[App] PhotoScan by Google Photos
PhotoScan is a new scanner app from Google Photos that lets you scan and save your favorite printed photos using your phone’s camera.
Picture perfect and glare free
Don’t just take a picture of a picture. Create enhanced digital scans, wherever your photos are.
Get glare-free scans with an easy step-by-step capture flow
Automatic cropping based on edge detection
Straight, rectangular scans with perspective correction
Smart rotation, so your photos stay right-side-up no matter which way you scan them
Scan in seconds
Capture your favorite printed photos quickly and easily, so you can spend less time editing and more time looking at your bad childhood haircut.
Safe and searchable with Google Photos
Back up your scans with the free Google Photos app to keep them safe, searchable, and organized. Bring your scans to life with movies, filters, and advanced editing controls. And share them with anyone, just by sending a link.
PhotoScan user reviews :
Amazing for an initial release! Keep up the amazing work, Google! I’m sure this is in the making, but thought I’d mention it: the “scanned” resolution needs to be higher. This is a 8MP camera, taking 5 photos. So should at least stay around 8MP, no? (Minus the crop, I know) Pro tip: enable us to add/edit the timestamp of the scanned photos. Now it seems they were shot “today” but we actually want them to be dated e.g. 30 years ago. Just a thought.
The app is great but please fix Google Photos! Every since Google stopped supporting Picasa there has been no way to manually geotag and tag faces. Also adjusting the dates is a huge pain since you have to edit them one by one in Google Photos. This is an app where those features would REALLY come in handy. So please oh great developers at Google. Face tagging, geotagging and date/time editing should be built into this app!
Last Update April 21, 2017 :
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