TextGrabber Alternatives for Windows

    TextGrabber is not available for Windows but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Windows with similar functionality. The best Windows alternative is Adobe Acrobat DC. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Tesseract or FreeOCR. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to TextGrabber and many of them are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to TextGrabber are ABBYY FineReader PDF (Paid), Readiris (Paid), CopyFish (Free, Open Source) and GOCR (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Oct 26, 2021

    1. 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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      Tesseract.js is a javascript library that gets words in almost any language out of images.


    2. 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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    3. 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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    4. 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.
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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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      GOCR is an OCR (Optical Character Recognition) program, developed under the GNU Public License. It converts scanned images of text back to text files. Joerg Schulenburg started the program, and now leads a team of developers.
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    6. CuneiForm (OpenOCR) is a text recognition software for printed templates. Manuscripts or PDF-files, the program can not recognize, however, but table structures.
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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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      Supports optical character recognition for Vietnamese language. Released and distributed under the Apache License, v2.0.
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