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Roundup of Free OCR Software at FreewareGenius.com

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mouser:
In conjunction with my Screenshot Captor screenshot taking tool, I frequently get asked for recommendations concerning OCR software to scan an image and recognize text.

Today, our friends over at FreewareGenius have a nice roundup of free OCR tools:


http://www.freewaregenius.com/how-to-extract-text-from-images-a-comparison-of-free-ocr-tools/





See also: http://www.techsupportalert.com/best-free-ocr-software.htm

gentk:
Slightly related question...

Is there a Windows tool for searching text within images in a directory. So basically OneNote/Evernote type functionality working on files in the searched folder/drive. I have had a few situations in the last few months where this could have saved me a lot of time.

kunkel321:
What's that ?? 
You say the next version of ScreenshotCaptor will have full integration of OCR with its scanning technology?

tomos:
what's this?screenshot captor```is it a computer monitoring app?
-brownjason (June 28, 2013, 02:33 AM)
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Takes screenshots
http://www.donationcoder.com/Software/Mouser/screenshotcaptor/
by mouser here at donationcoder.

wrbird:
Thanks for posting the freewaregenius article on OCR's, very informative and much appreciated.

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