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...
- - Greenshot is the most popular Windows & Mac alternative to JOCR.
- - Greenshot is the most popular Open Source & free alternative to JOCR.
With Google Lens you can get information about items around you, like landmarks, posters, or barcodes, using your phone's camera.
- - Google Lens is the most popular Web-based, Android, iPhone, iPad & Android Tablet alternative to JOCR.
Google Lens Features
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.
- - Spectacle is the most popular Linux alternative to JOCR.
Capture2Text enables users to quickly OCR a portion of the screen using a keyboard shortcut.
OCR powered screen-capture tool to capture information instead of images.
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.
- - ABBYY Screenshot Reader is the most popular commercial alternative to JOCR.
Hotshots is a screenshot tool with some editing features. It is particularly suitable for writing documentation (as used in the following chapters) but you can use it to highlight some details on a map image or what ever you want.Discontinued
The project seems no longer developed. Last version, 2.2.0, released in September 2014, can be still downloaded from SourceForge
SysExporter utility allows you to grab the data stored in standard list-views, tree-views, list boxes, combo boxes, text-boxes, and WebBrowser/HTML controls from almost any application running on your system, and export it to text, HTML or XML file.
Kleptomania lets you select text anywhere on the screen, including areas that you cannot highlight with your mouse, such as columns of data from a word processor or error messages from any Windows program.
Microsoft Office Document Imaging (MODI) is a Microsoft Office application that supports editing documents scanned by Microsoft Office Document Scanning. It was first introduced in Microsoft Office XP and is included in later Office versions including Office 2007.
Microsoft Office Document Imaging FeaturesDiscontinued