How to Scan to Text?
Have you ever been upset when you are traveling on business with bulks of paper, especially if you are searching through dozens of files just to find one keyword? Free OCR to Word can scan every your paper document and convert it to MS Word or TXT that can be searchable and editable.
Launch Free OCR to Word and click
"Scan..." to choose a scanner connected to
your computer and activate the scanner program of your system.
You may click "Preview" to see the file
to be scanned. Then click "Scan" to perform
Several seconds later, the image is scanned to the image
window. Click "Fit Image", "Fit Width", "Enlarge"
and "Reduce" to adjust the image to the right
size. If needed, click "Rotate ACW" or
"Rotate CW" to correct it to the up-right position.
Drag your mouse to select the part of the image which contains the text you want to extract. If you want to extract all text, just
zoom in as much as possible.
Click "OCR" to extract
the text from the selection. The extracted text will display
in the text window in several seconds. Click the text
window and you can find some documents tools on the
top. "Clear Text Window" is to delete all of
the text and there is "Remove Line Breaks"
button for easier editing. You can also click "Copy
all Texts to Clipboard" to copy text in order to place
it into the application of your choice.
Click "Save Text" to
save the extracted text as *.txt in the output folder with the
filename specified. (To output the text as Word document, click
"Export Text into Microsoft Word" and save
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