Screen OCR

Screen OCR

Average User Rating:
1.9
out of 15 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    10.4
  • Total Downloads:
    63,640
  • Date Added:
    November 14, 2012
  • File Size:
    3.54MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    1
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7

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Results 1–10 of 15

1 stars

"Avoid at all costs."

November 28, 2011  |  By muddybunny

 |  Version: Screen OCR 7.9

Pros

None to speak of.

Cons

I wanted to capture text from my forum without getting all the code that occurs when I copy it. This seemed to fit the requirement. I figured version 9.1 might have fixed some of the problems already mentioned. Big mistake.
Wouldn't run.
Tried to contact customer service - no reply.
Now it won't uninstall!

Summary

So annoying, words fail me.

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1 stars

"Super bad !!!"

June 29, 2011

 |  Version: Screen OCR 7.9

Pros

Nothing good to say

Cons

Cant do any OCR properly
Impossible to uninstall !!!

Summary

This program should not be allowed !!!

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5 stars

"Read text and formatting flawlessly from screen"

April 07, 2011  |  By buchos400

 |  Version: Screen OCR 7.9

Pros

Simple selection tool does not require and file to be created and opened. Recognises layout columns and converts to plain text. Recognises slashes in dates.

Cons

Appends pointless help tips to all your pasted text while the software is running. (I assume these disappear when registered)

Summary

March 7th 2011. I'm using this to read text from some older business software and SAP logistics pages (both of which have sections of text that cannot be copied from, only viewed on screen) I need to transfer the info into a messaging system that only accepts plain text. The software has to deal with grey backgounds, different coloured text and dates/numbers in several formats.

Having tested other OCR programs, all had real problems with the formatting and most lost the columns, with screen OCR I find the text layout almost identical to the screen image and totally legible and it seems to ignore the background.

Highly recommended.

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1 stars

"Doesn't work - Doesn't Uninstall"

December 01, 2010  |  By TubesThousand

 |  Version: Screen OCR 7.9

Pros

21day trial period is 20 days longer than you need to realize this product doesn't work

Cons

Didn't work on even things I could just copy and paste like a MS Word document, couldn't uninstall

Summary

I'll be glad when Microsoft bundles some sort of free OCR tool with an OS and I won't have to deal with software like this.

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4 stars

"Did exactly what I needed"

May 14, 2010  |  By dabuttminster

 |  Version: Screen OCR 7.1

Pros

- Accurately copies numbers from a picture
- Easy to use

Cons

- May not do what YOU need, based on other reviews here

Summary

I just needed a way to copy a number from a program that displays a measurement value as an image. I don't have any evidence to refute all the negative reviews here, but this program does what I needed perfectly. I will be registering a copy.

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1 stars

"didn't work"

December 30, 2009  |  By babbymd

 |  Version: Screen OCR 7.1

Pros

quick download

Cons

didn't work at all for the scanned document i was trying to copy.

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3 stars

"Works for what I needed"

November 05, 2009  |  By djstroky

 |  Version: Screen OCR 7.1

Pros

This works really well on plain text. Select from window seemed to work best.

Cons

Doesn't work on everything.

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1 stars

"Misleading Name"

September 04, 2008  |  By pcpro17

 |  Version: Screen OCR 2.8

Pros

None. Nothing.

Cons

It can't read PDFs.

Summary

Optical Character Recognition (OCR) implies that the tools takes whatever is on the screen, a bit-map image for example, and intelligibly interprets the characters as true OCR software would do.

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1 stars

"It would be nice IF IT ACTUALLY WORKS !!!"

August 13, 2008  |  By JesseThe

 |  Version: Screen OCR 2.8

Pros

There are NO positives here. Crude grammar errors, like in the menu "NO THIS MENU", which most likely should be "noT this menu"

Cons

Does not work!!!

Summary

Could have more visual explanation. One has to guess what the help says. Being a programmer I can find out what the helps may imply. However, IT DOES NOT WROK. Produces jumbled text. NOT a real OCR.

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1 stars

"Don't recognise anything"

October 03, 2007  |  By felham

 |  Version: Screen OCR 2.8

Cons

This program doesn't work at all. I made a try scanning from real text, from the program's Help System, and all I got was characters like this:

:. . - tu - t o -.:`. . :: -.รบ-:. .: - , -. , :, :: . , - `i` - |`i: : :::' -i-: ::D -,i:: : :: : ::D

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Full Specifications

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General
Publisher ScreenOCR.com
Publisher web site http://www.screenocr.com/
Release Date November 14, 2012
Date Added November 14, 2012
Version 10.4
Category
Category Graphic Design Software
Subcategory 3D Modeling Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows, Windows Vista, Windows 7
Additional Requirements
Download Information
File Size 3.54MB
File Name screenocr.msi
Popularity
Total Downloads 63,640
Downloads Last Week 1
Pricing
License Model Free to try
Limitations 21-day trial
Price $29.95

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