9 Good Apps to Scan, Sign, Annotate, and Share PDFs

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As teachers we are constantly dealing with various types of documents and this requires the appropriate tools to help us make the best of these documents in our teaching and facilitate our workflow. To this end, we have curated for you some of the best iPad apps you can use to access, scan, e-sign, annotate and share different documents. Some of the things you can do with these apps include:fill out and e-sign PDFs, scan any document type, use OCR to convert scanned items into digital text, send documents to others to sign, highlight and annotate PDFs, use your device’s camera to snap photos of anything and save it as PDF, ‘scan multiple document pages into a single PDF and reorder them as desired’, export your scanned documents in different file formats including JPEG or multi-page PDF files, uploaded your scanned documents to the cloud storage platform of your choice and/or share them with others via email. Have a look and share with us your feedback in our social media profiles.

9 Good Apps to Scan, Sign, Annotate, and Share PDFs
1- Adobe Fill and Sign
‘The free Adobe Fill and Sign app lets you fill, sign, and send any form fast. You can even snap a picture of a paper form and fill it in on your phone or tablet. Then e-sign and send. No printing or faxing needed.’

2- Scanner Pro
‘Scan any papers, ranging from a receipt to multi-page documents. Scanner Pro will automatically detect borders, correcting distortion and geometry. Share, email and upload your perfect scans. Use OCR to convert any scan into a text.’

3- SignEasy
‘SignEasy is the simplest and fastest way to sign documents or getting documents signed from your iPhone and iPad. Some of its features include:sign, fill and send any document format - PDF, Word, Excel, Text, Pages, JPG, PNG etc; send documents to others for signing; seamlessly sign documents from Email, Dropbox, Box, OneDrive, Evernote and Google Drive…’

4- PDF Expert
‘PDF Expert 6 is an essential app for anyone who reads, highlights, signs and fills out PDFs on their iPhone and iPad. With an additional in-app purchase PDF Expert 6 acquires the unique superpower to edit existing PDF text, replace images and hide sensitive data.’

5- DocuSign
‘DocuSign is the easiest and most secure way to sign and get documents signed from your iPhone or iPad. Some of its features include: fill out and eSign documents for free, there is no monthly limit; send documents for others to sign; securely store, manage, and access your documents from anywhere… ’

6- iAnnotate 4
‘It’s the best way to read, annotate, and share PDFs, Microsoft Office files, images and web pages! Over 1 million people turn to iAnnotate to take notes, sign agreements, highlight documents, insert stamps and more.’

7- Adobe Acrobat Reader
‘Adobe Acrobat Reader is the free, trusted leader for reliably viewing, annotating, and signing PDFs. Some of its features include:make comments on PDFs using sticky notes and drawing tools; highlight and mark up text with annotation tools; use your device camera to snap a photo of anything—a document, whiteboard, form, picture, or note—and save it as a PDF; scan multiple document pages into a single PDF and reorder them as desired…’

8- Genius Scan
‘Genius Scan is a scanner in your pocket. Quickly scan your documents on the go and export them as JPEG or multi-page PDF files.’

9- Scanbot Scanner
‘Scanbot is the best mobile scanner app for documents and QR codes. Create free, high-quality PDF or JPG scans with just one tap. Send files via email or as a fax. Upload them to iCloud Drive, Box, Dropbox, Evernote and other cloud services.’

Source: iTunes Scan, Sign, and Send collection