FreeOCR alternatives

  • ABBYY FineReader

  • ABBYY FineReader is an optical character recognition (OCR) software that provides unmatched text recognition accuracy and conversion capabilities, virtually eliminating retyping and reformatting of documents. Intuitive use and one-click automated tasks let you do more in fewer steps. Up to 190 languages are supported for text recognition — more than any other OCR software in this market.

    tags: batch-processing convert-to-epub create-pdf document-creation epub-converter
    platform: Mac OS X Windows Online
  • Tesseract

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

    tags: ocr text-recognition
    platform: Mac OS X Windows Linux
  • (a9t9) Free OCR Software

  • This fast and free OCR software extracts text from image files and PDF items.

    tags: character-recognition extract-text ocr ocr-api pdf-ocr
    platform: Windows Online
  • GImageReader

  • gImageReader is a simple Gtk front-end to tesseract. Features include: - Automatic page layout detection - User can manually define and adjust recognition regions - Import images from disk, scanning devices, clipboard and screenshots - Supports multipage PDF documents - Recognized text displayed directly next to the image - Basic editing of output text, including search/replace and removing line breaks - Spellchecking for output text (if corresponding dictionary installed)

    tags: character-recognition image-to-text img-to-text ocr
    platform: Windows Linux
  • TextGrabber

  • ABBYY TextGrabber easily and quickly scans, translates and saves your chosen text or QR-codes from virtually any printed material.

    tags: ocr text-recognition
    platform: Android iPhone
  • Online OCR

  • Free Online OCR is a software that allows you to convert scanned PDF and images into editable Word, Text, Excel output formats.

    tags: image-to-text ocr pdf-to-word text-recognition
    platform: Online
  • Prizmo

  • Prizmo 2 is a revolutionary scanning application with Optical Character Recognition (OCR) in over 40 languages with powerful editing capability, text-to-speech, and iCloud support.

    tags: business-cards dropbox evernote google-drive icloud
    platform: Mac OS X iPhone
  • CopyFish

  • Extract & translate text from images/videos/PDF on any website.

    tags: character-recognition extract-text firefox-extension image-to-text image-translation
    platform: Mac OS X Windows Linux Firefox
  • Omnipage

  • Powerful OCR technology makes OmniPage 17 the world’s best – and most accurate – solution for repurposing, editing, sorting, searching and sharing converted documents in any format you choose.

    tags: ocr professional-ocr text-detection
    platform: Windows
  • CuneiForm

  • CuneiForm (OpenOCR) is a text recognition software for printed templates. Manuscripts or PDF-files, the program can not recognize, however, but table structures. The language-model is applicable for 20 languages, and the results can be used as HTML, RTF or ASCII text to save, or export directly to Word or Excel. These fonts are, and the structure of the document unchanged. CuneiForm has only recently made an open source software. It was developed by the Russian company Cognitive Technologies and means something like cuneiform (from the English cuneiform = wedge-shaped). »

    tags: Portable image-processing ocr recognize scanning
    platform: Mac OS X Windows Linux
  • Microsoft Office Document Imaging

  • Microsoft Office Document Imaging (MODI) is a Microsoft Office application that supports editing documents scanned by Microsoft Office Document Scanning. It was first introduced in Microsoft Office XP and is included in later Office versions including Office 2007. It is no longer available in Office 2010. MODI allows users to Scan documents, recognize images using OCR, view a scanned document and Annotate scanned documents including using ink on a Tablet PC. (more: ) »

    tags: Discontinued ocr text-recognition
    platform: Windows Discontinued

  • is an online OCR service that allows you to get text from a picture or scanned page.

    tags: ocr text-detection text-recognition
    platform: Online

  • is a free online OCR (Optical Character Recognition) tool. You can use this service to extract text from any image you supply.

    tags: extract-text image-to-text ocr text-recognition
    platform: Online
  • OCRFeeder

  • OCRFeeder is a document layout analysis and optical character recognition system.

    tags: freesoftware gnome gnu graphical-user-interface linux
    platform: Linux
  • WatchOCR

  • WatchOCR is an open source OCR server that creates searchable pdfs from images in a watched folder.

    tags: create-searchable-pdf image-to-pdf image-to-text ocr pdf-ocr
    platform: Linux