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Free API for handwritten OCR (Optical Character Recognition)

I wanted to know if there are any free APIs available for text recognition from a handwritten document. I looked in Google Vision API, Microsoft Cognitive API but all of the above are paid. So is it ...
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OCR software for Linux

I am looking for OCR software to digitalize scans. Some are prints, some are hand-written (like this). I want to have an easier time finding documents. So I want to generate one text file for each ...
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OCR Music Notes reader and player

I'm looking for Windows software that OCR music notes from pc. The input is paper with music notes. The software should enable to use the pc camera for snapshot and then plays the notes. Please ...
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OCR for sheet music

I have photos and scanned images of music notation (in JPG format, but I could create any other format as well, if needed). Now I need a program that examines the music on the picture generates a "...
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Free OCR for youtube and screen

I'm looking for a downloadable freeware (gratis) that works similarly to Windows Snipping Tool. You create a rectangle around the required text and the software transforms it into regular text. If it ...
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Better picture->ASCII art converter, that takes character shapes into account

Typical picture to AA converter just treats all output characters as pixels, considering only it's overall boldness. I want Image -> Ascii Art converter that uses OCR technologies and choses ...
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Convert PDF text as image to MOBI

I have a few public domain PDFs which someone has simply scanned and the converted the .JPEG to .PDF. Which gratis app can convert them to .MOBI, retaining as much formatting as possible (btw, it ...
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Image to text converter

I have this book full of mathematical equations. I want a way to take the image of parts of the book, and convert it into a Word document with the mathematical equations in them. Now, if such a ...
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OCR SDK to convert Arabic and English text from scanned cards

Which is the good yet economical (or free) OCR SDK to convert Arabic and English text from scanned card images? Kind of Application OCR SDK (Software Development Kit) Platform The SDK should be ...
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Free OCR software that makes a PDF searchable (with searchable text at the right place)

Is there any freeware OCR software (for Linux and/or Windows) that can take a PDF scanned document as input and output a Searchable PDF like Adobe Acrobat does? With searchable PDF I meant that the ...
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Business card storage/search for Android, works offline

I need to store business cards and find them later by search. Requirements: Take picture (sometimes two-sides) Save picture at appropriate resolution/compression (kilobytes rather than megabytes) ...
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Tool for optical character recognition (OCR)

Is there a tool that can recognise text in a scanned document (PNG, JPG) and convert it into a regular text file (DOC, TXT)? It should Work on Ubuntu and Mac OS X Be free Work with most common ...