The snapADDY CardScanner is the free business card scanner with the world's best recognition quality for iPhone and iPad!

The snapADDY CardScanner is your productive assistant 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. For contact and address formats from over 50 countries, the recognition has been perfected to reduce the error rate to a minimum. These include all G20 countries, the most important industrial and emerging countries.

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

Data protection is a top priority at snapADDY. As a German company we guarantee the DSGVO-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:

** 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.

** Addition of 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:

** 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.

** Saving in Excel format **

For fast and universal processing of new contacts outside of your CRM system, saving them in Microsoft Excel file format has proven to be very useful. You have the choice of exporting only one or several contacts.

** Capturing attachments **

Add any number of image files, sketches or drawings as attachments to your new contact and export them later with the contact data to your desired destination.

What’s New

Version 5.4.3

This release contains bug fixes that make the world's best business card scanner even better. Thanks for your feedback to our support team!

Ratings and Reviews

4.5 out of 5
2 Ratings

2 Ratings

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

App Privacy

The developer, snapADDY GmbH, 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:

  • Usage Data

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


  • Family Sharing

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

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