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Genius Scan - PDF Scanner
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Genius Scan is a document scanner app in your pocket. Quickly scan your paper documents on the go and export them as multi-page PDF files. *** Apple App of the Week *** 20+ million users *** 1000s of small businesses *** Place any document in front of your device’s camera: our scanner app automatically recognizes the paper against the background, crops it, and cleans up the result. You obtain a crisp, legible scan. Batch scanning lets you scan dozens of pages in a matter of seconds. Powerful tools help you organize, share, or archive your documents. “Next time you plan to hit the road, don’t forget to download Genius Scan to make life easier for yourself and your accounting department.” - AppPicker.com “Camera apps aren’t designed for close-up text scanning, but Genius Scan is.” - The Guardian == KEY FEATURES == Smart Scanning: - Document detection & background removal - Distortion correction - Shadow removal and defect cleanup - Filters (black & white, whiteboard, photo) - Batch scanning PDF Creation & Editing: - Document merging & splitting - Multiple page PDF creation - Photos and PDF import Security & Privacy: - On-device document processing + Face ID locking + PDF password encryption Document Organization: - Document tagging - Metadata and content search + Custom naming schemes (Smart Document Names) + Backup and multi-device sync with Genius Cloud (separate subscription) Export: - Email + Box, Dropbox, Evernote, Expensify, Google Drive, iCloud Drive, OneDrive, OneNote, FTP, SugarSync, WebDAV. + Any WebDAV compatible service such as Citrix ShareFile, NextCloud, ownCloud, Synology, Yandex. + Automatic background auto-export OCR (Text Recognition): + Text extraction + Searchable PDF creation + Business card scanning & contact creation The features denoted with [+] are available as part of Genius Scan+ (a one-time purchase). == ABOUT US == It’s in the heart of Paris, France that The Grizzly Labs develops Genius Scan. We take pride in crafting apps that help millions of users throughout the world and hold ourselves to the highest standards in terms of quality and privacy. Get in touch with us @thegrizzlylabs if you have any questions. == PRICING & LEGAL == Genius Scan is free to use for as long as you want. Should you choose to, you can buy Genius Scan+ for more features (a one-time fee). You can subscribe to Genius Cloud for backup & synchronization. In that case, Genius Scan’s store displays the duration and price of each subscription, updated at the time of purchase. Payment will be charged to iTunes account when the order is confirmed. Subscriptions automatically renew unless auto-renew is turned off no later than 24 hours before the end of the current period. Manage subscriptions, disable auto-renewal in the iTunes account settings. https://www.thegrizzlylabs.com/genius-scan/cloud/terms
A+
by Djpolan on 2021/01/19 03:00
Fácil y rápido
Genius
by Canuck IM on 2021/01/18 23:16
Great app!
Eva Alemán
by Evin Aleman on 2021/01/18 10:50
Quality excelente!
Great app for professionals
by MochiFoox on 2021/01/18 06:17
I no longer use my printer scanner to scan. The scan quality is good and the app is easy to use.
Genius Scan
by Lisa Byors on 2021/01/18 00:33
Easy & Simple! Awesome !
Scan & Store Receipts
by Pliny the Middle Child on 2021/01/17 22:57
This app has been amazing. I needed a method to scan and store receipts for tracking work expenses as well as for storing medical bills/receipts to be reimbursed from my HSA in the future. I created folders in my iCloud account and use Genius Scan to scan and organize the receipts. Beyond satisfied.
Absolutely great!
by KpSeattle on 2021/01/17 19:48
I am so impressed with this app. I needed to send a multipage fax and it was quick and easy. The app was so easy to understand and use. It adjusted the images perfectly and I love that it allowed me to save to Dropbox or send in mail (as well as many other choices). Worth the cost of a full fax machine!
Can't live without Genius Scan
by Knitting Coquelicot on 2021/01/17 19:00
This is the best app ever. I use it all the time and it never fails to amaze me with its dependability and usefulness.
Use it every day
by DoctorObviousPrime on 2021/01/17 16:57
Easy to email receipts and documents with great resolution. Only suggestion would be direct storage to documents and ability to copy to notes. Technical support is very responsive and helpful.
The best thing since sliced bread!!
by qhaki86 on 2021/01/17 13:24
When COVID hit we were not allowed to go back so I started to take pictures of everything. A friend of mine told me about this app. It has made my life so much easier. This is a great app.
Glad I finally found this
by Paid 2 much on 2021/01/17 05:37
I love this app. Tried three others before. I’m a professional but not always up on the latest phone tech or apps. I didn’t want anything complicated . This is more intuitive, professional & after Covid my most unsophisticated clients were able to take a pic of their docs & email them to me
Awesome
by JP159AAA on 2021/01/17 01:54
Convenient. Ease of use. Great app.
Easy to use. Does what it’s supposed to
by e_chipotle on 2021/01/16 15:42
I’m using the free version of this app and it’s good enough for me. It scans documents easily, you can reorder the pages or remove any you don’t need. If you want to export your documents to iCloud, Dropbox, or google drive, you’ll have to pay, which is fine, otherwise you can just email the document to yourself for free.
Best Picture to PDF app that’s free!!!
by Twig -n- Berries on 2021/01/16 05:24
Cant ask for more from a free app!
Top 10 most useful app in App Store.
by Dizzyjetson on 2021/01/16 03:32
In a time where not being able to physically access places where we might need to turn in a paper, or for registrations in general this app has saved me many times! It's a very simple function that can mean so much in our day to day life. Lastly the quality of the scan is superb, I've used it to send documents for work, school, and official business. 👍
Dependable & easy
by Cub & Coop on 2021/01/16 00:02
I have used this for years for official documents that needed to be recorded and transferred internationally. Good quality small files. Nice!
The Ultimate Scanning App
by PapaRalph on 2021/01/15 20:04
Did you download it yet? You will never need another scanning app again. I Airdrop, email, and share so easily. Documents scan so quickly and easily. Multiple documents are easy to edit and share. Free. So yea just download it.
Love it
by Boilay on 2021/01/15 19:23
Love it
Super glitchy
by Travel junkii on 2021/01/15 18:48
Takes 5 minutes of holding still over Rafik page for it to scan properly
Hidden gem
by sveinbjornp on 2021/01/15 18:34
I bought this app so many years ago. Its at version five, never paid for an update. Opened it now because photoshop on ipad can’t open .webp images. Of course Genius Scan can. You can just feel that these people have ambition in their work. Gonna see what else it can do now, maybe I can delete some other apps...
Easy to use. Great quality PDFs.
by Esteban de Vero on 2021/01/15 15:10
!Easy to use. Great quality PDFs. The
Awesome App!!!!
by Tswann on 2021/01/14 20:40
Updated.....still think this is a fantastic app for efficiency on the go!!! I’ve been using the genius scan app for years and it is awesome! Helps with being more productive and sending out things from the field. Highly recommend
Amazing
by Tlinder333 on 2021/01/14 17:21
Amazing app
Scan ID
by Isador205 on 2021/01/14 12:36
Excellent and valuable App, Thank you for creating this extraordinary tools!,...
Not precise
by Blasian American on 2021/01/14 08:52
It took me several minutes to capture the scan and gave up on the second passaport scan 🙄
Best PDF Scanner you could get
by Mr. Dude-man on 2021/01/14 01:57
You don’t have to pay a monthly subscription to use it (literally the best, although do consider tipping [in app option] if you get tons of use out of their app!)
Excellent app
by johnny-2008 on 2021/01/13 22:53
Practical, diverse, and very user friendly - and free!
Great scanner app
by gavin123321 on 2021/01/13 20:09
This app has been vitally important for my school work this year as everything has gone online. Sometimes it’s a little tricky to hold your phone in the right place to scan, but when it works, it works AMAZINGLY.
amazing app
by Bday bash brim Caro on 2021/01/13 17:23
i got this app last year when everything went online and all my teachers required me to turn in written assignments online as a pdf. It’s really easy to use and gets the work done very fast. I’ve left many assignments until last minute and after i’m done w the assignment and i have a minute left to submit it(this happens a lot) i quickly scan the documents upload it and turn it in. It takes like 30 seconds to turn in an assignment (depending on how many document you need to scan, i usually have 1-3). 100% recommend!!
Such a useful app!
by Alexandria Helen on 2021/01/13 17:10
I use it mostly for copying documents for a non profit group that I volunteer with but also whenever I need a clean copy of a document. Much better as a scan than a camera image. I got the paid version which is very inexpensive and offers more file management options. I also use it occasionally with its companion app, Geniusfax.
High quality scans
by prajez303 on 2021/01/13 14:54
I use this daily to scan documents. The scan resolution is great and clear.
Great app! Easy to use
by thherealest on 2021/01/13 01:05
Love the app. Highly recommend
Genius!!!
by 111263 on 2021/01/12 21:27
Such a great in The field help!!! Excellent app!!
Amazing App
by AndresTalamantes on 2021/01/12 16:27
One of the best apps you can get on the apple store. It helps me be more efficient with my paperwork. I love how it syncs with google drive. Great app!
Works well
by Gggrrreggg on 2021/01/11 21:30
Like the auto recognition and all the options for saving and exporting.
Mail
by Bigbudda71 on 2021/01/11 18:41
Biggest problem is I can’t seem to get my mail to send it. Don’t know what else to try.
Thx
by NamkonunaKhanki on 2021/01/11 16:59
Helped a lot during exams
Excellent product
by DaveLib on 2021/01/10 21:12
We love this app. Excellent product!
Great Mobile PDF Scaner
by shawnazimi on 2021/01/10 04:35
I use Genius Scan all the times, easy, quickly takes a pdf scan by taking a picture of the documents, easy to add and edit as well. Very happy with it.
Aptly Named - Get This Or A Flatbed Scanner
by Occasional Insomniac on 2021/01/10 01:04
That’s all there is to it. This app is simply the best. I use it all the time. Read the developer’s description of the features of the app. They’re all legit.
Exporting Doesn’t Work
by Burritos69420 on 2021/01/09 18:01
Maybe I would pay for Genius Scan+ if it actually worked.
Great scanning app
by jaspeyg on 2021/01/09 01:20
Even takes away shadows!
Genius Scan
by Rainbow twilight on 2021/01/09 00:46
I love this app because it is like camera it just is a lot more clear and good! 😃
3star rating
by Photoblog on 2021/01/08 22:39
It is a good app that you can upload things onto.
This is real genius!
by Gabriel Titensky on 2021/01/08 21:34
I am glad to have this program installed on my cell phone, this is very easy to use program with good resolution quality and many option to make edition. I love it!!!
Nice
by irish huy on 2021/01/08 21:27
Very nice app. Thanks
Great app
by Latenight Boredom on 2021/01/08 20:43
Love this app. Has saved me so many times when I needed docs sent without getting back to my office.
Love it
by doesthismater on 2021/01/08 18:07
Love it it makes it so much easier to send pictures through email
It works!
by moosemire on 2021/01/08 16:58
Got it to scan and track receipts and it works excellent for that. Am now using it to scan and label old family photos and is working well for that also (a few issues with consistently naming files but that is my problem, not the app).
So helpful
by bbtvcm on 2021/01/08 15:14
Love this!
Excellent for school.
by Nuclear510 on 2021/01/08 08:20
I have to scan my quizzes and exams to turn it in. This app allows me to create a single pdf of multiple scans. Does what it is advertised to do.
Horrible.
by najduananja on 2021/01/08 05:01
This is probably the worst app I have ever used. It never works, it’s so stupid. This app is legit horrendous.
Fantastic
by Happy Kathy! on 2021/01/07 22:12
I am not good at any of this electronic stuff, but I am able to use this without any problem. This app has literally saved me hours of scanning documents on my printer, then to the laptop, then send. This is genius!
AmaZing
by sirenita85 on 2021/01/07 20:52
The best app , worth paying for
Love this app!
by Set Designer Scenic on 2021/01/07 18:17
Perfect!
A must have ****
by mmljkhggyui on 2021/01/07 16:38
Wonderful app/tool to have for work and/or home.
Favorite app
by cliffskier on 2021/01/07 00:55
One of my favorite most used app on my phone!!
Works as expected
by CPunkin on 2021/01/06 20:12
You just take a pic with it and send it. It will focus in and create it as a PDF file.
It’s so easy to fall in love....
by soulsister67 on 2021/01/06 14:51
This is exactly what we need during this time!
