[ubuntu-uk] OCR ....

Barry Drake bdrake at crosswire.org
Mon Dec 6 20:41:51 GMT 2010

On Mon, 2010-12-06 at 20:18 +0000, Bruno Girin wrote:
> OCRFeeder is another option: it is in the Ubuntu repo, uses Tesseract as
> a default back-end and can be installed from the software centre. I
> haven't used it extensively so I have no idea how it compares to
> gscan2pdf.

Hmm ... at first look, it compares quite favourably.  It is pretty
similar in many ways; next time I want to do some OCR work, I'll do a
better comparison and see which I prefer.  OCR feeder is no longer in
the Uubntu repo.  I got it from the OCRfeeder website.  Thanks for the

Barry Drake.
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