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OCR, short for Optical Character Recognition, is the process of extract text information from scanned documents and photographs. You can even perform OCR of PDF documents with Google Docs.
Meet the best online OCR software that can help you convert images to text that’s both editable and searchable.
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Google Docs can now perform OCR on digital images. You can upload an image containing typewritten or printed text (like a fax document or a scanned newspaper clipping) to your Google Docs account and it will turn that image into editable text.
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Abbyy Mobile OCR Engine SDK that provides tools for developers to create optical character recognition (OCR) applications for mobile or other compact devices now supports the Apple iPhone.
Meet a free online OCR service that lets you perform Optical Character Recognition without having to install new software. You can convert scanned images and PDF documents into searchable and editable text from the web itself.
OCR software help you convert scanned PDF images to searchable text, Word or HTML. We compare Google’s free online OCR software with commercial utilities like Abbyy FineReader and Adobe Acrobat Professional.
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Read reviews of OCR scanning software tools to help you convert scanned images into editable and searchable text formats like Word or PDF.