How do I use PyTesser and Tesseract OCR in Ubuntu with Python?
tesseract-ocr It is an optical character reader as the name suggests it will try to read the characters from your input .n Tesseract installation n sudo apt-get install tesseract-ocr code pytesser and python-tesseract These are python wrapper classes that help you to use tesseract-ocr in your python program. PyTesser is for windows only and this project only reached to ..1 and abondoned since May 27 since you are on Ubuntu you aren't going to use it anyway. PIL Python Imaging Library it's not actively maintained and old so I suggest you to use Pillow which is an alternative to PIL. Both of these helps you manipulate with your to greyscale. code captcha = ('1') code code # Saving the to extract the characters in your terminaln $ python the_ (how it looks) the above code was a simple demonstration.
Is there some app in Python that can read real paper (e.g. documents, forms, etc.) and translate it to string?
These might help pytesser - OCR in Python using the Tesseract engine from Google - Google Project Hosting s python-tesseract - python wrapper class for tesseract OCR (Linux & Mac & Windows) - Google Project Hosting s ocropus - The OCRopus(tm) open source document analysis and OCR system - Google Project Hosting s
What are the best open-source OCR programs?
Online OnlineOCR is free Vivek Nath'sblogpostn n Examples of proprietary software The most popular OCR software are ABBYY FineReader Omnipage Readiris and Presto OCR but they're pretty expensive (starting at $1). A decent solution to perform OCR on a document is Microsoft Office Document Imaging included in Microsoft Office XP Microsoft Office OneNote 27 also lets you OCR imported images. A free online alternative is Scanr a site that lets you digitize documents by sending a mobile phone photo by email. source
Do you know any free software that ICR and OMR can do and can be automated with C#?
FreeOCR (for Windows) includes the Tesseract OCR engine. Both are free. I've tried it and it works well on good quality data. But that OCR. There's currently no free solution that can also do ICR and OMR.