How to Convert PDF Image to Text with OCR on Mac

How to Convert PDF Image to Text with OCR on Mac

2018-05-15 16:57:00 / Posted by to OCR PDF Follow @ admin

“I have scanned my Dutch books into my computer on PDF files. When I open it with Adobe Reader and try to convert it to text, it does not work. I have also tried emailing, but it doesn't work either. Are there any other solutions that can help me to convert my scanned PDF document to text document in Dutch language so that I can read with my MP4?”

Well, to convert scanned PDF to TEXT formats, we may use the OCR technology, that is to say, we need to find a professional PDF to TEXT converter with OCR capability. Among the many PDF to Text Converter software, a recommended is called:  Enolsoft PDF to Text for Mac.

What is OCR? Optical character recognition, usually abbreviated to OCR, is the mechanical or electronic translation of scanned images of handwritten, typewritten or printed text into machine-encoded text. It is widely used to convert books and documents into electronic files, to computerize a record-keeping system in an office, or to publish the text on a website. OCR makes it possible to edit the text, search for a word or phrase, store it more compactly, display or print a copy free of scanning artifacts, and apply techniques such as machine translation, text-to-speech and text mining to it. OCR is a field of research in pattern recognition, artificial intelligence and computer vision.

What is Enolsoft PDF to Text for Mac? Enolsoft PDF to Text for Mac is a simple yet efficient tool which is specifically tailored for Mac users to convert both native and scanned PDF files to text format to get a head start on new project, allows Mac users to save PDF files as Text documents with no Acrobat or Acrobat Reader applications required. Just add the PDF files to Enolsoft PDF to Text for Mac and hit “Convert”, Enolsoft PDF to Text for Mac will convert your PDF files to Text at very high speed and converts with good accuracy. Besides, it also supports to batch convert multiple Adobe PDF documents at a time, as well as convert any specific pages.

Step 1, Download Enolsoft PDF to Text for Mac from Enolsoft Official Website. 

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Step 2, Click “Add File” button or drag-n-drop to load in scanned PDF files.

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Step 3, Tick the box for OCR capability, and select languages.

But notice that, if your scanned PDF is in “Dutch”, you need to select the OCR language as “Dutch”. Step 4, Click “Convert” button to start convert scanned PDF to Text format on Mac.