchronization.
CamScanner makes your device a powerful portable scanner that automatically recognizes text (OCR), helping you to be more productive in the workplace and in your daily life.
You can instantly scan, save and share any file in PDF, JPG, Word or TXT format in just a few steps.
Problem solver. Incurable bacon specialist. Falls down a lot. Coffee maven. Communicator.