CamScanner is the best scanning app that will turn your phone into a PDF scanner.

Convert images to PDF with one touch. CamScanner helps you scan, store, sync and collaborate on various content across smartphones, iPads, tablets and computers.

CamScanner functions

Quickly digitize a document
Simply use your phone’s camera to scan and digitize all kinds of paper documents: receipts, notes, invoices, whiteboard discussions, business cards, certificates, and more.

Optimize scan quality
Smart cropping and auto enhancement ensure that text and graphics in your scanned documents are sharp and crisp with superior color and resolution.

Extracting texts from an image
The OCR (Optical Character Recognition) feature recognizes texts in document images and extracts them from images for later searching, editing or sharing. (Premium only)

Share PDF/JPEG files
Easily share PDF or JPEG documents with friends in a variety of ways: post to social networks, send an attachment or a link to download a document via email.

AirPrint & Fax Documents
Instantly print any documents in CamScanner to the nearest printer via AirPrint; directly select documents and faxes to over 30 countries from the app.

Advanced Document Editing
Annotate documents with a complete set of editing tools. In addition, adding custom watermarks is available to mark your own documents.

Quick search
When you have many documents, you can use Tags to categorize and find them easily. In addition, OCR for Search helps you find texts inside images and notes. Just enter one keyword and you can quickly find the document you need. (registered only)

Protect important documents
If you want to protect sensitive content, you can set a password to view important documents; In addition, when sending a link to download a document, you can set a password so that other users cannot see it.

Synchronization between platforms
Sign up to sync documents on the go. Just log in to any smartphone, tablet or computer (visit and you can view, edit and share any document. (registered only)

Premium Subscription

  • OCR (image to TXT, image to WORD and image to EXCEL)
  • Batch upload of PDF files in web application
  • Share a secure link to a document with others
  • Add an extra 40 to the maximum number of collaborators
  • Add 10G cloud space
  • Scanning in ID mode
  • Remove ads or watermarks
  • Collage of two separate documents
  • Electronic signature
  • Scanning in book mode

CamScanner users scan and manage

  • Invoice, invoice, contract, tax slip, business card…
  • Whiteboard, memo, script, letter…
  • Whiteboard, note, PPT, book, article…
  • Credentials, Certificate, Identity Documents…

Supported third-party cloud storage services

  • Google Drive
  • Evernote
  • Dropbox

The free version is ad-supported and scanned documents are generated with watermarks, as well as a 30 page limit for adding annotations.

Permissions overview

  • Storage: CamScanner needs permission to store documents on your phone.
  • Camera: CamScanner needs permission to use the camera to scan documents.
  • Phone: In order to link a Premium Membership to your device or allow normal use without logging in, CamScanner needs to obtain your device ID.

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