Best Scanners Apps for Android

Scanner apps are found in this category. These apps allow the user to scan various kinds of codes and documents. Types include barcode, QR code, and document scanner apps. Scanner apps are great for those looking to access information from codes or digitalize documents.

Last updated 08-19-2017

Reader (OCR Speaker)
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Reader (OCR Speaker)

Android

Seller: Suman Sucharit Das

30 3

On your way to the office, it is nice if you want to pass the time by reading the latest news, or enjoying a chapter or two from the book in your pocket. Unfortunately, your reading glasses are at home on the table, and now your head is aching from trying to read the minute text on your printed material. Now, you are wishing that you bought an audiobook instead. Fret not, for with this amazing app, you can turn any printed material into an audio one in a matter of seconds!

Take a snapshot of the page you want to read, or use an uploaded printed document in this digital reader's "Library". Wait while the app extracts the text, sit back, tap play, and listen as the app reads your news and stories to you!

▲ Sit back and relax as you listen to your printed materials being read to you by a female narrator.

▲ Easy to use. Take a picture and save it in the library to enjoy its audio form in the future.

▲ Automatically compile and manage your files in "My Library" for easy access in the future.

Designed for ease of use, this text reading app is powered by Google Cloud OCR to convert texts into audio format. Capable of reading materials written in 11 languages, including Chinese, Korean, Finnish, and German, listen as the female narrator reads the texts in a clear and audible voice!

Fit for users who want to enjoy their books and magazines while on travel or during their commute. Enjoy your vacations more, and avoid the headache inducing act of reading small printed text in a moving vehicle. Have fun while on-the-go with your pocket reading assistant!

Android
Reader (OCR Speaker)

Reader (OCR Speaker)

Free

Think Dirty
17

Think Dirty

Android

Seller: Think Dirty Inc.

30 3

There are a million products on the market today, but do you know which ones are safe to use at home? Not many people are confident that they can name some products on either side, so this app wants to help you out. It will sift out toxic items, so you can turn your house into a safe and clean environment!

To use the app, point your camera at the product's barcode and allow it to scan. After, learn about the item's carcinogenicity, developmental toxicity, and allergy inducing rates. Then you can head to the ingredients to know which chemical could be causing high rates. Tapping on the ingredient will drop down information on its impact, usage, and any other name that it has been sold under.

Now, you can be vigilant in picking the right products whenever you are the market. Take a quick scan and be given detailed information about your chosen item instantly!

Android
Think Dirty

Think Dirty

Free

Libib
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Libib

Android

Seller: Libib

25 2.5

Get an app that can catalog your movies, music, books, and video games! You can make multiple libraries under different categories depending on your collections. Create tags to easily locate your items and leave notes for personal use anytime you want. Search for other users and share topics about your collections!

With this convenient app, importing, exporting, and organizing files has also become effortless. Now you don’t have to worry about misplacing your files in different locations – use the best online cataloging system and find them all in one place!

▲ Select the type of library you want to create and organize your files easily!

▲ Find friends and share your throughts about books, movies, video games, and music with other users!

QR Code Scanner & Generator
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QR Code Scanner & Generator

Android

Seller: Together - App4you

25 2.5

Do you come across lots of barcodes when shopping? Here is an app that will make things a lot easier for you. Scan any barcode, or QR code too, using your phone's camera and quickly find out about new products and awesome deals!

To use, tap "scan" and use the rear camera as a scanner. Make sure you fit the code on the screen for a perfect scan, and once the results are presented, you can easily access information from the internet, enabling you to compare prices, read comments, or buy an item straight from your mobile device!

Aside from that, you can also create your own QR code, which you can then easily share with friends. With this tool on your smartphone, say hello to quick, easy, and informative mobile shopping!

▲ Easily look for a product's information after scanning the QR code using your camera.

▲ Create your own QR codes and share them with your friends on social media!

Android
QR Code Scanner & Generator

QR Code Scanner & Generator

Free

QR Code Reader
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QR Code Reader

Android

Seller: TWMobile

25 2.5

Need a lightweight and fuss free QR scanner? There’s this QR code viewer that has those characteristics. There’s lots of ways for you to use QR codes, you can send images, texts or web links through them. So if you need a quick and easy way to read those QR bar codes, then use this reader.

Point this app's camera to any QR code or image and you'll be able to get passwords, prices and open links or files. It's as easy as lining up an image with the app's blue lines, the app will then handle the rest, whether that’s opening your browser or copying a file for you.

▲To start scanning codes just align it to the blue outline on the app.

▲Codes can link you to web pages.

▲They can also contain text, images or other types of data.

▲When in a low light environment, you can still use this app to read QR codes. Just tap on the flash icon to use your camera's flash.

▲A history of codes you've scanned and accessed, is stored on the app.

Did you know it’s possible to convert Wi-Fi passwords into QR codes? Meaning it’ll be very easy to connect to Wi-Fi by just quickly scanning a bar code or image. Take advantage of this nifty little feature by downloading utilizing a QR code scanner. This QR code scanner is a fast and lightweight option to help you take advantage of QR codes. Just open this right up and scan a desired code, you’ll have your content in no time. If you need to quickly scan a QR image or bar code, then just use this scanner. If it’s a low lit room, or if you’re in a hurry, this app has got you covered.

Android
QR Code Reader

QR Code Reader

Free