OCR (Optical Character Recognition) is tool that can extract text from any image format likeJPG, GIF, TIFF BMP or PDF. Here is a list of OCR tools to convert text to image via Free Online OCR tools
OCR softwares are costly and are not affordable. So here is a list of web based Online OCR tools. Most of them do a very decent job and extract text from almost any image that you have.
If you don’t have a scanner, which most of the time would have an inbuilt OCR software then Online OCR is the way for you.
(No registration required)
These tools are absolutely free and you can extract text via these Online OCR tools but you should also understand that they are not the best alternatives to Paid OCR Softwares. And moreover there are limitations in terms of the size of the image you will be uploading onto these Online OCR tools.
These site owners bear the cost of server, domain and their own time in maintaining these free services. So if you need a Working OCR Softwares then buy it.
Among these free OCR tools mentioned above the functionality provided within Google Docs is the best in my opinion. So try Google OCR now for free:
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