Node module that allow to access ocr.space API to send images and get the OCR Result (get the image text)
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ocr-space-api

Allow to access ORC.SPACE api to send images and get the result

More Details: https://ocr.space/ocrapi

IMPORTANT The OCR is provided by ocr space. I don't have anything with them, I just want to help sharing this library.

Instalation

First - Register and Get your API key

Get you API key at https://ocr.space/ocrapi ( Direct link : http://eepurl.com/bOLOcf ). Just, follow their steps.

Second - Install npm package

  npm install ocr-space-api --save

Usage example

You can see and example at the folder example

const ocrSpaceApi = require('ocr-space-api');

var options =  { 
    apikey: '<your_api_key_here>',
    language: 'por', // Português
    imageFormat: 'image/png', // Image Type (Only png ou gif is acceptable at the moment i wrote this)
    isOverlayRequired: true
  };

// Image file to upload
const imageFilePath = "imageFile.jpg";

// Run and wait the result
ocrSpaceApi.parseImageFromLocalFile(imageFilePath, options)
  .then(function (parsedResult) {
    console.log('parsedText: \n', parsedResult.parsedText);
    console.log('ocrParsedResult: \n', parsedResult.ocrParsedResult);
  }).catch(function (err) {
    console.log('ERROR:', err);
  });

Options

Language
isOverlayRequired

Default = False Allows you to specify if the image/pdf text overlay is required. Overlay could be used to show the text over the image