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Windows 7: Optical Character Recognition for Windows

17 Mar 2016   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium (Retail) Full version - With SP1
Optical Character Recognition for Windows

Each month, I receive a document by snail mail that I need to scan and produce a file I can search for certain words.

I have found a multitude of OCR programs on the web but can't tell from the descriptions if any of them will do what I want.

Will someone here please recommend a simple, preferably free or cheap, program/procedure I can use to do this? I would prefer a Win7 one but in a pinch could use a Win 10 one.

Thank you very much.

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25 Mar 2016   #2

Windows 7 Pro 64 bit

Didn't your scanner come with an OCR feature?

If not, see if you can find a free version of ABBYY Finereader or OmniPage OCR.

Both work pretty good.
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