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Saturday, April 4, 2015

Get Office Lens Android Preview

 

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Do you use android devices ? If yes, then you might interest on latest offering by Microsoft. They just released “Office Lens Android Preview” app . Initially this app only available for Windows Phone. Office Lens act like a scanner which allow you to snap a picture and convert it into either document, whiteboard or picture. Then you can edit which part is important and save it into your favorite format such as

  • MS OneNote
  • MS Word
  • MS Power Point
  • PDF
  • Gallery

and save into your OneDrive.

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Below is sample of our testing on documents & drawing on whiteboard:-

[Document]

OCR and convert into word document and include as images in case OCR information incorrect.

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[Drawing]

Edit the picture that would like to save.

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End result in MS Word. Able to view the entire picture

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It was very useful to us as consultant and you may want to check it out. To get it, follow this steps in sequence:

1. Go to Google+ and join as Office Lens for Android Preview Community:- https://plus.google.com/communities/113806116798450432268

2. Apply to become tester:- https://play.google.com/apps/testing/com.microsoft.office.officelens

3. Lastly, download the app from here:- https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.microsoft.office.officelens

Enjoy!

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