Lios – ocr software

linux-intelligent-ocr-solution (Lios) is a free and open source software for converting print into text using either a scanner or a camera.

It can also produce text from other sources such as PDFs, images, or folders containing images.

The software offers accessibility for visually impaired.

Features include:

  • Single scan & Repeated Scanning.
  • Ocr Folder.
  • Ocr PDF.
  • Ocr image only.
  • Cam-Scan and Cam-Reader.
  • Scan-for-image-only & repeatedly.
  • Full graphical user interface environment.
  • Selection of starting page number, page numbering mode and number of pages to scan.
  • Selection of scan area, brightness, resolution and time between repeated scanning.
  • Full auto rotation.
  • Brightness optimizer.
  • Audio converter.
  • Skew correction.
  • Text highlighting.
  • Find and Replace.
  • Supports 5 OCR engines (Tesseract, Cuneiform, GOCR, OCRAD and OCRopus).
  • Good text manipulation with Find, Go-To-Page, Go-To-Line, Append file, Punch File.
  • Display preferences for Low vision.
  • Dictionary support for English (Artha).
  • Beta version of spellchecker.
  • Provision for submitting issues.
  • Supports 24 languages.

Support: GitHub code repository
Developer: LIOS Development Team
License: GNU General Public License v3.0


Lios is written in Python. Learn Python with our recommended free books and free tutorials.

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