OCR Tools Apps and Alternatives

9 applications in this hubLast updated: Nov 1st 2018, 08:09 GMT

Optical character recognition, usually abbreviated as OCR, is a technology which can translate the characters on an image file into a text documents that can be easily interpreted by any text processing tool.

OCR-dedicated applications can be used for converting books into text files, to translate office documents into electronic files or to publish text online.

Additionally, OCR tools can also extract images and text, thus enabling users to easily edit the data.
 
Furthermore, one can also use these utilities to locate a keyword or to distribute their files with greater ease.

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ABBYY FineReader Corporate

ABBYY FineReader Corporate 14.0.103.165

OCR application that can turn scanned photos, PDF files and other types of documents into searchab...

Nov 23rd 2017, 21:09 GMT
Windows 7 / Windows 7 64 bit / Windows 8 / Windows 8 64 bit / Windows 2008 R2 / Windows Server 2012 / Windows 10 / Windows 10 64 bit / Windows Server 2016
     
  • 37,594 downloads
  • 9.28 MB
SimpleOCR

SimpleOCR 3.1

Conveniently convert images to text with the help of this simplistic yet highly efficient optical ...

Nov 23rd 2007, 11:36 GMT
Windows All
     
  • 65,528 downloads
  • 2.18 MB
OCR Image to Text Conversion Tool

OCR Image to Text Conversion Tool 5.0.3477.10639

Generates ASCII text from an image file with the TIF, BMP, JPG, JPEG or GIF format, and saves it t...

Dec 23rd 2009, 18:10 GMT
Windows All
     
  • 161,494 downloads
  • 1 GB
OmniPage Professional

OmniPage Professional 19.0

Take advantage of powerful and accurate OCR and document conversion capabilities when using this f...

Apr 26th 2018, 10:00 GMT
Windows XP / Windows Vista / Windows Vista 64 bit / Windows 7 / Windows 7 64 bit / Windows 8 / Windows 8 64 bit / Windows 10 / Windows 10 64 bit
     
  • 516,315 downloads
  • 10.7 MB
FreeOCR

FreeOCR 5.41

Scan images or PDF files and extract the text the contain, exporting it to editable form, so you c...

Mar 4th 2015, 09:48 GMT
Windows XP / Windows Vista / Windows Vista 64 bit / Windows 7 / Windows 7 64 bit / Windows 8 / Windows 8 64 bit / Windows 2003 / Windows 10
     
  • 7,719 downloads
  • 8.33 MB
Screen OCR

Screen OCR 18.1

This simple and efficient application is able to recognize text from various dialog boxes, protect...

Dec 27th 2017, 16:23 GMT
Windows 7 / Windows 7 64 bit / Windows 8 / Windows 8 64 bit
     
  • 13,072 downloads
  • 147 MB
TopOCR

TopOCR 47.0

Contains both an editor/viewer and a word processor for saving and editing, which includes an inte...

Nov 1st 2018, 08:09 GMT
Windows XP / Windows Vista / Windows Vista 64 bit / Windows 7 / Windows 7 64 bit / Windows 8 / Windows 8 64 bit / Windows 10 / Windows 10 64 bit
     
  • 14,038 downloads
  • 40.5 MB
PDF OCR

PDF OCR 4.5.0

A handy software solution that comes with a very intuitive interface, designed to convert PDF data...

May 31st 2018, 05:41 GMT
Windows All
     
  • 45,443 downloads
  • 422 MB
Readiris Pro

Readiris Pro 17.1 Build 12018

An application that quickly, easily and, last but not least, accurately converts paper documents, ...

Oct 31st 2018, 08:20 GMT
Windows 7 / Windows 7 64 bit / Windows 8 / Windows 8 64 bit / Windows 10 / Windows 10 64 bit