CamScanner iPhone

free 8.6 9

With CamScanner you can scan all sorts of documents with your iPhone or iPad and convert them into text, PDF, and JPG, and edit them with its OCR functions


Free app to scan documents and convert them to PDF

October 20, 2023
9 / 10

Hardly any apps can get you out of such a tight spot like CamScanner Free can. The truth is that you'll no longer have to search for a white surface and decent lighting conditions to be able to use your iPhone as a scanner. Scan legal documents such as a form, a license, a payroll slip, an invoice... Definitely the ideal app for online work.

Just download this fantastic app with an intuitive and well-cared aspect for iOS and you'll have a powerful tool for your professional tasks.

A scanner application valid for both domestic and labor environments.

Main features

  • Use your iPhone's camera to scan all sorts of documents.
  • Scanning quality: smart cropping, color adjustments and effects aimed at building a real scanner alternative.
  • Extract texts from images thanks to OCR technology (only in the paid version).
  • Share your files in PDF or JPG format.
  • Print your documents through AirPrint or using your fax.
  • Invite your friends and workmates to comment and view your documents.
  • Advanced editing.
  • Advanced synchronization so that you can work on the fly on your cloud services (Dropbox, Google Drive, Box, etc.).
  • Protect your documents by means of a password even when you send them through a link.
  • Send documents to printers connected to both Windows PC and Mac.

All these functions are available in the commercial version, therefore, it's recommendable to leave the free version to acquire the full version to be able to make the most of them all.

How does CamScanner work?

Once installed, the best thing you can do is sign up to be able to enjoy all these functions for free. The interface is fully functional and very graphical. To scan a document, simply press the camera icon and the application will take the photo. It will automatically crop and enhance the picture, although you can touch it up later or even add filters. Finally, save it with the name of your choice, whether on your iOS device or on the cloud.

The success of this tool is undeniable and already has 100 million downloads, also in APK format for Android devices.

Requirements and additional information:

  • Minimum operating system requirements: iOS 12.2.
  • Compatible with:
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    • iPod touch
  • Offers in-app purchases.
Elies Guzmán

With a degree in History, and later, in Documentation, I have over a decade of experience testing and writing about apps: reviews, guides, articles, news, tricks, and more. They have been countless, especially on Android, an operating system...

Antony Peel

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