Office Lens App To Replace Your Scanner

Office Lens is one of brilliant app developed by Microsoft, this app was designed to work best with the company's Office 365 suite, OneNote as well as OneDrive.


Office lens is designed to digitise anything we'd like to digitise, from whiteboard notes, receipt slips, cards and other documents. We can scan those things with our smartphone camera and the app can trim, enhance, and make digital versions of those document readable. We can save the results as PDF, PowerPoint and Word files to OneNote,  OneDrive, or local drive. 

The app has a built-in OCR functionality to convert the printed words in the image to editable text. This can be useful to boost our productivity by keep digital versions of our documents. Students can use this to keep class notes, scan whiteboard notes and many more.

Below is a full video that explains more about its features.

Office Lens is a genuinely great app, especially for those of you who don’t have a scanner. This can certainly boost our productivity at work, home or school. Let's give it a try!


  • Developer : Microsoft Corporation
  • Rating : 4.7 / 5 on Play Store
  • Price : Free with In App Purchase
  • Category : Productivity
  • System : Android / iOS