This inexpensive OCR app has just emerged from Beta testing. It's a simple to use text recognition tool for Text-to-Speech conversion and fast PDF emailing.
Works on iOS or Android and costs about seven dollars US.
Scan paper documents with the camera and recognize text. Listen using built-in text-to-speech. Save and export.
The app is very fast and accurate, even in poor lighting conditions. It works entirely on your device. There is no need for internet and your data stays private.
Export scans as plain text or PDF with embedded text to another app, or save them on your local device, iCloud, Dropbox, or Google Drive.
How to Use Voice Dream Scanner with a Scanning Stand
When using the app with the Scan Jig scanning stand there are some settings that you may want to adjust:
Edge Detection - Off
Batch Mode - On
Flash - Off
Auto Capture - Off