Description

NEW: Try LiveScan as long as you want. All features are available; limited to 50 characters per detection.
Supports Family Sharing!

LiveScan makes it easy to capture text from your screen, including video conferences and websites like Twitter or Facebook.

It's always available. Access it from its menu bar item. Click or drag across the text you want and go!

With LiveScan, you can instantly:
* Visit links in presentations on video conferences
* Look up addresses on business cards in Apple Maps or Google Maps.
* Use the built-in access to Google Translate.
* Call phone numbers.
* Quickly look up a product on Amazon or eBay.
* Have the text spoken to you aloud!

LiveScan can detect words in eight different languages: English, Spanish, French, Italian, German, Portuguese, and Chinese (Simplified and Traditional).

You can even extend the app with custom JSON or JavaScript plugins!

Try LiveScan as long as you want. All features are available, but the trial is limited to 50 characters per detection.

Subscriptions and Purchases support Family Sharing!
Purchases or subscriptions includes LiveScan for iOS.

LiveScan respects your privacy, and does not transmit or save the contents of your screen or images.

LiveScan runs on macOS 11.0 and later. It is optimized for Apple Silicon (M1).

Privacy Policy: https://www.iubenda.com/privacy-policy/8228479
Terms of Service: https://www.iubenda.com/terms-and-conditions/8228479

What’s New

Version 1.0.4

NEW: You can try LiveScan for free as long as you want. All features are available, but the trial is limited to 50 characters per detection.
* Add preference for controlling the insertion of line break characters
* Fix a crash with setting keyboard shortcuts on some keyboards.
* Add menu item to manage subscriptions.
* When opening the app, add a popover that points to the menu bar item.
* Miscellaneous other fixes.

Ratings and Reviews

5.0 out of 5
6 Ratings

6 Ratings

HSVBamaBob ,

Amazing App!!

How many times have you wished you could just take a picture of a flyer and auto magically call the phone number or go to the website? Well with this app you can!

The developer is very responsive and also has a great offer: whatever subscription you get on your iPhone isNot only available on all your devices but via family sharing all your families devices. We just bought the $9.99 lifetime subscription-WHAT a deal!

jlundell ,

Who knew?

One of those does-one-thing-well apps. Very very well in this case. I'm surprised at how often I pull it up to scan a text image or something I'm citing from a book I'm reading. Nice to have it on all my platforms (so thanks also to Apple for making that easier than it has been in the past).

GabrielDoesminecraft ,

I have been wanting this for years

I have had the need for exactly this app for years.

Suddenly I hear about it and I have already used it half a dozen times in one day for real!

Works seamlessly and fast. Zero mistakes that I have seen. Thanks to whomever developed this app, it's so rare to see new softwre that just does something you need. Poof!

App Privacy

The developer, Gentlemen Coders, indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

Data Not Linked to You

The following data may be collected but it is not linked to your identity:

  • Purchases
  • Usage Data

Privacy practices may vary, for example, based on the features you use or your age. Learn More

Supports

  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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