Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Web 2.0 Wednesday! Free Online OCR

Are you looking for a simple way to convert documents into text you can edit?

Try Free Online OCR

According to the website:

Convert scanned images into editable text.

Free Online OCR is a free service that allows you to easily convert scanned documents, faxes, screenshots and photos into editable and searchable text, such as DOC, TXT or PDF.

The service is completely free and you don't need to register or install anything on your computer. Just select an image file and click Convert. You can immediately download the resulting document.

The features of this web tool include:

  • Precise image to text conversion
  • Keeps the layout and formatting
  • Scanned PDF to DOC conversion
  • Supports PDF, GIF, BMP, JPEG, TIFF or PNG as input
  • Supports DOC, PDF, TXT or RTF as output
  • Automatically rotates pages
  • Supports low resolution images
  • Keeps the image layer of a scanned PDF
  • Works online - no installation
  • Keeps your data confidential and secure
Try it out and leave a comment below.

1 comment:

  1. I find another free online ocr to convert image to text, it supports 40+ languages, and can save converted text to editable txt file and searchable pdf document.