If you want to convert an image to OpenOffice, you should convert the image to Doc document first, then save the Doc document as .ODT format which can be opened freely in OpenOffice.org Writer, NeoOffice Writer, etc.
Image to OpenOffice OCR Converter is a useful tool to convert image to Doc document. It can be used to set the file layout and choose output formats. Image to OpenOffice OCR Converter can recognize six kinds of different languages, including English, French, German, Italian, Spanish and Portuguese. With the best OCR (Optical Character Recognition) technology in the market, the application can do the conversion accurately and successfully in a short while.
Image to OpenOffice OCR Converter can be free to evaluate and you can download it via clicking here. If you need the full function version of the application, please buy a license for it. The link is only for the single-user personal license. You can download other three licenses at this website.
The main interface window form of Image to OpenOffice OCR Converter is presented in Figure 1. You can see that there is a table of file on the left of the form. To add image files, you can click the button "Add File(s)" or drag the image files from your computer and drop them in the table. You can also right click the mouse in the list and choose "Add files" option in dropdown list. If some image file doesn't need to be converted, you can remove it from the list by clicking on "Remove" button. "Remove All" button is used to remove all the image files.
On the left of the window form, you can see several group boxes. In "Output Options" group box, you can choose the layout format from options 1 to 7 or the supported languages from options 8 to 13. Which kind of language should be chosen depends on the language in original image file. In "Output Formats" group box, please click on "MS Word Document (*.DOC)" radio box to convert image to Doc document. If you want to browse the output document at the first time, please check the option "View after convert". Then click "Convert" button, which can help you to open "Browse for Folder" dialog box in which you can specify the location for output Doc document. Click "OK" to run the conversion.
The progress bar above the "Convert" button will give you the prompt of the conversion progress and the bar will be empty again when the conversion comes to the end.
Please check the Doc document to see whether there are wrong characters. If so, you can modify them to the right ones. If not, please use OpenOffice program to open the newly created Doc document in it. Please click "File"—"Save As" or use the hot key "Ctrl"+ "Shift"+ "S" to save the document as .ODT format file in "Save as type" combo box of popup "Save As" dialog box. Please see Figure2. Then the .ODT file can be opened and edited with any OpenOffice-compatible program.