Online OCR recommendations?

I've been using  to scan PDF files into Word documents but recently I've had a document it couldn't convert.

Can anyone recommend a site they use for online OCR scanning?
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Joe Winograd - EE Fellow & MVEConnect With a Mentor DeveloperCommented:
Here are some free OCR tools for you to consider and experiment with:

(1) Tesseract OCR Engine, an open source product now maintained by Google:

It has numerous add-ons:

(2) FreeOCR, which uses a compiled version of the Tesseract engine:

(3) GOCR/JOCR, an open source OCR package developed under the GNU Public License:

(4) OCR Desktop, which is not open source, but is free for personal use (needs to be registered in order to turn off popups and advertising):

(5) SimpleOCR, which is not open source, but is free, with both an end-user version and a royalty-free SDK:

(6) Boxoft Free OCR (I use several Boxoft free tools):

(7) Google Drive/Docs has an option to perform OCR on uploaded files, but the resulting PDF doesn't hide the text layer, so the files look ugly.

Regards, Joe
purplesoupAuthor Commented:
That's brilliant - thank you so much
Joe Winograd - EE Fellow & MVEDeveloperCommented:
You're very welcome. Glad to help. Regards, Joe
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