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David Sparks of Mac Power Users and MacSparky.com shows you how to scan and OCR your documents with PDFpen Scan+.


PDFpen Scan+ Features

PDFpen Scan+ enables you to scan multi-page documents, articles, receipts, and more, using the iPhone or iPad camera. Scans are cropped, sized to standard paper sizes, and visually enhanced for legibility. PDFpen Scan+ includes OCR (optical character recognition), making it possible to copy the text in a scanned document for use in another document or email message, or to export a PDF containing searchable text to a variety of popular cloud services.

Here's what PDFpen Scan+ can do:

  • One-touch scanning directly from your iPhone or iPad camera
  • Scan multiple images into a single document
  • Detect page edges automatically and crop scan
  • Use OCR (Optical Character Recognition) to convert scans into searchable PDFs
  • Copy text recognized by OCR
  • Email and share PDF documents with embedded, searchable OCR text
  • Import scans from your photo library
  • Import scans from image and PDF files via "Open In…"
  • Store documents in iCloud for sharing between devices
  • Rotate scanned pages
  • Enhance brightness/contrast of scanned pages
  • Adjust scan resolution for color, grayscale, and text
  • Print documents
  • Share documents with PDFpen for markup and editing
  • Import and Export documents using Dropbox, Evernote, Box, Alfresco, and Google Drive cloud services
  • Import and Export documents using iTunes, FTP, and WebDAV