Are you a part of "Go Paperless"? I guess so. As the paperless office leads the trend, file digitization becomes another regular work. You may choose to scan files into PDFs or images, or may directly take pictures of the files to digitalize them.
No matter which way you take, you will definitely run into situations requiring modifying or extracting text from digitalized files. There are numerous ways available to convert scanned PDFs into Text or other editable formats, but how about "Image to Text (Other Editable Formats"? Now you will be guided on how to effortlessly convert images files into Text, even other editable formats on Mac.
Adobe-the creator of PDF format, is always leading the field to offer the most powerful PDF tools for users. The built-in OCR feature even adds a charming element to its Adobe Acrobat series, and that is just the reason why so many people are recommended to use Adobe Acrobat for OCR processing with following steps:
Even if you have spent the money to get this expensive PDF tool, it doesn’t do that perfectly on OCR performing, especially in the case you are opening a blurry image in it, and you need to manually correct the suspected errors. In addition, the supported output format is limited. Luckily, we have more options than Adobe.
Yes, like all of other users need to perform OCR on documents, my first choice was using the online free OCR tools, they are free and require no installation, no cost, no lost, everything looks perfect.
Then, the disadvantages of using online free OCR tools loomed larger and larger, and finally annoyed me.
So, I finally stop using these free online services. Anyway, if you are not working on “Image to Text” so often and just got one page to convert, free ones are still feasible for you.
Recommended Free OCR Tool:
An OCR Expert will save you all these troubles. It generally refers to those professional desktop OCR software, designed to convert scanned PDF and images into multiple editable formats, including but not limited to Text, Word, Excel, ePub, HTML, Keynote, Pages,PDF, etc.
The greatest part of an OCR expert lies in its feature of easy-to-use, high accuracy, or maybe a surprise hidden up in its sleeves (extended features).
There are a lot of professional OCR software available allowing users to convert image files into text, or other editable formats.
Recommended OCR software:
Here we will pick OCRWizard from Cisdem to demonstrate how an OCR expert convert image to text effortlessly and make your investment worthwhile.
1. Download the free trial of Cisdem OCRWizard, install and launch it on your mac;
2. Import images into OCRWizard, you can drag and drop or click "+" button to add image file;
3. Click “Recognize” to perform OCR on the image(use the toolbar to manually crop the image for more accurate recognition results if necessary).
4. Export the converted image into Text.
Note: If you want to convert the image into other format, click "Export" and choose the output format as following.
It is the OCR tool developed by Cisdem, a great team developing Mac software that is innovative, easy-to-use and budget friendly. Its featured products cover PDF to Word Converter, Duplicate Finder, ContactsMate, DataRecovery......
OCRWizard can convert PDF(Scanned and Native) and images into more than 15 editable and searchable formats in seconds with high accuracy. Even it can convert business card to be editable in its contacts template, for users to update contact information and even share contact information to Contacts, Mail, AirDrop and other database programs.
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