CamScanner Free| PDF Document Scanner and OCR

CamScanner Free| PDF Document Scanner and OCR

Download Editors' Rating:
4
Excellent
Average User Rating:
4.0
out of 1 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    3.5.2
  • Total Downloads:
    10,231
  • Date Added:
    Nov. 20, 2014
  • Price:
    Free; iTunes account required.
  • File Size:
    25.02MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    94
  • Platform:
    iOS

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Editors' Review

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CamScanner Free is far from the only scanner app on the iOS store, but it is one of the most effective. Operating very much like others in the category, you can take a photo of documents or other text with your camera, crop it to the page, and then export the resulting image. With additional features to adjust the scanned images, numerous export options, and lighting-fast scanning speed, however, CamScanner Free stands out as one of the best.

After starting CamScanner Free you can start scanning right away. Tap the camera icon and your camera will open. Just line up a document in decent lighting and take the photo -- it should auto-focus, but in our tests it did not always, so you should be careful to let it focus first. After the photo is taken, you can align the image to the borders; but again, the app does a good job of this, automatically. One of our favorite features was the lighting adjustment option after cropping. While some apps offer this, few work well. CamScanner Free's lighting adjustments made it so every document we scanned looked good and was readable before exporting--and because you can export as an image, through AirPrint, via Fax or e-mail, or to PDF, the app is immensely useful.

If you need a scanner app for your iPhone (there is an iPad version, as well), then CamScanner Free is the app for you. It's quick, it's effective, and it's easy to use, ensuring all of your scans look good even in lower lighting or on documents with light text or handwriting.

 
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User Reviews
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4 stars

"useful but unclear why it remains resident in memory"

October 22, 2011  |  By mweiss

 |  Version: CamScanner Free 1.4.0.0

Pros

Nice to have scanner available. Image enhancement very useful.

Cons

Seems to open on its own, remaining resident and consuming memory and battery. Reopens on its own even after closing. Full version and free version both remain open.

Summary

Appealing and useful app. Questions, however, about why it persists when not used on android device.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 3.5.2
1. Fixed the crash when importing images from Photos My Photo Stream on iOS 8.12. Fixed the issue that may cause failure to sync new docs
General
Publisher IntSig Information
Publisher web site http://www.intsig.com/
Release Date August 27, 2010
Date Added November 20, 2014
Version 3.5.2
Category
Category Productivity Software
Subcategory Calendar & Time Management Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems iOS
Additional Requirements Compatible with iPhone 3Gs, iPhone 4. iTunes account required.
Download Information
File Size 25.02MB
File Name Not available
Popularity
Total Downloads 10,231
Downloads Last Week 94
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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