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Looking for a free OCR software!!

Discussion in 'Software' started by rogvalcox, Feb 21, 2006.

  1. rogvalcox

    rogvalcox MajorGeek

    I could have sworn that you could get an older version of "readIRIS" for free, but I guess maybe I was smoking something a little too good that day!!

    Anyway...I was wondering if there was a similar downloadable program that was free?? Just to make sure I am talking about the correct thing here...I want to scan a document, and then it converts it into word format so I can edit the text and/or whatever, without having to type the whole thing myself!!

  2. DavidGP

    DavidGP MajorGeeks Forum Administrator - Grand Pooh-Bah Staff Member

    One option I hope Roger,

    http://www.simpleocr.com/ scans and converts to text and allows you to save as a Word Doc but does loose formatting.
  3. rogvalcox

    rogvalcox MajorGeek

    Thanks Halo!! It looks like it is just what I needed!!

    I apologize for accidentally putting this in the "Lounge"!! I was so tired yesterday...I didn't know my a$$ from a hole in the ground!!!!

  4. DavidGP

    DavidGP MajorGeeks Forum Administrator - Grand Pooh-Bah Staff Member

    No probs Roger, glad that app may do what you want ;)

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