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    Text-R Alternatives

    Text-R is described as 'Recognize and save text in images and PDF files with ASCOMP Text-R' and is an app in the Office & Productivity category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Text-R for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, iPhone, Online / Web-based and Linux. 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 Text-R are ABBYY FineReader PDF (Paid), OpenScan (Free, Open Source), Pocket Scanner (Paid) and CamScanner (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Jan 12, 2022

      • FreeProprietary
      • Online
      i2OCR is a free online OCR that converts scanned documents, faxes, or screenshots into editable text.
      • 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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      • FreeProprietary
      • Online
      NewOCR.com is a free online OCR (Optical Character Recognition) service. NewOCR.com can analyze the text in any image file that you upload, and then convert the text from the image into text that you can easily edit on your computer.
    1. SimpleOCR 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.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      Sometimes we need to get the text out of photos or scanned documents for further editing and use. Free Easy OCR is a totally free Scan and OCR program and uses the revolutionary OCR technology which provides high recognition accuracy.

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      The installer may contain malware. VirusTotal scan result marks it as malicious for 6 antiviruses of 57 (https://www.virustotal.com/en/file/66dbd45ad82452c03ed6fbb612d490bf9b51305505b035a736be19ca24da6567/analysis/1424209752/)

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      • FreeProprietary
      • Online
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      The swiss knife for your daily use, this website was developed to deliver one source for the most used tools and data conversions.
    2. Automatic text recognition (OCR) created searchable and paged PDF out your images and scans. Use your scanner or camera to add new pages to PDF documents. Drag emails or webpages on PDFify to create paged PDF files which are perfect for app store invoices.
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    3. Free-OCR.com is a free online OCR (Optical Character Recognition) tool. You can use this service to extract text from any image you supply. This service is free, no registration necessary. We also do not need your email address.
      • 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. No More Retyping
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    4. WatchOCR is an open source OCR server that creates searchable pdfs from images in a watched folder.
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