Text Fairy (OCR)

Text Fairy (OCR)


Convert your phone into a mobile text scanner

What the Text Fairy can do

• perform OCR (optical character recognition)
• Edit extracted text
• copy extracted text into the clipboard for use in other apps
• convert the scanned page into PDF
• recognizes printed text from more than 50 languages

Please have in mind that

• you need to make sharp images with good lightning for best results

Required Permissions

'Network Communication'
Full network access

⁃ to download data files for additional languages

'Storage'
Modify or delete the contents of your USB storage

⁃ to save scanned documents
⁃ to save config data for the OCR engine

Footnote

The Text Fairy is still in development.
Feature suggestions or bug reports are greatly appreciated!
Source code can be found here:
https://github.com/renard314/textfairy

Key words

ocr, pdf, scanner, scan, text, recognition

Recent changes:
• Improved stability
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About Text Fairy (OCR)
Convert your phone into a mobile text scanner

What the Text Fairy can do

• perform OCR (optical character recognition)
• Edit extracted text
• copy extracted text into the clipboard for use in other apps
• convert the scanned page into PDF
• recognizes printed text from more than 50 languages

Please have in mind that

• you need to make sharp images with good lightning for best results

Required Permissions

'Network Communication'
Full network access

⁃ to download data files for additional languages

'Storage'
Modify or delete the contents of your USB storage

⁃ to save scanned documents
⁃ to save config data for the OCR engine

Footnote

The Text Fairy is still in development.
Feature suggestions or bug reports are greatly appreciated!
Source code can be found here:
https://github.com/renard314/textfairy

Key words

ocr, pdf, scanner, scan, text, recognition

Recent changes:
• Improved stability

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A Google User
5 days ago
Great application Thanks for this application
A Google User
5 days ago
Great
A Google User
6 days ago
wonderful app with High accuracy of text recognition
A Google User
Feb 19, 2015
Stopped So I took a picture of my textbook and everything and then it tried scanning it and it just said unfortunately it has stopped and then I opened it again and it did it again so I uninstalled
A Google User
Feb 18, 2015
Really useful I had a fill in the blanks homework sheet to do and all I had to do was use this and put the extra words in the spaces. Amazingly accurate app.