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FreeOCR

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

3.5 stars Editors' rating on Dec 8, 2012
2.5 stars Users' rating out of 200 reviews
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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

December 19, 2000

4 stars Editors' rating December 19, 2000

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iOS 8 will let you scan credit cards via the camera

That's a handy option, but Apple also needs to show more progress in the overarching area of mobile payments.

By June 6, 2014

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Google Translate for Android

Google Translate, with its versatile input methods, simple interface, and offline support is one of the best translation tools out there.

March 29, 2013

4 stars Editors' rating March 29, 2013

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Chrome extension lets you copy text from images

A Chrome extension called Project Naptha allows you to highlight and copy text from an image, with more features on the way.

By April 23, 2014

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Microsoft to offer OneNote for Mac for free

Microsoft is looking to head off note-taking rival Evernote by introducing a free, full-fledged version of OneNote for Mac users.

By March 12, 2014