Question:We have an application here at Verizon Wireless that we would like to have convert PDF files that are images into a better PDF file that an associate can use to copy and paste with (about 1,000 files a day)... The application will live on the server side (one license). Thank You,
Answer: According to your needs, there are two choices available on VeryPDF website. You can either use VeryPDF Image to PDF OCR Converter Command Line or VeryPDF OCR to Any Converter Command Line. Both of those two software can help you convert image PDF to searchable PDF which allows you to do copy and paste on it. In the following part, I will try to compare them for you, hoping you can make a right choice.
- Main functions:this software can help you make searchable PDF from images, image PDF with OCR by command line. And it can also be used to convert image to PDF directly. This software place more emphasis on converting image and image PDF to searchable PDF file. And there is no other output formats supported by this software.
- Price: Server License-->$399.00
- If your main work is to convert image to PDF and do not have other specified needs, this software is enough for you.
- Usage and some parameters:
Usage: img2pdf [options] <Image-file> [<PDF-file>]
-ocr <int> :create full-text searchable PDF file
-tsocr : use tesseract-ocr engine
-tsocrlang <string> : set language for tesseract-ocr engine
-ocrtxt <string> : export OCRed text to a text file
-ocrtxtxy <string> : export OCRed text with X, Y coordinate to a text file
-nopdf : do not create PDF file, it is useful when you use '-ocrtxt' parameter
-plaintextpdf : convert scanned image files or PDF files to pure text based PDF files
-ocr2 <string> : this option is only available for internal use
-addtextlayerintopdf <string> :this option is only available for internal use
B. OCR to Any Converter Command Line
- Main functions: this software can be used to batch convert scanned PDF, TIFF and Image files (JPEG, JPG, PNG, BMP, GIF, PCX, TGA, PBM, PNM, PPM) to editable Word, Excel, CSV, HTML, TXT, Pure Text Layer PDF, Invisible Text Layer PDF, etc. formats. And it supports more OCR modes and languages. Compare with the first software, this one has more powerful function when process table image PDF to searchable PDF file.
- Price: Server License $395.00 And the price is a little lower than the first one.
- This software is good when convert scan image, image PDF, especially black & white files to editable word, Excel , searchable PDF and others output. This software also can be used as image formats changer say from tiff to png and others. This software was developed later than the first one, so it takes more advanced technology.
Now let us check the conversion effect from the following snapshot.
Both of the software functions and detail usage have been stated on our website or you can search related knowledge in our knowledge base. After trying, I guess your experience can give you the right choice. During the using, if you have any question, please contact us as soon as possible.