One of the best photo scanners can be a great investment for anyone who wants to digitise printed photos in order to preserve them, store them in the cloud or share them online before they get lost or damaged. They’re easy to use, and they can be relatively inexpensive, allowing anyone to create digital versions of everything from individual prints to whole albums.

Below, we’ve evaluated the best photo scanners available based on our own reviews and in-depth comparison of specs. We’ve compared resolution, scan speed and value. We’ve reviewed a wide range of options, including both general all-purpose scanners and specialist photo scanners for professionals, providing recommendations for different needs and budgets.

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