Great app
by Syl -2021 on 2021/01/06 10:17
Great business support
Excellent Scan Application
by Adolly24 on 2021/01/06 01:54
I absolutely love this scan application. The edit features are excellent and the email options. This app is over an A++++ I even have the Genesis Fax application. Anyone could literally run a business with these two applications.
Work well for what I need
by BoiledEgg768 on 2021/01/05 22:21
Easy to use just what I needed
Love this app!
by chuck2025 on 2021/01/05 19:47
Been using this for a while and it works great for work, school, and business!
My Go-To Scanning App
by schew56 on 2021/01/05 19:25
I’ve been using Genius Scan for years. Most reliable scanning app on the market. Saves me a ton of time and generates flawless scans. I love the auto-capture functionality. I would strongly recommend this app to anyone who needs to scan documents with their phone!
Wonderful Scanner app!!!
by Jaimedo25 on 2021/01/05 17:01
Awesome scanner app I recommend for everyone. I loved
Quick and easy
by sk8rdavy on 2021/01/05 15:36
I downloaded the app and was immediately able to start scam and sending
Pretty good
by mike o'brian on 2021/01/04 22:03
Takes way to long to email (about 30mins at least) to yourself but works great if you plan ahead
EXCELLENT Program
by JPauldine on 2021/01/04 18:09
Great program to capture, store & email Photos, Documents & Notes. GENIUS!!
Love it
by JadeAquarians on 2021/01/04 18:04
Easy to use and very fast
Perfect
by Belgiandean on 2021/01/04 17:38
I cannot think of a little app that does its job better. Easy to use and nothing missing
Best
by Guzonja1900 on 2021/01/04 13:15
The best app, easy to use, tnx!
Best Scanning App Available
by PissOnMeBeatMe on 2021/01/04 09:14
Genius scan is the best scanning app available in the App Store. It works phenomenal for scanning anything from business cards to full page documents, drawings, and blueprints no matter what the size.
Easy to use and often a life saver
by AFreeAlex on 2021/01/04 03:58
I often need fast and easy to send a document for verification. This is the only app that’s provided both!!
Don’t let the 5 stars mislead you
by Samuel 770 on 2021/01/04 00:55
I purchased the app because of a great review however I was wrong! you pay top money (for standard app) I used once then I realized that I paid $7.99 for just to unlock few options (AD still running the background) and many of other options required a monthly Subscription which I pass I asked for refund within 24 hours since I bought it guess what they didn’t approve it.. very unprofessional Customer support. I don’t recommend to buy this app!
Wonderful
by Jeffkli on 2021/01/04 00:08
Great quality scans awsome features 100% recommend
Love it
by brbi25 on 2021/01/03 20:28
Use it all the time makes my life easier
Unreliable
by twesquire on 2021/01/03 19:24
Every time I need a document urgently it never promptly scans to my email as it should. Incredibly intermittent tool.
Great easy to use product
by ke5awf on 2021/01/03 17:11
This product helps so much when you are not near a scanner. The functions it offers are perfect.
Amazing
by annakp01 on 2021/01/03 16:32
I love this PDF scanner. It really does it all, and you can get what you need to do done at no cost. 10/10.
Leggings
by morgan blake2 on 2021/01/03 03:50
They are soft and fit like a glove They do not stretch out when wearing like some others, love all the colors
First scan
by 50yrs on 2020/12/31 23:21
This is great because working from home is tough without all the office equipment you need.
Best productivity app I have
by Justauser364 on 2020/12/31 18:45
I need to scan docs while I travel and this app by far makes it easy to scan, OCR, save docs back into my corporate account. It supports numerous cloud providers and does surprisingly well for a mobile app. Not sure what I’d use instead.
Great app
by EdenAtDusk on 2020/12/31 03:46
This has been extremely useful and also easy and accurate. I would definitely recommend.
Great App! Recommend it!
by Shortypeters on 2020/12/31 02:41
I rarely leave reviews but this is truly a great app! One worth having!
Love Love Love this app!!
by Remote Rater on 2020/12/30 23:29
have use this app for several years and never had a problem with that. Yeah it is one of the few apps I recommend to all of my friends
So easy
by Jstaicsu on 2020/12/30 23:23
Used it to submit college assignments and Continuing Education hours
Started crashing recently
by sVeronica on 2020/12/30 14:27
It’s crashing when I try to add a document from email. Never happened before. Please fix!!
A business essential
by Trusguy on 2020/12/30 03:39
With my busy travel schedule I am never sitting in an office long enough to access a scanner much less process or carry around a bunch of paperwork! This app has become one of my most effective and efficient business tools I have available to me. Thank you for making a solid product.
Great app +A
by Trentgrem on 2020/12/29 07:37
I first used Turbo Scan but my partner suggested trying Genius Scan... so glad I listened! Great app, no glitches and provides enough user control to meet all my needs.
Great App!
by Beargorawr on 2020/12/29 02:58
This has been a huge help with school because I constantly need to upload pdf. files and taking pictures of my assignments is a breeze! It’s simple and very effective, couldn’t ask for a better app
App review
by LeahClaudia on 2020/12/29 00:47
I like the app however often when I scan a document a shadow comes over part of it which interferes with what is written.
A Must-Have App
by Powerful praise on 2020/12/28 20:56
I’ve been using this app for many years. It is very reliable - I can’t remember one issue that I have had with the app EVER!! Very easy to use and the quality of the PDF documents created are top-notch. Everyone should have this app because you never know when you may have a letter that needs to be sent somewhere as a PDF. Plus the storage of documents inside the app is another bonus that is great to have. Keep up the great work guys!
Love this app!
by MFLax on 2020/12/28 20:36
Been using for years. Fast and easy! A scanner right at your fingertips! Turns any document into a pdf with your camera! Easier to open and print than a Joey file. Handles multiple pages and can be set to automatically email to yourself if you want to send it on to someone.
Awesome app
by zunquin on 2020/12/28 19:58
Download and see
Never a problem
by Pirate Mike 3 on 2020/12/28 18:39
I have been using the app for over 5 years. It has always performed flawlessly and includes some optional features I could use if desired. Ex: color images vs black and white
Excellent
by Zeiydah on 2020/12/28 14:34
Great tool never fails me
Support of my satisfaction
by Rudyal0414 on 2020/12/28 13:56
One of my friends introduced me to this program and I have been using it ever since. I tried other similar scan apps but i like this one over the others. It is very user friendly
Great App
by Jada Ida on 2020/12/28 02:42
I’ve had the app for quite awhile. I am only giving 3 stars is due to the fact I had to repurchase this app, as I saw no option to sign into to Scan+ with my current credentials. The only option you have is to repurchase Scan+
Never let me down!
by Gilgbuear on 2020/12/26 23:27
A very good addition to my ads Gilbuear
The Online Student’s Savior
by blargyish on 2020/11/17 03:27
i’ve been in online school since the beginning of the pandemic, and this app is a lifesaver. it doesn’t limit how many documents you scan like other apps, and its automatic scanning trick is pretty okay. just don’t but the paper on a light colored surface, or have too many other objects in the frame. my favorite part is the ability to directly upload from my phone to the desktop of my computer (since they’re linked by icloud). if that’s not your speed, you can airdrop it to your downloads folder. the back and white filter is just as good as a printer scan, and there’s an option to edit the document after you take the photo. I never needed any other part of the app, so i didn’t need premium, which is amazing. it also uploads as a pdf, which saves me all the trouble of converting it myself. compared to other scan apps, i found this one to be the most efficient, since it works well and doesn’t have any frustrating limits for free users.
This is the scanner app you MUST HAVE
by Jtpo1982 on 2018/01/31 00:36
I’ve been using Genius Scan for almost 2 years now, I rarely leave a review for any app, but I feel like this one deserves to be recognized. It is very easy to use, the clarity on the scanned document is great, there’s lots of customizable scanning settings you can choose from, you can also have it automatically upload to dropbox or Google Drive, I even was able to contact the developer about a simple change to the sorting of folders within Google drive by alphabetical order and day were able to accommodate the request in their next update which was extremely helpful. If you are on the go a lot like I am and not always at your desk this app is an absolute lifesaver. Even when I am in my office I don’t even use my copy scanner anymore because it takes too long and the quality on The genius scan app is just as good if not better, and it’s much quicker. Save yourself a ton of time and start using this app today.
Love it. Would upgrade for $3. Not for $8
by FreddyLazzaris on 2018/06/04 13:11
I love the app. Used it and recommended it since 2013 I’m the free version. Since a week or two ago the “hidden” Save-to-Dropbox functionality was gone from the free version. Fair enough BUT, a) It happened In the background, not through an upgrade, sonI del cheated. B) I would happily upgrade just for that function; I do not need anything else but not for $7.99. I would happily pay a couple of bucks, not so much c) i considered the cloud option but again, totally out of price. I already pay Dropbox and Apple cloud, plus iDrice cloud for backups. $3 a month for just a small subset of documents? Guys, that should be the annual cost, not monthly. It seems you are trying to skin off a few paying clients instead of broadening your base and making us loyal. Sadly, After 5 years of happy customer and promoter, I will start to look around for other options. That costs you way more than the extra dollars you are trying to charge.
Excellent document scanning and editing app
by Giramot on 2019/04/27 16:55
What a perfectly fitting name for an app - Genius! I’ve installed three apps by these genius app developers namely: Genius Scan; Genius Fax and Genius Sign, and I’ve found them all indeed quite genius and the best set of any other competing apps. All the apps are intelligently developed and are very easy and intuitive to use. Excellent set of apps and I’ve no negative feedback on any of them. Excellent set of apps and congratulations to the developers!! The Genius Scan is amazingly precise in automatically capturing images of documents and receipts and then perfectly orienting them vertically and automatically making the image quality the best even if you are working in even very poor lighting condition. Excellent set of tools are provided to edit, apply filters and formats. The app provides other too many features to work with the scanned images. In short, it’s an app everyone needs to have for their iPhone.
5+ years... Only Scanning App I've Ever Used
by B_adcock on 2018/10/09 20:01
I've had this app since the iPhone 5s was released around 2013; since then every phone I've owned has had it installed. The fact that I've never had a need for or desire to explore another scanning app is the greatest aspect about it. I primarily use the *free version for PDF scans [from 1page thru 17 pages before]. The MAGIC feature which automatically scans for... detects, crops, then enahances is great. Provided you heed the tips the app provides to achieve best results. For the average college student, employee, grad student, etc... That only needs to scan something occasionally, wants it to be easy/quick/shareable and reliable... I'd definitely recommend this scanning app. *Since I've never needed to utilize the functions of the paid version, I can't attest to those aspects of the app. But if your at the point of paying for a scanning app. You probably aren't reading this! 🤙🏼😂*
Hard to Read
by Kittycat843 on 2020/10/23 19:43
Writing on the PDFs appear as a bunch of illegible dots unless the text you are scanning is very bold and you have the proper lighting. Although other than this the app works well enough, it has caused me much frustration from often having to go over all of my writing pressing harder down on the paper, only to find that it still doesn’t work. I also find myself having to scan again because it renders my work sideways, or fails to cut out the background. Also, while you are in the process of scanning, you can’t undo a single page. You either have to keep it or delete all of the scanned pages. I suppose you could always just keep redoing each page until you get it right, and go through them at the end, deleting all but those that you’re satisfied with, but with the amount of attempts that would take and the amount of pages you’ll have to go through and delete in the end, this would be a time consuming process, and you’re probably better off just getting a different app.
Easy to use, and so useful!
by KennySteven on 2020/04/17 06:26
I’ve been using Genius Scan for several years to quickly scan documents and file them away on Dropbox or OneDrive. I know those services have their own apps that do document scanning, but they’re clunkier and don’t have the breadth of features that Genius Scan does. It’s one app that makes quick work of scanning, cropping and adjusting, and filing away as a PDF or JPEG. But don’t take my word for it - take the word of my dad, who is 81 years old and regularly complains about technology being hard to use. He wanted to scan in a paper form and get it to his computer, so I texted him a link to Genius Scan along with an offer to call and walk him through it. He didn’t call me but a little while later emailed to say: “I made the PDFs with my phone and emailed it to my computer and printed out copies. The app worked great.” Now that’s high praise!
