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How to Convert Scanned PDF to EPUB

Need to convert scanned PDF to EPUB, so that you can easily put the file on iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch for reading? To do that, just take a look at here.

Emma Shaw
Posted by Emma Shaw | @Emma Shaw | Category: PDF Converting Tips
Published: May 18,2015 17:39 pm / Updated: Aug 28,2015 17:34 pm

To convert scanned PDF to EPUB, an OCR based PDF tool is needed. Only with the OCR (Optical Character Recognition) technology, it is able to recognize the text in the scanned PDF files. To save your time in searching for such kind of an app, I recommend Wondershare PDFelement, a professional PDF app to convert any scanned PDF to EPUB format. Below is how to convert scanned PDF to EPUB accurately and quickly on Wondershare PDFelement in Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows XP and Windows Vista.


Step 1: Download the PDF to Epub Converter - Wondershare PDFelement

Click the download button on the right to download Wondershare PDFelement installation package. After the download, install it on your computer. To convert scanned PDF to EPUB, you should click the the OCR button under the Home menu to enable the OCR feature. If you're a Mac user, try Wondershare PDFelement for Mac to convert scanned PDF to EPUB.


Step 2: Perform OCR 

After you successfully enabled the OCR feature, click the OPEN button to open the scanned PDF that you're going to convert to EPUB. The moment you open a scanned PDF, a pop-up will ask you to select the OCR Recognition Language and perform OCR. Choose the right language for the scanned PDF and click Perform OCR. It only takes a few seconds to finish the progress. 

perform ocr to scanned pdf

Step 3: Convert scanned PDF to EPUB

Go to the Convert menu and select To Epub. And then in the pop-up, set a new folder to save the output EPUB eBook and click Save. This is it! In a second, you'll see the EPUB in the output folder. What a miracle, right?

scanned pdf to epub

Benefits of converting scanned PDF to EPUB:

  • Make the eBook content reflowable;
  • Make it possible to zoom in or zoom out the eBook on iPad and iPhone;
  • Enhance reading experience on iPod touch, iPhone 6 and iPad mini.

Check the Video Tutorial of How to Convert a Scanned PDF to EPUB


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