OCR Text Detection Tool Alternatives

    OCR Text Detection Tool is described as 'Provides accurate and fast text detection from any image file downloaded from your device or taken with a snapshot. It also supports textual detection of a PDF and text-based handwriting detection and text translation in 114 different languages' and is an app in the Office & Productivity category. There are more than 25 alternatives to OCR Text Detection Tool for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Online / Web-based, Mac, Linux 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 GImageReader. Other great apps like OCR Text Detection Tool are ABBYY FineReader PDF (Paid), FreeOCR (Free), Readiris (Paid) and CopyFish (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Mar 9, 2021

    1. Adobe Acrobat is a family of application software and web services developed by Adobe Systems to view, create, manipulate, print and manage files in Portable Document Format (PDF).
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      • FreeOpen Source
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      Tesseract.js is a javascript library that gets words in almost any language out of images.


    2. ABBYY FineReader PDF is an OCR software that provides unmatched text recognition accuracy and conversion capabilities, virtually eliminating retyping and reformatting of documents. Up to 190 languages are supported for text recognition.
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    3. gImageReader is a simple Gtk/Qt front-end to the Tesseract OCR Engine.
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    4. FreeOCR is a scan & OCR program including the Tesseract free ocr engine, also known as a Tesseract GUI. It includes a Windows installer, and it is very simple to use.
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    5. PDF and OCR publishing software (optical character recognition) for MAC & WINDOWS. Do you dream of an intelligent PDF and OCR solution to intuitively manage your documents? You've found it.
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    6. Extract & translate text from images/videos/PDF on any website. Common reasons to extract text from images are if you want to google the text, store it, email it or translate it. Until now, our only option was to retype the text. Copyfish is sooooo much faster.
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    7. open-source OCR software and web service to extract text from image files and PDF. The application is available as online OCR web app, OCR API, or simple to install Windows store application ( to use, open-source and 100% spyware ).
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
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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 started the program, and now leads a team of developers.
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    8. CuneiForm (OpenOCR) is a text recognition software for printed templates. Manuscripts or PDF-files, the program can not recognize, however, but table structures.
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