Office Lens

Office Lens
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3 MB

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Works with

  • Windows Phone 8.1
  • Windows Phone 8

App requires

  • video and still capture
  • photos library
  • data services
  • movement and directional sensor
  • web browser component
  • camera
  • HD720P (720x1280)
  • WVGA (480x800)
  • WXGA (768x1280)
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Office Lens trims, enhances and makes pictures of whiteboards and docs readable, and saves them to OneNote.
Office Lens is like having a scanner in your pocket. Like magic, it will digitalize notes on whiteboards or blackboards. Always find important documents or business cards. Sketch your ideas and snap a picture for later. Don't lose receipts or stray sticky notes again! 
What's new:
- Improved algorithm generates cleaner document images.
- Now you can select the OneNote location where a new page is created.
- Bug fixes: Now Office Lens is more stable.
- Capture and crop a picture of a whiteboard or blackboard and share your meeting notes with co-workers.
- Make digital copies of your printed documents, business cards or posters and trim them precisely.
- Printed text will be automatically recognized (using OCR) so you can search for words in images and copy and edit them in OneNote on your computer.
- With Whiteboard mode, Office Lens trims and cleans up glare and shadows.
- With Document mode, Office Lens trims and colors images perfectly.
- Pictures are saved to your camera roll and also directly into OneNote, so you can see the images across all your devices.
Office Lens requires logging in with your Microsoft Account.
Your Microsoft Account must be same as the one registered on your device.

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  • by James 28/08/2014
    Like this one a lot. Especially now that it can save to my chosen notebook section. The whiteboard function to remove reflections fix perspective and boost contrast is the best part IMHO
  • by Paul M 27/08/2014
    Very good took a little Tim to get used to but works..
  • by Jon 27/08/2014
  • by Bernard 26/08/2014
    Excellent product
  • by Stuart 26/08/2014
  • by R 26/08/2014
    Excellent app really useful. Don't know how it gets images so clear!
  • by Charles 26/08/2014
    So good, I've stopped using my flatbed sacanner
  • by Mikko 25/08/2014
    Would be nice if it didn't force to save the photo to OneNote
  • by Neil 24/08/2014
    Great for capturing whiteboards
  • by Richard 24/08/2014
    Excellent. Even if you are not a One Note user, this is really handy for snapshots of walk instructions etc.