No OCR with an All in One!

  Sapins 17:05 10 Aug 2005

I have bought an Epson RX620 All in one and found that there is no OCR software with it, Epson have confirmed they do not supply OCR, why not I ask? it has a scanner in it!

Anyway, I have a copy of ABBYY Finereader 5.0 Sprint on the computer and a friend who has also bought this machine would like the same OCR software. I have looked at the ABBYY site but they want £60+ for the Pro version. Can I download ABBYY's Sprint version or does anyone know where I can get a free OCR programme.

  ventanas 17:15 10 Aug 2005

There is a copy of ReadIris on one of the current magazines, but I can't remember which one. I saw it on the shelf in Smiths today.

However this cannot be as good as ABBYY. Version 7 is worth every penny. But does require activation.

  Sapins 17:21 10 Aug 2005

Thanks for your reply, I'll ask my Brother-in-Law to have a look for it. I live in France.

  scotty 17:36 10 Aug 2005

I am sure ABBYY fine reader 5 pro was on a cover disc a couple of months back. Maybe you can back order a copy. Will check which magazine later.

  Klof Ron 17:37 10 Aug 2005
  GaT7 17:47 10 Aug 2005

SimpleOCR's (Klof Ron's link) homepage if required click here. G

  scotty 17:52 10 Aug 2005

January 2004 in PCW

click here

  sunny staines 17:53 10 Aug 2005

readiris versions 5 & 7 appear free in magazines on a regular basis

  Sapins 18:04 10 Aug 2005

Thanks for the help guy's, scotty, I have e-mailed PCW to see if i can get the magazine for January 2004.

  scotty 20:13 10 Aug 2005


I was sure it was more recently that I had seen it. Checked when I got home - it was PCPro August 2004.

  Sapins 22:37 10 Aug 2005

Another e-mail then:-)

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