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Recognize Text in Scanned PDFs with AI-Powered OCR

UPDF's OCR technology offers accurate results with a support of 38 languages. Convert your scanned PDFs, paper documents and images, to searchable and editable PDFs with the exquisite tool. (The Mac with Intel Chip version doesn't support OCR yet.)

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Convert Scanned PDFs to Searchable and Editable PDFs with 3 Layouts Using OCR

UPDF offers customers the best OCR (what is OCR) quality with 3 output layouts to fulfill different needs. It allows you to extract textual information from an image, edit scanned PDFs, and make PDFs searchable.

Text and pictures only

This form of layout in OCR provides the option of converting text and pictures to searchable and editable content. While the file is smaller in size, there is no transparent image layer present that keeps the formatting intact. Thus, the converted file can be different from the original one.

Text and pictures only

Text over the page image

In this layout format, the illustrations and images of the PDF file will remain intact as a layer under the text of the document. While the text can be edited and searched, this layout format maintains the original formatting of the document. How to edit a scanned PDF >>

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Text under the page image

For this OCR layout, the formatting of the document is maintained by putting up a layer above the text of the document. With this option, the text of the converted PDF can be searched; however, it cannot be edited.

Text under the page image

Text and pictures only

This form of layout in OCR provides the option of converting text and pictures to searchable and editable content. While the file is smaller in size, there is no transparent image layer present that keeps the formatting intact. Thus, the converted file can be different from the original one.

Text over the page image

In this layout format, the illustrations and images of the PDF file will remain intact as a layer under the text of the document. While the text can be edited and searched, this layout format maintains the original formatting of the document. How to edit a scanned PDF >>

Text under the page image

For this OCR layout, the formatting of the document is maintained by putting up a layer above the text of the document. With this option, the text of the converted PDF can be searched; however, it cannot be edited.

The Opposite Mode - Converting Searchable PDFs into Image-only PDFs

To make your PDF non-searchable and non-editable, UPDF helps you turn it into an image-only PDF. With the advanced MRC-based image compression algorithm, change the PDF to an image-only doc, while decreasing the file size without tampering the quality.

An Opposite Mode - Turn Searchable PDFs into Image-only PDF

Support to the Highest Number of OCR Languages in the Market

One of UPDF OCR tool's major highlights is its ability to detect more than 38 languages. While providing all generic options of languages, including English, French, German, and Italian etc, it also supports bilingual documents and allows you to select multiple language sets.

State-of-the-Art OCR Tool in the Current Industry

You can find the most accurate results with swiftness while recognizing text in scanned PDFs with the OCR tool. The quality of the files is exceptional in terms of the size of the output document it provides.

Up to 99% Accuracy

The advanced technology offered by UPDF provides high-accuracy results up to 99% in numbers.

Smaller Size Output with High Quality

The size of the converted PDF document is much smaller than its original after conversion with OCR.

Higheset OCR Speed

The OCR tool offered by UPDF is an absolute time-saver, as it easily converts scanned PDFs of any size.

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macOS

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