What are the best scanning apps for iOS?

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    CamScanner is a must-have document scanning and sharing app for those who want to scan, sync, share, and manage a variety of content on all devices. 

    iOS, Android

    Free- With in-app purchases.

    Christina Olson
    Written on February 16, 2017
    "I pretty much always have something I need scanned into the computer, whether it's documents or art, and pulling out the actual heavy thing is a pain--especially if I'm out and about. The CamScanner is perfect for on the go scanning, and I love all of the options it gives you for editing the document."
  2. 6

    #2Genius Scan

    Genius Scan
    Genius Scan makes easier to digitize any document. You can edit the scan and export it to PDF file.  Moreover, the app lets you protect your documents with a password.

    iOS, Android

    Free- With in-app purchases.

    Jason Yi
    Written on February 9, 2017
    "It can be a huge pain to try to scan a document. I mean, who has a scanner nowadays? Fortunately there's Genius Scan. GS lets you take a picture of a document and exports them as either a JPEG or a PDF. I use it all the time. Its saved me countless hours and headaches."
  3. 4


    Prizmo is a universal photo-based scanner app that lets you scan and recognize text documents, business cards, and images, and then export them as PDF/Text, vCard, or JPEG/PNG with a highly accurate OCR technology in 40+ languages.


    $9.99- With in-app purchases.

    Larry Henry
    Written on September 15, 2017
    "Prizmo is a handy scanning app that uses your phone's or tablet's camera to scan documents and export them in multiple formats all in high quality. The only downside is that it's currently only available for iOS devices."
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    Scanbot helps you digitalize documents. The app lets you convert photos into PDFs and scan QR codes. Also, you can convert scan into text and share scans via e-mail.

    iOS, Android

    Free- With in-app purchases.

    William Stone
    Written on March 18, 2017
    "I can truly relate to needing an app to scan for barcodes, QR codes, and physical documents. Scanbot does a great job at this. It is a very simple and easy to understand app that allows you to scan items right with your phone, and even offers the ability to upload your scans to the cloud."
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    #5Pocket Scanner

    Pocket Scanner

    Pocket Scanner is a free app for iOS devices which turns your iPhone or iPad into a document scanner. It allows you to create JPEG scans, add writings, texts and photos and convert the files into multi-page PDFs.



    Free- with in-app purchases

    I-Hsiu Tseng
    Written on April 11, 2018
    "A great scan app, which provides stable and useful scanning features."
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    #6Evernote Scannable

    Evernote Scannable
    Scannable by Evernote moves paper forward. Automatically capture high-quality and fast scans anywhere. 



    Joseph McCoy
    Written on September 15, 2017
    "Finding the scanning apps for iOS can be confusing with so many. I use them frequently. I felt other apps were lacking the UI and simplicity I was looking for. Evernote Scannable actually makes scanning and sending easy. I remember using a scanner and what a pain that used to be. Now I can send things to contacts with the easy push of a button."


Best What are the best scanning apps for iOS
1CamScannerApps 10 Free
2Genius ScanApps 6 Free
3PrizmoApps 4 Paid
4ScanbotApps 3 Free
5Pocket ScannerApps 2 Free
6Evernote ScannableApps 1 Free

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