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Scan your Documents and Photos with the Best Apps on your iPhone or iPad

Today’s mobile devices are capable of doing just about anything, including scanning documents with great quality. So much so that one could say that it is no longer necessary to have a scanner at home when scanning a document or even a photograph .

The App Store has different scanner applications, both for the iPhone and the iPad, which offer quite acceptable quality in the results. All these applications make use of the device’s main camera to take a picture of the document or photo to be scanned.

Scan your Documents and Photos with the Best Apps on your iPhone or iPad
Scan your Documents and Photos with the Best Apps on your iPhone or iPad

Thanks to these applications it is possible to scan a document and then print it, attach it to an email, share it through a messaging app, upload it to the cloud or simply save it . But let’s not dwell on it any longer and let’s look at some of the best and most popular options currently available for the iPhone and iPad. Let’s go!

With these types of apps, you can turn your paper notes, documents, or sketches into a digital copy or save book pages to view at any time from your iPhone or iPad. On the other hand, scanner applications for mobile devices are very useful today to scan your ID card and even to sign and scan a contract to send it by mail .


This application is mainly focused on scanning and saving photos using the camera of the iPhone or iPad. Thanks to PhotoScan you can digitally scan photos with high quality and without reflections , as it uses a step-by-step capture process. On the other hand, once the process is finished, an automatic cropping based on edge detection is performed and you can back up all the scanned photos in the Google Photos app.

Scanbot 6

This is a document and QR code scanner that allows you to create high resolution PDF or JPG scanned documents. The scanned documents and images can then be sent by email or uploaded to a cloud storage service.

Scanbot 6 has different scanning options to improve the result : choose the colour mode, the type of documents and an automatic optimisation. But Scanbot 6 is not only for scanning images and documents, it’s also a QR code scanner. Moreover, you have two options, a free version and a Pro version with more functions and features.


CamScanner+ is the number 1 mobile application for scanning images and documents worldwide with over 60 million users. It offers fast scanning of documents, optimization of scan quality, extraction of text from images and protection of important documents, among other things.

Scanner Pro 7

Scanner Pro 7 turns your iPhone or iPad into a portable scanner capable of scanning documents and images with high quality in a matter of seconds . Scanned documents can be uploaded to the cloud, shared via email, saved in the Photo app, even printed or faxed.

These are the best scanner apps for the iPhone and iPad that you can currently find on the App Store . Obviously there are many more, but these are the ones that we at iPadizate consider to be the most complete and offer the best quality to users.

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