Great app!
by HDH-J mama on 2020/06/29 03:47
This is a great little app. I had it on my phone for little incidentals for which I'd used it here and there over the years. Usually for when I needed to sign and scan a document to send. Then I started a project of scanning 20 years worth of hand written journals. I researched scanners, I went to the local library to use their high powered book scanner, I evaluated renting one, finally I tried genius scan to scan the journals with my phone and the more I used it the more features I found and the more I liked it. It has an awesome crop feature that actually helps even out the bump from the binding, it does colored scans or black and white, and I can export the scans directly to a specific folder on my Google drive, with the file name of my choosing. It's a great little app that is way more powerful than it at first seems.
a GENIUS idea! 😉
by Cookiegirl222 on 2020/03/25 19:58
I would recommend this app. This is a great scanner. Really helps me with my homework and assignments! The only downside of this app is when you scan a paper, you get only a few seconds to press edit. Sometimes, I need a few seconds before I press the edit button. I can still edit it after, but it is harder. My suggestion, is make the edit button available right away after the scan, and let people edit whenever they need to, then they can continue when they need to do so. This app really is a great thing during our COVID-19 outbreak. I, for one, think this is a great way to send my teachers my work. My whole grade loves it!! We were taking pictures of our work, but it got too blurry. That is when we resulted in using Genius Scan. A thank you comes from me and my peers.
WFH or in office magic
by MathChicklet on 2020/09/09 14:40
I’m a math teacher and I’ve been using genius scan for ages. I love how simple it is to use. Today I made an answer key and simply took a picture of the key with my phone. This app will turn it into a pdf which I can upload to my Canvas classroom where my online students can access it. The old-fashioned hardware scanner is not needed. Our college had a few scanners but you had to walk several buildings over in the cold and the rain or whatever, bring your badge, sign in, plug in your usb stick, set up the scan do the scan and walk back. It was a whole production that took loads of time. This app takes me like two minutes max to do the whole thing and in never have to brave the elements. Now that it’s wfh, I don’t have to leave my couch/bed/desk. Thanks To these fantastic developers!! ❤️
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by SPADRYLK on 2019/12/11 01:26
This is a perfect scanning machine!! It really is quite amazing how utilizing the same camera mechanism incorporated within your cell phone, albeit with a more precise set of programming terms, one may exponderate a fan flumming tas~tick Pix!! Or rather, a scan of a document, as it were. A pix that fills your screen from quite a distance back, as long as focused properly, will result in a full size complete page with color pictures, PERFECTLY! Update~Update~Update It just keeps getting better, It's getting better all the time ‼ Now you can perform batch scans quickly and decisively. Dances with Panties. 🐰🌀🐰🍀 New update. New IPhone X Keeps getting better all the time The people over at Grisley labs are terrific and wonderful DagNabbitRabbit Approved 🐰 Update~Update~Update Yet another fantastic update. DagNabbitRabbit🐰IphoneXS MAX Sprint Genius Scan I am happy to say has come with me as I upgrade to yet another iPhone upgrade, Flawlessly. It just keeps getting better with each update from their fantastically talented Programmers. I have Recomended Genius Scan to many friends, business people and Doctors. Never have I failed to elicit a Wow this is a great app, and where can I get it. Definatly DagNabbitRabbit🐰 Approved‼️
Love this app!
by BodyBasics on 2018/12/27 16:26
I had used a desktop scanner for years. The scanner cost $400 and was a pain to use. When the company who manufactured it stopped upgrading the software, I found myself in a quandary as ai had upgraded my iMac’s OS and now could I longer use my expensive scanner. So I went to try this $7 app and I am thrilled. Not only does it work well, it saves me time because now I scan my receipts as I go instead of letting them pile up on my desk. And because I’m sending them to a cloud drive, my bookkeeper has access to them faster too. The software provides great options for scanning, hanging up pages, as well as tools to enhance the image. And finally, customer service is fast and courteous. In my opinion you’d have to be an idiot not to use genius scan!
Amazing Scanner app!
by D_egoo on 2020/06/24 18:56
It is the first scanner app where not only could I add multiple pdf files into one, but also add images from my phone to then convert into one single pdf file. Other scanner apps supposedly are able to do the same but they charge extra for those features. Just for curiosity I actually bought the feature of combing multiple pdf files into one for one of those Scanner Apps, and it failed big time, so it is very generous for this app to provide that feature for free. Finally, the quality of the scans are great, they do appear clearer once you take them than when they’re sent out but it is possible that maybe I’m just not placing my documents correctly as the picture is being taken.
Great App
by Slightly123 on 2019/09/16 16:20
I honestly use this app to scan everything and have been for years. You can read the documents extremely clearly and it even has text recognition. I legit recommend it for anyone who regularly needs PDFs because you can export your pictures as PDFs directly from the app. I’d recommend for black and white copies though. The only issue I have is the color recognition isn’t that great. It also doesn’t recognize highlights. If you’re highlight is yellow it just makes the words yellow in the page. HOWEVER, if it’s doing pictures the quality is pretty decent again. It’s a weird kind of issue but doesn’t deter from the fact that it is the absolute best scanning app on the App Store, and yes, I have tried them.
Simple and functional
by SuzieFrogASL on 2020/03/25 15:57
I’ve had this app for several years now, and it only keeps getting better. It now has options and features that were not available several years ago. I do contract work and this app literally saves my life. Without it, I would have pulled my hair out long ago. Pictures are easy to take and are clear and automatically cropped. There are several editing/filter/cropping options available. It cleans up documents like I’ve never been able to do before, at least not without a ton of education and experience with photoshop, and a lot of TIME. THIS IS SO QUICK. Thank you so much for working hard to make this app great and to continue making it even greater. 🤟❤️🤙🏼
Best scanner app on the App Store.
by Aj27432 on 2020/02/15 05:51
In high school, many of my teachers required that written work be submitted online, requiring us to go to the library outside of class time. Additionally, when I was apply to scholarships and colleges my senior year, I had a plethora of papers, forms, and applications, all of which had to be somehow scanned at turned it online. Before I downloaded genius scan, I was wasting ample time and effort. After downloading it, however, work became much more convenient and much less frustrating. I am now in college, and this app still works perfectly. I highly recommend genius scan to anyone who is currently on the market for a scanner app. If you like free and functional, this app is for you.
Who needs a scanner?
by elainevdw on 2018/07/03 19:01
I haven’t scanned a document on a flatbed scanner since downloading Genius Scan. The magic and batch scanning options are nearly flawless, and there are more than enough export and saving options to get your scan wherever it needs to go. Comes in particularly handy during tax season — I put aside everything I receive in the mail in a folder on my desk, then when I have everything, I scan it in 30 seconds flat and package it for my accountant. It’s also made it easy to save my favorite family recipes (written on all sorts of different kinds of paper) to a single location to make them easy to find or refer to when I’m at the store.
Cost me 4 months of my life and $1000+
by BattleClamCombatWombat on 2020/11/21 01:32
I used this every single week for every exam, quiz, and homework for my online calculus class. It worked well. During the final 25 minutes of my final exam that I had allotted to scan the documents, after every single question was answered, the app decided to break and refuse to scan any documents. I spent a full 25 minutes holding my phone at various angles, turning on and off lights, trying to download different scanner apps, all while the timer was ticking down. It took me so long trying to get this poorly made piece of worthless software to scan a single page, that the time ran out, and I got a 0 on the exam. Every question was answered correctly, I am a math major and I had a 96% in the class, which then plummeted to a 51% and I failed the class. The tuition I paid for the class is now gone. This is a horrible piece of software. It will fail you when you need it most. Absolutely do not get.
I don’t ever buy apps
by No Cache Limit on 2020/01/15 00:15
I must say I never buy apps, but this is worth every penny! Mine auto exports to google drive, I can even search for text On google drive from my PC or any device and find receipts! Well done developers! Request: when adding a receipt it gratefully shows all the recent Tags / stores that I use so I don’t have to type them again. However the stores I use the most, are the ones I used right when I installed this app, and they are ALL the way to the right. I have to scroll all the way over to get to most commonly used Tag. Actually quicker to retype Tag. Could you please enhance Genius Scan so Tags are automatically sorted by most recently used? Thanks so much!
Fantastic for the most part...
by ec-lec-tic on 2018/05/22 23:23
I like this app for what it can do... what features are lacking (and I don’t use it enough to pay $8+tax for the “+” version) are small things: I’d like to be able to change the name of my files (removed from a version years ago), to access *any* way to save out of app (in this version), the edit tools would be great if the “color” version didn’t look awful — esp. for signatures in blue, just for example. LOVE the ability to fix key-stoning (why isn’t this in native Apple photo apps, among others??) and the overall convenience. The free version is good for people who don’t need to use it often or have no access to a decent scanner on the fly.
Easy shortcut to scanning
by mjeffer2 on 2017/08/17 21:04
I love how easy it is to scan a file with Genius Scan. When your personal scanner or work scanner isn't working or is overrun with other jobs, this is an awesome alternative. You can rotate pages, crop them, rearrange pages, and even convert from black-and-white to "photo," which scans your image over exactly as it appeared when you took the scan ("picture"). The only downside to this app is that you won't immediately receive your scan(s) if you're sending it/them via email; in fact, mine don't appear in my inbox until 24-48 hours later. I'm unsure if that's a wifi issue for me or not, but that happens to me no matter what wifi I'm using. But, overall, I would definitely recommend this app!
Amazing and amazingly powerful.
by jcmarkhus on 2020/02/16 23:33
This is an amazingly powerful and extremely useful app. You can scan a document from pretty much any angle and it will automatically sense the edges and square it up so it looks like you are facing it straight on and scanned it from a flatbed scanner. It works amazing for just about any type of archiving that you would need to perform. Also provides good high-quality snaps of photos that you like to save. There is also a companion app called Genius Fax, which allows you to send faxes from your phone without having to have a fax number. Again this app is one of the highest quality that I have found in its class. I highly recommend it.
I use this frequently, great app
by Azbridges on 2018/07/04 12:19
Sometimes you want a document to be a pdf, not a JPEG. This app is easy to use, the scanned documents are easy to crop using the touch screen and the quality has been acceptable to everyone I've sent scanned document to. I have only used the free version, and so far (2-3 years), it's all I've needed. I did decide to purchase a fax package within the app for the odd times I've needed to fax. But since that need has been rare, I still have faxes left in the package. Emailing typically dies the trick. If you're looking for a fast, user-friendly way to scan some documents (in batches or single docs), this app just works.
Many uses, user-friendly, and extremely high quality
by Emily1146 on 2018/04/16 17:45
I rarely purchase paid apps and hardly ever review apps, but I use this one so much that I really wanted to write a review! This is probably the best app I’ve ever purchased. The app has allowed me to email important documents without access to a scanner. It’s so convenient to be able to scan and send something right away, and you can send them as PDFs, so no one knows that you’re sending them from a phone. I’ve never had an issue with anyone being able to open a scan I’ve sent from the program. It’s also just an easy way to track paperwork digitally. The quality of the scans is surprisingly excellent… I even used this app to scan photos that I used for a slideshow at my wedding - I just put the scanned photos into a PowerPoint. The photos still looked great even when displayed on a projector screen. It worked much better than many other programs that are specifically designed to create slideshows If you need an easy way to track and send digital files, this is a fantastic app.
Update
by I do not care. on 2018/10/03 16:00
Hello! I love genius scan, butbte last update added some things that make it hard for me to use. When I open a folder, and just want to email 1 page, or a selected amount, it ends up trying to send the entire folder. I used to be able to enlarge or simply send the page that was open, now I have to actually check the chosen page to send from a reduced sized picture of all Pages in the folder. And I can’t figure out how to enlarge them simply email that to make sure I have chosen the correct page. I liked the earlier version better where I could open a file and simply click in the page and it would enlarge and I could email it. I live genius sac but I can’t figure out how to make it work like it used to!! Thank you
A long overdue 5+ star review
by juj1n on 2020/05/22 14:56
I’ve been using this app since (at least) 2013 and I just recently bought the paid version which is long overdue. This is one of a few apps which I’ve never deleted off my phone since downloading. The other apps came on my phone from Apple so I can’t delete them anyway. This app is incredibly useful and in my experience flawless in its function. All documents are readable and none can tell it was done on a phone. The auto crop and flash features are outstanding. This is a great app and I’d like to thank the team for giving us such a quality product that has only improved over time.
