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Scan and directly Edit Text with OCR

“You mean all this time I didn’t have to retype my document?”

Correct.

OCR, or Optical Character Recognition, which most scanners on the market today have built right in to the software take a document that has text on it and converts it to editable text in Microsoft Word or RTF programs like notepad.

It is usually just the click of a button and then a scan option.  It means going from here.

…to here:

 
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Posted by on April 5, 2011 in Technology

 

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