Tag: optical

Wondershare PDF Editor and PDF Converter now supports OCR

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Wondershare Software has announced new versions of PDF Editor Pro and PDF Converter Pro, its popular PDF editing and conversion utilities. The latest versions feature advanced Optical Character Recognition (OCR) technology for scanning paper-based documents into PDF. The new OCR technology can be used to recognize characters from 17 different languages.

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This Week in PDF: PDF preflighting application updated

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This week in PDF has seen updates to a PDF preflighting application and a software development kit (SDK) for document recognition, along with the release of a tool for transferring PDF documents between a user’s PC and various mobile devices.

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Ubiquitous PDF Tool: Free OCR.com

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The latest ubiquitous tool to use for your PDF endeavors is Free-OCR.com an online tool for extracting text from any image you upload.

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ABBYY announces new OCR SDK for Linux

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ABBYY has announced the availability of ABBYY FineReader Engine 9.0 for Linux, a robust software development kit (SDK) to integrate ABBYY optical character recognition (OCR), barcode recognition, and PDF conversion technologies into Linux-based applications.

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PDFOCR.net releases PDF OCR 3.2

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PDFOCR.net has announced the release of PDF OCR 3.2, an updated release of its OCR conversion software, which provides instant recognition of characters and converts to text without the need for typing.

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OCR in Acrobat — a few quick thoughts

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Acrobat can be used to make scanned documents searchable via a process known as ‘OCR’, or optical character recognition. In this article, PDFforLawyers.com’s Ernest Svenson gives his take on OCR in Acrobat.

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This week in PDF: PitStop Connect released

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This week in PDF has seen the launch of a tool for simplifying PDF preflight and a website that both explains and promotes the benefits of searchable PDF documents.

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This week in PDF: PDF form-filling solution now at App Store

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This week in PDF has seen a PDF form-filling product added to Apple’s App Store and an update to a PDF annotation utility that has been streamlined for use with tablet devices.

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Image to OCR Converter updated

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Soft Solutions has updated its optical character recognition (OCR) product. Image to OCR Converter can be used to recognise text in images such as scanned PDF documents.

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eCopy offers free document imaging software

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eCopy is now offering free software downloads of eCopy PaperWorks desktop document imaging software.

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