Clear Scan: Free Document Scanner App, PDF Scanning is an application categorized under “Business” in the Google play store. This application is developed by Indy Mobile App and has content applicable to individuals aged 3+. Clear Scan is compatible with android version 4.2 and above and was recently updated on 16 February 2021. The current version of the app is 5.3.0 and its size is 15M. It is available in Google Play and it has in app purchases starts $4.99 per item which further improves the user experience. This application has been installed more than 10,000,000 times and was reviewed by more than 2,50,000 users giving it a 4.7 rating in the Google play store.
Optical character recognition or optical character reader (OCR) is the digital or mechanical translation of typed, handwritten or printed text images into machine-encoded text, whether from a scanned document, a document photograph, a scene photograph (such as a text on signs and billboards in a landscape photograph) or a subtitle text superimposed on a frame. This is usually a difficult task as most of such images can be very difficult to read even. Most applications that boasts this feature have very low accuracy when converting the text. Clear Scan is app that recognizes the characters and words from an image/PDF with high 99%accuracy. It converts your smart phone to text scanner and translator.
Clear Scan converts your smart phone into a high-quality pocket size scanner using the phone’s camera. Get your documents scanned and converted to PDF format at the click of a button.
Images, bills, receipts, books, magazines, class notes and anything that needs to be there in your device can be easily scanned using this app.
The app is an effective tool for students, professionals or just any person looking to get their documents scanned to their device.
Apart from this, there are many tools within the app which makes editing the scanned pics a breeze!
Share or upload files using cloud features.
- Automatic document edge detection and perspective correction
This app automatically detects the corner of the file that you want to scan for better quality along with you can also crop the part of the document that you want to scan. This ensure hassle-free experience
- Lightning fast!
Convert your scanned documents immediately into PDF or JPEG format so that you can share the scanned document, image, books, bills, important notes or any kind of paper that you can think of.
- Professional and high quality
The app offers several options to scan, edit and manage your documents without compromising on quality along with various multiple filters: photo, document, clear, colour or black & white
- Flexible editing
Adjust brightness, remove shadows, crop and straighten the image seamlessly. The app also offers various professional editing features even after saving the images.
- Folders and subfolders
You can easily manage your files and folders, in order to organise your documents better.
- Document naming, storage inside the app and search
Naming and renaming your documents have never been easier! You can also reorder the scanned files that makes it simpler for the user to find the file, document, image, or other scanned notes.
- Set page sizes for PDF (Letter, Legal, A4, and more)
- Cloud upload and Cloud print
Post editing, you have the option to share the documents via mail or use the in-built app feature to upload it to various cloud interfaces such as Dropbox, OneDrive, SkyDrive, Google Drive, Evernote and others. You can also print the scanned document or image over Cloud Print.
- Extract Texts using OCR
The OCR feature lets the user convert image of a document to text format. This brilliant feature reduces time taken to type data manually.
- Backup & Restore, allow you to create “backup file” and restore your data manually in case you lose or change your device.