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Ocrad is an OCR (Optical Character Recognition) program based on a feature extraction method

Ocrad_1Ocrad is an optical character recognition program, developed as part of the GNU Project.

Ocrad 0.18 for Linux released

Based on a feature extraction method, it reads images in portable pixmap formats and produces text in byte (8-bit) or UTF-8 formats. Also included is a layout analyzer, able to separate the columns or blocks of text normally found on printed pages. Ocrad can be used as a stand-alone command-line application, or as a back-end to other programs. Like all GNU software it is free software, and is licensed under the GNU GPL.
Kooka, which is the KDE environment's default scanning application can use Ocrad as its OCR engine.

Introduction
GNU Ocrad is an OCR (Optical Character Recognition) program based on a feature extraction method. It reads images in pbm (bitmap), pgm (greyscale) or ppm (color) formats and produces text in byte (8-bit) or UTF-8 formats.

Also includes a layout analyser able to separate the columns or blocks of text normally found on printed pages.

Ocrad can be used as a stand-alone console application, or as a backend to other programs.

Documentation
The manual is available in the info system of the GNU Operating System. Use info to access the top level info page. Use info ocrad to access the ocrad section directly.

An online manual for ocrad can be found here.

Download
The latest released version of GNU Ocrad can be found in the subdirectory /gnu/ocrad/ on your favorite GNU mirror. For other ways to obtain ocrad, please read How to get GNU Software. The latest released version will be the most recent version available at http://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/ocrad/.

Old versions and testing versions can be found at http://download.savannah.gnu.org/releases/ocrad/.

How to Get Help
For general discussion of bugs in ocrad the mailing list bug-ocrad@gnu.org is the most appropriate forum. Please send messages as plain text. Please do not send messages encoded as HTML nor encoded as base64 MIME nor included as multiple formats. Please include a descriptive subject line. If all of the subject are "bug in ocrad" it is impossible to differentiate them.

An archive of the bug report mailing list is available at http://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/bug-ocrad.

How to Help
To contact the author, either to report a bug or to contribute fixes or improvements, send mail to bug-ocrad@gnu.org. Please send messages as plain text. If posting patches they should be in unified diff format against the latest version. They should include a text description.

See also the ocrad project page at Savannah.



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