Genius Scan is a scanner app in your pocket. Quickly scan your paper documents on the go and export them as multi-page PDF files.

*** Apple App of the Week *** 20+ million users *** 1000s of small businesses ***

Place any document in front of your device’s camera: our scanner app automatically recognizes the paper against the background, crops it, and cleans up the result. You obtain a crisp, legible scan. Batch scanning lets you scan dozens of pages in a matter of seconds. Powerful tools help you organize, share, or archive your documents.

“Next time you plan to hit the road, don’t forget to download Genius Scan to make life easier for yourself and your accounting department.” -

“Camera apps aren’t designed for close-up text scanning, but Genius Scan is.” - The Guardian


Smart Scanning:

- Document detection & background removal
- Distortion correction
- Shadow removal and defect cleanup
- Filters (black & white, whiteboard, photo)
- Batch scanning

PDF Creation & Editing:

- Document merging & splitting
- Multiple page PDF creation
- Photos and PDF import

Security & Privacy:

- On-device document processing
+ Face ID locking
+ PDF password encryption

Document Organization:

- Document tagging
- Metadata and content search
+ Custom naming schemes (Smart Document Names)
+ Backup and multi-device sync with Genius Cloud (separate subscription)


- Email
+ Box, Dropbox, Evernote, Expensify, Google Drive, iCloud Drive, OneDrive, OneNote, FTP, SugarSync, WebDAV.
+ Any WebDAV compatible service such as Citrix ShareFile, NextCloud, ownCloud, Synology, Yandex.
+ Automatic background auto-export

OCR (Text Recognition):

+ Text extraction
+ Searchable PDF creation
+ Business card scanning & contact creation

The features denoted with [+] are available as part of Genius Scan+ (a one-time purchase).

== ABOUT US ==

It’s in the heart of Paris, France that The Grizzly Labs develops Genius Scan. We take pride in crafting apps that help millions of users throughout the world and hold ourselves to the highest standards in terms of quality and privacy. Get in touch with us @thegrizzlylabs if you have any questions.


Genius Scan is free to use for as long as you want.

Should you choose to, you can buy Genius Scan+ for more features (a one-time fee). You can subscribe to Genius Cloud for backup & synchronization. In that case, Genius Scan’s store displays the duration and price of each subscription, updated at the time of purchase. Payment will be charged to iTunes account when the order is confirmed. Subscriptions automatically renew unless auto-renew is turned off no later than 24 hours before the end of the current period. Manage subscriptions, disable auto-renewal in the iTunes account settings.

What’s New

Version 5.2.7

In this version of Genius Scan, we entirely re-wrote several export plugins (Box, Dropbox, Google Drive, OneNote, OneDrive). As a consequence, you may need to log in again if you were using these export destinations.

- Reduce download size of Genius Scan by 25% !
- Stop rotating scans upside down, even if you tilt your phone forward.

- Fix an issue logging in with Microsoft OneDrive and OneNote
- Fix an issue preventing export to OneDrive for some OneDrive business accounts
- Fix an issue uploading some special documents to Dropbox when they have non-ASCII characters in their title
- Fix an issue where photos were not imported at their highest resolution
- Fix a crash when scrolling in large documents
- Fix a crash happening when deleting a document while OCR was running
- Reduce size of rendered image in OneNote notes

As usual, if you have any questions or feedback, please let us know at as this will help us improve or address issues you may encounter.

Ratings and Reviews

4.8 out of 5
19.6K Ratings

19.6K Ratings

RavenRoxxx36 ,


I use this app for taking photos of documents and combining them to create multi-page PDFs. It’s features are flawless and brilliant. It allows you to use your camera to scan a physical document by framing the border of the page and producing it as a rectangular image without a background. This single feature is done better than any other app I’ve seen and I’ve tried a few.
There are also options to improve the image with auto-enhance or making it black & white, colour or photo. You can then combine multiple scans into one PDF document. You can export the PDF to other apps, email, messages, files or keep it saved in the app for later. You can also export images as jpegs to your photo roll.
Simply brilliant app functionality! Thank you!

ammmmberrr ,

Best on the market!

After trying many many scan apps this one is the best of them all! I use it all the time as I don’t have a computer or laptop so this makes sending documents etc quick and easy! every update there is always something new to make scanning documents or letter so much more smoother. I’ve never had any problems scanning anything and enjoy the many features this app provides

AusBritCan ,

In app upgrade doesn’t work!

If you want to use the premium features (the only reason you would really use this app) Do NOT download this version!!!

It may work initially but If you ever have to reinstall or you upgrade your phone etc -you will NEVER get the upgrade back again. There is a “restore purchase” button but this never works. Raising the issue with support gets no where as they blame Apple and Apple support blame the app => time and money down the drain.

My advice ... only try this free version out, if you decide you like the app - DELETE it and buy the plus version instead (though I can only assume that works as I’ve switched to an alternate app rather than wasting more money here).


Monthly Subscription
Back up and synchronize your documents.
Genius Scan+
Enter the power user world with Genius Scan+.

In-App Purchases

Genius Scan+
Enter the power user world with Genius Scan+.


The Grizzly Labs
55.5 MB

Requires iOS 11.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.


English, Arabic, Danish, Dutch, French, German, Hebrew, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Swedish, Traditional Chinese, Turkish, Vietnamese

Age Rating
Rated 4+
© 2018 The Grizzly Labs
In-App Purchases
  1. Genius Scan+ $12.99
  2. Small Tip $1.49
  3. Generous Tip $4.49


  • Family Sharing

    Up to six family members will be able to use this app with Family Sharing enabled.

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