OCR librarys

Larry Bates larry.bates at websafe.com
Mon Sep 12 19:17:13 CEST 2005


You need to specify a "platform" you will be running on.  I've had
good experience with ExperVision's RTK toolkit on Windows.  It is not
free, but it is very, very good.  Sometimes software is actually
worth paying for ;-).

Larry Bates


Timothy Smith wrote:
> i'm looking for ocr librarys with reasonably free licensing and the
> ablity to use python with them. c library's that i can call from python
> are acceptable.
> so far all i have run into is voodoo and wild claims. i've tried gocr,
> and it wasn't very impressive. i'm like to be able to ocr handwriting
> but it's not a major requirment. anyone with any pointers or idea's i'm
> all ears. i'd really not like to have to use somthing like imagemagick
> and start from scratch.



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