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How to OCR a PDF on Windows

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To edit image based PDFs you require a software that has an OCR technology. The OCR feature enable you to digitize your document and save you time of retyping document. You will be able to edit and extract content from the image-based document. In this article our focus will be on how to OCR a PDF on Windows.

Best PDF OCR Tool for Handling Scanned PDF

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Wondershare PDFelement is a comprehensive tool which comes with leading edge OCR that makes it possible to edit scanned PDFs and perform PDF text recognition. Its OCR recognizes multiple languages used globally. This tool allows you to convert your scanned PDF files to other document formats with OCR.

It also has many other features:

  • Edits texts, change pictures, change font size, modify color, add pages, add links and much more.
  • Converts PDF files to format like Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Text, HTML, Rich Text and image etc.
  • Creates PDF files from blank documents, existing PDFs, images and HTML formats etc.
  • Fills out interactive and non-interactive fields in a form or create new forms.
  • Protects your PDF from being viewed, copied, edited or new content being pasted.

Check the Video Tutorial

How to Apply OCR to PDF on Windows

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