Review

FineScanner from ABBYY is an iPhone app that turns your smartphone device into a more powerful mobile scanner suitable for all uses. The app is a document manager that enables you to create electronic documents in JPG and PDF, capture images and apply OCR to identify texts for farther editing and sharing. FineScanner is also a fine app that has more value than its business credentials because it is a useful tool that keeps track of and backs up important information. Use your iPhone or iPad camera to scan agreements, paper documents, magazine articles, receipts, pictures, notes, tables, recipes, charts, whiteboards, slides or billboards and save results in JPEG or PDF. Recognize text using online OCR on any scans in 44 different languages and 12 output formats while retaining the format of the original document.

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Key Features

  • Scan any hand-written or printed text any time and anywhere.
  • On-line OCR – Identify text on scan in 44 different languages including Cyrillic, CJK and Latin alphabets and 12 output formats such as PDF, docx and txt which preserves the original document format like tables, headers and lists (requires registration).
  • Add password for image-only PDF files when exporting and sending through email.
  • Edit images directly from within photos by selecting an image and running extension.
  • Brilliant visual quality with automatic cropping of advanced image filters and page boundaries. This processes scan in grey scale, colour or black and white versions.
  • Make documents using iPhone or iPad camera. FineScanner can create, edit and improve quality of separate images and great size multi-page documents.
  • JPEG and PDF support – Saves and exports various scans to JPEG images and computing PDF documents.
  • The best shot photo mode chooses and processes 3 best images that have been captured.
  • File archiving – Saves results in file archive consisting tags and in-app search function.
  • Different export destinations – Sends results via email or to on-line services like Drive, Google Drive, Evernote, Facebook, iCloud, Dropbox, Box and Yandex Disk.
  • Transfer of documents to PC or MAC using iTunes sharing.
  • Air-Print Support – Prints out scanned documents from mobile device.

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Pros

  • With FineScanner, you can continuously take several pictures if you need the document to have many pages and export send it in single pages or as a whole document.
  • The file management feature has an intuitive UI that really makes the application easier to use.

Cons

  • The app works perfectly in iPhone 4, iPad mini, iPad 3 and 5th generation iPod touch but it is incompatible with iPhone 3G/3GS and older versions of iPod touch and iPad.

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Final Remarks

FineScanner is an amazing scanning app for iPhone mobile devices and readily available in the App Store. The app is free to download and comprises a host of awesome features that you would like to try out. It has wonderful image quality and text recognition making it a must have application for your iPhone.

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