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    In combination with your iOS device's built-in camera, ZoomReader lets you magnify and read printed text by first taking a picture of an object like a book or menu...

    Free iPhone

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    OCRopus(tm) is a state-of-the-art document analysis and OCR system, featuring pluggable layout analysis, pluggable character recognition, statistical natural language...

    Free Open Source Linux

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    GOCR is an OCR (Optical Character Recognition) program, developed under the GNU Public License. It converts scanned images of text back to text files. Joerg Schulenburg...

    Free Open Source Windows Linux

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    Free OCR to Word

    Free OCR to Word is text recognition software that performs all your tedious retyping and recreating work at lightning speed into Word documents you can edit on your PC...

  • icon is a free online OCR (Optical Character Recognition) service. can analyze the text in any image file that you upload, and then convert the text...

    Free Web

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    YAGF, Yet Another Graphical Front-end for CuneiForm, is a graphical interface for CuneiForm and Tesseract text recognition tools on the Linux platform.

    Free Open Source Linux

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    i2OCR is a free online OCR that converts scanned documents, faxes, or screenshots into editable text. i2OCR recognizes multi-column documents written in 30+ languages...

    Free Web

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    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

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    A Java/.NET GUI frontend for Tesseract OCR engine. Supports optical character recognition for Vietnamese language.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    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...

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FreeOCR Comments

Accidentally got a spam program instead...

Comment by lazycritic
about FreeOCR · Jan 2012 · Helpful Not helpful 2 Helpful

Whoops, accidentally downloaded a spam link that snuck into here for "Foxtab" and put up a negative comment about it - gonna edit the real link to the site, , in. The link in the main info section is to a German site that's a bit confusing.


Can't save as searchable PDF

Comment by norz
about FreeOCR · Jun 2017 · Helpful Not helpful

This feature is listed in the future features section.
Also: latest release is 2015.