Optical character recognition engine
Tesseract is an optical character recognition (OCR) engine with very high accuracy. It supports many languages, output text formatting, hOCR positional information and page layout analysis. Several image formats are supported through the Leptonica library. It can also detect whether text is monospaced or proportional.
This package contains an OCR engine -
libtesseract and a command line program -
DocumentationOCR can be used to e.g. scan books and turn them into text, which is more flexible and smaller in terms of file size.
released on 26 December 2019
11 April 2020
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This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 11 April 2020.
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