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Transform Scanned PDFs Instantly with AI Powered OCR

UPDF OCR feature enables you to turn image-based PDFs into searchable and editable formats.

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Turn Scanned Documents Into Searchable and Editable PDFs

Text Recognition

Convert Scanned PDF

Support 38+ Language

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Batch OCR

Handwritten Text

Recognize Text with AI-powered OCR

  • Convert image text within scanned documents into editable text
  • Support text recognition for multiple languages
  • Allow users to modify, copy, paste, and perform other operations on the recognized text

Convert Scanned PDFs with 3 Layouts Using OCR

  • Convert text into searchable content
  • Keep Images Intact When Converting Text to Editable and Searchable Content
  • Convert text and pictures to searchable and editable content

Automatic Language Detection

  • Intelligently detect the language used in scanned documents
  • Accommodate text recognition needs in various language environments

Output Files with Exceptional Quality

  • Achieve a recognition accuracy rate of up to 99.99%
  • Enable text proofreading, layout adjustments, and other operations

Transform Multiple Scanned Files into Editable Files

  • Support simultaneous processing of multiple scanned files
  • Enable batch conversion of large numbers of scanned files

Supports the Recognition of Handwritten Text

  • Convert scanned handwritten notes or documents
  • Edit scanned handwritten documents

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FAQs For OCR Scanning

1.How can I turn scanned documents into searchable and editable PDFs?

Yes, you should consider using the OCR feature offered by UPDF for turning scanned documents into editable PDFs. It provides two options for using the OCR technology, where it converts the document into a "Searchable PDF" or "Image-only PDF."

2.What languages are supported by the OCR tool of UPDF?

UPDF provides a total of 38 languages in its OCR tool which includes, Belarusian, Chinese Simplified, Chinese Traditional, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Dutch (Belgian), English, Finnish, French, German, German (Luxembourg), German (New Spelling), Greek, Hebrew, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Japanese (Modern), Korean, Korean (Hangul), Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Portuguese (Brazilian), Romanian, Russian, Russian (Old Spelling), Russian with Stress Marks, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Turkmen (Cyrillic), Turkmen (Latin), Ukrainian, and Vietnamese. Along with that, it also provides 4 bilingual options of Chinese Simplified and English, Chinese Traditional and English, Japanese and English, and Korean and English in its OCR tool.

3.What can I do if I want to apply the OCR on a PDF document with multiple languages?

If your PDF document is bilingual and you want to make it editable and searchable, then you can select more than one language in the OCR tool of UPDF. UPDF also offers 4 bilingual languages, which are Chinese Simplified and English, Chinese Traditional and English, Japanese and English, and Korean. However, please note that if you select more than 3 languages in the OCR tool of UPDF, then the process of the OCR recognition might become slower.

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