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ABBYY Business Card Reader –The World’s Fastest Business Card Scanner & Contact Management App!

Now ABBYY BCR for your Apple Watch. View contacts and make phone calls right from BCR on your Apple Watch!

Recommended by The New York Times, CNN, The Telegraph, Computer Business Review, Macworld.
***** Winner of the RISING STAR Award in the Mobile Star Awards *****

ABBYY Business Card Reader easily & simply captures & stores contact from business cards in 25 languages to your smartphone. The recognized data can be saved in either your smartphone’s Contacts or in the app’s own digital storage.

ABBYYs award-winning optical character recognition technology provides quick & accurate recognition of all contact information: names, organizations, phone numbers, e-mail addresses, etc.
Automatically focuses on the business card, detects its edges, crops any extraneous background & captures an image of the card all by itself.
The app highlights “unusual” characters with blue color and displays the original image so that you can quickly confirm the apps output.
No matter how a phone number appears on a business card, BCR will automatically put in all the missing parts, so that you can reach the contact even if the country code was omitted in print.
BCR will correct any typos and fill in the missing address fields (e.g. postcode, ZIP code, or county) so you can easily find it on the map.
Sync card data across different mobile platforms via ABBYY’s cloud storage to make retrieval of card data simple and accessible from all your devices. Automatic and manual backups to archive and restore data from saved cards to transfer to another iPhone or computer.

• Spotlight Search to find business cards from BCR on the iPhone main screen
• Export to MS Excel to manage business cards database on your desktop .
• Find out more about your contacts on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.
• Search in iPhone Maps for the address of your contacts.
• Exchange digitally with your business card and forward recognized contacts via e-mail as VCard or JPEG files or via SMS as a plain text.
• Support 25 languages including recognition of multilingual cards:
- Czech
- Chinese (Simplified)
- Chinese (Traditional)
- Danish
- Dutch
- English
- Estonian
- Finnish
- French
- German
- Greek
- Japanese
- Indonesian
- Italian
- Korean
- Norwegian (Bokmal and Nynorsk)
- Polish
- Portuguese (Portugal)
- Portuguese (Brazil)
- Russian
- Spanish
- Swedish
- Turkish
- Ukrainian
The free version is ad-supported and provides 15 card recognitions.
Enable Premium Account to get unlimited functionality:
• Unlimited business card recognition
• Sync of cards across your mobile devices
• Export to Excel
• Automatic backup
• No ads

Please note the subscription is automatically renewed at the end of the period unless you choose to cancel the subscription at least 24-hours before the end of the current period. Payment will be charged to your iTunes Account at confirmation of purchase. You can manage your subscription and switch off the auto-renewal by accessing your Account Settings after purchase. You cannot cancel the current subscription during the active subscription period. Any unused portion of a free trial period, if offered, will be forfeited if you purchase a subscription to that publication.

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What's New in Version 8.35.2

In this latest release, we made small improvements.

Major changes from last release:
+ REDUCED THE SIZE OF THE APP, which has become several dozen MB smaller. Some OCR languages can now be downloaded separately when needed.
+ ADDED SUPPORT FOR PHOTOS FRAMEWORK: users can now load images from Gallery on iPad and iCloud. iPhone users can add images both from their albums and via Moments, sorting snapshots by date or location.
+ IMPROVED SPOTLIGHT SEARCH: if Spotlight finds too many business cards, tap Search in App to continue searching inside BCR.

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Customer Reviews

Great AP!

Love the ease of this AP. It lets you edit easily, place it into a custom category AND PUT IN NOTES! That feature is such a huge plus for me. Also love that you can customize the entry headers! Plus you can put 2 sided cards in easily. This AP is a winner!! Since someone had said they felt the AP needed a note area just recently, it looks like the developers read these reviews AND make improvements! BRAVO!

A swell organized app

stores all your cards on phone so u can throw the tons of cards u have with the ability 2 store phone numbers by just taking a photo of the card from both sides or just 1 side it's a free country

Great program

I've been very happy with the program, the one thing I don't like is having to continue to buy cards, I've spent way to much on this but at the same time it makes it so easy to have information on my phone than hard copy because my phone is always with me.

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  • Free
  • Category: Business
  • Updated:
  • Version: 8.35.2
  • Size: 81.1 MB
  • Apple Watch: Yes
  • Languages: English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish
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Compatibility: Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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Top In-App Purchases

  1. Premium$7.99
  2. Premium$29.99
  3. 50 cards$3.99
  4. Lifetime premium$59.99
  5. Disable Ads$2.99
  6. Export to Excel$5.99
  7. Synchronization$5.99
  8. Premium$19.99