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  • Tesseract icon

    Tesseract

    The Tesseract OCR engine was one of the top 3 engines in the 1995 UNLV Accuracy test. Between 1995 and 2006 it had little work done on...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • NAPS2 icon

    NAPS2

    NAPS2 is a document scanning application with a focus on simplicity and ease of use.

    Open Source Windows

  • FreeOCR icon

    FreeOCR Warning

    FreeOCR is a scan & OCR program including the Tesseract free ocr engine, also known as a Tesseract GUI. It includes a Windows...

    Free Windows

  • Scanitto Pro icon

    Scanitto Pro

    This scanner software is lightweight, fast and not overloaded with tons of unnecessary features. Fine-tune your scanner settings, make...

    Commercial Windows

  • ABBYY Screenshot Reader icon

    ABBYY Screenshot Reader

    Screenshot Reader is a smart OCR-screenshot application for capturing text and images from any area on your PC screen and extracting...

    Commercial Windows

  • TextGrabber icon

    TextGrabber

    TextGrabber + Translator turns your iPhone into a multifunctional mobile scanner with translation capability. Just take a picture...

    Commercial iPhone

  • Online OCR icon

    Online OCR

    Free Online OCR is a software that allows you to convert scanned PDF and images into editable Word, Text, Excel output formats.

    Free Web / Cloud

  • Omnipage icon

    Omnipage

    Powerful OCR technology makes OmniPage 17 the world’s best – and most accurate – solution for repurposing, editing, sorting, searching...

    Commercial Windows

  • CuneiForm icon

    CuneiForm

    CuneiForm (OpenOCR) is a text recognition software for printed templates. Manuscripts or PDF-files, the program can not recognize...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    img2txt.com

    img2txt.com is an online OCR service that allows you to get text from a picture or scanned page.

    Free Web / Cloud

  • (a9t9) Free OCR Software icon

    (a9t9) Free OCR Software

    Free open-source OCR software and web service to extract text from image files and PDF. The application is available as online OCR web...

    Open Source Windows Web / Cloud

  • OCRopus icon

    OCRopus

    OCRopus(tm) is a state-of-the-art document analysis and OCR system, featuring pluggable layout analysis, pluggable character...

    Open Source Linux

  • Prizmo icon

    Prizmo

    Prizmo 2 is a revolutionary scanning application with Optical Character Recognition (OCR) in over 40 languages with powerful editing...

    Commercial Mac iPhone

  • i2OCR icon

    i2OCR

    i2OCR is a free online OCR that converts scanned documents, faxes, or screenshots into editable text. i2OCR recognizes multi-column...

    Free Web / Cloud

  • GOCR icon

    GOCR

    GOCR is an OCR (Optical Character Recognition) program, developed under the GNU Public License. It converts scanned images of text...

    Open Source Windows Linux

  • Microsoft Office Document Imaging icon

    Microsoft Office Document Imaging Discontinued

    Microsoft Office Document Imaging (MODI) is a Microsoft Office application that supports editing documents scanned by Microsoft Office...

    Free Windows

  • OCR Terminal icon

    OCR Terminal

    OCR Terminal is a web-based Optical Character Recognition (OCR) service, allowing you to convert your images into searchable text. ...

    Freemium Web / Cloud

  • FreeKapture icon

    FreeKapture

    FreeKapture give you the option to scan from your scanner, and then save the image: its a free Twain image capture application from...

    Free Windows

  • Chronoscan icon

    Chronoscan

    Complete suite for document Scanning. Any source: scanners, multifunction printers, e-mails, fax machines, web services or folders. ...

    Free Personal Windows

  • Free OCR to Word icon

    Free OCR to Word

    Free OCR to Word is text recognition software that performs all your tedious retyping and recreating work at lightning speed into Word...

    Free Windows

  • Readiris icon

    Readiris

    Convert any paper document, image or PDF into editable and searchable digital files (Word, Excel, PDF, HTML, etc.) using Readiris...

    Commercial Mac Windows

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    YAGF

    YAGF, Yet Another Graphical Front-end for CuneiForm, is a graphical interface for CuneiForm and...

    Open Source Linux

  • OCRFeeder

    OCRFeeder is a document layout analysis and optical character recognition system. Given the images it will automatically outline...

    Free Linux

  • VietOCR icon

    VietOCR

    A Java/.NET GUI frontend for Tesseract OCR engine. Supports optical character recognition for Vietnamese language.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • WatchOCR icon

    WatchOCR

    WatchOCR is an open source OCR server that creates searchable pdfs from images in a watched folder.

    Open Source Linux

  • Free-OCR.com icon

    Free-OCR.com

    Free-OCR.com is a free online OCR (Optical Character Recognition) tool. You can use this service to extract text from any image you...

    Free Web / Cloud

  • PDF OCR icon

    PDF OCR

    PDF OCR for 39.95 USD: Editable - Edit Scanned PDF Documents like editing a text file! Easily - OCR PDF To Text Just In Only 2...

    Commercial Windows

  • Boxoft Screen OCR icon

    Boxoft Screen OCR

    Boxoft Screen OCR is fast and easy-to-use software which helps to extract any area on your screen, recognize every character and then...

    Commercial Windows

  • SimpleOCR icon

    SimpleOCR

    SimpleOCR is the popular freeware OCR software with hundreds of thousands of users worldwide. SimpleOCR is also a royalty-free OCR...

    Free Windows

  • Kleptomania

    Kleptomania lets you select text anywhere on the screen, including areas that you cannot highlight with your mouse, such as columns of...

    Commercial Windows

  • Scan to PDF icon

    Scan to PDF

    Scan, Print, Fax, Download and Store Microsoft Office, PDF and Text Documents and images. This app turns your iPhone or iPad into...

    Commercial iPhone iPad

  • OmniPage Cloud Service icon

    OmniPage Cloud Service

    The OmniPage Cloud Service is a cloud computing platform built on the OmniPage Capture SDK. It exposes web services that allow for...

    Commercial Web / Cloud

  • Screen OCR icon

    Screen OCR

    Screen OCR is a screen capture and character recognition tool. You can use Screen OCR in any way you are most comfortable with. It can...

    Commercial Windows

  • Adlib PDF

    Adlib PDF delivers enterprise-class, document-to-PDF conversion software. It offers the highest fidelity PDF rendering engine on the...

    Commercial Windows Linux Android iPhone Blackberry

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    OCR Convert

    OCR Convert is an online OCR service that allows users to convert scanned images and PDF files to editable text formats. The...

    Free Web / Cloud