Scanthing – Extracts Text from Pictures to Search

Scanthing extracts text from pictures and documents and allows you to search for them by keywords on your phone using OCR (Optical Character Recognition) technology. It will covert many documents at once in a batch and it will not affect the performance of your phone. You can share image or extracted text by Email, Dropbox etc. Scan documents and images, convert to text and search by keywords.

Download Scanthing for Android


  • Capture image using our dedicated camera, your mobile’s own camera or existing image from gallery
  • Rotate and crop the text you want to extract.
  • Then extract the text using our powerful server-side OCR that runs in the background so you can carry on using your phone.
  • Works with all printed typefaces, but please note it will not be able to read your handwriting.
  • Use with Google Translate on your phone to convert from one of the 33 languages we support to another.
  • Fully secured HTTPS connection to our servers. We do not retain your image or extracted text after processing.
  • After Scan, search for your documents by just using a few keywords.
  • Share image or extracted text by Email, Dropbox, Evernote, Google Translate and other apps.
  • Add more images to existing documents, see documents by thumbnails.
  • Associate Tags with your documents and then use Tags to find documents fast when your on the move.
  • Support for 33 languages, just set your default version in the settings.

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