WRD Scanner Pro is a simple-yet-power­ful text re­cog­ni­tion tool that uses state-of-the-art OCR ma­chine learn­ing to scan, high­light, and copy words from phys­ic­al prin­ted documents such as books. Just point your cam­era at any prin­ted text and enter the keywords or phrase that you'd like to find into the app search bar—those words will quickly become high­lighted on your device screen in real time with great pre­ci­sion.

All the text in an im­age can be ex­trac­ted with just the tap of a but­ton, and you can even se­lect in­di­vidu­al words and sen­tences to copy. For ex­ample, say you're at a cafe and the WiFi pass­word is prin­ted on a menu amongst lots of oth­er text—simply take a snap­shot of the menu and draw a box on-screen around the pass­word to quickly and con­veni­ently copy it onto your iPhone or iPad. WRD Scanner Pro also sup­ports im­port­ing im­ages from Pho­to Library and directly from other apps, so per­forming keyword searches and copying text from any image is now as easy as possible!

Text that is copied to the clipboard will be automatically saved in a private database and synced across all your iOS devices using your iCloud account. This also means that if you get a new device your clipboard text history will be right there waiting when you install WRD Scanner Pro! (Requires iOS 13 and use of an iCloud account.)

WRD Scanner Pro can per­form real-time QR code scans too, and is avail­able for both iPhone and iPad. No account or sign-up is re­quired, and there are no subscriptions or in-app purchases.

Key features:

• Hold your device cam­era over the text that you'd like to scan and type the words that you'd like to find into the app search bar—the words will be high­lighted on the device screen when they're found in the prin­ted text
• Real-time con­tinu­ous scan­ning and snap­shot modes avail­able
• Copy whole pas­sages of text with just the tap of a but­ton
• Copy in­di­vidu­al words and sen­tences by draw­ing a bounding box around the text on-screen
• Save and sync clipboard text history across all your iOS devices with iCloud
• Text-to-speech support for text extracted from documents & saved clipboard text
• Scan various types of barcode & QR codes
• Im­port im­ages from Pho­to Li­brary—high­light and copy text from im­ages that are already stored on your device
• Open images from other apps directly in WRD Scanner Pro using our action extension
• Eas­ily share the extracted text to oth­er apps that are in­stalled on your device
• Sup­port for iOS 13 and iPadOS 13, in­clud­ing nat­ive dark mode appearance
• No subscriptions or in-app purchases—one time payment only
• No WiFi or cel­lu­lar net­work re­quired
• No ac­count or sign-up ne­ces­sary
• No ads, ever

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What’s New

Version 1.14

No new features this time, just some small updates to keep the app running smoothly!

• Bug fixes and general improvements
• Updated third-party frameworks

Ratings and Reviews

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3 Ratings

3 Ratings

App Privacy

The developer, David Steppenbeck, has not provided details about its privacy practices and handling of data to Apple. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

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