Adobe today announced the launch of Adobe Scan, a new Optical Character Recognition (OCR) app that?s able to scan documents and convert printed text into digital text in a matter of seconds.
Unlike most OCR apps on the market, Adobe Scan is free to use, with no watermarks or page limits, and it?s optimized for capturing multi-page documents.
The app works by capturing a picture of what a user wants to scan, from notes and forms to receipts and business cards. Adobe Scan detects the edges of a document, captures and cleans the image, fixes perspective, removes shadows, and then uses image recognition to detect and convert printed text.
Scans are converted into Adobe PDFs that can be searched, highlighted, copied, edited, marked up, and shared with other users.
?Adobe Scan represents a radical reimagination of how to capture your most important document content,? said Bryan Lamkin, executive vice president…
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