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    Chronoscan Alternatives

    Chronoscan is described as 'Complete suite for document Scanning' and is an app in the Office & Productivity category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Chronoscan for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Online / Web-based and iPhone. The best alternative is Adobe Acrobat DC. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Tesseract or FreeOCR. Other great apps like Chronoscan are ABBYY FineReader PDF (Paid), ABBYY Screenshot Reader (Paid), CopyFish (Free, Open Source) and GOCR (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Mar 9, 2021

    1. SimpleOCR is the popular freeware OCR software with hundreds of thousands of users worldwide. SimpleOCR is also a royalty-free OCR SDK for developers to use in their custom applications.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      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 and OCR program and uses the revolutionary OCR technology which provides high recognition accuracy.

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      The installer may contain malware. VirusTotal scan result marks it as malicious for 6 antiviruses of 57 (https://www.virustotal.com/en/file/66dbd45ad82452c03ed6fbb612d490bf9b51305505b035a736be19ca24da6567/analysis/1424209752/)

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    2. Free-OCR.com is a free online OCR (Optical Character Recognition) tool. You can use this service to extract text from any image you supply. This service is free, no registration necessary. We also do not need your email address.
      • 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. No More Retyping
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    3. OCRopus(tm) is a state-of-the-art document analysis and OCR system, featuring pluggable layout analysis, pluggable character recognition, statistical natural language modeling, and multilingual capabilities.


      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      OwlOCR offers simple optical character recognition of text in PDF files, images or on-screen and converts that to plain text. All conversion is done securely on-device - none of your images or files are sent to third-party services in the cloud as most applications do.
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      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Windows Phone
      • iPad
      • Xamarin Studio
      • Unity
      • Appcelerator Titanium
      • Apache Cordova
      Text recognition OCR for mobiles and wearables.
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    4. The OmniPage Cloud Service is a cloud computing platform built on the OmniPage Capture SDK.
      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      Easy and fast way to capture text. LensOCR allows you to scan PDFs, phone numbers, long serial numbers, names, email addresses, or anything really. It uses advanced OCR (Optical Character Recognition) technology to extract the text from an image. How does it work?
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      • iPhone
      • iPad
      OCR Pro+ is the Most Complete OCR App on the AppStore. OCR Scanner - Scan Multiple-Page Documents to Text. - Automatic Border Detection. - Recognize Text from Photos. - Rank the Most Frequent Words on the Document with AI Analysis - Read Documents with Text to Speech.
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