Converter from jpg to text

Paul Smith phhs80 at
Sun Jun 3 14:06:29 UTC 2007

On 6/3/07, Steve Searle <steve at> wrote:
> > Thanks, Tim, but I feel that I was not clear enough. Attached is a
> > tiny jpg file: how to extract, as text,
> I assume that OCR software would do it.  But I haven't used any for
> years, not since playing around with whatever Windows software came with
> my first scanner.
> Maybe one of these:

Thanks to all. I have meanwhile used gocr, which works perfectly with
the tiny example that I have posted. However, it does not work very
fine with other examples. Is there some way of improving the
resolution of a low-resolution picture in order to have gocr working


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