XDA member yossio presents the first beta of TextRact for Android and Windows Mobile operating systems. This application will let you get the text associated with an image using the OCR (Optical Character Recognition) method. You can choose an image from your device or take a new one with the camera. Then, you will have access to the text. The Windows Mobile version features send text from image by mail, dial numbers, translate and save txt file. The developer recommends to use clear images to get good results. The Android version can be found on the market and WM is included in the original thread.
Please leave your feedback so future versions can be improved.
Originally posted by yossio
[APP] TextRact- OCR for Android and win-mo
TExtRact enables you to take a picture using you mobile phone’s camera, or choose one from a gallery and get the text from the picture.
pic to text: OCR in your hands !
using yossoft’s servers at: free-ocr.net
this is early Beta
please use clear images to get good results.
give us feedback at firstname.lastname@example.org
*send text from image by mail
*save txt file
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