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OwlOCR free download for Mac

OwlOCR

Version 5.4.5

Simple optical character recognition of text in PDF files.

4.2
Based on 5 user ratesRead reviews & comments
Free
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OwlOCR overview

OwlOCR allows grabbing a part of the screen and having any text in that area be instantaneously recognized and copied to clipboard. Additionally, the application supports recognizing text from PDF files, images and converting the contents to plain text. All conversion is done securely on-device - none of your images or files are sent to third-party services in the cloud.

The output of OwlOCR is plain text that you may copy and then paste to your target use or application. Exporting a PDF file with the text recognition results as an invisible text layer is also supported.

Features:
  • Grab a screen area for instant OCR and result copied to clipboard
  • High quality text recognition performed on-device securely
  • Run text recognition page-by-page or for a directory or a group of files
  • Take a photo or scan of document with your iPhone or iPad device
  • Export searchable PDF files
  • Create searchable PDF, extract text to clipboard or plain text right from Finder using OwlOCR Finder Extensions
  • Scan barcodes and QR and automatically open links in browser (NEW!)
  • Customize OwlOCR to behave as a menu bar- or dock app
  • Wrap naturally or as in input
  • Custom dictionary for industry-specific lingo
  • Choose line spacing 1.0-4.0
  • Automatically start on MacOS launch (option)
  • Input filetypes supported: PDF, GIF, PNG, JPEG, JPG.
  • Keyboard shortcut Cmd + F1 (configurable) for a single screen area OCR even when OwlOCR is in the background
  • Keyboard shortcut Cmd + F2 (configurable) for multiple screen area captures
  • macOS Catalina or newer required
  • Language support running under MacOS 11.0: English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Traditional Chinese and Simplified Chinese.
  • Language support under MacOS 10.15 limited to English only.
  • Dark Mode supported, B&W/Color options for Menu Bar icon
  • Runs natively on Apple M1 and Intel processors

What’s new in version 5.4.5

Updated on Aug 03 2023

  • Bug fixes and minor improvements.

Information

License

Free

Size

24.6 MB

Developer’s website

https://frankbyte.com/owlocr

Downloads

370

App requirements

  • Intel 64
  • macOS 10.15 or later
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Aeschylus
Aeschylus
Sep 7 2023
5.4.5
0.0
Sep 7 2023
0.0
Version: 5.4.5
I love OwlOCR 5. It appears to have been sold, and the updated version now has a subscription, even though it is essentially the same app. Needless to say, I'll continue using OwlOCR 5 as long as it works.
zlazkow
zlazkow
Apr 28 2023
5.4.4
0.0
Apr 28 2023
0.0
Version: 5.4.4
Developer, please change the black preview to White. Enough with black pictures. They are bad. Black font on White background was and is the best and easiest to look and see.
Filou53
Filou53
Nov 25 2021
2.0
0.0
Nov 25 2021
0.0
Version: 2.0
OwlOCR is now 4.9.2
LarsFarrs
LarsFarrs
Mar 10 2020
2.0
5.0
Mar 10 2020
5.0
Version: 2.0
Great value in the typically expensive OCR genre!
learnit77
learnit77
Dec 11 2023
5.4.5
1.0
Dec 11 2023
1.0
Version: 5.4.5
makareim
makareim
May 7 2023
5.4.4
5.0
May 7 2023
5.0
Version: 5.4.4
Ervins Strauhmanis
Ervins Strauhmanis
Mar 29 2023
4.9.2
5.0
Mar 29 2023
5.0
Version: 4.9.2
LarsFarrs
LarsFarrs
Mar 10 2020
5.0
Mar 10 2020
5.0
Version: null
J. McClane
J. McClane
Mar 10 2020
5.0
Mar 10 2020
5.0
Version: null
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