[clug] OCR software

keith sayers keiths at apex.net.au
Mon Feb 16 06:05:58 GMT 2009

On Saturday 14 February 2009 at 15:55:31 Brad Hards replied :

> I've only looked at ocropus (and its underlying recognition engine, which
> is tesseract). It isn't a finished product, but it does appear to work well
> for some cases. It is a pain to get to build though.

	Hmmmm.  Then it sounds like it would not be the best for me.

> Are you actually working off scanned pages, or off a PDF?

	Scanned pages - they are in JPG format.

And at 23:00:17 Paul Warren added :

> 'gocr' is the one I've used. It was for scanning some PDF's, but it does
> seem to work well on images. It came from the ubuntu repositories with
> an 'apt-get install gocr'.  Sourceforge page is:
> http://jocr.sourceforge.net/
> http://gocr.sourceforge.net/
> as you'd expect.

	This looks a bit more suitable for me - I will seek it out.

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