Scan a Word – OCR for Windows 10

Scan a Word - OCR for Windows 10
Developer’s Description
By Heinrich Ulbricht
‘Scan a Word – OCR” allows you to take a photo of a word from a book or magazine and convert it to a word you can copy and paste. Why should you want this? When learning foreign languages you might read words in a book you want to translate. There are many apps for translating, but you have still have to type the word. Typing can be tedious especially if it involves switching the on-screen keyboard to another language. So let’s automate it. “Scan a Word – OCR” fills the gap by recognizing words in photos, allowing you to copy these words to other apps, for example for translation.


take a photo of a word. use one of two OCR engines to do character recognition. offline OCR for 21 languages (using Microsoft OCR library). online OCR for more languages (using Google Drive OCR) Notes: When Google Drive is used as an OCR (optical character recognition) service you will be asked once to log in to your Google account. The app uploads an image, Drive does the processing and the app deletes the image afterwards. The app size is pretty high due to the offline OCR capability for multiple languages.

What does install from ISO mean?

--An ISO installation file is a collection of individual files and folders on an installation DVD combined into a single file.

How do I work an ISO file?

--You can open the ISO file using File Explorer or Windows Explorer in the pop-up menu. Next, select the disc image burn command. The Windows Disc Image Burner tool should appear and point to your CD/DVD drive. Click the Burn button to continue.

How install from ISO file in Windows?

--Right-click the ISO image file and select Mount from the menu. It will open the file like a DVD. Next, you'll see an entry for your drive letter in Windows Explorer. Browse to the location of the setup file and double-click it to begin your installation.

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