Browsing an app store endlessly it is not easy to choose the right app for you. Sometimes you see high star ratings but the reviews are not good. Which makes you think that the rating is fake. Snappii tested top 5 scanner apps that are free to use.
- Notes (iOS)
The preinstalled Notes app for an iPhone allows you to take a scan without the need to download scanner apps from the AppStore. It is free and fulfills its function just fine. Yes, it is limited to just scanning but if that’s all you want, use it.
CamScanner is an all-in-one scanner app. It turns your mobile device into a powerful portable scanner. Besides scanning, it allows collaborating on one document for the entire team. It also puts a watermark on the scanned documents.
This free app is a pocket scanner on the go. Allows you to scan anything and save as PDF or jpg. The app is enhanced with powerful editing features. Crop, add text, remove imperfections on the documents, etc.
With the free version, you can scan and use all the tools to improve the scanned documents: correct distortions, remove shadows, apply filters. Batch scanning allows you to scan multiple pages in seconds.
This multi-task app has a free scanner feature that’s always free. The scans are coming out looking really nice and neat. The app works with cloud drives, can share from them and to them. It also exports documents to text and has many features that other scanner apps don’t. For example, it has a search feature that allows you to search for your files and documents with a keyword. It allows you to create PDF reports combining several documents. It allows you to sign and stamp documents. Snappii’s DocuMate Scanner app allows you to annotate photos and documents which comes in handy for many users.
Regardless of the app you choose, you will be one step closer to leaving the paperwork behind making your life easier. In the end, that’s why all these apps have created: to simplify our lives.