OCR: Convert PDF to Text


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OCR Online

If you have a lot of physical documents that you need to digitize, or if you frequently work with scanned PDF files, OCR software can save you a lot of time and effort. OCR technology is not perfect and may produce errors when converting text, but it is generally very accurate and can be a useful tool for anyone who needs to work with scanned documents or images. So, if you haven't tried SuperTool's OCR online tool yet, it's worth giving it a try today!

PDF to MS Word

This SuperTool converts a PDF to a .docx or Word document, along with making the text for a previewed page easy to copy and paste. The Word document is formatted with the line breaks as seen in the PDF.

OCR JPEG and PNG

This Online OCR SuperTool works with several image formats like JPEG and PNG. Upload your image today to read that text! Take a photo on your phone and then convert it here!

Why OCR?

OCR (optical character recognition) is a technology that allows you to scan a document or image and convert the text into a digital format that you can edit, search, and copy. Some common things that people search for in conjunction with OCR include:

  • Scanner software: Many people use scanners to digitize physical documents, and they may search for OCR software that can be used in conjunction with their scanner to convert the scanned documents into text-based files.
  • PDF editing tools: OCR is often used to edit scanned PDF files, so people may search for PDF editing tools that include OCR functionality.
  • Language support: OCR software can often recognize text in multiple languages, so people may search for OCR software that supports a specific language. SuperTool's OCR works with dozens of languages from around the world.
  • Accuracy: OCR technology is not perfect and may produce errors when converting text. People may search for OCR software that is known to have high accuracy rates. Well, SuperTool's OCR is among the best!
  • Integration with other software: Some people may search for OCR software that can be easily integrated with other tools or software that they use, such as word processors or document management systems. We can design workflows of all types that rely on OCR. Contact us for details.

Convert Scanned PDF to Word

OCR that PDF and turn it into a Word document! There are many different kinds of documents that people use OCR for, including:

  • Physical documents: OCR software is often used to digitize physical documents such as contracts, invoices, and forms. By scanning these documents and using OCR to convert the text into a digital format, you can store and organize your documents electronically, making it easier to access and share them.
  • Scanned PDFs: OCR is frequently used to edit scanned PDF files. If you have a scanned PDF that you need to edit, you can use SuperTool's OCR online software to convert the scanned PDF into a text-based document that you can edit and even save as a new PDF (first download as a Word Document, then edit, the Print as a new PDF).
  • Images with text: OCR software can also be used to extract text from images, such as photographs or screenshots. This can be useful if you need to extract text from an image for use in a document or for other purposes.
  • Handwritten documents: Our OCR software is able to recognize handwritten text, which can be useful for digitizing handwritten notes or documents.
  • Historical documents: OCR software can be used to digitize and preserve historical documents, such as old newspapers or manuscripts.

Overall, OCR is a useful tool for anyone who needs to work with scanned documents or images, whether for personal or professional purposes. By using OCR, you can save time and effort by converting scanned documents into digital format and extracting text from images.

Page Allowances

Note: Each OCR'd page counts as one download. For example, a 10 page PDF downloaded counts as 10 pages or 10 downloads. Also, each previewed page is subtracted from your allowance. Click "Sign Up" in the app above for prices and more details about the plans. Contact us with questions about pricing: we aim to be fair and have some of the lowest prices for OCR (and maybe the lowest for the high quality we offer!)

24 Hour Plan: 300 pages

Monthly Plan: 2,000 pages

Annual Plan: 50,000 pages

Make PDF Searchable

OCR your PDF so that you can search it for words or phrases of your choice! Scanned or raster-based PDFs don't allow searching. However, once you OCR and convert it to a Word document, you can easily search. Try it and see/search for yourself!

Can you use Adobe Acrobat for OCR?

Adobe Acrobat is a powerful PDF editing tool that offers a wide range of features, including the ability to add and delete text and images, annotate and highlight PDFs, fill out and save PDF forms, and more. However, one feature that is not available in Adobe Acrobat is the ability to edit the text in a scanned PDF. If you have a scanned PDF that you need to edit, you will need to use OCR (optical character recognition) software to convert the scanned PDF into a text-based document that you can edit.

There are a number of OCR software options available, both free and paid. These tools allow you to scan a PDF or image and convert the text into a digital format that you can edit, search, and copy. SuperTool's Online OCR conversion relies on sophisticated AI and computer vision that isn't found in free OCR services. The good news is that SuperTool's OCR produces more accurate output.

Five Ways to Think about What OCR Does!

  1. Text recognition: OCR, or optical character recognition, is a technology that is used to recognize and extract text from scanned documents or images. It is often referred to as text recognition because of this ability to recognize and extract text.
  2. Document scanning: OCR is frequently used to digitize physical documents by scanning them and converting the text into a digital format. As a result, it is often referred to as a document scanning technology.
  3. PDF editing: OCR is often used to edit scanned PDF files by converting them into text-based documents that can be edited and saved as new PDFs. Because of this, OCR is sometimes referred to as a PDF editing tool.
  4. Image to text conversion: OCR can also be used to extract text from images, such as photographs or screenshots. This ability to convert images into text is another reason why OCR is often referred to as an image to text conversion tool.
  5. Handwriting recognition: Some OCR software is able to recognize handwritten text, which can be useful for digitizing handwritten notes or documents. As a result, OCR is sometimes referred to as handwriting recognition software.

Supported Languages

Afrikaans
Albanian
Arabic (العربية)
Armenian
Belarusian
Bengali
Bulgarian
Catalan
Chinese
Croatian
Czech
Danish
Dutch
English
Estonian
Filipino
Finnish
French
German
Greek
Gujarati (ગુજરાતી)
Hebrew (עברית)
Hindi (हिन्दी)
Hungarian
Icelandic
Indonesian
Italian
Japanese
Kannada
Khmer
Korean
Lao
Latvian
Lithuanian
Macedonian
Malay
Malayalam
Marathi
Nepali
Norwegian
Persian
Polish
Portuguese
Punjabi
Romanian
Russian
Russian
Serbian
Serbian
Slovak
Slovenian
Spanish
Swedish
Tamil
Telugu
Thai
Turkish
Ukrainian
Vietnamese
Yiddish

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