App of the week #1 : Office Lens

In this edition of App of the week, we will be reviewing about a unique app that lets you digitize all your important documents, business cards, photos and almost everything. Yes, you guessed it right, we have brought before you a great scanning app for your android. Office lens is a quick scanning app that you can use to make pictures or images of your documents, credentials and other. Office Lens also lets you trim and enhance the images taken so as to your preference. You can use office lens to convert your documents into PDF file, PowerPoint and Word files and other  formats. It also has feature to directly upload your converted files to OneDrive.


App of the week- Office Lens

Office lens is a great pocket scanner available freely on android. It has many amazing features that you will find very useful when you use this app. Snap a picture of your whiteboard discussions, notes and other materials and never lose them again. You can share your work with the snap of your camera phone. This app is easy to use and offers wide range of functions for business persons, students and everyone. You can enhance the pictures taken although Office Lens automatically does it for you. The snapped pictures appear brighter, sharper and trimmed to only keep the necessary portions. That various picture modes are Document, Whiteboard, Photo and business card. You can toggle between flash on and off and even choose to store the image in OneNote, OneDrive or directly on the device.

Key features of Office Lens

Storage location of your choice :

As mentioned above, office lens lets you chose from variety of storage locations such as uploading in the OneNote,OneDrive,Word, PowerPoint and to the Gallery. You can directly access the saved files from your device without happening to open the app itself. The multiple save location of this app makes easier for its user to store according to their preferences. You can also edit the Title of the image or can go with the default which states the date and time of the image produced.


Chose between various modes

Office Lens lets you choose between various modes such as Documents, Whiteboard, Photo and Business cards. With Whiteboard mode, Office Lens trims and cleans up glare and shadows. With Document mode, Office Lens trims and colors images perfectly. Business Card mode can extract contact information and save it into your address book and OneNote. This feature works best with English, German and Spanish language.



Image trimming and enhancement :

With office lens you can trim/crop your image and the auto enhancement feature of this app makes your image look brighter and clearer. As a result, the processed image will come out better than expected and really catchy to the eyes. You can take your image from any angle and the rest of it will be done by the app itself. The UI is very simple which uses your phone camera to take pictures and its in-built settings to process the image.


Some other features includes setting up different resolutions, rotate photos, choosing different formats like  Word (.docx), PowerPoint (.pptx), or PDF (.pdf),  searching for words in images and then copy and edit them (OCR recognition).

To put this to conclusion, Office Lens is  a fantastic and accurate scanning app and very helpful.  You must try this app and see it for yourself how helpful this app is. Just a snap and your documents are saved in the clouds or whatever destinations you choose. It can help one get organized and do away with stocking paper for reference. Never lose any documents and never lose business card information again. You can get this app free on android with the below provided links. Keep following us to get daily update on the App of the week edition.

CLICK HERE to download this app.


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