Questions tagged [scanning]

Software that scans media such as documents or images (or interacts with other doing so).

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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 ...
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Program to cut&save rectangles out of a scanned document

I often use my scanner to scan multiple small receipts. I can fit 10 small receipts on a page. I'd like to save these receipts, each to a separate file. I can do this easily with copy and paste, but ...
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Windows software to automatically trim edges of photographs of documents

Can anyone recommend gratis Windows software to automatically trim the edges of photographs of documents? Must have an option to adjust for perspective. The program does not need to take the actual ...
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Need program to help remove information from scanned documents

I have about 200 PDF scans that need to have information systematically removed. This information to remove includes a set of digits that may vary in length. The current plan is to print each ...
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Android image processing app to batch correct photos for scanner

I want to scan an A4 paper, but I don't have a scanner. My Android device has a good camera though, so I take a picture of it and I end up with a JPG file that is pretty sharp but has the following ...
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Fix up scanned text documents as images

I often scan text documents - text and possibly some logo/letterhead on a page, either entirely or mostly black-and-white. After scanning, I: Rotate the image to make sure the text is straight (this ...
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Crop and de-skew scans automatically - scriptable, high-volume

I'm looking for a scriptable program (or .NET library) that I can point at a directory and say, "crop and deskew all the scans this directory, in place". (Scriptable because I have to run this on tens ...