Best OCR package?

  TomJerry 22:13 30 Nov 2004

Which is the best OCR package in your view? The best means: accuracy for both character recognition and format keeping

  Wak 22:16 30 Nov 2004

Abbey Fine Reader do great FREE program which you can find in Google.
It has a good record with very few errors unlike some OCR programs.

  TomJerry 10:38 02 Dec 2004


  ventanas 10:45 02 Dec 2004

Agree ABBYY is the best I've used.

  Technotiger 11:58 02 Dec 2004

Hi, Concur - ABBYY is best, does graphics as well as text.

  gobi 14:35 02 Dec 2004

I would go with Scansoft Omnipage. Not free though, but is the best.

  woodchip 14:41 02 Dec 2004

As above Scansoft. I use Textbridge 9 and far and above ABBEY

  stylehurst 14:46 02 Dec 2004

Accurate results with OCR software is a function of both the software & the scanner. A poor quality scanner & good software will not produce good results, and the converse also applies.
Another area to watch is the settings adopted in your scanner; the presets usually given for OCR can often be bettered with experimentation.
In terms of software Omnipage Pro is undoubtedly the best; it has accuracy rates near 100% if set up properly.

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