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Can you use iPad to scan a document?

28 June 2014 2,040 views One Comment


In the world of gadgets, the popularity of iPad is immense. This creation of Apple became a rage the moment it was released. Owners of iPads use it mainly for browsing the internet, watching videos and reading ebooks. But the utility of this gadget is much more. iPad users have the option of installing various applications on their gadget which enables it to perform a number of functions. But very few must have thought of using iPad to scan a document. The good news is that this is possible too. There a few particular applications which make the task of scanning documents via the iPad very easy. So, you can instantly scan a document whenever you need it. Given below are some such popular apps for scanning.

Scanner Pro

From the name itself you can tell what this application is for. This particular application became very popular with iPad users who have been wanting to scan the documents using their gadget. With this particular application, you can now keep digitalized copies of handwritten or hand drawn information. These are saved in form of images. If you are out to buy anything, then you can also keep a scanned copy of the invoices or receipts, in case you need to have a back up for future. Using iPad to scan a documentneed not always be about work. If you find an interesting written piece or picture in a book or magazine and wish to keep a digital copy of it, you can quickly scan it using this application and then share it with your friends online. This application has an easy and neat interface, which is simple to operate. The scanning function is done using the camera button of the iPad. The moment you press it, a grid will appear. You can decide how much of the document area you wish to scan and then scan it and save the image. This application is highly useful, as it gives you a quick tool to scan documents when you need to do it urgently.

ScanJig – Turns Your iPad, iPhone, or Galaxy Into A Fast Document Scanner – PC Mag: “the ScanJig can easily be a better choice than getting a scanner.”

This is yet another application which makes the task of using iPad to scan a documentpossible. When you have an iPad and an easily available application like the ScanJig, you will not feel the need to buy a scanner at all. The iPad in itself has a very good camera, which this application uses to scan the documents. As a result, the quality of scans that you get is usually very high. If you plan to go for OCR conversion with these images, then you will have good chances of getting high accuracy level. Such high clarity images are indeed perfect for OCR. With this application, scanning documents on your iPad is going to be lightening fast. Besides, setting up this application does not require any extra hardware settings. You can have your documents scanned on the go – whenever you want. So opt for any of these applications and experience great instant scanning with your iPad.

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  • Patrick Harold said:

    The new scanJig Pro model is now available for iPads including the iPad Air 2 – this is a simple stand that holds your smart tablet or phone in the correct position for fast, precisely aligned scans of documents, invoices, contracts, receipts, photos and business cards. Works with any document scanner app and helps turn your iPad or iPhone into a productive, high quality, document scanner. See more at scanjig.com

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