OCR , Optical Character Recoginition is a process where we recognize and convert text and other media from notebooks ,papers ,images and other readable stuff to digital documents like DOC ,TXT and PDF. What we need is a scanner to scan documents to image files and an OCR software. OCR software can read both handwriting and machine print . But the complex ones are sharewares /trialwares . Here we have a OCR software for Windows which does machine print(books ,magazines) recognition for free and handwriting (notebooks) recognition for 14 days,as a trial version . Download SimpleOCR for Windows .
Scanner scans books ,magazines ,newspapers and other documents to JPEG ,PNG and other image formats . OCR software then detects and compares the text within those images using the words and fonts in its database . Output file after compilation will be available as editable text or in other suitable format .
SimpleOCR : Free Optical Character Recoginition Software for Windows .
The above shown is the startup window of SimpleOCR .Select to opt machine print and the click on “select”
Now click on add a page and choose as from scanner .
Now the scanning process will start and a new button ” convert it to text will appear . Use your mouse to to select the area of recognition and click on convert to text . Accuracy of converted images depends upon so many factors including the type paper ,scanner , options chosen and many more .
Download SimpleOCR Optical Character Recoginition Software for Windows .