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gImageReader

gImageReader is a simple Gtk/Qt front-end to tesseract-ocr.

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Features:

  • Import PDF documents and images from disk, scanning devices, clipboard and screenshots
  • Process multiple images and documents in one go
  • Manual or automatic recognition area definition
  • Recognize to plain text or to hOCR documents
  • Recognized text displayed directly next to the image
  • Post-process the recognized text, including spellchecking
  • Generate PDF documents from hOCR documents

Installation:

Compilation:

The steps for compiling gImageReader from source are documented in the wiki.

Support:

If you encounter issues, please file a ticket in the issue tracker, or feel free to mail me directly at manisandro(at)gmail(dot)com. Be sure to also consult the FAQ.

Contributing:

Contributions are always welcome, ideally in the form of pull-requests.

Especially welcome are translations. These can be created as follows:

  1. Copy po/gimagereader.pot file to po/<language>.po (i.e. po/de.po)
  2. Translate the strings in po/<language>.po
  3. Add the language to po/LINGUAS