How to extract text from scanned PDF files?

hi, I was reading this post:

http://www.verypdf.com/wordpress/201308/how-can-i-extract-text-from-pdf-files-using-visual-basic-38032.html

and you said: "But when you need to process image PDF, please use the one with OCR function."

so, I am in case have scanned images PDF files; how to use: "the one with OCR function."
can you provide links please to that tool? and how much single license?

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You can use following software to convert a scanned PDF file to text file,

PDF to Text OCR Converter Command Line,
http://www.verypdf.com/app/pdf-to-text-ocr-converter/try-and-buy.html
http://www.verypdf.com/pdf2txt/pdf2txtocrcmd.zip

After you downloaded it, you can run following command lines to convert your scanned PDF file to text file,

pdf2txtocr.exe -layout C:\in.pdf C:\out.txt
pdf2txtocr.exe -ocr C:\in.pdf C:\out.txt

You can also choose "VeryPDF OCR to Any Converter Command Line" software,

http://www.verypdf.com/app/ocr-to-any-converter-cmd/try-and-buy.html#buy
http://www.verypdf.com/dl2.php/ocr2any_cmd.zip

after you downloaded "VeryPDF OCR to Any Converter Command Line" software, you can run following command line to convert your scanned PDF file to text file,

ocr2any.exe D:\test.pdf D:\out.txt
ocr2any.exe -ocr2 D:\test.pdf D:\out.txt

You can use above two software to extract text from scanned PDF files and save to text files easily.

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One Response to How to extract text from scanned PDF files?

  1. VeryPDF says:

    Yes thanks so much for the explanations!
    But still have 2 questions:
    1- are these software free to use or must buy license to avoid limitations?
    2- can any of them extract SPANISH scanned documents to text files or apply for English language only?

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    >>1- are these software free to use or must buy license to avoid limitations?

    You need buy each of them to avoid limitations.

    >>2- can any of them extract SPANISH scanned documents to text files or apply for English language only?

    These software are all support SPANISH and other 10+ languages.

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