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OCR: Document Scanning & Optical Character Recognition

Document scanning is one way to store print documents digitally. Find tutorials on scanning text and then turn pictures of words into editable text using a scanner and OCR software. Find tips and document scanning software for optical character recognition.

OCR - What It Is, How to Do it Better
Get tips for better results when scanning for OCR.

OCR Software - Macintosh
There aren't too many options for turning your scans into editable text on the Mac platform but here's a few.

OCR Software - Windows
A selection of top OCR software solutions for the Windows platform.

Optical Character Recognition
Good explanation of OCR and how to get the best results.

Using your scanner as a copy machine
OCR and lineart scanning tips from Wayne Fulton.

What is OCR?
Simple, easy to understand explanation.

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