I believe they both have demos.
Omnipage had a bug for years, perhaps more than a decade. I
don't know if it has been corrected. When decolumnizing two
or more columns of print on a page or when decolumnizing two
pages scanned as though it was one page, parts of sentences
would be misplaced. Fine Reader never had this bug. I see no
reason to assume that Omnipage is generally better. It may be
roughly equivalent in terms of quality but if that bug still
remains, that is a serious detraction, especially since a lot
of PDF documents have more than one column that is going to be
But if both have
demos and you try them, be sure you use some PDF documents you
know have at least two columns that must be decolumnized.
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Thursday, February 28, 2019 5:30 PM
Subject: Re: [nvda] Windows OCR Programs for jpg
and pdf files
Thank you adrian. I've heard of OmniPage, and remember it being
the defacto for many before Finereader came along.
All suggestions are welcome.
On 2/28/2019 3:13 PM, ADRIAN POCOCK
One outstanding piece of software is OmniPage Ultimate.
It also has the ability to convert a document into mp3.
Depends if you want to spend a lot or not, if you are going
to use it a lot then maybe or use an android phone using adobe
and acrobat apps together which does work well but a bit of a
Hope this helps a bit.
Best Adrian Pocock.
On 28/02/2019 21:52, Kwork wrote:
I'm looking for a good and NVDA accessible OCR
program that will work on jpg and pdf files. I've heard that
ABBYY FineReader has been recommended in the past, but
wondered what would fill my needs now. I don't have a physical
scanner, so that's not a consideration at this time. Thank