Office Lens can automatically crop images for you by finding the corners of cards or sheets of paper, and images are enhanced and cleaned up before being sent to OneNote or OneDrive. The automatic enhancement appear rather sophisticated with a high tolerance for rough image captures.
Images can even be converted to Word, PowerPoint, and PDF formats from the app. OCR, or optical character recognition, is built right in letting you search for text from scanned documents. Using this same technology, Office Lens can create contacts by scanning business cards and parsing the text.
The latest iOS app from Microsoft follows last month’s preview release of Office 2016 for Mac. Microsoft Office apps for iPhone and iPad are also available. Office Lens for iPhone is available for free on the App Store.