Office Lens for iOS gets multi-scanning, 3D touch, and more

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Microsoft today released a pretty huge update for Office Lens for iOS. The latest update adds a few new features, as well as bug fixes. With the latest update, Microsoft is introducing a new multi-scanning feature which will allow users to take a series of images and save them to OneDrive or somewhere else at the same time. Additionally, the update also introduces the ability to rotate photos, which is also a pretty nice feature.

Alongside multi-scanning and rotation, the update also introduces 3D touch support, which will allow you to access certain features of the app quite easily. The update also introduces the ability to scan handwritten text in English and export them to OneNote, as well as a new Business Card more. Here is the full changelog:

  • Multi-scanning – Take a series of images and save them at the same time.
  • Rotation – Rotate photos.
  • 3D touch – You can select modes by pressing and holding the Office Lens icon on the screen. This works on iPhone 6s and 6s Plus.
  • Handwritten text OCR  – Scan handwritten text in English and export it to OneNote, where you can search for it like normal text.
  • Business Card mode – Scan business cards in Simplified Chinese and extract contact information.
  • Bug fix – Users who have the same Office 365 and Microsoft account can use Office Lens with both accounts.

The latest update for Office Lens is now live on the App Store, and you can grab it from here.

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