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ABBYY FineReader Express Edition

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  • 4.0 stars

    "Best Mac OCR available currently"

    March 22, 2012  |   By ancientscream

    Pros

    Is pretty much auto pilot, but can tweak conversion if desired
    does a great job with B & W
    Does a great job even with complex colour photos and text mixes
    can convert PDF to text searchable PDF
    reasonable speed compared to previous solutions

    Cons

    No preferences adjustment of any sort cant set jpeg compression level
    Slightly overcompresses jpeg elements for my liking when creating searchable PDF's from pre-existent jpeg pdfs, some compression slider for this would make a big of difference, as sometimes need less compression, other than this gripe very good OCR.

    Summary

    best option on the mac at the moment, unless you want to convert on a pc in which case abby finereader pro is the more controllable option.

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