Scans to PDF – Create Searchable PDF from Scanned Documents

Scans to PDF is a free and open source PDF maker application for Linux, Windows and MacOS. Using Scans to PDF app you can create searchable PDF documents from scanned documents and images. This app added invisible OCR text layer to make it searchable. It is also available as a command line interface. It is written in Python and released under GNU General Public License v3.0.

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How to Install Scans to PDF on Ubuntu Linux

Scans to PDF is available as a flatpak and snap package files. First you need to install the latest version of flatpak on your system and restart it after the installation.

Install flatpak and flathub

In the terminal software run below flatpak Scans to PDF installation command. It will install the latest version of Scans to PDF on your system.

flatpak install flathub com.github.unrud.djpdf

You can start Scans to PDF app using below command.

flatpak run com.github.unrud.djpdf

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And uninstall it using below command.

sudo flatpak uninstall com.github.unrud.djpdf

Install Scans to PDF via Snap:

You can also install Scans to PDF using below snap installation command in terminal app.

sudo snap install djpdf

And uninstall it using

sudo snap remove djpdf

That’s it.

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