SharpScan: PDF OCR doc scanner

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About this app

SharpScan is a portable document scanner for your phone and a business assistant that is always at hand. SharpScan can be used to scan any documents, photos or receipts.
The ideal companion for busy people SharpScan generates a clear PDF document from any photo quickly. If you ever find yourself needing to send an urgent report, contract, presentation, receipt or any other document to your colleagues or friends while you're out of the office or commuting, SharpScan is the ideal solution.


★ Optical character recognition (OCR)
→ Recognise text (OCR) on 120+ languages.
→ Share documents as layered multi-page PDF or TXT files.
→ Works 100% on device. No internet required*.
→ Multi-language documents support.
*Internet connection will be required for initial language download.

★ The best technology
High quality image enhancement in full resolution allows you to get rid of noise, shadows, distortions and other photo artifacts.

★ Fast digitization of text documents from photos
The perfect combination of speed and quality of image processing means that your document is available in as little as 3 seconds after shooting, and most importantly it happens without tedious manual adjustments

★ Smart Scan
Provides fully automatic detection of paper borders, cropping and perspective distortion correction. Manual adjustment is also available for fine-tuning.

★ Document storage wherever you are
Enjoy fast processing speed and convenience for scanning multi-page documents on the go.

★ Convert to PDF, JPG, PNG and back
Experiment with your documents - you can always revert to the original image.

★ Smart cropping
Fully automatic search document borders, cropping and perspective distortion correction without the need for manual editing. Manual override is available for fine-tuning.

★ Scan documents directly to PDF
Create industry-standard PDF documents. SharpScan also allows you to manage documents, move, copy and compile pages together.

★ High-quality processing of files compression
Black-and-white image processing have certain tools to compress images to tiny documents without any loss of quality. It's an indispensable ability in the case of a slow or expensive network connection.

★ Easy file transfer and data exchange
Send documents as PDF and image on the go. We use the standard Android system interface, so you can easily share files via any service convenient to you:
→ by E-mail
→ by fax on any available printer
→ via Dropbox, Evernote, Google Drive, Google Disk or other cloud storage

Turn your Android smartphone into the ultimate high-speed, multi-document scanner!
Updated on
Dec 27, 2023

Data safety

Safety starts with understanding how developers collect and share your data. Data privacy and security practices may vary based on your use, region, and age. The developer provided this information and may update it over time.
This app may share these data types with third parties
This app may collect these data types
Location, Personal info and 3 others
Data is encrypted in transit
Data can’t be deleted

Ratings and reviews

295 reviews
Karsten Keese
January 22, 2024
OCR requires a subscription, whereas this functionality is included in the one-time payment price for the purchase of many functionally superior competitor products. Consequently, this milkingware has been uninstalled and replaced with an alternative that can be bought instead of rented.
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January 24, 2024
Thank you for your feedback! We really appreciate it. We decided to increase trial period form standard 14 days to 90. Hope this will be enough to make a decision regarding necessity of OCR feature. Please feel free to contact us in case of any problems or suggestions.
Betty Mwaipyana
May 25, 2021
Very efficient and accurate
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