snapADDY CardScanner is the free business card scanner with the best recognition quality worldwide for iPhone and iPad!

The snapADDY CardScanner is your productive helper for mobile capturing of business cards. All you have to do is to take a picture of the business card with the app, the contact data will be recognized, automatically digitized and formatted as a contact by our algorithm using artificial intelligence. Thus we guarantee you the best possible recognition quality.

Data protection is a top priority at snapADDY. As a German company we guarantee the GDPR-compliant processing of your data. Already more than 1,300 companies of all sizes trust the quality of snapADDY CardScanner!


The standard version of snapADDY CardScanner is free, ad-free and usable without an account. It contains the following features:

**Digitize business cards in seconds**

Take a picture of your business card - snapADDY CardScanner recognizes the image section and automatically extracts a new contact in the app. In addition to contact information, CardScanner lets you save notes and the back of the business card for export.

**Contact and address formats from over 50 countries**

Our self-developed algorithm for contact and address formats from more than 50 different countries is constantly being further developed with Machine Learning, so that the recognition for country-specific addresses becomes even better.

Currently, business cards from the following countries can be processed, among others:

Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Colombia, Croatia, Czechia, Denmark, Egypt, Faroe Islands, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, India, Iran, Ireland, Italy, Kuwait, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Mexico, Moldova, Monaco, Netherlands, North Macedonia, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States

Currently supported character sets:
- Latin characters, including umlauts and special characters of many languages
- Cyrillic characters (Russia, Ukraine and Belarus)
- Chinese characters (traditional and simplified)
- Japanese characters
- Korean characters

**Export to your smartphone contacts**

All information captured by snapADDY CardScanner including notes and profile picture can be saved to your contacts. So you always have your collected business cards at hand in your smartphone.

**Add additional information**

Scan the back of business cards to store the information they contain and create additional notes about your contact.

**Simple batch processing**

With the help of the integrated batch processing, you can process a large number of business cards in a very short time - completely without typing!


Through our website, you can get the CRM version of snapADDY CardScanner for only $5 per month with the following additional features:

**Capture attachments**

Add as many image files as you like to your new contact, such as meeting notes or sketches as attachments and export them later with the contact data to your desired destination

**CRM export**

You can also export your recorded contact data of the business cards directly to one of the following CRM systems: Salesforce, Microsoft Dynamics, SAP C/4HANA, Pipedrive and SugarCRM

**Duplicate check **

Using the integrated duplicate check with your CRM system, you can see directly whether a recorded lead, contact or organisation already exists. When exporting, the duplicate data from your system is displayed and you can check it for changes.

What’s New

Version 5.0.3

In this update we cleaned everything up, fixed some minor bugs, made graphical adjustments and worked on our performance to make your workflow trouble-free!

Thank you very much for your help and feedback to our support!

Ratings and Reviews

CarolPinMA ,

No way to create an account in the app

I deleted it.

Developer Response ,

Hello CarolPinMA, we have taken the feedback to heart. The CardScanner is now completely free and can be used without an account. Feel free to try the app again! Many greetings from the snapADDY-team


snapADDY GmbH
58.8 MB

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



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  • Family Sharing

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

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