We use and like Tesseract, as well.
> On Apr 18, 2016, at 8:29 AM, Stefano Bargioni <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> FYI, tesseract works with many languages, and more than one at the same time.
> From :
> -l lang
> The language to use. If none is specified, English is assumed.
> Multiple languages may be specified, separated by plus characters.
> Tesseract uses 3-character ISO 639-2 language codes. (See
> Additional languages must be installed manually, if I'm not wrong.
>  http://manpages.ubuntu.com/manpages/xenial/en/man1/tesseract.1.html
>> On 18 apr 2016, at 16:51, Rachel Gravel <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> Might anyone have some recommendations on good OCR software that is either
>> relatively cheap or free? We're looking to OCR some files for a digital
>> collection (platform still to be determined...) and wonder if there's a
>> more robust tool than Acrobat Pro that won't cost an arm and a leg.
>> Many thanks in advance for your expertise!
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