Alternatives to PDF OCR 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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    GImageReader

    gImageReader is a simple Gtk front-end to tesseract. Features include: - Automatic page layout detection - User can manually...

    Open Source 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. ...

    Commercial Android iPhone

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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

  • 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

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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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    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

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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

  • ZoomReader icon

    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

  • ABBYY Cloud OCR SDK icon

    ABBYY Cloud OCR SDK

    Highly-accurate ABBYY Cloud OCR SDK is available for everyone in a cloud through web API. OCR, ICR, barcode recognition, business card...

    Freemium Web / Cloud

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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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    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

  • VietOCR icon

    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.

    Commercial Android iPhone Windows Phone iPad Xamarin Studio Unity ... Appcelerator Titanium Apache Cordova

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • OCR Convert icon

    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

  • OCR Cloud 2.0 API icon

    OCR Cloud 2.0 API

    WiseTrend OCR Cloud 2.0 platform provides Web API access to some of the most powerful OCR capabilities to-date through multiple...

    Commercial Web / Cloud

  • 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

  • Image To Text icon

    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

  • Smart Scanner icon

    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

  • TextDetective icon

    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

  • Free Easy OCR icon

    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

  • OCR Online icon

    OCR Online

    Advanced OCR (optical character recognition) web application for creating editable and searchable electronic files from scanned paper...

    Freemium Web / Cloud

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