Optical Character Recognition (OCR) is a method that allows you to convert scanned documents into editable text form.If you have to copy some book or other piece of work from a paper into your computer then most probably you will type the whole text in wordpad,but using OCR softwares all you need to do is to take the photograph of the document.Isn’t it time saving?
The Best Five Free software for OCR Are:-
1. FreeOCR :-It is windows platform based software and is compatible with the following versions of windows:-
The software uses Tesseract OCR PDF engine which is realeased by google and is open source.It supports all popular image formats and can convert your documents into .txt or .doc files
2.Simple OCR:-Simple Ocr is another popular freeware software that is being used by thousand of user’s worldwide.
Tesseract:- Tesseract is an open source engine which was developed by HP Labs and is now with google.Currently Tesseract V 3.0 is available for download
3. GOCR:- It is a OCR software for linux user’s using red hat aor fedora.The Software is comapatible with All POSIX (Linux/BSD/UNIX-like OSes), Linux, OS Portable (Source code to work with many OS platforms)
4.OCR Desktop:- OCR Desktop Application is a desktop is a windows compatible software for converting your text into images with high accuracy.Ocr Desktop uses latest technologies to make sure you get the best possible results