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Automatically crop a scan of multiple photos?

You can use ImageMagick (Free, open source, cross-platform, CLI) to post-process all your scanned images at once: Automatically crop a scan of multiple photos, aka. multicrop red-eye removal auto-...
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PC program to take photos of documents, correct perspective, rotate and crop them automatically

You can use ImageMagick (Free, open source, cross-platform, CLI) to post-process all your scanned images at once: auto-orientation trim whitespace: convert input.png -trim output.png
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Program to cut&save rectangles out of a scanned document

If you use a standard layout for them then you can do it from the command line with imagemagick - takes a little bit of playing around with the options but once you have got them you can use from a ...
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Windows software to automatically trim edges of photographs of documents

The freely available all-purpose image manipulation tool, ImageMagick, is capable of performing automatic deskewing and trimming of image files. This tool can be invoked from a batch file to ...
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Barcode reader library for iOS

Basil if you are looking for commercial iOS libraries for barcode recognition you can take a look at LEADTOOLS Barcode SDK. LEADTOOLS has native iOS frameworks for both Objective-C and Swift. You can ...
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Tools to scan code for open source licenses and copyrights?

ScanCode is a tool to scan code and detect licenses, copyrights, packages metadata & dependencies and more... to find, discover, inventory open source and third-party components used in your code. ...
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PC program to take photos of documents, correct perspective, rotate and crop them automatically

You could use python and OpenCV to detect the document orientation and perspective, assuming that the document will normally be rectangular and have the longest edges vertical quicker on a grey scale ...
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Scan a receipt and recognize text/numeric data on it

queXF is an Open Source, web based paper form verification and data entry system: It requires you to first express your paper-printed form in the queXML format. queXF then uses this "schema" to ...
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Document and receipt management (a replacement for Neat Receips)

Paperless is a self-hosted solution in which you push scanned documents to a folder and it automatically performs OCR and makes them searchable. I can't speak for the ease of installation, as I haven'...
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Tools to scan code for open source licenses and copyrights?

The debian project developed the Perl script licensecheck. It is available as debian package. Licensecheck attempts to determine the license that applies to each file passed to it, by searching the ...
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Photo scanning & managment software for Windows

Try google picasa. Upper left hand corner Import drop down select scanner and go. If your scanner has a preview option preview it till it is right and then click Scan and it imports it. You can ...
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Free IOS 'scan' app

Evernote Scannable Evernote Scannable is a free iOS app that scans documents, fixing perspective and enhancing the result. It is very quick to scan documents and can be set up to automatically scan ...
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Scan a receipt and recognize text/numeric data on it

For a complete (Scan, Capture and Document Management) and affordable solution, look at Librex. It covers your requirements. You'll be able to scan your receipts, extract the metatadata our of them, ...
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Automatically crop a scan of multiple photos?

You can also try IrfanView. It is a free and lightweight graphics viewer with a batch conversion tool. You can find the option under the File menu or by using the shortcut key B. Then click the ...
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Tool for optical character recognition (OCR)

I use Microsoft OneNote as OCR tool. On Right click against an image It can copy the entire text in images and It also has the capability to search text with in image. It is free and accurate and runs ...
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Which tools can turn scanned paper documents into searchable text pdf on Mac?

They say that Abbyy FineReader Pro is the leader of the pack. Otherwise, two things: • You get what you pay for • It is a good idea to run tests on your documents
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Scanning multiple choices answers from paper

If you are interesting in creating an application that can do this, I reccomend checking out the LEADTOOLS Forms Recognition SDK. This SDK has C DLL and .NET libraries for OMR recognition. The .NET ...
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Crop and de-skew scans automatically - scriptable, high-volume

I use Batch Image Resizer. It can batch-process hundreds of images quickly - automatically in the background or as a scheduled task. It has autocrop action where it can automatically remove uniform or ...
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Fix up scanned text documents as images

What you describe can be done with OpenCV and python as demonstrated here and Adrian's imutils, the rest of the blog posts are worth a read as well. (Note that the code in the blog post makes use of ...
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Scan text document to PDF with OCR

If you want to try out other commercial solutions, you can check out the LEADTOOLS OCR SDK which also has the ability to OCR and create document based PDFs (among most other document formats). There ...
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How can I open a URL from an image printed on paper?

You can use a URL shortener like https://goo.gl/ to reduce the number of characters a user needs to type.
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Tools to read human written text from a scanned page

If you have a lot of handwritten text from a single author you can train some OCR systems on that text and possibly get a reasonable accuracy rate but do not expect anything much above 80% unless the ...
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Free iOS library to scan PDF417 barcodes

Try RMScannerView: Simple barcode scanner UIView subclass for iOS apps. Quickly and efficiently scans a large variety of barcodes using the iOS device's built in camera. It is the only free ...
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Fix up scanned text documents as images

If you want an open-source single-script solution, take a look at the textdeskew script by Fred Weinhaus. If you want to see what the script does: there are a few before-after figures on the page that ...
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Fix up scanned text documents as images

I have found that Adobe Acrobat Professional can do most of what you are looking for. You can find out more at: Adobe Acrobat DC Our Customer Support department receives hundreds of orders daily. ...
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Vulnerability scanner for scanning AngularJS web application

Here are some recommendations and a general overview of what we have used in the past and how we found their performance. Burp Suite: Their new JS scanner just got a whole lot better, and can handle ...
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Vulnerability scanner for scanning AngularJS web application

Have you looked at AppCheck-NG? Their scanner is purpose built for detecting and reporting on web application vulnerabilities.
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Program to cut&save rectangles out of a scanned document

My suggestion is to use Gimp, either manually as described below, or using the script Divide Scanned Images1 2 for automatic detection. As it gives me better control, I would open the scanned image, ...
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.Net Scanning Library

If you are looking for a commercial library that offers high level scanning to PDF I would recommend taking a look at the LEADTOOLS TWAIN SDK. This SDK is compatible with versions 1.X and 2.X of TWAIN....
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