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Use OCR PDF feature to convert PDF scans to searchable files, to save as Office editable formats in order to manage and categorize different kinds of collected data.
Batch convert downloaded web pages with OCR to make them searchable and extract data.
Read academic journals, many of which are pictures, use PDFelement OCR function to highlight sentences and search keywords in articles to improve research efficiency.
How to convert scanned PDF to editable PDF?
FAQs about OCR PDF
How to make PDF searchable?
It’s quick and easy to convert a PDF file into searchable and editable text using Wondershare PDFelement. Follow these steps:
Step 1. Install and run the original version of PDFelement on your Windows or macOS computer.
Step 2. Next, tap OCR PDF to browse and upload your PDF file. You’ll see a pop-up window where you’ll set the Scan Option as “Scan to searchable text in image.” You can also select the Page Range and Language Recognition before clicking Apply.
Step 3. PDFelement will scan and analyze your PDF document. Now proceed to edit your PDF with more texts, image overlays, website links, signatures, feedback, and more.
Is there any free OCR software?
There are many OCR programs to install online. But most of these OCR services are not free. So, if you’re looking for a free OCR service, install Wondershare PDFelement and OCR all your PDF files, including scanned images. PDFelement is amazingly simple, as you don’t need special OCR skills to scan and edit your OCR file. Give it a try!
How do I convert scanned PDF to Word?
PDFelement lets you convert scanned PDF to an editable Word file. Here are the steps:
Step 1. Run PDFelement and then click OCR PDF to upload PDF and OCR it.
Step 2. After scanning and editing your PDF file, click the Convert button at the top menu bar. You’ll see multiple output options, including Word, Excel, Text, PPT, and more. In this case, choose Word.
Step 3. Name your file, choose a destination path, and convert it to PDF. It’s that easy!
How do I OCR a PDF without Adobe?
To perform OCR on a PDF file without Adobe on Windows and Mac, you can use a desktop PDF editor like PDFelement, which can scan a PDF file and make it editable and searchable. Or you can use an online OCR tool to OCR scanned PDF without downloading software.