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Readiris is described as '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' and is an app in the office & productivity category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Readiris for a variety of platforms, including Windows, iPhone, Mac, Online / Web-based and Linux. The best alternative is NAPS2, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Readiris are Adobe Acrobat DC, ABBYY FineReader PDF, FreeOCR and (a9t9) Free OCR Software.

Readiris alternatives are mainly PDF Editors but may also be Document Scanners or PDF Readers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Readiris.
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  1. NAPS2 is a document scanning application with a focus on simplicity and ease of use.

    ⚫︎ OCRExtract the text from a screen capture or file and paste it into another document for edits.
    ⚫︎ PortableNAPS2 can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    ⚫︎ Command line interfaceNAPS2 either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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    Discontinued

    No release since 2019-07-27, see https://github.com/cyanfish/naps2/releases

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  2. Make your job easier with Adobe Acrobat DC, the trusted PDF creator. Use Acrobat to convert, edit, and sign PDF files at your desk or on the go.

    ⚫︎ Fill PDF FormsAdobe Acrobat DC supports forms in PDF files.
    ⚫︎ PDF annotationAdobe Acrobat DC support PDF Annotation for highlighting, notes etc
    ⚫︎ Sync Across DevicesAdobe Acrobat DC can sync your data across devices like your phone, desktop and tablet
    ⚫︎ Sign PDF filesAdobe Acrobat DC support signing a PDF document digitally on a touch screen etc.
    ⚫︎ Combine PDFCombine, merge and arrange PDF files into one document.
    ⚫︎ Split PDF filesAdobe Acrobat DC can split PDF files into multiple documents.
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  3. 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.

    ⚫︎ OCRExtract the text from a screen capture or file and paste it into another document for edits.
    ⚫︎ PDF annotationABBYY FineReader PDF support PDF Annotation for highlighting, notes etc
    ⚫︎ LightweightABBYY FineReader PDF consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    ⚫︎ Sign PDF filesABBYY FineReader PDF support signing a PDF document digitally on a touch screen etc.
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    FreeOCR

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    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.

    ⚫︎ OCRExtract the text from a screen capture or file and paste it into another document for edits.
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  5. (a9t9) Free OCR Software icon

    (a9t9) Free OCR Software

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online

    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 ).

    ⚫︎ OCRExtract the text from a screen capture or file and paste it into another document for edits.
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  6. CopyFish icon

    CopyFish

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Microsoft Edge
    • Google Chrome
    • Firefox

    Copy, paste and translate text from any image, video or PDF.

    ⚫︎ OCRExtract the text from a screen capture or file and paste it into another document for edits.
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    Copy text from images, PDF and Youtube videos
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    Easy Screen OCR

    • 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.

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    PaperScan

    • Windows
    • Linux

    PaperScan Scanner Software is a powerful TWAIN and WIA scanning application with an OCR engine centered on one idea: making document acquisition an unparalleled easy task for anyone.

    ⚫︎ OCRExtract the text from a screen capture or file and paste it into another document for edits.
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  9. Kofax Omnipage icon

    Kofax Omnipage

    • Windows

    Kofax OmniPage offers industry-leading optical character recognition (OCR) for fast, easy accurate document conversion. Instantly turn paper and digital documents into files you can edit, search and share securely.

    ⚫︎ OCRExtract the text from a screen capture or file and paste it into another document for edits.
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    Ashampoo PDF Pro

    • Windows

    Ashampoo PDF Pro is the complete solution to manage and edit your PDF documents. The program has everything you need to create, convert, edit, merge and protect your PDFs.

    ⚫︎ Combine PDFCombine, merge and arrange PDF files into one document.
    ⚫︎ Fill PDF FormsAshampoo PDF Pro supports forms in PDF files.
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