The AI-based PDFgear Desktop OCR feature empowers you to convert image-based or scanned PDFs to text-based documents such as Microsoft Word, TXT, RTF, etc., accurately.
PDFgear OCR makes your scanned PDFs selectable, searchable, and editable. Then you can freely make adjustments to, add annotations to, and markup text in scanned documents.
PDFgear Desktop transforms image-based files to text by recognizing and extracting texts and subsequently exporting them in plain-text Word/TXT/RTF document files.
The PDFgear Desktop OCR empowers you to edit the textual content in JPEG and PNG images in Microsoft Word documents.
PDFgear Desktop manages to retain the visual quality of your textual information during the conversion, even for scanned documents with high DPI.
The PDFgear Desktop OCR features simplicity of use, all you need to do is to tick on a checkbox to enable the OCR during the PDF-to-text conversion.
Launch PDFgear Desktop on your computer, go to the PDF to Word Converter tool from the Convert from PDF toolbox, and hit the Add File button to import the PDF documents.
Customize the Page Ranges of PDFs for the conversion, define the Output Path underneath, enable the OCR feature from the checkbox and select the text language.
Lastly, hit Convert to start converting imported PDF to editable Word document using OCR. You’ll be led to the output file folder when the OCR process completes.
|Point||For Windows||For MacOS|
|Supported OS||Windows 10 and Windows 11||macOS 10.14 to macOS 13, Apple M1|
|RAM||512 MB of memory (RAM), 1 GB recommended|
|Disk||500M of free hard disk space||200M of free hard disk space|
|Internet||Internet connection is necessary for Product Activation, Product Help, and Live Updates.|
|Supported File Formats||.pdf(PDF, PDF/A), .docx, .doc, .pptx, .ppt, .xlsx, .xls, .xml, .jpg, .jpeg, .png, .bmp, .gif, .tiff, .txt, .rtf||.pdf, .docx, .xlsx, .pptx, .jpg, .png, .gif, .tiff, .rtf, .txt|
|System Language||Chinese Simplified, Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish|
|OCR Language Support||Arabic, Bulgarian, Catalan, Chinese Simplified, Chinese Traditional, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Indonesian, Japanese, Korean, Latvian, Lithuanian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, and Turkish|
Scanned document PDFs and read-only PDFs are unselectable. To make unselectable PDFs editable, you need to convert uneditable PDFs to editable PDFs or Microsoft Word documents using the PDFgear Desktop OCR tool.
To convert scanned PDFs or read-only PDFs to editable Word, you need OCR software. Use PDFgear Desktop free OCR software to fast convert PDF documents to Microsoft PDF using OCR.
To edit textual information or add markups to text in PDF, you need to convert PDF to editable Word using OCR. Use PDFgear Desktop PDF to Word converter, to convert PDF to editable Word using OCR.
While most online and offline OCR tools out there work at a price, we are stirring to tell you that PDFgear Desktop OCR is completely free-to-use. So hesitate no more and give it a whirl!
Fast convert images and scans to text-based PDFs.