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Can anyone recommended a OCR software to run PDFS that are printed daily into a network folder. We want the software to monitor the folder.

OCR software, we have a directory with one folder location that ERP outputs PDFs to. Looking for a relatively inexpensive software that can monitor the folder and OCR the pdf.  Does anyone do anything like this, and if so what software is recommended?


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Joe Winograd

8/22/2022 - Mon

You could write a powershell script and execute it on a scheduled basis using task scheduler.
Here are a few links if your interested in this method.
PSImaging Part 1: Test-Image - Scripting Blog (microsoft.com) 
Read text from a PDF with Powershell - AllTheSystems 

There are other software solutions that can be used. (even Adobe acrobat can ocr the files) 
Joe Winograd

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