If you are looking for a way to convert your documents into PDF files then this PDF creator is an app that is ideal for you. CamScanner – Phone PDF Creator is a useful app which helps you in scanning paper documents and turning them into PDF files which can be shared with others. Boasting of a user-friendly interface and a smart design and layout, this app is very easy to use. It makes use of the rear camera aboard your phone to scan different kinds of documents and then store the scanned copies in cloud storage. You can share these files with others either in PDF or JPEG formats.
Before you can start making use of this PDF creator, you will have to sign up using your email. After the sign-up process is complete, you are directed to a home screen which shows your scanned documents. There is a camera option located on the bottom-right corner of this screen which is to be clicked for scanning new documents. You need to place the document on a flat surface and then click a photo of it using your phone's back camera. Multiple modes are available when taking photos which include documents, cards and QR codes. You need to select the right mode for scanning to get the best results.
After scanning the document or card, CamScanner – Phone PDF Creator allows you to crop the image and then straightens it out. You are offered editing options to enhance the quality of the scans. These options include making changes to the contrast, brightness and details of the scanned image. Once you are satisfied with the scan, you can use Optical Character Recognition (OCR) for identifying the text and making edits that you deem necessary. However, do keep in mind that the editing feature is only available with the premium version of the app. You will have to pay a monthly subscription fee in order to avail the premium features of this PDF creator.
CamScanner – Phone PDF Creator gives you the opportunity to convert the scanned copies of your documents into PDF or JPEG files before sharing them with others. After the saving the scanned files, you can share, tag, lock or delete it after selecting it by clicking and holding a file for few seconds. You can also rename the file and add invite collaborators to comment on the scanned file as well. The option for inviting collaborators can be accessed by clicking the 'more' button located on the bottom bar of the screen after selecting a scanned file. You can only add up to 10 collaborators in the free version of this PDF creator while the premium version allows you to add 40 collaborators.
There is limited cloud storage available for storing your scanned files in CamScanner – Phone PDF Creator. You can increase it either by upgrading to the premium version or by completing certain offers.
- User-friendly interface
- Smart layout and design
- Simple to use
- Use phone camera for scanning documents
- Wide range of documents can be scanned
- Options available for enhancing scan quality
- Share files in PDF or JPEG format
- Quick search feature
- Edit text using OCR (Optical Character Registration)
- Share scanned files using social media apps
- Add collaborators to comment on scans
CamScanner – Phone PDF Creator is an app which is marketed towards people who work with paper documents and need a way to digitize them somehow. It allows them to make scanned copies of various types of documents and then share the PDF files thus created using different social media and messaging apps. It is a must-have app for office workers who don't want a pile of documents sitting on their desks.