read text from image

Posted on 2008-11-19
Last Modified: 2012-05-05
hi how are you guys
i want to know how to read text from jpg,gif,png files
i have news articles in image format and i want to convert into text format
i m using php 5.2.3
kindly help to fix this issue

Question by:mubbsher
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    No idea how well it works or if it even works, but it's a 50 point answer.
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    To be honest, I would get a proper desktop OCR program and extract the text with them. PHP isn't really designed for OCR.

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