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OCR web service or SDK

infodigger
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Hello,

Can anyone point me to possible OCR SDKs or web services that can have a very good success rate with numbers in images?

Thanks!
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Fellow 2017
Most Valuable Expert 2018
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Several ideas:

(1) Take a look at FreeOCR.net, which has a list of free OCR packages available to download:
http://www.freeocr.net/

(2) GOCR/JOCR is an open source OCR package developed under the GNU Public License:
http://jocr.sourceforge.net/

(3) Another open source package (now maintained by Google) is the Tesseract OCR Engine:
http://code.google.com/p/tesseract-ocr/

(4) SimpleOCR is not open source, but it is free, with both an end-user version and a royalty-free SDK:
http://www.simpleocr.com/
http://www.simpleocr.com/Info.asp

They all have good reputations for OCR accuracy, although I can't say specifically with respect to numbers in images. Best thing to do is test them all and see which is best on your sample images. Regards, Joe