Very useful app
by LasVegasGuy2007 on 2020/07/18 14:58
This app is very useful if you want to turn paper into digital documents and get rid of clutter. It’s also useful if you have to sign papers and email them to someone for business reasons. I would recommend this app to anyone. Not only can you scan and turn the scanned document into a PDF format, you can also edit the images and scale them to your liking, make them black & white only or you may leave them in the colored version. You can also email the documents among other options. Overall just a great app. I’m using it to make backups of my documents, sales orders, and receipts.
Thank you, gracias, merci!!!
by Nessa_Geek on 2018/09/28 18:45
There aren’t enough ways to express my appreciation for this app—seriously! This is the most useful tool in my arsenal and has saved me from having to run home or into my office or to find a public scanner or fax—gasp! Long gone are those old days of panic and “I’ll get it to you as soon as I can.” I don’t recall how I came upon this brilliant app but I have been enjoying it for years and I tell everyone about it, and you should do the same. So much so, that this is the first and only app review I’ve taken the time to write as yet. Bravo, developers! Please keep up the great work on this FREE app. And, again, THANK YOU!!!
Invaluable App in a digital and paper world
by My phone is trying to kill me on 2019/11/23 17:47
I stumbled upon this application when looking for a fax solution. The fax application/service is great for anyone who DOES NOT WANT a fax machine and still deals with offices using decades old tech to send information. Now THIS application has become absolutely invaluable to me. I often need to send forms to multiple people for signatures while out and about, and the scan and email function is so easy and efficient, I started using it even when in the office with an old school scanner around. The folks putting these applications together are the geniuses behind the name for sure.
Best Scanner Out There
by freelance_auditor on 2019/02/14 18:46
As an auditor this is my most used app on my iPhone. I’ve used this app for a long time and have seen it go through several major improvements over that timeframe. Google Drive integration is by far the most important feature for me. I’ve never had an issue with this app and am constantly referring my clients and fellow auditors to it. The most notable improvement is the continual improvement in speed I’ve seen. The Google Drive feature used to be painfully slow but now it’s very quick. Would be nice to have the folder navigation feature enhanced for quicker navigation.
One of the best apps you can get
by SharkosaurusRex on 2018/02/13 16:22
I’m a forgetful person and I do a lot of freelance work. I used to take pictures of things or write them down on my arm. I’d also have to wait around for people to show up or mail off paperwork that I had signed. Now, if it’s scannable, I just San everything. I have loads of information saved away thanks to this app. And what makes it even better is that I have more sensitive information behind passwords. I can’t stop using or recommending this app. It’s completely changed the way I do paperwork and has made my life so much easier, I could never imagine life without it.
A tiny problem
by Galxy Wolf Ash Moonlight on 2020/11/21 01:07
Dear Creators of Genius Scan, I love the app overall but there is something I think you should change. When taking a photo it should have a default of “none” for the filter because, using this app every day since the beginning of COVID, it is the filter I use most from being the clearest when I recrop any photo I take. It should just make using this app easier and I bet other users agree with me who use it on a daily basis. Rather then that it’s been really helpful for turning in assignments in school. 😁 I hope you consider this when you see this. Stay safe! ❤️
Extremely useful and reliable
by Lahcna on 2020/10/31 04:40
I’ve been using this app for many years and find it really useful. I no longer find a need for the physical scanner. A little bit of patience is required for it to auto scan the documents - you need a decent amount of light, a contrasting background and a steady hand. But all in all, the auto scan functionality has worked really well. The free version has many options to export the document and also allows moving pages within the PDF - which can be very handy if you scanned documents in the wrong order!
Genius Scan is Life!!!
by Lauren (SRS) on 2018/08/28 14:03
I’ve been using Genius Scan for 3 years. It’s literally one of the most used apps on my phone for my business. I admit, I tried to be cheap and use the free version. After a month, I decided I needed to buy the full version to unlock all the awesome features. Ever since, I use the app to send important documents wherever I am! My husband and I operate two group homes for kids and adults with developmental disabilities. We’re licensed by the state and nonprofit, so the paperwork is unimaginable. This app is crucial to my business and I give it 10 stars! Plus the new update makes it official lol. I love it!
Homebuying is easier!
by CASokolByrne on 2019/06/18 13:41
A lot of paperwork is needed to get a mortgage these days. Many new homebuyers use their smart phones as their computer, and DO NOT have easy access to scanners or fax machines. I’m a Mortgage Loan Officer, and when I discovered Genius Scan last year, it was a game changer! I have recommended this easy-to-use app to HUNDREDS now, and what a difference it’s made to my business! My applicants are able to take pictures of documents, convert them to pdf files with the Genius Scan app, and email them securely to me in an instant. It’s free advertising for you guys, and MUCH LESS TIME AND STRESS for my buyers and I. Woo-hoo!!
The best if found!
by Amber & Doug on 2018/10/16 06:41
My photos/scannable I do w Genius scan come out looking like o used a scanner rather then exactly like they would have if I were to take a picture of the paper myself! You don’t have to worry about getting the corners exactly asymmetrical bc the app allows you to adjust the sheet & somewhat of an angle! I love it, I am a multiple business owner and this is the only scan app I use! I also have used quite a few faxes set up through the internet & Believe this app suggested I try Genius fax.. I did, also very pleased! Cancelled all other online fax subscriptions & I’m strictly Geniusfied 🙌🏼
An App That Will Consistently Come In Handy
by Melia_Vixen on 2020/07/27 08:37
There are currently multiple scanning apps available on the market. However, this app in specific, is one of the easiest to use, produces quality scans and has a few editing features that are very useful and help to create a tailored, high quality scan. If you desire more features, such as: access to more editing tools, increased exporting options, a variety of storage/upload features, etc. One must pay, for one of the two upgraded version, that are available to you. Overall, I would highly recommend this app, for all your on-the-go document scanning needs!
Saved history
by cjritz on 2018/09/10 01:13
I started using Genius Scan for work, but quickly realized it could be used to preserve my family history. When larger desktop scanners failed to produce the quality I needed to keep the handwriting, this app (the free version) worked magnificently. My wife scanned my grandmother’s scrapbook of my grandfather’s WWII photos and her handwritten captions. With a little help from photoshop, she was able to reprint the handwriting onto archival paper and place the pictures back with the captions. Without this app, my family would have surely lost the little we had left of my grandmother.
A MUST HAVE!
by HuffsnGrunts on 2018/08/29 01:21
This app is great. Scan and email documents w/ease. Can incorporate w/other apps as needed, as well. Example: w/ adobe acrobat I can edit document w/free text, send to genius scan and email. (Prefer genius scan over adobe scan, myself) I’ve used this app to send pdf documents to schools, doctors, billing, for flexible spending recoup, to submit paperwork for new jobs and more. Screenshot, download jpeg, take a pic w/camera and convert to pdf and email directly from app. Simple to use. Functions appropriately. Saves documents. Organizes. Love the new updated format. Has saved me time over and over again.
Subscription required now.
by slickhuey23 on 2020/03/11 17:02
I paid for this app forever ago with a one time price and loved and used it very much for work and personal. I recently had a need to use it and found out the iCloud feature has been removed and the app wants me to pay a monthly subscription to sync to my own data cloud that I already pay for from google. Its a tool app, and should never have a subscription. Why would I pay monthly for a tool? Especially if I already purchased it. Id ask for a refund but I know that wont happen. Its too bad, it was a good app too.
Excellent app for writers and cpa or business folks
by SexyFelineMachine on 2019/11/07 22:13
I write for a hobby and am studying about finances. Very easy to take snapshots of all my hand written stuff. I lost a bunch of stuff in a flood and was angrier than a hillary supporter last election when I lost who knows how much in it. Can move, edit, rename, and append PDFs which is amazing for the price. Can scan in shop forms easily. Also this annoyed me at first, but the auto crop is not always easy to use. However, you can manually crop it. Something I wish I had know at the start. So do not worry about the perfect picture. Just get A picture.
Business office wherever you go
by Contract manager on 2019/02/25 23:07
All you have to do is hover your phone over a document and it converts it to PDF. No more unreadable, mal-proportioned photos of documents. It is so easy to Genius Scan a letter or receipt at a store, bank, gas station or anywhere. Email it to yourself and keep them all in one folder. At tax time everything is right there in one place. Take the extra step to put the details in the subject matter of your email and you don’t even have to open the email to see what it is. Thank you Genius Scan for making life so much easier.
I have outgrown this app
by Atavachron on 2019/01/06 20:19
Update: I have moved on to another highly rated app for the OCR (optical character recognition) feature that turns a scan into actual ASCII characters that can be cut and pasted elsewhere like word processor apps. Also if I save my scan to cloud storage and can’t remember the exact folder/ name of the file I can search for a keyword in it (like the store where the receipt came from) and find it that way. Genius Scan doesn’t offer on-device OCR, which I require. For a full review of different scanner apps, read the article over at The Wirecutter for other good points to consider. ————- I haven't felt the need to get the paid upgrade. The basic version scans and serves my needs. The ads aren't intrusive. I felt compelled to write a review when I saw someone claiming the free basic app won't scan. Nope. Not true. I scan tons of stuff from receipts to my kid's school work and drawings. I don't know if it's the best scanner app since I didn't bother trying any others. This did the job for me. If you can't get it to work, try taking your finger off the camera lens. 😏
Great App
by (-)(-)bbs on 2020/10/13 02:11
I use this for assignments all the time, and it is great. It is fast, easy to use, and you can export your scans to near any platform you want. When you have a paper assignment due online in two minutes, just scan it with this and it’s into whatever platform you use in less than one. I will never use a photo copier on a printer ever again. The one drawback is that some features you can only get with Genius Scan + but what can you do it’s a company and all apps do that nowadays. Again, great app, would recommend to everyone and anyone.
Easy and convenient.
by 3goodsteps on 2018/09/29 01:31
Update - changes to how my college accepts files to their servers have rendered this app useless for uploading by FTP which has seriously decreased its usefulness for me. It’s easier just to use the scanner on my printer than to scan with this app, email It to myself, and upload via computer. Mostly use to scan exam keys and upload to my exam archive. Works great. The one time I had an issue with the upload the support person was beyond helpful. My only issue is once a year when I need to change the password for my college. Genius Scan won’t let you edit the existing FTP so you have to redo the whole thing. I finally got smart and screen shot the settings.
New version made app worse
by Ofnan on 2018/09/24 19:32
I absolutely loved this app. Was one of my most favorite and used apps. The new version totally change things for the worse. You used to be able to scroll through your documents. Now you have to look at tiny little icons that I can’t even see to select the document. You also were able to email a document immediately after scanning, now you have to go back to the list of documents and select it, which adds an extra unnecessary step. If you try to email something after scanning it will email every other document in that folder which makes no sense. Remember, if it isn’t broken don’t fix it.
I love this app, but wish there were folders
by jenniexfuller on 2019/10/19 18:00
I have the pro version and while I can search my documents, I really wish that I had the ability to organize my files into folders within the app. If the app had that capability (wether with an upgrade or not) as well as the capability to print directly from the app (as opposed to emailing it or uploading it (google drive, Dropbox, etc) first WITHOUT HAVING TO UPGRADE then this app would certainly earn 5 stars! This app is a life saver for any mom. I can snap photos of my children’s work or at school meetings for example. I have a paperless method to keep up with important documents.
Awesome for my work
by Hk20161115 on 2018/03/08 23:18
I’ve had this app for years. The first few years I had it, it was very choppy in regards to performance. Sometimes things would scan, sometimes not. Sometimes it would upload to google drive, sometimes it wouldn’t. As they have released updates, it has gotten better and better and better. The magic scan function is AMAZING about 99% of the time. The auto upload to google drive is also amazing!!! Thanks for keeping your app updated and for the support I’ve received with the paid app. GREAT WORK!!!
I use this App a lot
by Nick Tomaras on 2017/07/02 00:23
I work at a Honda dealership where I need to send and receive insurance cards, registrations and drivers licenses. This app makes it super easy to convert the customers photos that they send me on a text message and convert it to a PDF so my work computer will print it out properly. I also use it to take a photo of the Bill of Sale and a MSO, convert it to a PDF then email it to the insurance company. This is a very handy and useful app. I have tried others but I now have Genius Scan on my dock so I can use it quickly. Thank you for making a great app!!!!!
