|01-23-2009, 01:29 PM||#1|
Join Date: Jan 2009
Device: Sony 505
Arabic script support?
I have many books in Persian-Farsi. I was wondering if a) I could get an OCR program to scan them in, and b) could I then convert them to the LRF format? Will it accept foreign characters?
Also what OCR would you use for Arabic script support?
|01-27-2009, 06:10 AM||#2|
Join Date: Nov 2006
Device: Kindle Voyage, iPad Mini, iPhone 4, MS Surface Pro, N7
LRF files do not support right-to-left scripts.
PDF with an embedded font is your best bet.
Presumably there must be OCR apps which deal with non-Roman alphabets, but I'm afraid that I don't know what they are. I would imagine OCR of Arabic would be a real challenge, given the cursive nature of the script and the huge range of "styles" of writing! Rather like trying to OCR handwriting.
|01-27-2009, 07:08 AM||#3|
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Almada, Portugal
Device: Cybook Gen3, Sony PRS 505, Kindle DXG and Samsung Galaxy Note
If you care to provide one or two pages digitized (300dpi’s) I can test them for you.
|04-15-2009, 03:20 AM||#4|
Join Date: Apr 2009
Device: Sony PRS-700BC, Hanlin V3
I have tested Readiris as Farsi OCR, and it sort of works. Also usually an OCR enabled application comes with scanners when u purchase one.
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