OCR software

hi,

Can EE recommend OCR software? We receive files in PDF, some are in editable PDF, some are in image scanned form. We are thinking if we could capture the data into Excel, that would save us a lot of time. thanks
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Scott Fell, EE MVEDeveloper & EE ModeratorCommented:
Have you tried adobe acrobat?

Getting things into tables from an image may be tough though.  But worth a try.
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Abbey Fine Reader
https://www.abbyy.com/en-us/finereader/?gclid=EAIaIQobChMIyN-ogbSN3QIVB57ACh3KVQ2-EAAYASAAEgIwcfD_BwE
is reasonably well know and is an average price.

I would try a trial version of this and see how it works in your environment.
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mcrmgAuthor Commented:
thank you very much
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David FavorLinux/LXD/WordPress/Hosting SavantCommented:
Do Google search - site:experts-exchange.com ocr ubuntu david favor - as this question has come up recently several times.

These post contain a plethora of various OS tools, including discussion on how to use command line tools, if you have 100s-1000s+ docs to mechanically convert.
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
You are very welcome
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