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Genius Scan is a document scanner app in your pocket. Quickly scan your paper documents on the go and export them as multi-page PDF files. *** Apple App of the Week *** 20+ million users *** 1000s of small businesses *** Place any document in front of your device’s camera: our scanner app automatically recognizes the paper against the background, crops it, and cleans up the result. You obtain a crisp, legible scan. Batch scanning lets you scan dozens of pages in a matter of seconds. Powerful tools help you organize, share, or archive your documents. “Next time you plan to hit the road, don’t forget to download Genius Scan to make life easier for yourself and your accounting department.” - AppPicker.com “Camera apps aren’t designed for close-up text scanning, but Genius Scan is.” - The Guardian == KEY FEATURES == Smart Scanning: - Document detection & background removal - Distortion correction - Shadow removal and defect cleanup - Filters (black & white, whiteboard, photo) - Batch scanning PDF Creation & Editing: - Document merging & splitting - Multiple page PDF creation - Photos and PDF import Security & Privacy: - On-device document processing + Face ID locking + PDF password encryption Document Organization: - Document tagging - Metadata and content search + Custom naming schemes (Smart Document Names) + Backup and multi-device sync with Genius Cloud (separate subscription) Export: - Email + Box, Dropbox, Evernote, Expensify, Google Drive, iCloud Drive, OneDrive, OneNote, FTP, SugarSync, WebDAV. + Any WebDAV compatible service such as Citrix ShareFile, NextCloud, ownCloud, Synology, Yandex. + Automatic background auto-export OCR (Text Recognition): + Text extraction + Searchable PDF creation + Business card scanning & contact creation The features denoted with [+] are available as part of Genius Scan+ (a one-time purchase). == ABOUT US == It’s in the heart of Paris, France that The Grizzly Labs develops Genius Scan. We take pride in crafting apps that help millions of users throughout the world and hold ourselves to the highest standards in terms of quality and privacy. Get in touch with us @thegrizzlylabs if you have any questions. == PRICING & LEGAL == Genius Scan is free to use for as long as you want. Should you choose to, you can buy Genius Scan+ for more features (a one-time fee). You can subscribe to Genius Cloud for backup & synchronization. In that case, Genius Scan’s store displays the duration and price of each subscription, updated at the time of purchase. Payment will be charged to iTunes account when the order is confirmed. Subscriptions automatically renew unless auto-renew is turned off no later than 24 hours before the end of the current period. Manage subscriptions, disable auto-renewal in the iTunes account settings. https://www.thegrizzlylabs.com/genius-scan/cloud/terms
A+
by Djpolan on 2021/01/19 03:00
Fácil y rápido
Genius
by Canuck IM on 2021/01/18 23:16
Great app!
Eva Alemán
by Evin Aleman on 2021/01/18 10:50
Quality excelente!
Great app for professionals
by MochiFoox on 2021/01/18 06:17
I no longer use my printer scanner to scan. The scan quality is good and the app is easy to use.
Genius Scan
by Lisa Byors on 2021/01/18 00:33
Easy & Simple! Awesome !
Scan & Store Receipts
by Pliny the Middle Child on 2021/01/17 22:57
This app has been amazing. I needed a method to scan and store receipts for tracking work expenses as well as for storing medical bills/receipts to be reimbursed from my HSA in the future. I created folders in my iCloud account and use Genius Scan to scan and organize the receipts. Beyond satisfied.
Absolutely great!
by KpSeattle on 2021/01/17 19:48
I am so impressed with this app. I needed to send a multipage fax and it was quick and easy. The app was so easy to understand and use. It adjusted the images perfectly and I love that it allowed me to save to Dropbox or send in mail (as well as many other choices). Worth the cost of a full fax machine!
Can't live without Genius Scan
by Knitting Coquelicot on 2021/01/17 19:00
This is the best app ever. I use it all the time and it never fails to amaze me with its dependability and usefulness.
Use it every day
by DoctorObviousPrime on 2021/01/17 16:57
Easy to email receipts and documents with great resolution. Only suggestion would be direct storage to documents and ability to copy to notes. Technical support is very responsive and helpful.
The best thing since sliced bread!!
by qhaki86 on 2021/01/17 13:24
When COVID hit we were not allowed to go back so I started to take pictures of everything. A friend of mine told me about this app. It has made my life so much easier. This is a great app.
Glad I finally found this
by Paid 2 much on 2021/01/17 05:37
I love this app. Tried three others before. I’m a professional but not always up on the latest phone tech or apps. I didn’t want anything complicated . This is more intuitive, professional & after Covid my most unsophisticated clients were able to take a pic of their docs & email them to me
Awesome
by JP159AAA on 2021/01/17 01:54
Convenient. Ease of use. Great app.
Easy to use. Does what it’s supposed to
by e_chipotle on 2021/01/16 15:42
I’m using the free version of this app and it’s good enough for me. It scans documents easily, you can reorder the pages or remove any you don’t need. If you want to export your documents to iCloud, Dropbox, or google drive, you’ll have to pay, which is fine, otherwise you can just email the document to yourself for free.
Best Picture to PDF app that’s free!!!
by Twig -n- Berries on 2021/01/16 05:24
Cant ask for more from a free app!
Top 10 most useful app in App Store.
by Dizzyjetson on 2021/01/16 03:32
In a time where not being able to physically access places where we might need to turn in a paper, or for registrations in general this app has saved me many times! It's a very simple function that can mean so much in our day to day life. Lastly the quality of the scan is superb, I've used it to send documents for work, school, and official business. 👍
Dependable & easy
by Cub & Coop on 2021/01/16 00:02
I have used this for years for official documents that needed to be recorded and transferred internationally. Good quality small files. Nice!
The Ultimate Scanning App
by PapaRalph on 2021/01/15 20:04
Did you download it yet? You will never need another scanning app again. I Airdrop, email, and share so easily. Documents scan so quickly and easily. Multiple documents are easy to edit and share. Free. So yea just download it.
Love it
by Boilay on 2021/01/15 19:23
Love it
Super glitchy
by Travel junkii on 2021/01/15 18:48
Takes 5 minutes of holding still over Rafik page for it to scan properly
Hidden gem
by sveinbjornp on 2021/01/15 18:34
I bought this app so many years ago. Its at version five, never paid for an update. Opened it now because photoshop on ipad can’t open .webp images. Of course Genius Scan can. You can just feel that these people have ambition in their work. Gonna see what else it can do now, maybe I can delete some other apps...
Easy to use. Great quality PDFs.
by Esteban de Vero on 2021/01/15 15:10
!Easy to use. Great quality PDFs. The
Awesome App!!!!
by Tswann on 2021/01/14 20:40
Updated.....still think this is a fantastic app for efficiency on the go!!! I’ve been using the genius scan app for years and it is awesome! Helps with being more productive and sending out things from the field. Highly recommend
Amazing
by Tlinder333 on 2021/01/14 17:21
Amazing app
Scan ID
by Isador205 on 2021/01/14 12:36
Excellent and valuable App, Thank you for creating this extraordinary tools!,...
Not precise
by Blasian American on 2021/01/14 08:52
It took me several minutes to capture the scan and gave up on the second passaport scan 🙄
Best PDF Scanner you could get
by Mr. Dude-man on 2021/01/14 01:57
You don’t have to pay a monthly subscription to use it (literally the best, although do consider tipping [in app option] if you get tons of use out of their app!)
Excellent app
by johnny-2008 on 2021/01/13 22:53
Practical, diverse, and very user friendly - and free!
Great scanner app
by gavin123321 on 2021/01/13 20:09
This app has been vitally important for my school work this year as everything has gone online. Sometimes it’s a little tricky to hold your phone in the right place to scan, but when it works, it works AMAZINGLY.
amazing app
by Bday bash brim Caro on 2021/01/13 17:23
i got this app last year when everything went online and all my teachers required me to turn in written assignments online as a pdf. It’s really easy to use and gets the work done very fast. I’ve left many assignments until last minute and after i’m done w the assignment and i have a minute left to submit it(this happens a lot) i quickly scan the documents upload it and turn it in. It takes like 30 seconds to turn in an assignment (depending on how many document you need to scan, i usually have 1-3). 100% recommend!!
Such a useful app!
by Alexandria Helen on 2021/01/13 17:10
I use it mostly for copying documents for a non profit group that I volunteer with but also whenever I need a clean copy of a document. Much better as a scan than a camera image. I got the paid version which is very inexpensive and offers more file management options. I also use it occasionally with its companion app, Geniusfax.
High quality scans
by prajez303 on 2021/01/13 14:54
I use this daily to scan documents. The scan resolution is great and clear.
Great app! Easy to use
by thherealest on 2021/01/13 01:05
Love the app. Highly recommend
Genius!!!
by 111263 on 2021/01/12 21:27
Such a great in The field help!!! Excellent app!!
Amazing App
by AndresTalamantes on 2021/01/12 16:27
One of the best apps you can get on the apple store. It helps me be more efficient with my paperwork. I love how it syncs with google drive. Great app!
Works well
by Gggrrreggg on 2021/01/11 21:30
Like the auto recognition and all the options for saving and exporting.
Mail
by Bigbudda71 on 2021/01/11 18:41
Biggest problem is I can’t seem to get my mail to send it. Don’t know what else to try.
Thx
by NamkonunaKhanki on 2021/01/11 16:59
Helped a lot during exams
Excellent product
by DaveLib on 2021/01/10 21:12
We love this app. Excellent product!
Great Mobile PDF Scaner
by shawnazimi on 2021/01/10 04:35
I use Genius Scan all the times, easy, quickly takes a pdf scan by taking a picture of the documents, easy to add and edit as well. Very happy with it.
Aptly Named - Get This Or A Flatbed Scanner
by Occasional Insomniac on 2021/01/10 01:04
That’s all there is to it. This app is simply the best. I use it all the time. Read the developer’s description of the features of the app. They’re all legit.
Exporting Doesn’t Work
by Burritos69420 on 2021/01/09 18:01
Maybe I would pay for Genius Scan+ if it actually worked.
Great scanning app
by jaspeyg on 2021/01/09 01:20
Even takes away shadows!
Genius Scan
by Rainbow twilight on 2021/01/09 00:46
I love this app because it is like camera it just is a lot more clear and good! 😃
3star rating
by Photoblog on 2021/01/08 22:39
It is a good app that you can upload things onto.
This is real genius!
by Gabriel Titensky on 2021/01/08 21:34
I am glad to have this program installed on my cell phone, this is very easy to use program with good resolution quality and many option to make edition. I love it!!!
Nice
by irish huy on 2021/01/08 21:27
Very nice app. Thanks
Great app
by Latenight Boredom on 2021/01/08 20:43
Love this app. Has saved me so many times when I needed docs sent without getting back to my office.
Love it
by doesthismater on 2021/01/08 18:07
Love it it makes it so much easier to send pictures through email
It works!
by moosemire on 2021/01/08 16:58
Got it to scan and track receipts and it works excellent for that. Am now using it to scan and label old family photos and is working well for that also (a few issues with consistently naming files but that is my problem, not the app).
So helpful
by bbtvcm on 2021/01/08 15:14
Love this!
Excellent for school.
by Nuclear510 on 2021/01/08 08:20
I have to scan my quizzes and exams to turn it in. This app allows me to create a single pdf of multiple scans. Does what it is advertised to do.
Horrible.
by najduananja on 2021/01/08 05:01
This is probably the worst app I have ever used. It never works, it’s so stupid. This app is legit horrendous.
Fantastic
by Happy Kathy! on 2021/01/07 22:12
I am not good at any of this electronic stuff, but I am able to use this without any problem. This app has literally saved me hours of scanning documents on my printer, then to the laptop, then send. This is genius!
AmaZing
by sirenita85 on 2021/01/07 20:52
The best app , worth paying for
Love this app!
by Set Designer Scenic on 2021/01/07 18:17
Perfect!
A must have ****
by mmljkhggyui on 2021/01/07 16:38
Wonderful app/tool to have for work and/or home.
Favorite app
by cliffskier on 2021/01/07 00:55
One of my favorite most used app on my phone!!
Works as expected
by CPunkin on 2021/01/06 20:12
You just take a pic with it and send it. It will focus in and create it as a PDF file.
It’s so easy to fall in love....
by soulsister67 on 2021/01/06 14:51
This is exactly what we need during this time!
