Enhance Text of Printed Document - whiten backround

Say, Attached Hebrew picture of printed page doesn't print exceptionally clearly.
How can I Enhance the Text and whiten background to increase readability and print quality?
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Joe Winograd, Fellow&MVEDeveloperCommented:
GraphicsMagick is excellent (free!) imaging software:

It is a fork of ImageMagick, which is also good, but I prefer GraphicsMagick.

This EE article shows how to download and install it:

It has a ton of options, such as -enhance, -blur, -sharpen, -threshold, etc. Here is just example of a converted image with GraphicsMagick:

I recommend experimenting with its options to see what you can achieve. Regards, Joe
shaunwinginAuthor Commented:
Tx - all quite involved with many options - can you please try one or two conversions. The attached file is very small - please attach for Printable quality. I'm currently only after this image
Joe Winograd, Fellow&MVEDeveloperCommented:
> all quite involved with many options

Yes, exactly. You could spend a lot of time experimenting.

> can you please try one or two conversions

I just checked the folder with my test results — I've already tried 14 conversions! :)

You said that the JPG you posted is a "picture of printed page". Do you have the source file of the page, such as a PDF or Word file?
Joe Winograd, Fellow&MVEDeveloperCommented:
Here are three conversions using a different product (the latest release of PaperPort 14):

enhanced1 via PP14enhanced2 via PP14enhanced3 via PP14
Is one of those satisfactory for you? Regards, Joe

P.S. There are actually many more options with GraphicsMagick, but I think PaperPort did a better job than any combination of options that I've tried so far with GraphicsMagick.

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