OCR Instantly Free

OCR Instantly Free


OCR stands for Optical Character Recognition which is a technology to convert image to text. This apps takes an image and converts it into digitized text which can then be shared to other applications such as Email and SMS, or simply copy paste the text to anywhere you like.

Quick video tutorial: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=93v32yW3Xgs

= Important Notes =
**Please read the in-app Help section for tips to improve OCR accuracy before leaving a bad review :) **
**Make sure text is upright (horizontally aligned to the app)** Beware of camera rotation!
Text on top of unclean background (images or borders/lines in excel sheet) will not work.
Handwritten text will not work.
PDF source is not supported.
OCR for Gujarati, Persian and Punjabi is experimental and the result is very bad. You have been warned.

= Key Points =
Offline OCR
Built-in image enhancement tools
Simple to use but feature rich
Huge language support

= Pro Features =
Remove ads - Permanently removes all advertisements.
Image dewarp - Fix text lines that are wavy/bent due to curved book pages.
Save to sdcard & image share - Image/text can be saved to sdcard. Also allows sharing of enhanced image.
OCR modes - Advance OCR modes, character white/blacklist, and disable dictionary.
Paragraph scanning mode - Allows you to remove unwanted line breaks in paragraphs.
Create PDF - Creates PDF files where text can be selected and copy paste.
Text to speech - Text to speech language support. Also allows automatic text reading upon OCR.
Multi-language OCR - Perform OCR with multiple languages.
Full screen editing - Allows one to hide the image during text editing.

= Supports more than 60 languages =
Afrikaans, Albanian, Ancient Greek, Arabic, Azerbaijani, Bangla/Bengali, Basque, Belarusian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Cherokee, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Esperanto, Estonian, Finnish, Frankish, French, Galician, German, Greek, Gujarati, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian (Old), Italian, Japanese, Kannada, Korean, Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Malay, Malayalam, Maltese, Middle English, Middle French, Norwegian, Oriya, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Romanian, Russian, Serbian (Latin), Slovakian, Slovenian, Spanish (old), Spanish, Swahili, Swedish, Tagalog, Tamil, Telugu, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese

Recent changes:
- Added new languages - Cherokee, Frankish, Oriya, Persian, Punjabi
- Slightly improved Telugu language OCR
- Added price tag beside in app purchases
- Minor bug fixes
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About OCR Instantly Free
OCR stands for Optical Character Recognition which is a technology to convert image to text. This apps takes an image and converts it into digitized text which can then be shared to other applications such as Email and SMS, or simply copy paste the text to anywhere you like.

Quick video tutorial: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=93v32yW3Xgs

= Important Notes =
**Please read the in-app Help section for tips to improve OCR accuracy before leaving a bad review :) **
**Make sure text is upright (horizontally aligned to the app)** Beware of camera rotation!
Text on top of unclean background (images or borders/lines in excel sheet) will not work.
Handwritten text will not work.
PDF source is not supported.
OCR for Gujarati, Persian and Punjabi is experimental and the result is very bad. You have been warned.

= Key Points =
Offline OCR
Built-in image enhancement tools
Simple to use but feature rich
Huge language support

= Pro Features =
Remove ads - Permanently removes all advertisements.
Image dewarp - Fix text lines that are wavy/bent due to curved book pages.
Save to sdcard & image share - Image/text can be saved to sdcard. Also allows sharing of enhanced image.
OCR modes - Advance OCR modes, character white/blacklist, and disable dictionary.
Paragraph scanning mode - Allows you to remove unwanted line breaks in paragraphs.
Create PDF - Creates PDF files where text can be selected and copy paste.
Text to speech - Text to speech language support. Also allows automatic text reading upon OCR.
Multi-language OCR - Perform OCR with multiple languages.
Full screen editing - Allows one to hide the image during text editing.

= Supports more than 60 languages =
Afrikaans, Albanian, Ancient Greek, Arabic, Azerbaijani, Bangla/Bengali, Basque, Belarusian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Cherokee, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Esperanto, Estonian, Finnish, Frankish, French, Galician, German, Greek, Gujarati, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian (Old), Italian, Japanese, Kannada, Korean, Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Malay, Malayalam, Maltese, Middle English, Middle French, Norwegian, Oriya, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Romanian, Russian, Serbian (Latin), Slovakian, Slovenian, Spanish (old), Spanish, Swahili, Swedish, Tagalog, Tamil, Telugu, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese

Recent changes:
- Added new languages - Cherokee, Frankish, Oriya, Persian, Punjabi
- Slightly improved Telugu language OCR
- Added price tag beside in app purchases
- Minor bug fixes

Android Market Comments
A Google User
Saturday 12:02 PM
Nice App Good app work well on my docs
A Google User
Saturday 7:18 AM
Amazing response Recognized text very well. Useful for school work
A Google User
Friday 3:15 AM
Extremely poor detection in punjabi Not even able to recognize even a word in punjabi
A Google User
Aug 24, 2015
Woderful It's wonderful within its limits. All praise - it actually read one full page with minimal error!!
A Google User
Aug 24, 2015
Useless Get nothing but garbage from handwriting, and not much better from printed text.