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Recognize text from images using the open source Tesseract OCR Engine.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on Dec 9, 2012
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Microsoft adds OCR text scanning to SkyDrive photos

The cloud storage service can extract text from photos taken with Windows Phone devices, useful for shots of business cards, train schedules, and memos.

By August 29, 2013


LG's Optimus L9 features 4.7-inch display, OCR translator

The newest addition to LG's L-Series line of smartphones sports Android 4.0 and a 1GHz dual-core processor.

By August 28, 2012


Google Translate for Android adds OCR

The most recent update to Google Translate for Android gives it the power to translate text directly from photos.

By August 9, 2012


How to use OCR with Google Docs for Android

The Google Docs Android app includes a cool new feature that allows documents to be converted into editable text. We'll show you how to use it and what camera setting we suggest using for best results.

By May 12, 2011


Prizmo's OCR scanner coming to the iPhone

The scanning and perspective correction tech found in Creaceed's desktop software is headed to the iPhone. It'll let you snap business cards or documents, fix perspective, and pull out text.

By July 20, 2010


Presto OCR Pro 4.0

Thanks to its killer accuracy, Presto OCR is a powerhouse bargain--perfect for home and casual use. Only OmniPage, with its batch-processing scheduler, is a serious competitor.

By December 19, 2000

4 stars Editors' rating December 19, 2000

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Canon devices use keyword recognition to block imaging jobs

The latest version of Uniflow, Canon's corporate document management system, uses OCR to prevent people from printing or copying documents that contain specific words.

By October 13, 2010


10 ways to make money while in your underwear

From high-priced consulting to working as human OCR, here's 10 ways to stay home and earn money.

By October 30, 2007


OmniPage Pro 14.0 Office

OmniPage Pro 14.0 Office clearly remains the OCR app to beat, especially in office environments needing automated batch processing.

By January 21, 2004

4 stars Editors' rating January 21, 2004

Abbyy FineReader 6.0 Professional (Corp. Ed)

FineReader 6.0 Professional works leaps and bounds better than prior versions. Business users will get their money's worth from this reasonably priced OCR powerhouse.

By July 30, 2002

4 stars Editors' rating July 30, 2002

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