1. Grimgrak's Avatar
    What do you guys like? Is a cheapo brother one good enough or do i want to spend the extra on something like the doxie?
    06-02-2016 06:01 PM
  2. TJA3500's Avatar
    Google Drive Widget will scan a photo or document and save it as a PDF.
    06-02-2016 08:40 PM
  3. treetopsranch's Avatar
    Just use one of the many scanners on Play Store. You scan by taking a image using the camera in the tablet. Then the app makes a PDF or JPG (document or photo) which you can send to someone or print or save.
    I use two: the HP scan app which is free and TinyScanner Pro which is not free.
    If you have a wifi printer then your printer manufacturer probably has a app for scanning.

    TJA3500 beat me.
    06-02-2016 08:46 PM
  4. Grimgrak's Avatar
    None of the app based ones can do OCR tho.
    06-02-2016 09:05 PM
  5. treetopsranch's Avatar
    I didn't see that OCR request in your original post. You probably need a windows machine to do really good OCR. And why do you need OCR? You asked about a scanner and this tablet does a perfect job of scanning and making a exact copy as a PDF File with the proper APP.
    06-03-2016 10:55 AM
  6. treetopsranch's Avatar
    I want to add that I also have a portable scanner. It is a IrisScan. A device that you hold in your hand and move across a document to scan. Not good. A slightest movement of the page being scanned causes a blip in the scan. You have to tape single sheets down on a flat surface. What a drag. Not recommended.
    06-03-2016 02:27 PM
  7. Walter Turns's Avatar
    If you scan it as a PDF, you can at least write on it, highlight ect with any of the free PDF editors, Adobe and the one I prefer Xodo

    Posted via the Android Central App
    06-11-2016 08:01 PM

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