gImageReader 2.92

Using this straightforward application you can open images and PDF files, then select an area of them so you can extract their text
gImageReader is designed to be an easy-to-use, simple graphical GTK frontend to tesseract-ocr.

The application offers you the possibility to open files stored on your computer, capture screenshots or acquire from scanner.

Main features:

  • Automatic page layout detection
  • User can manually define and adjust recognition regions
  • Import images from disk, scanning devices, clipboard and screenshots
  • Supports multipage PDF documents
  • Recognized text displayed directly next to the image
  • Basic editing of output text, including search/replace and removing line breaks
  • Spellchecking for output text (if corresponding dictionary installed)

last updated on:
March 22nd, 2014, 20:48 GMT
file size:
22.5 MB
developed by:
Sandro Mani
license type:
operating system(s):
Windows All
C: \ Multimedia \ Graphic \ Graphic Others


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What's New in This Release:
  • Add replacement-list feature, allowing the user to specify a list of replacements to perform on the recognized text
  • Fix saving output resulting in empty files
  • Fix crashes when rendering PDF files
  • Keep line-breaks if preeded by line-break
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