There is lot of instance wherein you would require some text which needs to be extracted from an image. If we have OCR (Optical Character Recognition) Software in our system then we can do this task with ease or else we will have to end up typing the entire stuff. There are good OCR software available online like Google Docs, ABBYY FineReader, OnlineOCR etc. These online image conversion tools are good but always have certain limitations and few do charge for text conversion. Today we are going to know about OneNote 2007 – a package in MS Office 2007 which can be used to Extract Text From Pictures.
How to Extract Text From Picture or Image for Free using OneNote 2007
OneNote 2007 is one of the packages which come with MS Office 2007. Many of you are unaware of this package since we don’t know the features of OneNote 2007. OneNote has lot of awesome features like drawing, video recording, table creation, OCR etc. Today we are going to use OneNote’s OCR feature to Extract Text From Image for free.
Extract Text From Picture or Image for Free
You should have Microsoft Office 2007 installed to do this task.
Step 1: Go to Start and Run Microsoft Office OneNote 2007
As you can see from the above steps that it is very easy to use OneNote and extract text from image. I have also used an image which is not very clear but still the output is very good. I won’t advice OneNote for doing big text to image conversion work because image to text conversion is just one of its features. So you can’t expect high end OCR features in OneNote.
OneNote is still one of the best applications to have for small image to text conversion work. Just try OneNote along with all its features and post in your comments or suggestions here.