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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 GImageReader, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to TextSniper and 16 are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to TextSniper are Snagit, Crow Translate, ABBYY Screenshot Reader and Capture2text.

TextSniper alternatives are mainly Screenshot Capture Tools but may also be Document Scanners or Translators. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of TextSniper.
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  1. GImageReader icon

    GImageReader

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    gImageReader is a simple Gtk/Qt front-end to the Tesseract OCR Engine.

    ⚫︎ OCRExtract the text from a screen capture or file and paste it into another document for edits.
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  2. The ultimate screen capture tool. With Snagit’s capture, edit, organize and share technology… it’s easy to create engaging visuals that grab attention and keep it. Let images do the talking for you.

    ⚫︎ Full-page ScreenshotSnagit can capture complete (scrolling) web pages from your web browser.
    ⚫︎ OCRExtract the text from a screen capture or file and paste it into another document for edits.
    ⚫︎ Annotate ScreenshotEdit and annotate a screenshot with various editing tools and options.
    ⚫︎ Upload ScreenshotUpload your screenhots directly to the cloud in order to easily share them with others.
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    Crow Translate

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Crow Translate is a simple and lightweight translator programmed in C++ / Qt that allows to translate and speak text using Google, Yandex and Bing translate API.

    ⚫︎ OCRExtract the text from a screen capture or file and paste it into another document for edits.
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  4. ABBYY Screenshot Reader icon

    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.

    ⚫︎ OCRExtract the text from a screen capture or file and paste it into another document for edits.
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    Capture2text

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    Capture2Text enables users to quickly OCR a portion of the screen using a keyboard shortcut.

    ⚫︎ PortableCapture2text can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  6. Textify icon

    Textify

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows

    Have you ever wanted to copy some text from a dialog box which doesn’t provide such functionality?

    ⚫︎ PortableTextify can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    dpScreenOCR

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD

    Program to recognize text on screen.

    ⚫︎ OCRExtract the text from a screen capture or file and paste it into another document for edits.
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  8. GetWindowText icon

    GetWindowText

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    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.

    ⚫︎ LightweightGetWindowText consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    ⚫︎ PortableGetWindowText can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Easy Screen OCR

    • 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.

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  10. OCR powered screen-capture tool to capture information instead of images.

    ⚫︎ OCRExtract the text from a screen capture or file and paste it into another document for edits.
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