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PDFScanner has been created with one simple task in mind: scanning and archiving documents as quick and easy as possible, and making them findable with Spotlight search. There are many applications for OS X that allow scanning of images or text. Most of them are however complex, slow or not really suited for scanning documents or letters.

When performing OCR, PDFScanner adds the recognized text directly to the scanned image as an invisible layer, so the text can be selected and copied just like in other PDF files.

  • Support for all scanners that are supported by the OS X Image Capture

What's New

Version 1.11.3:
  • Updated for macOS Sierra
  • Default save folder selection
  • Many bugfixes and under the hood improvements

Note: Because of driver compatibility problems on Sierra, this version enables the "Image Capture Compatibility mode" by default. This makes PDFScanner behave exactly like Image Capture but may lead to slightly larger PDF files. You


  • OS X 10.10 or later

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Current Version (1.x)


Downloads 7,640
Version Downloads 1
License Commercial
Date 25 Sep 2016
Platform Intel 64 / OS X
Price $14.99
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