PDF OCR X
PDF OCR X
3.0.28

2.5

PDF OCR X free download for Mac

PDF OCR X

3.0.28
14 October 2019

Convert PDFs into text documents.

Overview

PDF OCR X is a simple drag-and-drop utility that converts your PDFs into text or searchable PDF documents. It uses advanced OCR (optical character recognition) technology to extract the text of the PDF even if that text is contained in an image. This is particularly useful for dealing with PDFs that were created via a Scan-to-PDF function in a scanner or photocopier. Supports over 60 languages including English, French, German, Dutch, Spanish, Portuguese, Basque, Vietnamese, and Italian currently. The OCR engine is based on Tesseract.

Note: The free community edition is limited to PDFs of 1 page or less. The Enterprise version ($29.99) has no limit on the size of the PDF.

What's new in PDF OCR X

Version 3.0.28:
  • Fixed blank output for some PDFs with transparent backgrounds.

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Franco-Borgo
17 May 2010

Most helpful

This is not a Freeware, it is a Demo. The Demo Work only on the first page. The software cost 30$. Please update your database to change from Free to Demo.
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Version 1.7.6
Scion777
11 October 2019
NOT freeware, MacUpdate Admins!!!!! The 'demo' is free for a couple of examples only.
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Version 3.0.27
1 answer(s)
Vitalii@macudate.com
Vitalii@macudate.com
11 October 2019
Thank you. It took us a while, but we fixed the listing eventually.
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Version 3.0.27
macoszon
11 July 2019
I use it from last 1 month it give me best result. There are many free ocr software availabe in market but i think its better. i find it reviews from https://www.macoszon.com/ocr-software-for-mac/ you can also check others.
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Version 3.0.25
m-globexfoods
27 February 2019
Restricting the free version to edit only one page of the document makes this application useless for me.
Like (1)
Version 3.0.10
Foulger
22 August 2016
Not very often I need OCR. I had 4 docs in small font that I needed to convert. I scanned to pdf, dropped them into the app and they all gave a highly workable text file even in low res. Does what it says and does it well. Why spend money on an app especially if its only used once in a blue moon?
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Version 2.0.20
Charles-Miller
04 November 2015
Client sent me a scan of a bio to add to a civic website. Couldn't use my Acrobat Pro (not displaying files). Went looking for a free Mac alternative. Downloaded and opened this. It asked me to tell it what file to ocr. I did. It ocred with no further fuss. Did a very nice job. This will be my OCR app going forward (unless problems rear). Review evaluates simple uses.
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Version 2.0.8
eastken20
05 August 2015
I found it's similar to PDF text extraction tool. And I also found such a resource.
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Version 2.0.8
Antonstaartjes
18 July 2015
I work with the Community Edition but since some Apple system updates the app is not working anymore. I get a message: java: i.o. IO Exception: Operation not permitted. Please advice!!
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Version 2.0.8
Leono
07 April 2015
This app saved my evening. Simple download and I easily installed an extra language with one click. Drag and drop. Worked fast an very accurate (more than 95% of over 1000 words) on a single page scanned PDF with 4 colums and Dutch and Italian Mixed! Tnx. Remember, results depend on your source.
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Version 2.0.8
Darren-Nichols
16 September 2014
not good, don't download it.
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Version 2.0.8
2 answer(s)
Leono
Leono
07 April 2015
bad review, don't read it
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Panocha
Panocha
25 October 2015
More like a totally useless review, or not even a review at all! Why is it "no good"? You are probably a troll. You didn't say anything useful.
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Doncolore
15 July 2014
Great app: fast, accurate, plenty of language packs.
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Version 2.0.8
$29.99

2.5

App requirements: 
  • Intel 64
  • OS X 10.8.0 or later
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