Have you ever wondered to extract any text from graphic files with a single click of button? OCR technology is making it real. OCR stands for Optical Character Recognition technology. It’s also known as text recognition technology, a smart algorithm that converts images into editable text. One of the available OCR products in the market is ABBYY Screenshot Reader. It normally priced at $9.99, but users have a chance to get ABBYY Screenshot Reader as a giveaway.
ABBYY Screenshot Reader Overview
Homepage: ABBYY Screenshot Reader Homepage
File size: 70 MB
Supported OS: Windows 7, Vista, Server 2003, XP, 2000 (SP2 or higher)
ABBYY Screenshot Reader divided into two main features. The first feature is screenshot capture. It allows users to capture any region of desktop area. It can capture both of text and images. The second feature is OCR function. It turns any screenshots into editable text. It allows users to extract text from any image files. ABBYY Screenshot Reader also has an ability to save list from an image into an excel file.
ABBYY in Poland gives away ABBYY Screenshot Reader licenses to anyone who filled their questionnaire. To get ABBYY Screenshot Reader license, simply follow these steps below:
2. Fill all provided questions. Make sure there is no single question that you miss. In the end of the questionnaire, insert your email address and click on the red button.
3. They will save your email address and check the answers. Once it’s fulfilled their requirements, they will send ABBYY Screenshot Reader license directly to your email. This license would be sent in several days, be patient.
Besides using ABBYY Screenshot Reader or other paid OCR software, there are also several free methods to use OCR technology. I will write the tutorial on the next article. [via]
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