ClearScan vs Image+Text OCR using Acrobat 9

By Rick Borstein, Mark Middleton – January 25, 2010


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Optical Character Recognition (OCR) takes image-only PDFs and makes them searchable. A side benefit is that once a file is made searchable, you can export to an editable format like Word or RTF. Acrobat 9 can OCR in 42 different languages. This video looks at ClearScan, a new "flavor" of OCR in Acrobat 9 that smooths out text and accelerates printing.

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