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Old 04-02-2012, 04:46 AM   #1
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Free PDF to text OCR Converter

I just noticed that Giveawayoftheday are offering a free PDF to text OCR convertor today. Note you have to download and install it within the next 24 hours or so. The description is:-
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. PDF OCR has a Scanned Image To PDF Converter, which means you can create your own scanned PDF books.

http://www.giveawayoftheday.com/

I have not tried it but will be downloading it when I get home from work.

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Old 04-02-2012, 12:58 PM   #2
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I've got this installed and will shortly be trying it out. It's actually adware, and if you don't use the advanced install options and say no to everything you will get a lot of junk installed with it. I advise caution......

Edited to say it's just a print to pdf printer driver, no ocr element or convert pdf to text that I can see. So actually nothing you can't do with cute pdf, which is free all the time.

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