Now Android and iOs users can take the picture of any document and then can convert it into editable format with help of this app .This app was available only for Windows users previously.
Microsoft wants to reach their popular softwares to more mobiles that why the company has decided to provide Office lens for other OS Apart from Windows.
This app can change any mobile in to the scanner. The document’s picture which has taken by mobile camera saves in company’s OneNote Taking App.
This app saves document’s pictures like as any other format file such as PDF, Word or PowerPoint, and then this app makes this document searchable and editable with help of Optical Character Reorganization.
Microsoft confirmed this development in their 2nd April blog post on their office blog site. They posted that, “Office Lens is a handy capture app that turns your smartphone into a pocket scanner and it works with OneNote so you’ll never lose a thing. Bringing Office Lens to iPhone and Android is a significant step for extending OneNote capture capabilities to more devices and endpoints.
Get it for your iPhone, Android phone or Windows today—start scanning documents and whiteboards from the convenience of your phone, and let us know what you think in the comments below and at app store feedback.”
Android users can install this app ‘s preview version .For this ,they have to sign up to Office Lens Android Preview Google+ Community .It is a tester version and it works with Android Jelly Bean 4.1 and above android devices.
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