ABBYY Screenshot Reader Alternatives for Mac

    ABBYY Screenshot Reader is not available for Mac but there are some alternatives that runs on macOS with similar functionality. The best Mac alternative is Greenshot, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to ABBYY Screenshot Reader and nine of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to ABBYY Screenshot Reader are TextSniper (Paid), CopyFish (Free, Open Source), Textify - Image to Text PDF (Free Personal) and ScreenTray (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Jul 27, 2021

    1. Greenshot is a light-weight screenshot tool optimized for productivity with Optical Character Recognition (OCR) support.
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      Some users think Greenshot is a great alternative to ABBYY Screenshot Reader, some don't.
    2. TextSniper is a super useful app to quickly capture unselectable text. Use it to capture and recognize text from presentations, trainings, screencasts,images, pictures, webpages, video tutorials, photos, PDFs etc. Literally from anywhere on your mac's screen.
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    3. Extract & translate text from images/videos/PDF on any website. Common reasons to extract text from images are if you want to google the text, store it, email it or translate it. Until now, our only option was to retype the text. Copyfish is sooooo much faster.
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    4. Text recognition finally made easy, super efficient and confidential (no server, your data stays on your device). Textify analyzes images, recognizes text, and creates PDF files with the text integrated such that the files are searchable. Or you can simply export to a .txt file.
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    5. A macOS app for capturing, annotating and sharing screenshots. Quickly add comments, highlight what matters or blur any sensitive content. Upload screenshots to Google Drive or Dropbox.
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    6. * Take a screenshot * Edit it with various tools (like draw with pen, add shapes, select area, cut, copy, paste, add text, etc.) * Save image or * Upload image to various online hosting sites

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      Official Google code page seems abandoned. Last update from Oct 12, 2013.

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      • FreemiumProprietary
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      • Windows
      • Android
      • iPhone
      You can use Easy Screen OCR to capture a snapshot and start OCR process. this program will detect the text from the image and start OCR process immediately. You can extract the text to copy and paste in seconds. No More Retyping
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    7. This text to speech application is useful for your computer to read pdfs, scanned images or even kindle books. It extracts the text from any image visible on your screen by taking a screenshot and allows your computer to speak the text that has been extracted.
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    8. OCR powered screen-capture tool to capture information instead of images.
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