Great app
by Syl -2021 on 2021/01/06 10:17
Great business support
Excellent Scan Application
by Adolly24 on 2021/01/06 01:54
I absolutely love this scan application. The edit features are excellent and the email options. This app is over an A++++ I even have the Genesis Fax application. Anyone could literally run a business with these two applications.
Work well for what I need
by BoiledEgg768 on 2021/01/05 22:21
Easy to use just what I needed
Love this app!
by chuck2025 on 2021/01/05 19:47
Been using this for a while and it works great for work, school, and business!
My Go-To Scanning App
by schew56 on 2021/01/05 19:25
I’ve been using Genius Scan for years. Most reliable scanning app on the market. Saves me a ton of time and generates flawless scans. I love the auto-capture functionality. I would strongly recommend this app to anyone who needs to scan documents with their phone!
Wonderful Scanner app!!!
by Jaimedo25 on 2021/01/05 17:01
Awesome scanner app I recommend for everyone. I loved
Quick and easy
by sk8rdavy on 2021/01/05 15:36
I downloaded the app and was immediately able to start scam and sending
Pretty good
by mike o'brian on 2021/01/04 22:03
Takes way to long to email (about 30mins at least) to yourself but works great if you plan ahead
EXCELLENT Program
by JPauldine on 2021/01/04 18:09
Great program to capture, store & email Photos, Documents & Notes. GENIUS!!
Love it
by JadeAquarians on 2021/01/04 18:04
Easy to use and very fast
Perfect
by Belgiandean on 2021/01/04 17:38
I cannot think of a little app that does its job better. Easy to use and nothing missing
Best
by Guzonja1900 on 2021/01/04 13:15
The best app, easy to use, tnx!
Best Scanning App Available
by PissOnMeBeatMe on 2021/01/04 09:14
Genius scan is the best scanning app available in the App Store. It works phenomenal for scanning anything from business cards to full page documents, drawings, and blueprints no matter what the size.
Easy to use and often a life saver
by AFreeAlex on 2021/01/04 03:58
I often need fast and easy to send a document for verification. This is the only app that’s provided both!!
Don’t let the 5 stars mislead you
by Samuel 770 on 2021/01/04 00:55
I purchased the app because of a great review however I was wrong! you pay top money (for standard app) I used once then I realized that I paid $7.99 for just to unlock few options (AD still running the background) and many of other options required a monthly Subscription which I pass I asked for refund within 24 hours since I bought it guess what they didn’t approve it.. very unprofessional Customer support. I don’t recommend to buy this app!
Wonderful
by Jeffkli on 2021/01/04 00:08
Great quality scans awsome features 100% recommend
Love it
by brbi25 on 2021/01/03 20:28
Use it all the time makes my life easier
Unreliable
by twesquire on 2021/01/03 19:24
Every time I need a document urgently it never promptly scans to my email as it should. Incredibly intermittent tool.
Great easy to use product
by ke5awf on 2021/01/03 17:11
This product helps so much when you are not near a scanner. The functions it offers are perfect.
Amazing
by annakp01 on 2021/01/03 16:32
I love this PDF scanner. It really does it all, and you can get what you need to do done at no cost. 10/10.
Leggings
by morgan blake2 on 2021/01/03 03:50
They are soft and fit like a glove They do not stretch out when wearing like some others, love all the colors
First scan
by 50yrs on 2020/12/31 23:21
This is great because working from home is tough without all the office equipment you need.
Best productivity app I have
by Justauser364 on 2020/12/31 18:45
I need to scan docs while I travel and this app by far makes it easy to scan, OCR, save docs back into my corporate account. It supports numerous cloud providers and does surprisingly well for a mobile app. Not sure what I’d use instead.
Great app
by EdenAtDusk on 2020/12/31 03:46
This has been extremely useful and also easy and accurate. I would definitely recommend.
Great App! Recommend it!
by Shortypeters on 2020/12/31 02:41
I rarely leave reviews but this is truly a great app! One worth having!
Love Love Love this app!!
by Remote Rater on 2020/12/30 23:29
have use this app for several years and never had a problem with that. Yeah it is one of the few apps I recommend to all of my friends
So easy
by Jstaicsu on 2020/12/30 23:23
Used it to submit college assignments and Continuing Education hours
Started crashing recently
by sVeronica on 2020/12/30 14:27
It’s crashing when I try to add a document from email. Never happened before. Please fix!!
A business essential
by Trusguy on 2020/12/30 03:39
With my busy travel schedule I am never sitting in an office long enough to access a scanner much less process or carry around a bunch of paperwork! This app has become one of my most effective and efficient business tools I have available to me. Thank you for making a solid product.
Great app +A
by Trentgrem on 2020/12/29 07:37
I first used Turbo Scan but my partner suggested trying Genius Scan... so glad I listened! Great app, no glitches and provides enough user control to meet all my needs.
Great App!
by Beargorawr on 2020/12/29 02:58
This has been a huge help with school because I constantly need to upload pdf. files and taking pictures of my assignments is a breeze! It’s simple and very effective, couldn’t ask for a better app
App review
by LeahClaudia on 2020/12/29 00:47
I like the app however often when I scan a document a shadow comes over part of it which interferes with what is written.
A Must-Have App
by Powerful praise on 2020/12/28 20:56
I’ve been using this app for many years. It is very reliable - I can’t remember one issue that I have had with the app EVER!! Very easy to use and the quality of the PDF documents created are top-notch. Everyone should have this app because you never know when you may have a letter that needs to be sent somewhere as a PDF. Plus the storage of documents inside the app is another bonus that is great to have. Keep up the great work guys!
Love this app!
by MFLax on 2020/12/28 20:36
Been using for years. Fast and easy! A scanner right at your fingertips! Turns any document into a pdf with your camera! Easier to open and print than a Joey file. Handles multiple pages and can be set to automatically email to yourself if you want to send it on to someone.
Awesome app
by zunquin on 2020/12/28 19:58
Download and see
Never a problem
by Pirate Mike 3 on 2020/12/28 18:39
I have been using the app for over 5 years. It has always performed flawlessly and includes some optional features I could use if desired. Ex: color images vs black and white
Excellent
by Zeiydah on 2020/12/28 14:34
Great tool never fails me
Support of my satisfaction
by Rudyal0414 on 2020/12/28 13:56
One of my friends introduced me to this program and I have been using it ever since. I tried other similar scan apps but i like this one over the others. It is very user friendly
Great App
by Jada Ida on 2020/12/28 02:42
I’ve had the app for quite awhile. I am only giving 3 stars is due to the fact I had to repurchase this app, as I saw no option to sign into to Scan+ with my current credentials. The only option you have is to repurchase Scan+
Never let me down!
by Gilgbuear on 2020/12/26 23:27
A very good addition to my ads Gilbuear
The Online Student’s Savior
by blargyish on 2020/11/17 03:27
i’ve been in online school since the beginning of the pandemic, and this app is a lifesaver. it doesn’t limit how many documents you scan like other apps, and its automatic scanning trick is pretty okay. just don’t but the paper on a light colored surface, or have too many other objects in the frame. my favorite part is the ability to directly upload from my phone to the desktop of my computer (since they’re linked by icloud). if that’s not your speed, you can airdrop it to your downloads folder. the back and white filter is just as good as a printer scan, and there’s an option to edit the document after you take the photo. I never needed any other part of the app, so i didn’t need premium, which is amazing. it also uploads as a pdf, which saves me all the trouble of converting it myself. compared to other scan apps, i found this one to be the most efficient, since it works well and doesn’t have any frustrating limits for free users.
This is the scanner app you MUST HAVE
by Jtpo1982 on 2018/01/31 00:36
I’ve been using Genius Scan for almost 2 years now, I rarely leave a review for any app, but I feel like this one deserves to be recognized. It is very easy to use, the clarity on the scanned document is great, there’s lots of customizable scanning settings you can choose from, you can also have it automatically upload to dropbox or Google Drive, I even was able to contact the developer about a simple change to the sorting of folders within Google drive by alphabetical order and day were able to accommodate the request in their next update which was extremely helpful. If you are on the go a lot like I am and not always at your desk this app is an absolute lifesaver. Even when I am in my office I don’t even use my copy scanner anymore because it takes too long and the quality on The genius scan app is just as good if not better, and it’s much quicker. Save yourself a ton of time and start using this app today.
Love it. Would upgrade for $3. Not for $8
by FreddyLazzaris on 2018/06/04 13:11
I love the app. Used it and recommended it since 2013 I’m the free version. Since a week or two ago the “hidden” Save-to-Dropbox functionality was gone from the free version. Fair enough BUT, a) It happened In the background, not through an upgrade, sonI del cheated. B) I would happily upgrade just for that function; I do not need anything else but not for $7.99. I would happily pay a couple of bucks, not so much c) i considered the cloud option but again, totally out of price. I already pay Dropbox and Apple cloud, plus iDrice cloud for backups. $3 a month for just a small subset of documents? Guys, that should be the annual cost, not monthly. It seems you are trying to skin off a few paying clients instead of broadening your base and making us loyal. Sadly, After 5 years of happy customer and promoter, I will start to look around for other options. That costs you way more than the extra dollars you are trying to charge.
Excellent document scanning and editing app
by Giramot on 2019/04/27 16:55
What a perfectly fitting name for an app - Genius! I’ve installed three apps by these genius app developers namely: Genius Scan; Genius Fax and Genius Sign, and I’ve found them all indeed quite genius and the best set of any other competing apps. All the apps are intelligently developed and are very easy and intuitive to use. Excellent set of apps and I’ve no negative feedback on any of them. Excellent set of apps and congratulations to the developers!! The Genius Scan is amazingly precise in automatically capturing images of documents and receipts and then perfectly orienting them vertically and automatically making the image quality the best even if you are working in even very poor lighting condition. Excellent set of tools are provided to edit, apply filters and formats. The app provides other too many features to work with the scanned images. In short, it’s an app everyone needs to have for their iPhone.
5+ years... Only Scanning App I've Ever Used
by B_adcock on 2018/10/09 20:01
I've had this app since the iPhone 5s was released around 2013; since then every phone I've owned has had it installed. The fact that I've never had a need for or desire to explore another scanning app is the greatest aspect about it. I primarily use the *free version for PDF scans [from 1page thru 17 pages before]. The MAGIC feature which automatically scans for... detects, crops, then enahances is great. Provided you heed the tips the app provides to achieve best results. For the average college student, employee, grad student, etc... That only needs to scan something occasionally, wants it to be easy/quick/shareable and reliable... I'd definitely recommend this scanning app. *Since I've never needed to utilize the functions of the paid version, I can't attest to those aspects of the app. But if your at the point of paying for a scanning app. You probably aren't reading this! 🤙🏼😂*
Hard to Read
by Kittycat843 on 2020/10/23 19:43
Writing on the PDFs appear as a bunch of illegible dots unless the text you are scanning is very bold and you have the proper lighting. Although other than this the app works well enough, it has caused me much frustration from often having to go over all of my writing pressing harder down on the paper, only to find that it still doesn’t work. I also find myself having to scan again because it renders my work sideways, or fails to cut out the background. Also, while you are in the process of scanning, you can’t undo a single page. You either have to keep it or delete all of the scanned pages. I suppose you could always just keep redoing each page until you get it right, and go through them at the end, deleting all but those that you’re satisfied with, but with the amount of attempts that would take and the amount of pages you’ll have to go through and delete in the end, this would be a time consuming process, and you’re probably better off just getting a different app.
Easy to use, and so useful!
by KennySteven on 2020/04/17 06:26
I’ve been using Genius Scan for several years to quickly scan documents and file them away on Dropbox or OneDrive. I know those services have their own apps that do document scanning, but they’re clunkier and don’t have the breadth of features that Genius Scan does. It’s one app that makes quick work of scanning, cropping and adjusting, and filing away as a PDF or JPEG. But don’t take my word for it - take the word of my dad, who is 81 years old and regularly complains about technology being hard to use. He wanted to scan in a paper form and get it to his computer, so I texted him a link to Genius Scan along with an offer to call and walk him through it. He didn’t call me but a little while later emailed to say: “I made the PDFs with my phone and emailed it to my computer and printed out copies. The app worked great.” Now that’s high praise!
