TextSniper Alternatives for Windows

    TextSniper is not available for Windows but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Windows with similar functionality. The best Windows alternative is Capture2text, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 10 alternatives to TextSniper and 11 are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to TextSniper are ABBYY Screenshot Reader (Paid), Textify (Free, Open Source), GetWindowText (Free) and qscreenshot (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated May 20, 2021

    1. Capture2Text enables users to do the following: 1. Optical Character Recognition (OCR) Allows the user to quickly snapshot a small portion of the screen, OCR it and (by default) save the result to the clipboard. 2.
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      Available for windows free of cost and very quick, effective and very less resource consuming...
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    2. Screenshot Reader is a smart OCR-screenshot application for capturing text and images from any area on your PC screen and extracting text from them or just saving as an image. Prize: 9.99 USD.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      Have you ever wanted to copy some text from a dialog box which doesn’t provide such functionality?
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    3. GetWindowText lets you grab text from static system messages via drag-and-drop. The program lets you work with most windows containing text including Edit, Static, Groupbox - Controls, etc.
    4. * Take a screenshot * Edit it with various tools (like draw with pen, add shapes, select area, cut, copy, paste, add text, etc.) * Save image or * Upload image to various online hosting sites


      Official Google code page seems abandoned. Last update from Oct 12, 2013.

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • BSD
      Program to recognize text on screen Powered by Tesseract, dpScreenOCR can recognize more than 100 languages and split independent text blocks, e.g. columns.
      • 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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    5. Screen OCR is a screen capture and character recognition tool. You can use Screen OCR in any way you are most comfortable with. It can be window selection, scrolling capture, simple cursor capture or rectangular selection.
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    6. WindowTextExtractor allows you to get a text from any window of an operating system including microsoft office programs, console windows and etc. It can recover password stored behind asterisks (*****) from most of the windows apps.
    7. OCR powered screen-capture tool to capture information instead of images.
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