Monday, July 14, 2014

JPG to OCR Text (Free Tool)

If you have been wondering about a way in which you can just scan a document and convert it into editable text of languages other than English (especially the Asian ones), then there is a free online OCR tool available at http://www.newocr.com/

Screen 1

1. Scan the page you wish to convert to unicode text.
2. Go to http://www.newocr.com/
3. Upload your file by clicking "Choose File"
4. Select your language
5. Click Upload
6. Please wait as the file is processed and you're taken to the next page

Screen 2

1. You may crop the image here if needed.
2. Click on OCR
3. Please wait for the file to process

Screen 3

1. Scroll down to find the converted text
2. Copy the text and paste it into your text editor to manually correct any conversion errors

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