Student Resources for Scanning and Uploading Work (UW-Madison)

This document provides information for students about phone apps for scanning and physical locations of scanners on campus.

As a student, you may need to scan and upload your work. Options include using a scanner app from your phone or using a scanner to create your file. Before scanning, check the assignment description from your instructor for any restrictions on file type (PDF, JPG, etc.).

Find a Scanner on Campus:

Use a Scanning App:

  • Each of the following apps has a free version and is available for both iOS and Android.
This table compares known free scanning apps
 App  Drive/DropBox support?  Puts watermark on document?  Can edit file after scanning?
 Cam Scanner Free Yes Unknown
 ScanBot Free Unknown Unknown
 iScanner Paid Unknown Unknown
 Genius Scan Paid Unknown Yes
 Microsoft Office Lens Free Unknown Unknown
 Adobe Scan Free Unknown Unknown
DocuTain Free Yes Yes
Note: This is an incomplete list of possible apps. None of these are supported by UW-Madison. Inclusion in this list does not constitute an endorsement by UW-Madison.

Keywordsscan, upload, canvas, compare, free, scanner, scanbot, iScanner, genius, camscanner   Doc ID83070
OwnerHelp Desk KB TeamGroupDoIT Help Desk
Created2018-06-19 11:08:28Updated2023-08-22 16:40:54
SitesDoIT Help Desk, Learn@UW-Madison
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