BookScanner Pro: Smart Book Scanner App with OCR

BookScanner Pro: Smart Book Scanner App with OCR


  • Category: Book
  • Release Date: 2016-11-21
  • Current Version: 1.2
  • Adult Rating: 4+
  • File Size: 60.95 MB
  • Developer: ABBYY
  • Compatibility: Requires iOS 8.0 or later.
Score: 3
From 14 Ratings


ABBYY BookScanner – smart pocket scanner for books! BookScanner turns your mobile device into a powerful mobile scanner to quickly capture books, create electronic copies in PDF and JPG, EPUB or FB2 and apply online OCR to recognize texts from scans for further editing and sharing. Create an ebook on your iPhone or iPad and make perfect digital copies of paper ones. BookScanner is a lifesaver for students, researchers and virtually anyone, that is always at hand. ------------------------ FEATURES • BOOKSCANNER. Take a snapshot of facing book pages. BookScanner will split the shot into two separate images and correct any distortions and lighting defects. It will then unbend any curved lines as if you pressed the book against the glass of a desktop scanner. • EBOOKS. Scan paper books and create electronic copies in PDF, JPEG, EPUB or FB2. • OCR. Recognize text (OCR) on scans in 193 languages (including Latin, Cyrillic and CJK alphabets) and choose from among 12 output formats (DOCX, PDF, TXT and more) preserving the original document formatting such as lists, tables and headers. • MULTIPAGE DOCS. Create, edit and enhance separate images or large multi-page books (up to 100 pages per book) quickly and easily. • SHARE & EXPORT. Send books via email, save in cloud storages - iCloud Drive, Dropbox, Google Drive, Yandex.Disk, Evernote and more, transfer them to your Mac or PC using iTunes sharing. • BUILT-IN FILE STORAGE. Save scans inside the app with tags and search capabilities. • PASSWORD POTECTION. Protect your image-only PDF files with a password while exporting and sending via email. • AUTO-CAPTURE AND FILTERS. Excellent visual quality with auto-capture of page boundaries and advanced image filters, which processes scans in color, greyscale or black-and-white versions. • BEST-SHOT PHOTO MODE. Select Best-shot button on the viewfinder and BookScanner will automatically choose and process the best of the three images captured. • 3D TOUCH AND SPOTLIGHT SEARCH. Tap the BookScanner icon and find scans straight from the home screen of your iPhone or iPad. • AIRPRINT. Print out scans directly from your iPhone or iPad. ------------------------ The app is incompatible with iPhone 3G and iPhone 3GS, it is also not recommended to use the application on iPod touch and iPad 1 and 2, due to the lack of autofocus cameras on these devices. ------------------------ IMPORTANT! We are unable to respond to your comments on the App Store. With any questions and suggestions contact us directly at Join us: Twitter: @ABBYY_Mobile ------------------------ Your Library Pocket Scanner. Please leave a review if you like BookScanner. It will be highly appreciated!



  • Not so good as its brother FineReader

    By sunt05
    I bought this one largely due to my experience in using its brother FineReader, whose performance is indeed unrivaled. However, this app works really as its processes are web-based, which means all the work are actually done on the abbyy server! Given the large amount of pictures of a book, such workflow turns out to be unreliable and almost useless. I WON'T recommend this app.
  • Review

    By jworley
    Great product highly recommend it. Easily copies in book format.
  • Way overpriced for what you get and very, very buggy

    By Caitie-Beth
    Wish there would have been a demo light version so I'd have realized this was not ready to be purchased yet, especially at the VERY high price for this app! It crashes like crazy. It's crashed on me over 15 times while trying to scan and edit and that's after restarting my iPad and iPhone. Also it continually makes the two page scanned images into 1 page vs the 2 that is supposed to make it faster - that was part of the whole reason I got this app because I have so many books to scan in. I'm trying to downsize my physical book library for digital and I thought the cost of this app would have been worth it, but so far it's been quite disappointing and taking up way too much of my time. I hope the developers work these kinks out soon otherwise this is money down the drain on an app that seemed so promising
  • Excellent

    By Pezeshki
  • not at all fast; OCR not performed on your device

    By njnotekeeper
    The claim that this app is twice as fast as prior versions has to be questioned: the app seems to upload a scanned image to an OCR function sitting on a remote server. OCR does not seem to be performed on the device hosting the app. I'm now waiting 11 minutes for the return OCR WITH NO RESULT YET RETURNED. The OCR should be done on the host device: that would definitely speed it up. With a remote server the user is too dependent on Abbyy.
  • Best Scan/OCR on iOS

    By DVD43
    Not sure why others are giving this app low marks. I recently digitized an 800-page book with this app, and it performed flawlessly. It's easy, quick, accurate and inexpensive.
  • Works great

    By Clam cooker
    I use it on books. Nice!
  • Almost disappointed

    By پسرخوانده مرحوم صاحب مغازل
    Paying nearly 20$ and facing that it doesn't even support a right to left direction for Arabic and it also seems suffered from lack of Engine and sends pictures to its servers so you will lose lots of time waiting for receiving the pics beside your internet traffic is consumed !
  • Great app

    By vsigler
    Glad someone came up with this app, great job!
  • Crashes all the time, don't waste your money

    By Lagart99
    Used it three times, it was great, just like they say it works. After using it three times, I have not been able to use it ever again, it always says error. I deleted the app and downloaded it again to see if it fixes the problem, it does not work. Don't waste your money.