PDF OCR is a simple drag-and-drop utility that converts PDFs and images into text documents. It uses advanced OCR (optical character recognition) technology to extract the text of the PDF or image. This is particularly useful for dealing with PDFs and images that were created via a scan-to-PDF function in a scanner or photo copier. It uses the Tesseract engine to perform OCR, and currently supports over 20 languages for OCR.
FormReturn is OMR (Optical Mark Recognition) software that has many features and is easy to use. It gives anyone the ability to design printable forms and distribute, capture, and automatically grade/analyze handwritten multiple choice response information instantly. All you need is the FormReturn Application, a printer, and a document scanner, and you can process hundreds of forms within minutes.
GlyphViewer is a desktop application that allows users to build translations from text in images and export them into different image formats or even HTML. Users can use OCR technology to identify text in images, such as English, German, Chinese, Arabic, Japanese, and many more. A unique feature of the application is its support for Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphs.