SimpleOCR is described as 'is the popular freeware OCR software with hundreds of thousands of users worldwide. SimpleOCR is also a royalty-free OCR SDK for developers to use in their custom applications' and is an app in the Office & Productivity category. There are more than 50 alternatives to SimpleOCR for a variety of platforms, including Windows, iPhone, Mac, Online / Web-based and Android. The best alternative is Microsoft OneNote, which is free. Other great apps like SimpleOCR are NoteLedge (Freemium), Adobe Acrobat DC (Paid), Tesseract (Free, Open Source) and GImageReader (Free, Open Source).
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.
Microsoft Lens trims, enhances, and makes pictures of whiteboards and docs readable. You can use Office Lens to convert images to PDF, Word and PowerPoint files, and you can even save images to OneNote or OneDrive.