Great app!
by HDH-J mama on 2020/06/29 03:47
This is a great little app. I had it on my phone for little incidentals for which I'd used it here and there over the years. Usually for when I needed to sign and scan a document to send. Then I started a project of scanning 20 years worth of hand written journals. I researched scanners, I went to the local library to use their high powered book scanner, I evaluated renting one, finally I tried genius scan to scan the journals with my phone and the more I used it the more features I found and the more I liked it. It has an awesome crop feature that actually helps even out the bump from the binding, it does colored scans or black and white, and I can export the scans directly to a specific folder on my Google drive, with the file name of my choosing. It's a great little app that is way more powerful than it at first seems.
a GENIUS idea! 😉
by Cookiegirl222 on 2020/03/25 19:58
I would recommend this app. This is a great scanner. Really helps me with my homework and assignments! The only downside of this app is when you scan a paper, you get only a few seconds to press edit. Sometimes, I need a few seconds before I press the edit button. I can still edit it after, but it is harder. My suggestion, is make the edit button available right away after the scan, and let people edit whenever they need to, then they can continue when they need to do so. This app really is a great thing during our COVID-19 outbreak. I, for one, think this is a great way to send my teachers my work. My whole grade loves it!! We were taking pictures of our work, but it got too blurry. That is when we resulted in using Genius Scan. A thank you comes from me and my peers.
WFH or in office magic
by MathChicklet on 2020/09/09 14:40
I’m a math teacher and I’ve been using genius scan for ages. I love how simple it is to use. Today I made an answer key and simply took a picture of the key with my phone. This app will turn it into a pdf which I can upload to my Canvas classroom where my online students can access it. The old-fashioned hardware scanner is not needed. Our college had a few scanners but you had to walk several buildings over in the cold and the rain or whatever, bring your badge, sign in, plug in your usb stick, set up the scan do the scan and walk back. It was a whole production that took loads of time. This app takes me like two minutes max to do the whole thing and in never have to brave the elements. Now that it’s wfh, I don’t have to leave my couch/bed/desk. Thanks To these fantastic developers!! ❤️
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by SPADRYLK on 2019/12/11 01:26
This is a perfect scanning machine!! It really is quite amazing how utilizing the same camera mechanism incorporated within your cell phone, albeit with a more precise set of programming terms, one may exponderate a fan flumming tas~tick Pix!! Or rather, a scan of a document, as it were. A pix that fills your screen from quite a distance back, as long as focused properly, will result in a full size complete page with color pictures, PERFECTLY! Update~Update~Update It just keeps getting better, It's getting better all the time ‼ Now you can perform batch scans quickly and decisively. Dances with Panties. 🐰🌀🐰🍀 New update. New IPhone X Keeps getting better all the time The people over at Grisley labs are terrific and wonderful DagNabbitRabbit Approved 🐰 Update~Update~Update Yet another fantastic update. DagNabbitRabbit🐰IphoneXS MAX Sprint Genius Scan I am happy to say has come with me as I upgrade to yet another iPhone upgrade, Flawlessly. It just keeps getting better with each update from their fantastically talented Programmers. I have Recomended Genius Scan to many friends, business people and Doctors. Never have I failed to elicit a Wow this is a great app, and where can I get it. Definatly DagNabbitRabbit🐰 Approved‼️
Love this app!
by BodyBasics on 2018/12/27 16:26
I had used a desktop scanner for years. The scanner cost $400 and was a pain to use. When the company who manufactured it stopped upgrading the software, I found myself in a quandary as ai had upgraded my iMac’s OS and now could I longer use my expensive scanner. So I went to try this $7 app and I am thrilled. Not only does it work well, it saves me time because now I scan my receipts as I go instead of letting them pile up on my desk. And because I’m sending them to a cloud drive, my bookkeeper has access to them faster too. The software provides great options for scanning, hanging up pages, as well as tools to enhance the image. And finally, customer service is fast and courteous. In my opinion you’d have to be an idiot not to use genius scan!
Amazing Scanner app!
by D_egoo on 2020/06/24 18:56
It is the first scanner app where not only could I add multiple pdf files into one, but also add images from my phone to then convert into one single pdf file. Other scanner apps supposedly are able to do the same but they charge extra for those features. Just for curiosity I actually bought the feature of combing multiple pdf files into one for one of those Scanner Apps, and it failed big time, so it is very generous for this app to provide that feature for free. Finally, the quality of the scans are great, they do appear clearer once you take them than when they’re sent out but it is possible that maybe I’m just not placing my documents correctly as the picture is being taken.
Great App
by Slightly123 on 2019/09/16 16:20
I honestly use this app to scan everything and have been for years. You can read the documents extremely clearly and it even has text recognition. I legit recommend it for anyone who regularly needs PDFs because you can export your pictures as PDFs directly from the app. I’d recommend for black and white copies though. The only issue I have is the color recognition isn’t that great. It also doesn’t recognize highlights. If you’re highlight is yellow it just makes the words yellow in the page. HOWEVER, if it’s doing pictures the quality is pretty decent again. It’s a weird kind of issue but doesn’t deter from the fact that it is the absolute best scanning app on the App Store, and yes, I have tried them.
Simple and functional
by SuzieFrogASL on 2020/03/25 15:57
I’ve had this app for several years now, and it only keeps getting better. It now has options and features that were not available several years ago. I do contract work and this app literally saves my life. Without it, I would have pulled my hair out long ago. Pictures are easy to take and are clear and automatically cropped. There are several editing/filter/cropping options available. It cleans up documents like I’ve never been able to do before, at least not without a ton of education and experience with photoshop, and a lot of TIME. THIS IS SO QUICK. Thank you so much for working hard to make this app great and to continue making it even greater. 🤟❤️🤙🏼
Best scanner app on the App Store.
by Aj27432 on 2020/02/15 05:51
In high school, many of my teachers required that written work be submitted online, requiring us to go to the library outside of class time. Additionally, when I was apply to scholarships and colleges my senior year, I had a plethora of papers, forms, and applications, all of which had to be somehow scanned at turned it online. Before I downloaded genius scan, I was wasting ample time and effort. After downloading it, however, work became much more convenient and much less frustrating. I am now in college, and this app still works perfectly. I highly recommend genius scan to anyone who is currently on the market for a scanner app. If you like free and functional, this app is for you.
Who needs a scanner?
by elainevdw on 2018/07/03 19:01
I haven’t scanned a document on a flatbed scanner since downloading Genius Scan. The magic and batch scanning options are nearly flawless, and there are more than enough export and saving options to get your scan wherever it needs to go. Comes in particularly handy during tax season — I put aside everything I receive in the mail in a folder on my desk, then when I have everything, I scan it in 30 seconds flat and package it for my accountant. It’s also made it easy to save my favorite family recipes (written on all sorts of different kinds of paper) to a single location to make them easy to find or refer to when I’m at the store.
Cost me 4 months of my life and $1000+
by BattleClamCombatWombat on 2020/11/21 01:32
I used this every single week for every exam, quiz, and homework for my online calculus class. It worked well. During the final 25 minutes of my final exam that I had allotted to scan the documents, after every single question was answered, the app decided to break and refuse to scan any documents. I spent a full 25 minutes holding my phone at various angles, turning on and off lights, trying to download different scanner apps, all while the timer was ticking down. It took me so long trying to get this poorly made piece of worthless software to scan a single page, that the time ran out, and I got a 0 on the exam. Every question was answered correctly, I am a math major and I had a 96% in the class, which then plummeted to a 51% and I failed the class. The tuition I paid for the class is now gone. This is a horrible piece of software. It will fail you when you need it most. Absolutely do not get.
I don’t ever buy apps
by No Cache Limit on 2020/01/15 00:15
I must say I never buy apps, but this is worth every penny! Mine auto exports to google drive, I can even search for text On google drive from my PC or any device and find receipts! Well done developers! Request: when adding a receipt it gratefully shows all the recent Tags / stores that I use so I don’t have to type them again. However the stores I use the most, are the ones I used right when I installed this app, and they are ALL the way to the right. I have to scroll all the way over to get to most commonly used Tag. Actually quicker to retype Tag. Could you please enhance Genius Scan so Tags are automatically sorted by most recently used? Thanks so much!
Fantastic for the most part...
by ec-lec-tic on 2018/05/22 23:23
I like this app for what it can do... what features are lacking (and I don’t use it enough to pay $8+tax for the “+” version) are small things: I’d like to be able to change the name of my files (removed from a version years ago), to access *any* way to save out of app (in this version), the edit tools would be great if the “color” version didn’t look awful — esp. for signatures in blue, just for example. LOVE the ability to fix key-stoning (why isn’t this in native Apple photo apps, among others??) and the overall convenience. The free version is good for people who don’t need to use it often or have no access to a decent scanner on the fly.
Easy shortcut to scanning
by mjeffer2 on 2017/08/17 21:04
I love how easy it is to scan a file with Genius Scan. When your personal scanner or work scanner isn't working or is overrun with other jobs, this is an awesome alternative. You can rotate pages, crop them, rearrange pages, and even convert from black-and-white to "photo," which scans your image over exactly as it appeared when you took the scan ("picture"). The only downside to this app is that you won't immediately receive your scan(s) if you're sending it/them via email; in fact, mine don't appear in my inbox until 24-48 hours later. I'm unsure if that's a wifi issue for me or not, but that happens to me no matter what wifi I'm using. But, overall, I would definitely recommend this app!
Amazing and amazingly powerful.
by jcmarkhus on 2020/02/16 23:33
This is an amazingly powerful and extremely useful app. You can scan a document from pretty much any angle and it will automatically sense the edges and square it up so it looks like you are facing it straight on and scanned it from a flatbed scanner. It works amazing for just about any type of archiving that you would need to perform. Also provides good high-quality snaps of photos that you like to save. There is also a companion app called Genius Fax, which allows you to send faxes from your phone without having to have a fax number. Again this app is one of the highest quality that I have found in its class. I highly recommend it.
I use this frequently, great app
by Azbridges on 2018/07/04 12:19
Sometimes you want a document to be a pdf, not a JPEG. This app is easy to use, the scanned documents are easy to crop using the touch screen and the quality has been acceptable to everyone I've sent scanned document to. I have only used the free version, and so far (2-3 years), it's all I've needed. I did decide to purchase a fax package within the app for the odd times I've needed to fax. But since that need has been rare, I still have faxes left in the package. Emailing typically dies the trick. If you're looking for a fast, user-friendly way to scan some documents (in batches or single docs), this app just works.
Many uses, user-friendly, and extremely high quality
by Emily1146 on 2018/04/16 17:45
I rarely purchase paid apps and hardly ever review apps, but I use this one so much that I really wanted to write a review! This is probably the best app I’ve ever purchased. The app has allowed me to email important documents without access to a scanner. It’s so convenient to be able to scan and send something right away, and you can send them as PDFs, so no one knows that you’re sending them from a phone. I’ve never had an issue with anyone being able to open a scan I’ve sent from the program. It’s also just an easy way to track paperwork digitally. The quality of the scans is surprisingly excellent… I even used this app to scan photos that I used for a slideshow at my wedding - I just put the scanned photos into a PowerPoint. The photos still looked great even when displayed on a projector screen. It worked much better than many other programs that are specifically designed to create slideshows If you need an easy way to track and send digital files, this is a fantastic app.
Update
by I do not care. on 2018/10/03 16:00
Hello! I love genius scan, butbte last update added some things that make it hard for me to use. When I open a folder, and just want to email 1 page, or a selected amount, it ends up trying to send the entire folder. I used to be able to enlarge or simply send the page that was open, now I have to actually check the chosen page to send from a reduced sized picture of all Pages in the folder. And I can’t figure out how to enlarge them simply email that to make sure I have chosen the correct page. I liked the earlier version better where I could open a file and simply click in the page and it would enlarge and I could email it. I live genius sac but I can’t figure out how to make it work like it used to!! Thank you
A long overdue 5+ star review
by juj1n on 2020/05/22 14:56
I’ve been using this app since (at least) 2013 and I just recently bought the paid version which is long overdue. This is one of a few apps which I’ve never deleted off my phone since downloading. The other apps came on my phone from Apple so I can’t delete them anyway. This app is incredibly useful and in my experience flawless in its function. All documents are readable and none can tell it was done on a phone. The auto crop and flash features are outstanding. This is a great app and I’d like to thank the team for giving us such a quality product that has only improved over time.
