Optical character recognition or OCR is the conversion of scanned documents of printed text into editable text file. It is widely used as a form of data entry from some sort of original paper data source, whether documents, sales receipts, mail, or any kind of scanned. It is a common method of digitizing printed texts, documents, sales receipts, mail or any scanned documents so that they can be electronically searched, edited, stored more compactly and displayed online.
Document Imaging SDK/ActiveX provides the OCR solution to transform scanned documents and images into editable searchable text files. Document Imaging SDK/ActiveX OCR also quick and accurate and ensuring the document's content remains intact. The ability to instantly search through content is extremely useful, especially in an office setting that has to deal with high volume scanned or fax document inflow.
In order to more accurate OCR result, an OCR Language Pack is available for Document Imaging SDK/ActiveX, which contains the character set for every major language. The OCR results will be better if the user uses the language the document written in.