OCR Software

  morddwyd 15:09 26 Feb 2010

Can anybody recommend a free OCR programme?

  northumbria61 15:13 26 Feb 2010

click here

Take your pick !

  morddwyd 15:35 26 Feb 2010


Plenty available, but I was looking for a recommendation?

  sunnystaines 16:28 26 Feb 2010

abbyy is ok, did you not get a free one with your printer/scanner software

  morddwyd 20:20 26 Feb 2010

Yes, I got Iris.

Unfortunately it's embedded (HP software) with no way to select it, and with no options, so everything with text gets processed the way HP thinks it should!

Consequently I have uninstalled it.

I used to have very old copies of Textbridge and Omnipage, but the cost of current versions to run with Win 7 is prohibitive just for the odd personal document.

  morddwyd 16:08 27 Feb 2010


  sunnystaines 16:15 27 Feb 2010

perhaps someone might have a free ocr in a computer mag disc they could send you.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 17:29 27 Feb 2010
  scotty 11:07 28 Feb 2010

If it is only for the occassional document, online OCR services are OK.
e.g. click here or click here

  Pine Man 12:04 28 Feb 2010

Is 'Narrator' any good?

All Programs/Accessories/Ease of Access.

  Sea Urchin 12:09 28 Feb 2010

Surely Narrator converts text to speech?

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