OCR on linux

Daniel Dalton d.dalton at iinet.net.au
Thu Apr 24 23:45:20 UTC 2008

On Thu, 24 Apr 2008, Willem van der Walt wrote:

> The different ocr engines differ on which formats they supported, but
> install imagemagic and use a command like
> convert file.jpg file.png
> to get the image into the correct format for the engine.

Oh ok. I'll give it a try.

> ocropus used to require png but I susspect now-a-days it might accept
> other image formats too.


If I was to buy a new scanner what model is the easiest to set up and the 
best supported?
What one would you recommend?

Daniel Dalton

<d.dalton at iinet.net.au>

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