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How to Extract Text from an Image


Many scanners these days offer the option of saving scanned documents as images. So if you work in an office and scan a lot of documents you might end up with a lot of scanned images. There will certainly come a day when you will have to go over some of these scanned documents and maybe use parts of them for other projects. But here is the problem. You can't select text directly from an image. You would need a software that does Optical Character Recognition (OCR) and can extract the text from your image. But software like that are usually very expensive, hard to use and they rarely offer tutorials that simply show you how to extract text from an image.


What you need is an easy-to-use software that can get this job done with just a few clicks of the mouse and also does not cost very much. This is where 3StepPDF comes in with its intuitive interface and powerful OCR engine. With 3StepPDF, extracting text from an image is as simple as 1, 2, 3. If you want to learn how to extract text from an image fast and easy please take a look at the video below.





As you can see in the above video tutorial, extracting text from an image can be very simple if you use 3StepPDF. You just have to select the desired image, select the language of the scanned document and press the Extract Text button. After just a few seconds the extracted text will appear in the text editor. The you can modify it in any way you want and when you are ready you can export it as a PDF document or as a plain TXT file.


So why spend the big bucks on expensive software with dozens of complicated features when all you need is a basic OCR software? If you are wondering how to extract text from an image without spending a lot of money or time then 3StepPDF is exactly what you are looking for.