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    NormCap Alternatives

    NormCap is described as 'OCR powered screen-capture tool to capture information instead of images' and is a Screenshot Capture Tool in the Photos & Graphics category. There are more than 25 alternatives to NormCap for a variety of platforms, including Windows, iPhone, Android, iPad and Mac. The best alternative is Greenshot, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like NormCap are GImageReader (Free, Open Source), Google Lens (Free), OpenScan (Free, Open Source) and Microsoft Lens (Free).

    This page was last updated Jan 12, 2022

    1. CamScanner turns your phone into a portable scanner. Archive all your paper documents, receipts, notes, whiteboard discussions anywhere and anytime.

      Warning

      As reported by several news articles, old Android versions of Camscanner were infected by malware and removed by the Google Play Store. Android Police verified that versions released between June and July 2019 included that malware, newer versions are safe: https://www.androidpolice.com/2019/08/28/camscanner-play-store-malware/ Anyway uninstalling the app and looking for an alternative is suggested

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    2. Adobe Scan turns your device into a powerful portable scanner that recognizes text automatically (OCR). Turn anything — receipts, notes, documents, pictures, business cards, whiteboards — into an Adobe PDF with content you can reuse.
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    3. 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.
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    4. Google Editors' Choice scanner app Features: • 100% free, unlimited usage • Extract text using OCR • Create documents and save them as PDF or JPG. • Share documents online: e-mail, instant messaging, social networks, etc. • Rename documents.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      Have you ever wanted to copy some text from a dialog box which doesn’t provide such functionality?
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    5. GetWindowText lets you grab text from static system messages via drag-and-drop. The program lets you work with most windows containing text including Edit, Static, Groupbox - Controls, etc.
    6. This is a default screenshot app for Linux Deepin.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • BSD
      Program to recognize text on screen Powered by Tesseract, dpScreenOCR can recognize more than 100 languages and split independent text blocks, e.g. columns.
    7. 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.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      KanjiTomo is a OCR program for identifying Japanese text from images. It is optimized for accurate kanji recognition.
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