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psicutrinius  Identity Verified
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PDF Image conversion Jul 2, 2011

What are the OCR applications most suitable for doing this?. More specifically: Is there anyone converting straight or through an intermediate step- to word in particular?

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Bogdan Doicin
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Answer: Jul 2, 2011

ABBYY Fine Reader 10 is a very good software, if you have the time and will to do the fine details, as no OCR software converts 100% correctly. Or Adobe Acrobat Reader Professional Version, which has the direct option of exporting pdf to word. In the latter case, I can help you, because I have the software installed. PM me for more details.

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Susan Welsh  Identity Verified
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see archives Jul 2, 2011

This topic has been discussed many, many times. Just search in the forums for "pdf" and "word" or "pdf conversion."
There is no great solution, I'll tell you that.

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Vadim Kadyrov  Identity Verified
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solid pdf converter Jul 2, 2011

is the best one I have ever met (still, in case you pdf is not a collection of images).

Try it!

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Sergei Tumanov  Identity Verified
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see the link Jul 3, 2011

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bergazy  Identity Verified
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Try this Jul 3, 2011

If you don't want to spend money right now, maybe the online conversion is good idea:

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James (Jim) Davis  Identity Verified
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Thanks Bergazy online pdf almost perfect Jun 23, 2013

I have a lousy conversion of a file which I did with Nuance pdf converter professional 5. I **was** looking at signing up to adobe online conversions at what seems like 16 euro or pounds sterling a month or buying the latest version 8 of the Nuance product (around 60 dollars) and pdfonline has just converted my document near perfectly. It is a pdf stuck together from word files, excel files and some images of excel files. Everything is perfect except for the images which it didn't attempt to do but just copied in as images.
I downloaded adobe acrobat pro trial version and converted the same pdf, the result was identical to the free pdfonline conversion. It left the images as images. I tried and searched. The options were set on convert with ocr where necessary, but no way would it convert the images to editable text. Tried ABBYY Finereader, which is pretty good, but it treats the whole pdf as an image, when only some of it is an image, which means there is a risk of errors in text which could be just copied and pasted.

[Edited at 2013-06-23 11:39 GMT]

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pdfonline Sep 24, 2014

Thanks james i tried pdfonline, this was fine, one can do many changes to their pdfs there.

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