FYI, tesseract works with many languages, and more than one at the same time.
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.
> 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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