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Best Capture2text Alternatives

Capture2text is described as 'Capture2Text enables users to quickly OCR a portion of the screen using a keyboard shortcut' and is a screenshot capture tool in the photos & graphics category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Capture2text for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Android, iPhone, Mac and iPad. The best alternative is Greenshot, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Capture2text are GImageReader, Snagit, Google Lens and OpenScan.

Capture2text alternatives are mainly Screenshot Capture Tools but may also be Document Scanners or Image Scanners. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Capture2text.
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Capture2Text enables users to quickly OCR a portion of the screen using a keyboard shortcut.

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  1. Greenshot icon

    Greenshot

    • Mac
    • Windows
    190 alternatives to Greenshot 

    Greenshot is a light-weight screenshot tool optimized for productivity with Optical Character Recognition (OCR) support. Save a screenshot or a part of the screen to a file within a second or load it up to an Internet-picture-storage and get a public accessible URL (Confluence...

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    1.  LightweightGreenshot consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  Annotate ScreenshotEdit and annotate a screenshot with various editing tools and options.
    3.  Upload ScreenshotUpload your screenhots directly to the cloud in order to easily share them with others.
    4.  PortableGreenshot can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    5.  Full-page ScreenshotGreenshot can capture complete (scrolling) web pages from your web browser.
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  2. GImageReader icon

    GImageReader

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    62 alternatives to GImageReader 

    gImageReader is a simple Gtk/Qt front-end to the Tesseract OCR Engine.

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    1.  OCRExtract the text from a screen capture or file and paste it into another document for edits.
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  3. Snagit icon

    Snagit

    • Mac
    • Windows
    175 alternatives to Snagit 

    The ultimate screen capture tool. With Snagit’s capture, edit, organize and share technology… it’s easy to create engaging visuals that grab attention and keep it. Let images do the talking for you.

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    1.  Full-page ScreenshotSnagit can capture complete (scrolling) web pages from your web browser.
    2.  OCRExtract the text from a screen capture or file and paste it into another document for edits.
    3.  Annotate ScreenshotEdit and annotate a screenshot with various editing tools and options.
    4.  Upload ScreenshotUpload your screenhots directly to the cloud in order to easily share them with others.
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  4. Google Lens icon

    Google Lens

    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    55 alternatives to Google Lens 

    With Google Lens you can get information about items around you, like landmarks, posters, or barcodes, using your phone's camera.

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    1.  Reverse Image SearchDiscover content that is related to a specific sample image.
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  5. OpenScan icon

    OpenScan

    • Android
    91 alternatives to OpenScan 

    OpenScan is an open source app that enables users to scan hardcopies of documents or notes and convert it to PDF or JPEG files. Its motto is "No ads. No data collection. We respect your privacy.".

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    1.  Privacy focusedOpenScan is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    2.  Ad-freeOpenScan doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    3.  Built-in viewerOpenScan shows you a quick preview of an image, page or file in supported formats.
    4.  Mobile ScannerOpenScan can use your mobile camera to quickly scan documents and photos.
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  6. Spectacle icon

    Spectacle

    • Linux
    179 alternatives to Spectacle 

    Spectacle is a simple application for capturing desktop screenshots. It can capture images of the entire desktop, a single monitor, the currently active window, the window currently under the mouse, or a rectangular region of the screen.

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    1.  Annotate ScreenshotEdit and annotate a screenshot with various editing tools and options.
    2.  Upload ScreenshotUpload your screenhots directly to the cloud in order to easily share them with others.
    3.  PortableSpectacle can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    It has no OCR features. Which are the fundamental function of capture2text.

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  7. Microsoft Lens icon

    Microsoft Lens

    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    64 alternatives to Microsoft Lens 

    Microsoft Lens trims, enhances, and makes pictures of whiteboards and docs readable. You can use Office Lens to convert images to PDF, Word and PowerPoint files, and you can even save images to OneNote or OneDrive.

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    1.  Ad-freeMicrosoft Lens doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    2.  Mobile ScannerMicrosoft Lens can use your mobile camera to quickly scan documents and photos.
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  8. ABBYY Screenshot Reader icon

    ABBYY Screenshot Reader

    47 alternatives to 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 text from them or just saving as an image. Prize: 9.99 USD.

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    1.  OCRExtract the text from a screen capture or file and paste it into another document for edits.
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  9. Adobe Scan icon

    Adobe Scan

    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    92 alternatives to Adobe Scan 

    Scan anything into a PDF using your mobile device. Scan documents, whiteboards, forms, receipts and more with the new Adobe Scan.

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    1.  Mobile ScannerAdobe Scan can use your mobile camera to quickly scan documents and photos.
    2.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
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  10. Textify icon

    Textify

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    13 alternatives to Textify 

    Have you ever wanted to copy some text from a dialog box which doesn’t provide such functionality?

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    1.  PortableTextify can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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