OwlOCR 5 command line interface (CLI)
In OwlOCR 5, a command line interface (CLI) is provided for the first time. CLIs are very powerful for integration as you can call them from practically anywhere to integrate them deeper to your process, for example calling OwlOCR from a Hazel or Alfred workflow.
How to create searchable PDFs from photos, images and PDF files in MacOS Finder
OwlOCR has provided the tools to do this before, but with version 4.5 we are for the first time including Finder Extensions, a way to do the steps above quickly and easily, right from the Finder.
OwlOCR v4.5, birthday edition 🎂🎉, released!
For the first time OwlOCR actions can be used directly from the Finder. Create searchable PDFs, extract text from files to clipboard or plain text files - with only a couple clicks needed in Finder.
Changing line spacing to correctly run OCR text recognition on double spaced documents on the Mac
Linespacing can vary a between sources and lead unnecessary line breaks in the results. By syncing the line spacing between the app settings and source document, the results can be improved.
Using post processing to improve OCR text recognition results
While in general the OCR engines do a pretty good job these days, none of them are unfortunately perfect. There's always a case where some word or character gets continuously incorrectly detected and one has to go back to fix it.
How to run OCR text recognition on an image on the Mac?
Running text recognition on images is a handy way to grab the text information from them. OwlOCR support images from clipboard, display or files.
How can I use OCR to capture text from the Mac screen?
Optical Character Recognition (OCR) can be used to capture text off the Mac screen. The processing can done right on your Mac for near instantaneous results, while ensuring privacy.
OwlOCR v4.4 released!
Another feature-packed release; post-processing, custom dictionary, more customization.
OwlOCR v4.3 released!
First feature release of 2021; wrapping, line spacing and multiple languages!
How I turned lockdown into a side project and why you should too
Death. Disease. Unemployment. Missed games and events. Disneyland closed. Weddings canceled. All bad? No!👇🏼