Though one might argue on the quality of scanning that apps on an Android device can actually do, it's worth noting that they can do quite some good job that is considerably close to actual scanners. It's good giving them a try using one of your less important documents. Let's take a look at some of the scanners on Android devices.


This is one of the best rated Android scanner applications and its features inarguably show that. It has quite a supply of options, which makes it a favorite to many and it also comes with a pro version. It does not cost a penny scanning single documents on this scanner. The free version of it is free of ads, which adds to its desirable features. The UI also gives clear information on the aspects of every feature in the app. The app also comes with quite some professionalism in that while you want to like up your document perfectly, it enables you to use a grid. It also comes with an exceptional balance indicator so that you can hold your smartphone perfectly on top of the document while taking a picture. This nitty gritties are what makes this app quite unique.However, there's always a bit of some bad side to everything. There aren't much negatives to give for this app, only for its lack of labelled buttons, which is a bit of an inconvenience. However, its icons do try making up for that by giving visual signals about the purpose of every button.All in all, bottom line is that this app serves a great purpose in helping you achieve that result you desire and it also comes with quite some options to tinker with to suit what you want.


This app comes with a sure feature that does a triple check of your document before doing a scan. This serves as the perfect feature for your really important documents. What the app basically does is take three pictures of your document and combines them to make a highly accurate super copy. This app also makes scans of images that have been taken from your gallery.The weakness of this app is that it doesn't have so much flesh on its skeleton, as its camera has very few options that enable you to modify an image to suit your desire.Wrapping up on this app, one might question why it's being paid for yet it has some features that are available on free apps and some are even missing from it. All in all, it still servers a good purpose based on Android devices and it wouldn't really stand to be disqualified.


This is the app for those who have quite a bunch of work in their hands that needs scanning. Also, it really suits those who are ever in a hurry to get things done. The UI is pretty simple and convenient as it enables you to take many scans in a jiffy. You may wonder how the camera does that. Actually, this app works with no camera button. All you need to do is just point the camera at the document and it automatically takes a picture and saves it, leaving you free to do another scan.The bad side of this app is that its camera takes a bit longer to adjust at times, especially when focusing from an angle. Though the app comes with basic editing options, one may still wish for a bit more.One may conclude that this app is user friendly since it doesn't have many complexities and it also comes free of charge.In conclusion, it's up to the user to choose the app that best suits them, though it's still appropriate to say that the CamScanner is quite a force to reckon with for the other scanners.

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