With the evolution of 4.0 industrials, OCR roles come with new level of importances. After a longtime acting as 3rd eye of human in modern aspects: payment processing, text processing, security implementation, automomous systems.
That’s why we need ABBY’s technologies more than ever.
[00:29] “Optical character recognition, usually abbreviated as OCR, is a technology which can translate the characters on an image file into a text documents that can be easily interpreted by any text processing tool” -- softpedia.com
[01:01] FreeOCR is a free Optical Character Recognition Software for Windows and supports scanning from most Twain scanners and can also open most scanned PDF’s and multi page Tiff images as well as popular image file formats. FreeOCR outputs plain text and can export directly to Microsoft Word format
Thanks to the rise of the open-source community, the precisely, robustly characteristics become standards that it can be embedded into every system.
Take a look at free solutions firstly, FreeOCR V4 comes with Tesseract V3 engine that is certified by a giant firm: Google
[01:39] [ PDF Software with Text Recognition -- ABBYY FineReader 14 ]
[01:46] “ABBYY FineReader 14: Your documents in action
Combining powerful OCR with essential PDF capabilities, FineReader provides a single solution for working with PDFs and scanned paper documents” -- abbyy.com
The basic solution that ABBYY offer is about text processing. For decades, PDF become the ISO standard to distributed portable documents that is resistance to devices/OS variability, the document format/structure remains intact as the original design.
With the premium subscription, you can even retrieve an editable version of a PDF or an image file without additional software installation through the Cloud Subscription.
Thanks to ABBYY FineReader Engine:
-- A comprehensive set of recognition technologies
-- Powerful PDF processing tools
-- Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
-- Multi-core CPUs, Cloud, and Virtual Machines support
[02:51] Online Conversion
Convert PDFs and scans into Microsoft® Word and other editable formats online.
Scan and convert documents while you’re out and about with the FineReader mobile app.
View, edit, comment, protect, and compare PDFs in the desktop version of ABBYY FineReader.
[03:38] “With ABBYY Screenshot Reader, you can forget about typing endless pages of text or trying to work with scanned documents, as this tool will significantly simplify your work and save you a lot of time” -- softpedia.com
[04:03] For office users, we have a giveaway edition of ABBYY Screenshot Reader that can convert image into text effortlessly.
[ ABBYY Screenshot Reader turns to editable formats any image content captured from your screen without any retyping ]
[04:16] “Transform screenshot images into text
If you want to grab some text from an image file, Web site, presentation, or PDF you can quickly turn text areas into truly editable text that you can paste directly into an open application, edit or save as Microsoft Word or Excel documents” -- abbyy.com
[04:36] “Screenshot Reader is powered by award winning ABBYY OCR (Optical Character Recognition) technology which has been developed over the last 20 years. This technology is included in professional OCR and PDF conversion solutions like ABBYY FineReader that turns paper documents and images into editable electronic formats with superior accuracy and layout retention” -- sharewareonsale.com
Click Next to install to this folder, or click Change to install to a different folder.
Run at startup
Launches ABBYY Screenshot Reader each time you start your computer.
Install ABBYY Screenshot Reader to:
C:\Program Files (x86)\ABYY Screenshot Reader\
The following transcripts are actually captured by Screenshot Reader itself rather than typing manually.
InstallShield Wizard Completed
The InstallShield Wizard has successfully installed ABBYY
Screenshot Reader. Click Finish to exit the wizard.
Load ABBYY Tips from Server
ABBYY tips will be shown with each start of the program.
Launch ABBYY Screenshot Reader now.
The Activation Wizard will help you activate the program.
Activate ABBYY Screenshot Reader to be able to run the program in full mode.
Select an activation method:
Automatically via the Internet (Recommended)
on the website
by e-mail from another computer
If you have already obtained an activation code, select the item below and dick Next.
Enter your activation code
[10:17] For the best accuracy, provide a high-resolution image to let Screenshot Reader recognize every text pattern.
[10:30] [ tesseract-ocr/tesseract: Tesseract Open Source OCR Engine ]
[11:44] “Tesseract has unicode (UTF-8) support, and can recognize more than 100 languages “out of the box”.
Tesseract supports various output formats: plain text, hOCR (HTML), PDF, invisible-text-only PDF, TSV. The master branch also has experimental support for ALTO (XML) output” -- github.com
For Linux users, tesseract-ocr has powerful integration with scripting capacity that provides more automation. Keep track on my YouTube channel!