Improve your scan results dramatically with these seven simple tips.
1 Scan on a flat surface
Scanning on a curvy surface may distort the scan result, as the perspective correction is designed for a flat document.
2 Scan in a well-lit space
A well-lit room or a bright sunlight are the ideal lightning conditions for taking a successful scan. If for some reason you decide to scan in a poorly lit space, try not to use the flash as it distributes light unevenly on the document surface and messes up camera focus.
3 Ideally, the document should be unfolded and uncreased
Any foldings or creases on the document distort the final scan result to some extent. While the text itself may be perfectly readable, the text lines can be wavy.
4 Use a high resolution digital camera
The latest iPhone, the 5, sports a 8-megapixel iSight camera, which is more than sufficient to get an excellent quality scan of a document. In general, the more megapixels your camera has, the better.
5 Use any accessory to stabilize your iPhone/iPad
Anyone of us may have shaky hands occasionally. Stabilizing your smartphone or tablet with any available accessory will help the camera to better lock on and focus on the document.
6 Clean up the camera lens
Most smartphones and tablets have a small diameter camera lens. Every particle of dirt, dust, or grease on such a small lens will affect the image quality. Clean up the camera lens with any suitable garment or lens wipe for better scan quality.
7 Use DocScanner as a scanner app
DocScanner has the best scan quality out of any scanner app currently available for the iOS and Android. Many free, and even paid scanner apps lack the sophisticated image processing methods that DocScanner has. If you are using any other scanner app, try DocScanner today.