gImageReader is a simple Gtk/Qt front-end to tesseract. Features include:
- Import PDF documents and images from disk, scanning devices, clipboard and screenshots
- Process multiple images and documents in one go
- Manual or automatic recognition area definition
- Recognize to plain text or to hOCR documents
- Recognized text displayed directly next to the image
- Post-process the recognized text, including spellchecking
- Generate PDF documents from hOCR documents

**Note**: This page is only a mirror for the downloads. Development is happening on github at https://github.com/manisandro/gImageReader, release binaries are also posted there.

Features

  • Import PDF documents and images from disk, scanning devices, clipboard and screenshots
  • Process multiple images and documents in one go
  • Manual or automatic recognition area definition
  • Recognize to plain text or to hOCR documents
  • Recognized text displayed directly next to the image
  • Post-process the recognized text, including spellchecking
  • Generate PDF documents from hOCR documents

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  • I keep interesting newspaper articles by taking a picture of them with pocket camera and OCR the image. with my 6 year old OCR program which Is no longer available but tp name it here would violate this site's antispam policy. I compared it to gImageReader on March 17, 2016. For my purposes, gImageReader is inferior. It could not handle the fact that the article was in 4 columns. This can easily be remedied by selecting the columns to be recognized one at a time. A photo is however not as clear as a scan. I could easily read this photo and my unnameable program OCR-ed with few errors but gImageReader made quite a bit more.

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Additional Project Details

Languages

English

Intended Audience

End Users/Desktop

User Interface

Gnome, KDE, Qt, GTK+

Programming Language

C++

Registered

2009-11-29