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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
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      Best free OCR API, Online OCR and Searchable PDF (Sandwich PDF) Service. Try instantly, no registration required. The Cloud OCR API is a REST-based Web API to extract text from images and convert scans to searchable PDF. Free OCR software as a hosted service and as download.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      SikuliX automates anything you see on the screen of your desktop computer running Windows, Mac or some Linux/Unix. It uses image recognition powered by OpenCV to identify GUI components.


      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      • iPhone
      Prizmo 3 is a scanning application with Optical Character Recognition (OCR) in 25 languages with powerful editing capabilities, text-to-speech, iCloud support, and translation into 59 languages.
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    1. OCRopus(tm) is a state-of-the-art document analysis and OCR system, featuring pluggable layout analysis, pluggable character recognition, statistical natural language modeling, and multilingual capabilities.
    2. Microsoft Office Document Imaging (MODI) is a Microsoft Office application that supports editing documents scanned by Microsoft Office Document Scanning. It was first introduced in Microsoft Office XP and is included in later Office versions including Office 2007.

      Discontinued

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      YAGF, Yet Another Graphical Front-end for CuneiForm, is a graphical interface for CuneiForm and Tesseract text recognition tools on the Linux platform.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • iPhone
      In combination with your iOS device's built-in camera, ZoomReader lets you magnify and read printed text by first taking a picture of an object like a book or menu, then converts the image into text using state-of-the-art Optical Character Recognition (OCR) technology.
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      • Mac
      • Windows
      SilverFast is renowned as the worldwide standard when it comes to scanner and digital imaging software. SilverFast is able to bring out every device's maximum quality and considerably exceed the results of the manufacturer's own software.
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    3. Editable - Edit Scanned PDF Documents like editing a text file! Easily - OCR PDF To Text Just In Only 2 Clicks. Fast - PDF OCR has a fast OCR engine, 92% faster than other OCR software. Page Selection - OCR single, range or all pages at a time.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      qhocr is a free Hebrew OCR (optical character recognition) application based on the hocr c/c++ library by Kobi Zamir. The aim of this project is to develop a fully open-source and free OCR (or hebrew definition) application, aimed for an end-user.
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