Readiris Alternatives

    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, Mac, iPhone, Online / Web-based and Android. The best alternative is NAPS2, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Readiris are Adobe Acrobat DC (Paid), ABBYY FineReader PDF (Paid), FreeOCR (Free) and CopyFish (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Mar 9, 2021

    1. NAPS2 is a document scanning application with a focus on simplicity and ease of use.
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    2. 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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    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.
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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. 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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    6. 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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      • Windows
      • Online
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      FineReader Online is a document conversion service in the cloud, which allows you to easily convert PDFs and document scans into Microsoft® Word, Excel® or other editable formats.
      • 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.
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    7. 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.
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      • Android
      • iPhone
      ABBYY TextGrabber easily and quickly scans, translates and saves your chosen text or QR-codes from virtually any printed material.
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