PhotoScan - scanner by Google Photos

PhotoScan - scanner by Google Photos

By Google, Inc.

  • Category: Photo & Video
  • Release Date: 2016-11-15
  • Current Version: 1.4.1
  • Adult Rating: 4+
  • File Size: 68.06 MB
  • Developer: Google, Inc.
  • Compatibility: Requires iOS 8.1 or later.
Score: 4.5
From 2,219 Ratings


Photos from the past, meet scanner from the future. PhotoScan is a new 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. For documents and photos in glare-free environments, toggle off glare removal for even faster scans. 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.



  • I love it!!!!

    By Iconicsymphonic
    I have hundreds of old family pictures I'm trying to digitize and so far this app has been incredible! The photos turn out perfect and clean with no glare whatsoever. This is exactly what I needed.
  • When it works, it’s great.

    By FeelSmartinShanghai
    I am very frustrated with this ap. One time it works fine, then I try to scan something another time And it freezes up and I can move around to the 4 circles. I just get a message that says “sorry can’t scan”. There is no rhyme or reason why it won’t scan. It is not a Lighting issue. I hate apps because there is no one who you can call to ask for help. The help forum doesn’t seem to address this issue. So use this...but it’s reliability is questionable.
  • Works great but what’s up with the low resolution?

    By DJ-Doc
    Resolution is unusable except for web display. Why no option to scan at higher res when the camera supports higher res? Useless as a photo archiving app when the resolution is so horrible.
  • Great

    By Eliose Doughnut
    I just found a bunch of old pictures. I scanned them with this app and now I know they are secure!!
  • Great, Great , Great app

    By SilverFox!!!
    I pulled some photos down from the attic, some said Thanksgiving 1924! I used the app to check the photo quality and was amazed. Even people I shared them with could not believe it! My family will be enjoying their great grandparents 1924 Thanksgiving; this 2017 Thanksgiving
  • One important feature missing

    By Rannnnnnndy
    I would love to give this a higher rating but there is one feature that needs to be in here related to organization. Scanning photos generally mean they were not taken that moment. This app needs to allow you to change the metadata so that photos that you scan from 1984 show up in that year, not the day that you scan it. The photos scan great but without this feature I can’t organize the way that I would like.
  • It's excellent

    By EA Sport
    Scan photos like James Bond

    By hetjteyrjyru
  • Hangs on “Here’s how to scan”

    By SchultzeFamily
    I wd love to use this app but it will not work. Downloaded it two different times and it hangs in the same spot. Not working. Broken. Bad. :(
  • Excellent!!!

    By Vfgjfsawijcwoqpdbfbe0173749201
    This app is SOOOO helpful! It was easy and quick for a multitude of old photos! Thank you!!