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GNU Ocrad

OCR program based on feature extraction

Ocrad is an OCR (Optical Character Recognition) program based on a feature extraction method. It reads a bitmap image in pbm format and produces text in byte (8-bit) or UTF-8 formats. It includes a layout analyser able to separate the columns or blocks of text normally found on printed pages.

Heckert gnu.small.png This is a GNU package:ocrad



version 0.25 (stable)
released on 8 April 2015


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LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
License:GPLv2orlatergenium27 October 2014

Leaders and contributors

Antonio Diaz Diaz Maintainer

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Debian (Ref)https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/ocrad
Savannah (Ref)https://savannah.gnu.org/projects/ocrad
Bug Tracking,Developer,SupportE-mailmailto:bug-ocrad@gnu.org

Software prerequisites

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 19 February 2018.


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