STRing: Free OCR for RISC OSBy Chris Williams. Published: 16th Oct 10:21:34 | Permalink | Printable
If you use a scanner, you'll know that a scanned image of a magazine page can't be editted in a word processor. The graphical image needs to be converted back into letters that your word processor can handle. An OCR application converts pictures of letters into real letters.
While there are a few good OCR packages around, Mark Beerling has developed a free OCR application. STRing takes scanned text images from books, newspapers or magazines and converts them into text that can be edited in a word processor.
Previous: SiteSeer reaches release 1.07: R-Comp's web grabbing utility available at Epsom
Next: RISCOS Ltd. annual report makes for interesting reading...
DiscussionViewing threaded comments | View comments unthreaded, listed by date | Skip to the end
No comments posted - yet. Post one yourself or come back soon.
Please login before posting a comment. Use the form on the right to do so or create a free account.
Search the archives
Today's featured article
Beginner's guide to manipulating stock photos
Getting your message across with ArtWorks and Photodesk
9 comments, latest by sascott on 8/8/06 9:16AM. Published: 6 Aug 2006
Midlands show looks for exhibitors
Autumn is going to be busy
4 comments, latest by knutson on 8/9/03 1:00AM. Published: 1 Sep 2003
News and media:
RISCOS Ltd •
RISC OS Open •
MW Software •
Advantage Six •
CJE Micros •
Liquid Silicon •
Chris Why's Acorn/RISC OS collection •
The Register •
The Inquirer •
Apple Insider •
BBC News •
Sky News •
Google News •