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Free OCR programs found

Item posted by toby cabot <toby> on Wed 25 Jun 2003 02:32:38 PM UTC.

We used to have a tasklist entry that said "Optical character recognition programs; especially if suitable for scanning documents with multiple fonts and capturing font info as well as character codes. Work is being done on this, but more help is needed."  The Free Software Directory has at least two such programs now, ClaraOCR and Ocrad so if you're curious about OCR please offer to help one of these projects.

Another GPL OCR program (posted by toby cabot, Sun 29 Aug 2004 09:19:52 PM UTC)

More Free OCR Programs (posted by toby cabot, Fri 11 Jul 2003 10:12:07 PM UTC)

Karl Berry writes:

I found a number of other free OCR programs and information:  (this is the gocr project the author mentioned)

You may want to add these links to your news entry, so that people reading it will have a more complete sense of what's out there.



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