Programming.OCR History

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November 20, 2012, at 09:15 AM by OtherMichael -
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!! free online OCR services
!!! [=Online]
''[] is a free service in a "Guest mode" (without registration) that allows you to convert 15 images per hour.''

of dubious quality.
I ran a pretty clean JPG screenshot of notepad, with mono-spaced courier text through it, and was surprised at the number of errors.
OTOH, it was a JPG, and it was a free service.

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[[Emacs.OCR]] - a dedicated editing mode for OCR'd texts
April 05, 2012, at 09:14 AM by OtherMichael -
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!! Windows 7
Win7 has OCR (for TIFFs) [[|built-in]]

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July 07, 2009, at 08:54 AM by OtherMichael -
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!! [[#General]] General Notes - open-source google-supported project
!! Optical Character Recognition

[[|other open-source OCR tools]]

[[|create PDFs from TIFFs]] also incorporating commercial OCR Xpress ($3999 pro dev license) - might be worth checking out

Stack Overflow [[|questions tagged OCR]]

Stack Overflow: [[|beginning OCR coding]]

!! Ocropus

[[|open-source google-supported project]]
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-only, but you could run as an OCR server, or under CygWin?

!! Tessaract - for .NET 2.0

!! Adobe Acrobat Pro
[[|Adobe Acrobat Pro]] can do OCR in batch-processing mode

[[|Batch OCR using Acrobat Professional]] - an Adobe-blog entry

[[|download for a free 30-day trial]]

[[|trouble-shooting]] ....

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[[!Programming]] [[!ocr]]
September 22, 2008, at 04:23 PM by OtherMichael -
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July 09, 2008, at 02:45 PM by MichaelPaulukonis -
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!! [[#General]] General Notes - open-source google-supported project - other open-source OCR tools

!! [[#SeeAlso]] See Also

!! [[#Categories]] Category tags