Editors' Note: The Download Now link will download a small installer file to your desktop. Remain online and double-click the installer to proceed with the actual download.
FreeOCR is a totaly free Scan and OCR program it very accurate and uses the open source Tesseract OCR Engine. It is very easy to use and supports opening multipage Tiff and PDF documents. The extracted text can be edited and exported to your word processor.
What's new in this version:
PDF opening enhancements - speed and compatibility fixes Compatible with more scanners, Improved user interface.