Re: k1000 saved my pdf bacon twice in 2 days

Dennis Clark

Hello Mary

I still use Kurzweil for almost everything on my PC. That program alone is the only reason why I still use windows at all instead of moving to the Mac.

I'm happy to hear it worked for you.

All the best,


On 8/13/2022 3:04 PM, Mary Otten wrote:
For anybody who used k1000 and still has it around, even though you don't actually scan books any more, think twice before deleting.

Yesterday, I got a pdf file that turned out to be images; I imported it into voice dream reader on my phone, which usually does a decent job with ocr. Not that time. The file turned out absolute junk, just random letters, and it was very short, whereas the actual pdf is 8 or 9 pages. K1000 did not a perfect ocr job, but pretty darned good, more than enough to allow me to understand the text.

Then there was a file that was not an image file at all, but for some reason, it opened in Acrobat reader dc and just read random letters, but K1000 worked perfectly. I have no clue why, but it makes me glad I can still open that program and use it, even though I do not have a desktop scanner any more.


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