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Library: Scanning with Smart Devices

Cam Scanner

Don’t want to wait for the scanner?  


Make your own PDF using

your smart device!


Try the CamScanner app.

iOS Devices

iPhone / iPad


qr code for ios camscanner

Android Devices


qr code for android camscanner


Camscanner logo for Android cell phones logo for Apple cell phones

With CamScanner, your phone (android or iphone) or tablet (ipad or android) becomes a portable scanner, with which all your paper documents, receipts, notes, whiteboard discussions can be archived anywhere at any time. Smart Image cropping and image enhancement algorithm ensure the scanned images are perfectly clear and recognizable.

scan2pdf logo for Windows cell phones

Scan2pdf is for windows phones and available from the windowsphone marketplace. The app allows users to scan an image and convert it to pdf. Currently the pdf conversion is done online and the pdf is sent to user's email. If you encounter any bugs please report it to

Scan to PDF Freelogo for Blackberry cell phones

On a RIM Blackberry phone take pictures with your camera, order/edit them, export as a PDF and send by email! It’s that simple with Scan to PDF! From now on you don’t need to use a scanner and computer to create PDF files, just grab your phone and make those PDF’s you need.




This guide is a modified version of Helena Marvin's over at CCNY. Thanks, Lena!