Best Free OCR Software Download

There are many free OCR software aviable that can recognize text from an image and can save it in MS Word, PDF, HTML and Text file formats. Text can be present in many types images. It can be a scanned document or a photo of a document, car license plate, a bill board etc. There are many image formats that can have text in it. A few are mentioned below:

Comparison of Image File Formats

Image Type Full Name Compression Transparency Maximum Colors Commonly Used in Founded Year

JPEG

Joint Photographic Experts Group

Lossy

No

16 Million

Video, Photography

I992

GIF

Graphics Interchange Format

Lossless

Yes

256

Logos, Icons

1987

PNG

Portable Network Graphics

Lossless

Yes

16 Million

Logos, Signs

1996

BMP

Bitmap

Lossless

No

16 Million

Photography

--

TIFF

Tagged Image File Format

Lossless/Lossy

No

16 Million

Scanning, Archives

1992

Online OCR Software

There are two types of OCR software are available to convert an image into Word Format.

Online OCR software is a web-based solution to convert any image file into an editable word format. You do not download the OCR software and do the OCR processing online after uploading your document on the website.

Here is the list of some Online OCR Software:

URL Input File Formats Output File Formats Maximum File Size Languages

JPG, PNG, BMP, TIFF

Word, DOCX, Text, HTML

Unlimited

40

JPG, PNG, BMP, TIFF

PDF, Word, Excel, Rtf

15 MB

26

JPG, GIF, PNG, BMP

PDF, Word, Excel, HTML

100 MB

10

JPG, PNG, GIF, BMP

PDF, DOC, XLS, PPT

24 MB

11

JPG, PNG

PDF, Word, Text Format

5 MB

24

JPG, PNG, BMP, TIFF

Text, Word and Adobe PDF

10 MB

30

JPEG, PNG, GIF

Txt, Doc and PDF

5 MB

12

JPEG, PNG, GIF, BMP

Doc, Text, PDF

10 Pages

30

Offline OCR Software

Offline OCR software is the best option for those who need to convert the documents on a regular basis. There is a variety of offline software available. You can choose the best one and then require to download it.

Here is the list of some Offline OCR Software:

   Name   Output File Formats    Input File Formats    Document Security OCR Text
Scanning
 Languages   24 X 7
Support
    Price

PDF, Word, Docx,
Text & HTML

JPG, PNG, BMP, TIFF

Password Protection
& Watermark

Yes

40+

Yes

$ 39.95

PDF, Doc

JPG, BMP, PNG

Password Protection

Yes

Multiple

No

$ 149.00

PDF

JPG, GIF, PNG

Password Protection

Yes

Multiple

No

$ 199.00

PDF, Doc

JPG, PNG, GIF

Password Protection

Yes

Multiple

No

$ 531.00

Doc

JPG, TIFF, PNG

None

Yes

Multiple

No

$ 179.00

Conclusion

Here we have listed all popular image types. If you are using any of them and require to convert into a Word Format, you can choose online or offline OCR software to make the changes you desire.

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