What's New

- Added ability to send image to Scanner from some apps, such as Mail.
- Minor performance and stability improvements.

App Description

Scan paper documents with the camera and recognize text. Listen using built-in text-to-speech. Save and export. Unlimited use: no subscriptions or additional charges.

State-of-the-art A.I. for OCR and text recognition: Fast and accurate, even in poor lighting conditions. Works entirely on device: No need for internet and your data stays private.

ScanTone, a sound that represents the amount of recognizable text in the camera's field of view in real time. It uses artificial intelligence to analyze the live feed from the camera for text, angle, rotation, and document edges.

Export scans as plain text or PDF with embedded text to another app, or save them on your local device, iCloud, Dropbox, or Google Drive.

Works with Voice Dream Reader, our full-featured text-to-speech reader. After downloading this app, you will be able access the scanner directly from Reader. In addition, you'll be able to read scanned PDF documents in Reader.

Detailed Feature List

Scanning
- ScanTone
- Live edges/crop detection
- Flashlight
- Batch mode for scanning multiple pages quickly
- Intelligent auto capture

Image
- Automatic edge detection for stretching and cropping
- Manually cropping
- Automatic orientation detection and rotation
- Manual image rotation
- Automatic image enhancement

OCR
- Fast: a couple of seconds on the latest iPhone
- Offline: does not require Internet connection
- Private: image and text stay on device
- Automatic language detection
- Option to see image or recognized text

Text To Speech
- Choose from 61 voices
- Premium voices in Voice Dream Reader available
- Change speech rate
- Option to start reading as soon as OCR is complete
- Spoken word is highlighted in the text or the image
- Rewind and fast forward by text section (VoiceOver users only)
- Double tap on text to start reading from there

Import and Export
- Load from Photo Library
- Share extension for sending images to Scanner from another app
- Export plain text
- Export PDF with text layer under the image so that it's accessible, searchable and selectable
- Export to Voice Dream Reader as PDF

Limitations
- Only languages using Latin alphabets are supported. It works all language supported by Voice Dream Reader except: Arabic, Bulgarian, Chinese, Greek, Hebrew, Japanese, Korean and Russian.
- Sometimes reads multi-column text layout out of sequence.

iPhone Screenshots

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iPad Screenshots

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App Changes

  • March 31, 2019 Initial release
  • April 02, 2019 New version 1.0.1
  • June 14, 2019 New version 1.2.0
  • June 15, 2019 New version 1.2.1
  • July 03, 2019 Price decrease: $5.99 -> $3.99
  • August 17, 2019 Price increase: $3.99 -> $5.99
  • October 15, 2019 New version 1.3.0
  • October 29, 2019 New version 1.3.1
  • November 05, 2019 New version 1.3.2
  • November 19, 2019 New version 1.3.3
  • December 24, 2019 Price decrease: $5.99 -> $2.99
  • December 31, 2019 Price increase: $2.99 -> $3.99
  • January 14, 2020 Price increase: $3.99 -> $5.99

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Voice Dream Reader Voice Dream Reader Lite Voice Dream Writer Voice Pack: US English Voice Dream Mail