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Old 04-04-2011, 02:01 PM   #1
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any good OCR software out there


it has to be easy to install/compile and run, or maybe even better already in the software depositories. i am using ubuntu like everyone else so a .deb file will do fine also
 
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Old 04-04-2011, 02:07 PM   #2
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Maybe you should try to use FineReader online?
http://finereader.abbyyonline.com/en/Account/Welcome
It's beta version of online recognition service. You can recognize 50 pages a day just for your feedback.
Let me know how it goes, and if you found it helpful. I've heard it's quite good if images are decent quality!
 
Old 04-04-2011, 03:13 PM   #3
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sudo apt-get install tesseract-ocr

http://packages.ubuntu.com/karmic/tesseract-ocr

http://code.google.com/p/tesseract-ocr/
http://code.google.com/p/tesseract-ocr/w/list
http://code.google.com/p/tesseract-ocr/wiki/FAQ

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Old 04-04-2011, 03:59 PM   #4
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http://www.splitbrain.org/blog/2010-...are_comparison
 
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Old 04-05-2011, 08:48 PM   #5
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are these able to work with jpeg files
 
Old 04-05-2011, 09:39 PM   #6
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My guess is you will have to convert it.
 
Old 04-06-2011, 05:12 AM   #7
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That's a great benchmark, very informative. It looks like tesseract is probably the best one, almost as good as abbyy.
 
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