Alternatives to Microsoft Office Document Imaging for all platforms with any license

  • ABBYY FineReader icon

    ABBYY FineReader

    ABBYY FineReader is an OCR software that provides unmatched text recognition accuracy and conversion capabilities, virtually...

    Commercial Mac Windows Web / Cloud

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    Tesseract

    Tesseract.js is a javascript library that gets words in almost any language out of images. The Tesseract OCR engine was one of the...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    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

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    TextGrabber

    ABBYY TextGrabber easily and quickly scans, translates and saves your chosen text or QR-codes from virtually any printed material. ...

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    (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

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    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

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    Prizmo

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

    Commercial Mac iPhone

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    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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    Omnipage

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

    Commercial Windows

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    OCRopus

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

    Open Source Linux

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    CopyFish

    Extract & translate text from images/videos/PDF on any website. Common reasons to extract text from images are if you want to...

    Open Source Web / Cloud Chrome OS Chrome

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    ZoomReader

    In combination with your iOS device's built-in camera, ZoomReader lets you magnify and read printed text by first taking a picture...

    Free iPhone

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    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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    Image To Text

    ImageToText app allows you to extract editable ASCII text from images, and share the results by EMAIL or EVERNOTE. Simply take a...

    Free iPhone

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    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

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    NewOCR.com

    NewOCR.com is a free online OCR (Optical Character Recognition) service. NewOCR.com can analyze the text in any image file that you...

    Free Web / Cloud

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    YAGF

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

    Open Source Linux

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    WatchOCR

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

    Open Source Linux

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    i2OCR

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

    Free Web / Cloud

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    JOCR

    Apparently JOCR requires Microsoft Office 2003 or 2007 and won't work with Office 2010 (unless you also have an older version and...

    Free Windows

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    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

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    VietOCR

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

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Anyline icon

    Anyline

    Anyline is a mobile text recognition SDK enabling developers to build text recognition apps without having any knowledge about OCR.

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    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

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    SimpleOCR

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

    Free Windows

  • Transym OCR icon

    Transym OCR

    Transym OCR (TOCR) is a leading provider of highly sophisticated, accurate and reliable optical character recognition software for...

    Commercial Windows

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    Smart Scanner

    48h sale! Just take a photo of a text with phone number, e-mail address or URL and immediately call, write e-mail or open URL in...

    Commercial iPhone

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    TextDetective

    Text Detective finds and reads text in printed documents within seconds using your iPhone’s camera. The detected text can easily be...

    Commercial iPhone

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    Free Easy OCR Warning

    Sometimes we need to get the text out of photos or scanned documents for further editing and use. Free Easy OCR is a totally free Scan...

    Free Windows

  • Condense icon

    Condense

    Typing out has come to a end. Say ‚Hello‘ to Condense. Your easy to use optical character recognition (OCR) application.

    Commercial Mac

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    Ocrkit

    OCRKit uses OCR (Optical Character Recognition) technology to recognize the text in the graphic, which is particular useful for PDFs...

    Commercial Mac

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    Multi-Page TIFF Editor

    This editor provides most page-related TIFF operations, such as adding, deleting, rotating, replacing, extracting, or rearranging...

    Commercial Windows

Microsoft Office Document Imaging Comments

Best free OCR software 1 Helpful

Positive Comment by Bricolas
about Microsoft Office Document Imaging May 2014

Easy to use and to install !
Thanks to Microsoft to keep it still available... even on Windows 10 (32 & 64bit) !

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