ScanKey - Barcode OCR Keyboard by Matthias Herbrich (Universal)
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Released: Mar 12, 2018
Version: 2.0.2
Size: 61 MB
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ScanKey - Barcode OCR Keyboard

Matthias Herbrich
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ScanKey is an additional keyboard for iOS devices, which integrates a scanner for QR-/bar codes and an OCR scanner (Optical Character Recognition) to recognize printed alpha numeric text and words with the camera.

This makes work easier e.g. for filling out forms, which require to enter complex codes or IDs by hand (Example: EAN product codes). With ScanKey keyboard simply scan the codes or text and it will be filled automatically in the active text field.

With the Post-Processor Engine, it's really easy to modify the scan result with various filters which can be configured in any specific order.

Since version 2.0 it's also possible to start a scan from the app and not only from the ScanKey keyboard extension!

QWERTZ and QWERTY layout is supported.

Supported codes:
• UPCECode
• Code39Code
• Code39Mod43
• Code93
• Code128
• EAN8
• EAN13,
• Aztec
• PDF417
• QRCode
• DataMatrix
• Code-2of5 Interleaved
• ITF14

Supported text:
• hundreds of serif and sans-serif fonts
• alpha numeric text (e.g. ABC1337)
• Words and sentences
• Multi-line
• HAND-WRITTEN TEXT NOT SUPPORTED!

Supported post-processors:
• Add character(s) at start/end
• Remove leading/trailing character(s)
• Regex string replacement (Regular Expression)
• Text replacement (case-sensitive or case-insensitive)

Additional features:
• Automatically copy scan result to clipboard
• Automatically return after scan finished
• Automatically remove checksum of EAN/-UPC-Codes

What's new in version 2.0.2
• Added new feature - Post-Processor Engine - to modify the scan result
• Added new settings: e.g. copy to pasteboard
• Start a scan now also from the main app, not only from the ScanKey keyboard extension
• Bug fixes
Our verdict: Good
  • + ScanKey - Barcode OCR Keyboard is an ok, 3.5-star app.
  • + The app is currently free, instead of its regular price of $0.99.
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