Very useful app
by LasVegasGuy2007 on 2020/07/18 14:58
This app is very useful if you want to turn paper into digital documents and get rid of clutter. It’s also useful if you have to sign papers and email them to someone for business reasons. I would recommend this app to anyone. Not only can you scan and turn the scanned document into a PDF format, you can also edit the images and scale them to your liking, make them black & white only or you may leave them in the colored version. You can also email the documents among other options. Overall just a great app. I’m using it to make backups of my documents, sales orders, and receipts.
Thank you, gracias, merci!!!
by Nessa_Geek on 2018/09/28 18:45
There aren’t enough ways to express my appreciation for this app—seriously! This is the most useful tool in my arsenal and has saved me from having to run home or into my office or to find a public scanner or fax—gasp! Long gone are those old days of panic and “I’ll get it to you as soon as I can.” I don’t recall how I came upon this brilliant app but I have been enjoying it for years and I tell everyone about it, and you should do the same. So much so, that this is the first and only app review I’ve taken the time to write as yet. Bravo, developers! Please keep up the great work on this FREE app. And, again, THANK YOU!!!
Invaluable App in a digital and paper world
by My phone is trying to kill me on 2019/11/23 17:47
I stumbled upon this application when looking for a fax solution. The fax application/service is great for anyone who DOES NOT WANT a fax machine and still deals with offices using decades old tech to send information. Now THIS application has become absolutely invaluable to me. I often need to send forms to multiple people for signatures while out and about, and the scan and email function is so easy and efficient, I started using it even when in the office with an old school scanner around. The folks putting these applications together are the geniuses behind the name for sure.
Best Scanner Out There
by freelance_auditor on 2019/02/14 18:46
As an auditor this is my most used app on my iPhone. I’ve used this app for a long time and have seen it go through several major improvements over that timeframe. Google Drive integration is by far the most important feature for me. I’ve never had an issue with this app and am constantly referring my clients and fellow auditors to it. The most notable improvement is the continual improvement in speed I’ve seen. The Google Drive feature used to be painfully slow but now it’s very quick. Would be nice to have the folder navigation feature enhanced for quicker navigation.
One of the best apps you can get
by SharkosaurusRex on 2018/02/13 16:22
I’m a forgetful person and I do a lot of freelance work. I used to take pictures of things or write them down on my arm. I’d also have to wait around for people to show up or mail off paperwork that I had signed. Now, if it’s scannable, I just San everything. I have loads of information saved away thanks to this app. And what makes it even better is that I have more sensitive information behind passwords. I can’t stop using or recommending this app. It’s completely changed the way I do paperwork and has made my life so much easier, I could never imagine life without it.
A tiny problem
by Galxy Wolf Ash Moonlight on 2020/11/21 01:07
Dear Creators of Genius Scan, I love the app overall but there is something I think you should change. When taking a photo it should have a default of “none” for the filter because, using this app every day since the beginning of COVID, it is the filter I use most from being the clearest when I recrop any photo I take. It should just make using this app easier and I bet other users agree with me who use it on a daily basis. Rather then that it’s been really helpful for turning in assignments in school. 😁 I hope you consider this when you see this. Stay safe! ❤️
Extremely useful and reliable
by Lahcna on 2020/10/31 04:40
I’ve been using this app for many years and find it really useful. I no longer find a need for the physical scanner. A little bit of patience is required for it to auto scan the documents - you need a decent amount of light, a contrasting background and a steady hand. But all in all, the auto scan functionality has worked really well. The free version has many options to export the document and also allows moving pages within the PDF - which can be very handy if you scanned documents in the wrong order!
Genius Scan is Life!!!
by Lauren (SRS) on 2018/08/28 14:03
I’ve been using Genius Scan for 3 years. It’s literally one of the most used apps on my phone for my business. I admit, I tried to be cheap and use the free version. After a month, I decided I needed to buy the full version to unlock all the awesome features. Ever since, I use the app to send important documents wherever I am! My husband and I operate two group homes for kids and adults with developmental disabilities. We’re licensed by the state and nonprofit, so the paperwork is unimaginable. This app is crucial to my business and I give it 10 stars! Plus the new update makes it official lol. I love it!
Homebuying is easier!
by CASokolByrne on 2019/06/18 13:41
A lot of paperwork is needed to get a mortgage these days. Many new homebuyers use their smart phones as their computer, and DO NOT have easy access to scanners or fax machines. I’m a Mortgage Loan Officer, and when I discovered Genius Scan last year, it was a game changer! I have recommended this easy-to-use app to HUNDREDS now, and what a difference it’s made to my business! My applicants are able to take pictures of documents, convert them to pdf files with the Genius Scan app, and email them securely to me in an instant. It’s free advertising for you guys, and MUCH LESS TIME AND STRESS for my buyers and I. Woo-hoo!!
The best if found!
by Amber & Doug on 2018/10/16 06:41
My photos/scannable I do w Genius scan come out looking like o used a scanner rather then exactly like they would have if I were to take a picture of the paper myself! You don’t have to worry about getting the corners exactly asymmetrical bc the app allows you to adjust the sheet & somewhat of an angle! I love it, I am a multiple business owner and this is the only scan app I use! I also have used quite a few faxes set up through the internet & Believe this app suggested I try Genius fax.. I did, also very pleased! Cancelled all other online fax subscriptions & I’m strictly Geniusfied 🙌🏼
An App That Will Consistently Come In Handy
by Melia_Vixen on 2020/07/27 08:37
There are currently multiple scanning apps available on the market. However, this app in specific, is one of the easiest to use, produces quality scans and has a few editing features that are very useful and help to create a tailored, high quality scan. If you desire more features, such as: access to more editing tools, increased exporting options, a variety of storage/upload features, etc. One must pay, for one of the two upgraded version, that are available to you. Overall, I would highly recommend this app, for all your on-the-go document scanning needs!
Saved history
by cjritz on 2018/09/10 01:13
I started using Genius Scan for work, but quickly realized it could be used to preserve my family history. When larger desktop scanners failed to produce the quality I needed to keep the handwriting, this app (the free version) worked magnificently. My wife scanned my grandmother’s scrapbook of my grandfather’s WWII photos and her handwritten captions. With a little help from photoshop, she was able to reprint the handwriting onto archival paper and place the pictures back with the captions. Without this app, my family would have surely lost the little we had left of my grandmother.
A MUST HAVE!
by HuffsnGrunts on 2018/08/29 01:21
This app is great. Scan and email documents w/ease. Can incorporate w/other apps as needed, as well. Example: w/ adobe acrobat I can edit document w/free text, send to genius scan and email. (Prefer genius scan over adobe scan, myself) I’ve used this app to send pdf documents to schools, doctors, billing, for flexible spending recoup, to submit paperwork for new jobs and more. Screenshot, download jpeg, take a pic w/camera and convert to pdf and email directly from app. Simple to use. Functions appropriately. Saves documents. Organizes. Love the new updated format. Has saved me time over and over again.
Subscription required now.
by slickhuey23 on 2020/03/11 17:02
I paid for this app forever ago with a one time price and loved and used it very much for work and personal. I recently had a need to use it and found out the iCloud feature has been removed and the app wants me to pay a monthly subscription to sync to my own data cloud that I already pay for from google. Its a tool app, and should never have a subscription. Why would I pay monthly for a tool? Especially if I already purchased it. Id ask for a refund but I know that wont happen. Its too bad, it was a good app too.
Excellent app for writers and cpa or business folks
by SexyFelineMachine on 2019/11/07 22:13
I write for a hobby and am studying about finances. Very easy to take snapshots of all my hand written stuff. I lost a bunch of stuff in a flood and was angrier than a hillary supporter last election when I lost who knows how much in it. Can move, edit, rename, and append PDFs which is amazing for the price. Can scan in shop forms easily. Also this annoyed me at first, but the auto crop is not always easy to use. However, you can manually crop it. Something I wish I had know at the start. So do not worry about the perfect picture. Just get A picture.
Business office wherever you go
by Contract manager on 2019/02/25 23:07
All you have to do is hover your phone over a document and it converts it to PDF. No more unreadable, mal-proportioned photos of documents. It is so easy to Genius Scan a letter or receipt at a store, bank, gas station or anywhere. Email it to yourself and keep them all in one folder. At tax time everything is right there in one place. Take the extra step to put the details in the subject matter of your email and you don’t even have to open the email to see what it is. Thank you Genius Scan for making life so much easier.
I have outgrown this app
by Atavachron on 2019/01/06 20:19
Update: I have moved on to another highly rated app for the OCR (optical character recognition) feature that turns a scan into actual ASCII characters that can be cut and pasted elsewhere like word processor apps. Also if I save my scan to cloud storage and can’t remember the exact folder/ name of the file I can search for a keyword in it (like the store where the receipt came from) and find it that way. Genius Scan doesn’t offer on-device OCR, which I require. For a full review of different scanner apps, read the article over at The Wirecutter for other good points to consider. ————- I haven't felt the need to get the paid upgrade. The basic version scans and serves my needs. The ads aren't intrusive. I felt compelled to write a review when I saw someone claiming the free basic app won't scan. Nope. Not true. I scan tons of stuff from receipts to my kid's school work and drawings. I don't know if it's the best scanner app since I didn't bother trying any others. This did the job for me. If you can't get it to work, try taking your finger off the camera lens. 😏
Great App
by (-)(-)bbs on 2020/10/13 02:11
I use this for assignments all the time, and it is great. It is fast, easy to use, and you can export your scans to near any platform you want. When you have a paper assignment due online in two minutes, just scan it with this and it’s into whatever platform you use in less than one. I will never use a photo copier on a printer ever again. The one drawback is that some features you can only get with Genius Scan + but what can you do it’s a company and all apps do that nowadays. Again, great app, would recommend to everyone and anyone.
Easy and convenient.
by 3goodsteps on 2018/09/29 01:31
Update - changes to how my college accepts files to their servers have rendered this app useless for uploading by FTP which has seriously decreased its usefulness for me. It’s easier just to use the scanner on my printer than to scan with this app, email It to myself, and upload via computer. Mostly use to scan exam keys and upload to my exam archive. Works great. The one time I had an issue with the upload the support person was beyond helpful. My only issue is once a year when I need to change the password for my college. Genius Scan won’t let you edit the existing FTP so you have to redo the whole thing. I finally got smart and screen shot the settings.
New version made app worse
by Ofnan on 2018/09/24 19:32
I absolutely loved this app. Was one of my most favorite and used apps. The new version totally change things for the worse. You used to be able to scroll through your documents. Now you have to look at tiny little icons that I can’t even see to select the document. You also were able to email a document immediately after scanning, now you have to go back to the list of documents and select it, which adds an extra unnecessary step. If you try to email something after scanning it will email every other document in that folder which makes no sense. Remember, if it isn’t broken don’t fix it.
I love this app, but wish there were folders
by jenniexfuller on 2019/10/19 18:00
I have the pro version and while I can search my documents, I really wish that I had the ability to organize my files into folders within the app. If the app had that capability (wether with an upgrade or not) as well as the capability to print directly from the app (as opposed to emailing it or uploading it (google drive, Dropbox, etc) first WITHOUT HAVING TO UPGRADE then this app would certainly earn 5 stars! This app is a life saver for any mom. I can snap photos of my children’s work or at school meetings for example. I have a paperless method to keep up with important documents.
Awesome for my work
by Hk20161115 on 2018/03/08 23:18
I’ve had this app for years. The first few years I had it, it was very choppy in regards to performance. Sometimes things would scan, sometimes not. Sometimes it would upload to google drive, sometimes it wouldn’t. As they have released updates, it has gotten better and better and better. The magic scan function is AMAZING about 99% of the time. The auto upload to google drive is also amazing!!! Thanks for keeping your app updated and for the support I’ve received with the paid app. GREAT WORK!!!
I use this App a lot
by Nick Tomaras on 2017/07/02 00:23
I work at a Honda dealership where I need to send and receive insurance cards, registrations and drivers licenses. This app makes it super easy to convert the customers photos that they send me on a text message and convert it to a PDF so my work computer will print it out properly. I also use it to take a photo of the Bill of Sale and a MSO, convert it to a PDF then email it to the insurance company. This is a very handy and useful app. I have tried others but I now have Genius Scan on my dock so I can use it quickly. Thank you for making a great app!!!!!
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