Tools for OCR. Optical character recognition (OCR) allows extracting textual content from images. It is mainly used for document numerization, to transcribe letters, handwritten or not.
OCR - Character Recognition - dCode
Tag(s) : Image Processing
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dCode does no allow to make character recognition from a file. However, here is a list of online tools that could help.
Free-OCR.com here (link) : online, free and fast, limited to 6Mo.
I2OCR here (link) : online, fast and free limited to 200dpi and 10Mo
Free Online OCR here (link) : online, free, a bit slow
DevTools360 here (link) : online, many languages
New OCR here (link) : online, fast, free, with a crop selection.
Online OCR here (link) : online, free, limited to 4Mo.
Google Docs here (link) : require a Google Account, by opening an image or a PDF in Docs.
To identify a specific font used in a document, an image or a PDF, here is a bunch of websites:
What Font Is here (link) : free, images < 1.8 Mo and 80000 font library.
Identifont here (link) : free, developed by MIT.
What The Font here (link) : free, online, images < 2 Mo.
Example: dCode uses Courier font
Today (2016) there are no reliable handwriting recognition software.
It is nevertheless possible to make live recognition of handwritten characters (ie: writing with a connected pen)