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    Published: 2012-03-07, by .

    Scanthing allows you to scan any document from your gallery or using your back camera

    7
    • Text extraction from scanned documents
    • Extract by batches
    • Supports up to 33 languages (Google Translate)
    • Interface could be improved
    • It doesn't convert documents to different formats

    "Your paper-less life starts right here"

    What's more, Scanthing extracts text from pictures and documents and allows you to search by keywords on your phone using OCR tech. Scan cards, newspapers articles, letters, full articles, pictures... whatever you need. Actually text extraction is its added-value feature. However, unlike other scanning apps, it doesn't includes conversion to different formats. Anyway, we must insist that its OCR tech seems really above average.

    After capturing the document, you can rotate and crop the text you want to extract. Bear in mind that it works with all kinds of typefaces but not with handwriting. It works along Google Translate, so it supports up to more than 30 languages. After scanning you can search for your documents by means of the search bar at the top. What's more, you can convert by batches and after that associate tags to your documents.

    In a nutshell, this a useful app if what you want to do is an specific thing: extracting text from scanned documents. As scanner itself, there are other more complete apps on the Android Market. However, the most of them don't extract text or don't do it better than Scanthing. For this reason, it's well worth to give it a go.

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    by Manu , Appszoom

    Mar 07, 2012

    Description

    Scanthing has been re-launched into a powerful scanning application with intuitive workflow module designed to minimize the number of clicks you need to make. You never need to use your clumsy office printer again for that scanning task.

    Scanthing extracts text from pictures and documents and allows you to search for them by keywords on your phone using advanced OCR technology that resides on your phone. It supports image cleaning and conversion to PDF, including creating keyword searchable PDFs from your image. Our new ‘fast forward’ button allows you to perform multiple actions that you repeat often in just one click. It's the only Document Scanner you need. Scanthing supports OCR in 62 languages but is heavily optimised for English.

    As Mentioned on USA Today - http://goo.gl/P9CLPu

    **** 1 DAY REFUND POLICY *****
    If you are unhappy please email us before leaving a review with your email address and transaction id and we will refund you as long as you brought the app in last 24 hours.
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    Full Feature List:

    * Capture your image using our dedicated camera, your mobile’s own camera or an existing image from your gallery. Rotate and crop the text you want to extract.
    * Then extract the text using our powerful local OCR that runs in the background so you can carry on using your phone.
    * Use the configurable ‘Fast Forward’ button to perform multiple tasks in just one click. For example, in one click you take a picture, extract text from that picture, create a printer friendly PDF version of your document, and attach that document to an email. Yes all this in just one click.
    * Create a print friendly version of your image using our image cleaning feature.
    * Create a PDF of the extracted text, or, a searchable PDF from your image.
    * Using a Text-To-Speech Engine of your choice (we recommend IVONA) you can play back the text, sentence by sentence directly through Scanthing.
    * Scanthing will automatically recognize and extract contact information, such as Telephone Numbers, Web URLs and Email Addresses.
    * Works with all printed typefaces, but please note it will not be able to read your handwriting.
    * Use with Google Translate on your phone to convert from one of the many languages we support to another.
    * After Scan, search for your documents by just using a few keywords.
    * Share image or extracted text by Email, Dropbox, Evernote, Google
    Translate and other apps.
    * Add more images to existing documents, see documents by thumbnails.
    * Support for 62 languages, just set your default version in the settings.
    * The app itself has been translated to German, French, Spanish and
    Russian for the benefit or users in those countries.

    OCR Languages Supported:
    English
    Ukrainian
    Turkish
    Thai
    Tagalog
    Telugu
    Tamil
    Swedish
    Swahili
    Serbian
    Albanian
    Spanish
    Slovenian
    Slovakian
    Romanian
    Portuguese
    Polish
    Norwegian
    Dutch
    Malay
    Maltese
    Macedonian
    Malayalam
    Lithuanian
    Latvian
    Korean
    Kannada
    Italian
    Icelandic
    Indonesian
    Cherokee
    Hungarian
    Croatian
    Hindi
    Hebrew
    Galician
    Frankish
    French
    Finnish
    Basque
    Estonian
    Math
    Esperanto
    Greek
    German
    Danish
    Czech
    Catalan
    Bulgarian
    Bengali
    Belarusian
    Azerbaijani
    Arabic
    Afrikaans
    Japanese
    Chinese (Simplified)
    Chinese (Traditional)
    Ancient Greek
    Russian
    Vietnamese
    Gujarati
    German Fraktur

    Users review

    from 270 reviews

    "Great"

    7.4

    Users comments for Scanthing (OCR & PDF Creator)

    Glenn Schmidt

    by Glenn Schmidt

    Oct 09, 2017  |  "Poor"

    Despite three attempts to contact their support I received no response whatever. Cannot download any additional languages at all. Error occurs each time I attempt to download a language. Useless app.

    Prateek Gupta

    by Prateek Gupta

    Jul 08, 2017  |  "Poor"

    When start hindi downloading a error came and stop the app again n again

    Ravi Sawhney

    by Ravi Sawhney

    Jan 03, 2017  |  "Awesome"

    Great as Scanner

    Kenneth S Heard

    by Kenneth S Heard

    Jun 17, 2016  |  "Great"

    UPDATE It NO LONGER WORKS! It ran just ONCE, and then HUNG It seemed to work well - albeit via the Internet & their Server, but quickly & pretty accurately. Just hope that continues, and that the "doom sayer" comments made by others are just a reflection of (other) User incompetence!

    Raúl Martínez

    by Raúl Martínez

    Feb 18, 2015  |  "Poor"

    Useless. OCR doesn't work.

    Geoff Phillips

    by Geoff Phillips

    May 16, 2014  |  "Poor"

    If I could rate this app as zero stars I would. No customer support, and message for several days saying their server was down, rendering the app TOTALLY USELESS, as it needs to upload text to perform OCR. A total waste of time. Avoid.