Last Updated on July 24, 2023
GOCR is an optical character recognition program which is released under the GNU General Public License. It reads images in many formats and outputs a text file.
A simple graphical frontend written in Tcl/Tk and some sample files are provided.
Gocr is also able to recognize and translate barcodes.
- Functions well with different frontends, or can be used as a standalone command-line tool.
- Handles single-column sans-serif fonts of 20–60 pixels in height.
- Image formats supported: PNM, PBM, PGM, PPM, PCX, and TGA.
- With the optional NetPBM installed, GOCR can support: PNG, JPG, TIFF, GIF and BMP.
- Using gzip and bzip2 GOCR handles: pnm.gz, pnm.bz2.
- No requirement to train the program, or store large font bases.
Developer: Jörg Schulenburg
License: GNU General Public License v2.0
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