Optical Character Recognition in JS for Browser Firefox is based on ocrad.js. OCR for Firefox is a free extension and You can use this application to extract text from any image you supply. Just upload your image files. OCR for Firefox takes either a JPG, GIF, TIFF, BMP, PNG. To activate the extension you simply use the key combination CTRL7 and then immediately see the sidebar extension in which you can upload the image of the document for the immediate recognition of characters.
== Last Update ==
If you want you can use this extension in your Opera Browser: http://bit.ly/1F0E0wP
Now this web app is available in Chome Web Store:
For safety reasons, I disabled the possibility to import an image from url. Finally, I wish to inform you that you can write or draw directly on the canvas to get the subsequent character recognition and text extraction
- OCR of documents image either JPG, GIF, TIFF, BMP, PNG
- Save result in doc format in you filesystem
- Print result in pdf
- Share content via email
- Draw letter in canvas to instant OCR
- Edit text directly in app, clicking on result of OCR
- Release 1.0.7 - Image converter
Simple, fast, useful
I dragged an image to this plugin and I gather it is supposed to read the words off the image - or at least that is what I was hoping it would - but it did not.