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

3.5 stars Editor's rating on Dec. 8, 2012
2.5 stars Users' rating out of 197 reviews
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Soda PDF 6

Read, create, edit, convert, review, sign and secure PDF documents.

5 stars Editor's rating on May. 30, 2011
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Convert scanned images to digital text.

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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 Aug. 29, 2013


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 Aug. 9, 2012


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 Aug. 28, 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 Jul. 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 Dec. 19, 2000

4 stars Editor's rating Dec. 19, 2000

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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 Mar. 12, 2014


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.

By Mar. 29, 2013

4 stars Editor's rating Mar. 29, 2013

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Google Translate for Android gets conversational

App adds ability for people who speak different languages to carry on a real-time translated conversation.

By Nov. 20, 2013


ReadIt! incompatible with Epson scanner

ReadIt! incompatible with Epson scanner

By Dec. 10, 1997