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Re: [SLUG] OCR software--advice, please.
On Wed, May 16, 2001 at 05:19:57PM +1000, Bill Bennett wrote:
> Has anybody any experience with the various OCR packages
> available? Freshmeat has ocre, gocr and FreeOCR; presumably they
> Has anyone tried any of these?
> Bill Bennett.
I've used gocr a bit and it works well. Scan in a page, trim it in the
gimp, then $ gocr myscan.pnm -o blah.txt and that's it. I used to
use a few commercial ocr progs on some legacy commecial OS's and for
all their widgets they did no better.
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