Microsoft Lens|PDF Scan by Microsoft Corporation (Universal)
Released: Apr 2, 2015
Version: 2.49.1
Size: 51 MB
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Microsoft Lens|PDF Scan

Microsoft Corporation
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Microsoft Lens (formerly Office Lens) trims, enhances, and makes pictures of whiteboards and documents readable.
You can use Microsoft Lens to convert images to PDF, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel files, digitize printed or handwritten text, and save to OneNote, OneDrive, or your local device. You can even import images that are already on your device using Gallery.


•\tScan and upload all your notes, receipts, and documents
•\tCapture whiteboard at end of the meeting to keep those action items on track
•\tScan printed text or handwritten meeting notes to edit and share later
•\tKeep your business networking contacts handy by scanning business cards and saving them to your contact list
•\tChoose to save as PDF, Image, Word or PowerPoint formats into OneNote, OneDrive, or local device as location


•\tScan classroom handouts and annotate them in Word and OneNote
•\tScan handwritten notes to digitize and edit later (works with English only)
•\tTake a picture of the whiteboard or blackboard to reference later, even if you're offline
•\tKeep class notes and your own research organized with the seamless integration with OneNote

What's new in version 2.49.1
Document title now reflects the latest date and time
Fixes crash on saving to Word in some languages
Fixes an issue while saving scans to OneNote
Other Bug Fixes and Performance Improvements
Our verdict: Good
  • + Microsoft Lens|PDF Scan is a highly rated app (4.5-star).
  • + The app is free.
  • + Microsoft Lens|PDF Scan is currently ranked #125 in free Productivity apps for iPhone, as well as #111 in free Productivity apps for iPad.
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