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OCR pdf

Convert Scanned Documents and Images into Editable Word, PDF, Excel and Txt (Text) output formats

How to recognize text?

Step 1

Upload file pdf

Select file, which you want to OCR from your computer, Google Drive, Dropbox or drag and drop it on the page
Step 2

Select language and output format «to pdf»

Select all languages used in your document. Also choose any desired output format, for example, .doc (more than 10 text formats supported) pdf or any other format, which you want to convert (more 200 supported formats)
Step 3

Convert & Download pdf file

Click the "Recognize" button and then download your file with the recognized text pdf -file
Optical character recognition

Optical character recognition or optical character reader (OCR) is the electronic or mechanical conversion of images of typed, handwritten or printed text into machine-encoded text, whether from a scanned document, a photo of a document, a scene-photo (for example the text on signs and billboards in a landscape photo) or from subtitle text superimposed on an image (for example from a television broadcast).

Widely used as a form of data entry from printed paper data records – whether passport documents, invoices, bank statements, computerized receipts, business cards, mail, printouts of static-data, or any suitable documentation – it is a common method of digitizing printed texts so that they can be electronically edited, searched, stored more compactly, displayed on-line, and used in machine processes such as cognitive computing, machine translation, (extracted) text-to-speech, key data and text mining. OCR is a field of research in pattern recognition, artificial intelligence and computer vision.

Early versions needed to be trained with images of each character, and worked on one font at a time. Advanced systems capable of producing a high degree of recognition accuracy for most fonts are now common, and with support for a variety of digital image file format inputs. Some systems are capable of reproducing formatted output that closely approximates the original page including images, columns, and other non-textual components.