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Instant (it takes seconds!) recognition of business cards right on your iPhone. Import contact information from a business card directly to your iOS Contacts. Out-of-the-box integration with LinkedIn, Salesforce and Evernote. Easy integration with other CRM systems. Featured in iPhone TV commercials.

"If you're a mobile networker, this is an app you'll definitely like." -TechCrunch

"Business Card Reader for iPhone is way better than the alternative. It's not free, but it'll easily pay for itself after your next new business card." -IntoMobile

"Working from home can mean spending a lot of time on the phone to keep in touch with colleagues or customers. To manage all these contacts' business cards, check out Business Card Reader" -The New York Times

"The best text scanning app yet." -TouchMyApps

Business Card Reader is an excellent tool for business people, exhibitors at trade shows, expo attendees and sales staff — anyone who networks regularly!

No need to manually enter contact information — Business Card Reader provides a time- and cost-efficient way to enter and organize important contacts.

Recognizes business cards in English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Danish, Dutch, Greek, Norwegian, Portuguese, Swedish, Turkish, Chinese, Japanese and Korean.

Business Card Reader takes a picture of a business card, 'reads' it using text recognition technology and automatically fills in appropriate contact information fields in iOS address book, which can be easily checked and edited.

• Accurate recognition of business cards with multi-language support
• Smart contact field filling: emails, phone numbers, web sites
• Background image processing, saves time when scanning multiple cards.
• Export to Salesforce as Contact, Lead or Account - available as in-app subscription
• Export to Evernote
• Export as .xlsx document
• (New!) Export to VCard
• Optional integration with existing CRM systems
• LinkedIn support: search, contact adding, import of info and photo
• Business Card Holder allows you to search and sort contacts, e-mail and call contacts directly
• Anti-shake image capture




1. Place the business card on a flat surface.
2. Good lighting is key: bright desk lamp or direct sunlight are necessary.
3. Hold the device right above the card. Keep the card aligned with BCR viewfinder edges and adjust iPhone/iPad positioning so that the card fits the screen size.
4. Tap the screen to take the picture.
5. After the recognition is done, you can check the results.
6. Tap Save to add the contact into your iOS address book.

We recommend you to contact your Salesforce account representative in order to find out if API access is enabled under your Salesforce profile.

Compatible Salesforce Editions:
Developer, Enterprise, Group, Professional, Unlimited


• iOS 7 and later
• iPhone 4 or later, iPod Touch with camera, the new iPad or later
• On iPad 2 the app can be used to recognize business cards from images saved in the photo library.

What's New in Version 3.4

Adapted for iPhone 6 Plus
Updated OCR engine
Support for Salesforce picklists
Bug fixes in Excel, Salesforce, LinkedIn modules and others

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Customer Reviews

Good app

Easy to use. Worth the price. The only issue that I have with this app is that when the picture of the business card is transferred to outlook, the card is zoomed in and you can't see the complete card.

Great App for Organizing Business Cards

Completely recommend this app to anyone who has a lot of contacts and wants to organize all those pesky cards:

The best one yet!

This app is simply magical! It scans and recognizer business cards easily… Fast and efficient, it adds the card to your contacts right away. It even let you export your contacts in Microsoft Excel ready files! Great!

Business Card Reader Pro
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  • $6.99
  • Category: Business
  • Updated: Mar 02, 2015
  • Version: 3.4
  • Size: 71.1 MB
  • Languages: Chinese, English, French, German, Italian, Spanish
  • Seller: SHAPE GmbH

Compatibility: Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5 and iPhone 6 Plus.

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