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Capture2text Alternatives for Mac

Capture2text 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 Capture2text and ten of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to Capture2text are Snagit, TextSniper, Easy Screen OCR and Textify - Image to Text PDF.

Capture2text alternatives are mainly Screenshot Capture Tools but may also be Document Scanners or Screen Recorders. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Capture2text.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Windows

Capture2Text enables users to quickly OCR a portion of the screen using a keyboard shortcut.

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  1. Greenshot is a light-weight screenshot tool optimized for productivity with Optical Character Recognition (OCR) support.

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

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

    TextSniper

    • Mac

    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.

    ⚫︎ OCRExtract the text from a screen capture or file and paste it into another document for edits.
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  4. Easy Screen OCR icon

    Easy Screen OCR

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • 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.

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  5. Textify - Image to Text PDF icon

    Textify - Image to Text PDF

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Mac

    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.

    ⚫︎ OCRExtract the text from a screen capture or file and paste it into another document for edits.
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  6. OCR powered screen-capture tool to capture information instead of images.

    ⚫︎ OCRExtract the text from a screen capture or file and paste it into another document for edits.
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  7. SikuliX icon

    SikuliX

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    SikuliX automates anything you see on the screen of your desktop computer running Windows, Mac or some Linux/Unix. It uses image recognition powered by OpenCV to identify GUI components.

    ⚫︎ OCRExtract the text from a screen capture or file and paste it into another document for edits.
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    Sikuli is great, but it is an automation tool and it does completely different things than Capture2text.

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  8. UPDF icon

    UPDF

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    • Android

    UPDF is a completely free PDF editor that allows you to edit text and images in PDF, annotate and draw on PDF, and organize PDF pages effortlessly.

    ⚫︎ PDF annotationUPDF support PDF Annotation for highlighting, notes etc
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    free pdf editor
  9. Screenshot to Speech icon

    Screenshot to Speech

    • Mac

    This text to speech application is useful for your computer to read pdfs, scanned images or even kindle books.

    ⚫︎ OCRExtract the text from a screen capture or file and paste it into another document for edits.
    ⚫︎ Text to SpeechScreenshot to Speech allows you to transform written text into spoken text.
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  10. Vizion icon

    Vizion

    • Mac

    Never get annoyed by unselectable text on websites, PDFs, images or system user interfaces again. Just select the region of your screen in the same manner as you would take a screenshot and find all recognized text in your clipboard ready to get pasted anywhere.

    ⚫︎ OCRExtract the text from a screen capture or file and paste it into another document for edits.
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