The Ministry of Information Technology has banned the 59 Chinese applications including TikTok, CamScanner, ES File Explorer in India. These 3 are apps are the most popular apps in their respective segments. These apps will be removed from play store soon so you won’t be able to download these apps. Government has also instructed the internet providers to block these apps on their networks.
Here are the alternatives of TikTok, CamScanner and ES File Explorer apps :-
1. Alternative to TikTok:-
TikTop is immensely popular app in India with millions of active users. We have 2 options which are made in India as both Mitron and Chingari apps are owned by Indian companies. We can do the same
2. Alternative to CamScanner
Camscanner is one of the widely used apps to scan the documents and here are few alternatives which can be used instead of this.
As an alternative to Cam Scanner app we can use Adobe Scan: PDF Scanner with OCR, PDF Creator or Microsoft Office Lens – PDF Scanner as both are available on Google’s Play store and also available on Apple’s app store.
2. ES File Explorer
ES File Explorer is widely used for managing files on the Android based smartphones. Android users can now use Files by Google: Clean up space on your phone or File Commander – File Manager & Free Cloud.
Both apps are feature rich where you can easily manage your files and both these apps take very tiny space in your smartphone’s memory.
Please check the full list of apps banned by Government of India here.
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