PDF OCR FAQ
What is PDF OCR and what can I do with it?
PDF OCR is based on OCR technology to convert scanned PDF paper books and documents into editable electronic text files fast and easily. PDF OCR has a build-in text editor which allows you to edit ocr result text without MS Word. PDF OCR also supports batch mode to OCR all pages of pdf file to text at a time.
What are the system requirements for PDF OCR?
Microsoft Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 2003, Windows 2000, or Windows ME.
Pentium Processor or better, Pentium 4 or higher recommended.
128MB RAM or more, 256MB RAM is recommended.
20MB Hard disk space for install.
Why the result isn't exact same as the original PDF document?
PDF OCR uses Optical Character Recognition technology, which recognizes text from pictures and images, and the Recognizable Rate is depends on the PDF text fonts, background and a number of factors. So PDF OCR cannot recognize text 100% correct, but we are still working on improving the program.
Why I get many unknown characters in result text?
PDF OCR can only recognize text from PDF files, and images and graphics will be recognized as text too, so you might get the unknown characters. You can delete unknown characters in Text Editor.