Questions tagged [ocr]

OCR (Optical character recognition) is the conversion of an image of characters into a machine-readable encoded text. Use this tag to indicate questions involving this type of conversion or software that performs OCR. When possible indicate the source and target of the conversion.

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Delete OCR from PDF

I have PDF file containing corrupted OCR. It is a bunch of handwritten pages with a lot of symbols and abbreviations, and I got this file with an automatically generated OCR. How can I remove the ...
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Replace Scanned Text with OCRed Text in PDF

I have a scanned book as a PDF. When viewed in Evince, the book appears as it did when scanned, with old fashioned fonts that appear as they were scanned. However, Evince recognises the letters as ...
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Where I can get Tesseract binaries for Debian 6 64bit?

I used apt-get to install Tesseract but it's not really working. Maybe I could just download binaries somewhere, put in a dir and use this way? What's wrong with my Tesseract now: tesseract --help ...
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OCR that outputs probability data

I would like to convert printed books I own into audio by scanning them with OCR and then running the text through a TTS engine. These titles are not available as ebooks. Since OCR can make small ...
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Extract hardcoded subtitles

I wanted to know if there is a way to extract hardcoded subtitles via OCR, should I do some image processing after extracting the frames in order to use tesseract afterwards? I have tried to extract ...
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OCR for getting text from an image. Error management

I want to use an OCR program to obtain some text in an image. The text is not black on white so I don't know if it will be possible. wget -q -O image http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-mIE4JlppKMU/T9_mxKR__wI/...