Lens brings Microsoft Office for Android and iOS




Microsoft has its mobile document scanner app Office Lens now released for Android and iOS. The software documents can be easily scanned and shared. The software was previously for cell phones on Windows Phone.

The advent of Office Lens for Android and iOS was publicized made ​​on the blog of Microsoft. The iOS version of the software is free immediately available made ​​in the App Store. For the Android version is still a preview version available; interested parties must give a special Google + -community to receive the app.

Office Lens works with the camera of the smartphone and is intended for the “scan” documents. The edges of the document to be scanned are automatically recognized. Then the image polished to make for example text more readable. The scan can be automatically sent to OneNote or OneDrive, respectively, the note-taking application and cloud storage service from Microsoft. Using built-in OCR text can automatically be converted to a Word file. For cards with contact information can be optionally created a contact on the smartphone after scanning.

Microsoft released Office Bilge some time ago for Windows Phone. Moreover, when the final version of the Android app is released, is still unclear.


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