Scan Program???

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by BLDun, Apr 25, 2008.

  1. BLDun macrumors regular

    Jan 22, 2005
    Is there a program that will allow me to scan documents into my computer and then be able to manipulate the text? I created a very large document sometime back and burned the original to a DVD and now I can't find the DVD but I do have a printed copy. So. . . .
  2. tersono macrumors 68000


    Jan 18, 2005
    Most scanners come with the basic tools you need, including the scanner utility and some sort of low-end OCR package. Alternatively take a look at VueScan, which is an inexpensive alternative and quite a powerful scanning application, supporting a wide range of hardware. It has basic OCR built-in, which will allow you to export the text, but don't expect too much - quality OCR packages tend to cost two or three times the price of VueScan itself..
  3. Kansas-Kate macrumors newbie

    Apr 25, 2008
    OCR: ReadIris?

    Has anyone tried ReadIris OCR software? If so, what are the pros & cons?


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