iText - OCR & Translator 4+

Recognize text in images


    • 4.4 • 150 Ratings
    • Free
    • Offers In-App Purchases



iText could recognize and translate text from any image.

It's so easy to take image.

- Use iText's built-in tool to capture any screen.
- Drag an image to iText's icon in menu bar.
- Select an image file.
- Auto merge text when continuously recognize.

The recognition result is very accurate.

- Powered by Google online OCR service, support 50+ languages.
- Auto detect paragraphs, optimize layout.
- Could preview the original picture for easy proofing.

Auto translate the recognition result.

- Powered by Google Translate service, support 100+ languages.

Simple and efficient:

- No Dock needed, only exists in the menu bar.
- Support a variety of shortcuts, easy to operate.

You can recognize 20 images for free each month, or subscribe iText Pro to unlimitedly recognize. The subscription will be auto-renew which can be stopped 1 day before the end of the current period.

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* The image will be uploaded to Google's server to recognize.

What’s New

Version 1.8.1

Performance improvement and bug fixing.

Ratings and Reviews

4.4 out of 5
150 Ratings

150 Ratings

Sunshine-57 ,

Works Better Than Google Tranlator

When I try using Google Translate to translate a web page with a link inn it, Google say that the linked page is not valid. But, when I use the iText to translathe same page, it will translate the whole page and the also translates the link on the page also. Works Very Well!! Love it.

Developer Response ,

Glad to know you like iText. Welcome recommend to your friends who also need it, thanks in advance. 🤝

smartmyself ,

Wonderful ORC Product!

Conclusion: Recognition is good in general but need tiny adjustment. Handwriting recognition should be improved.

To be frank, I’m a loyal user of Mr. Zheng’s product family. And this new product “iText" really amaze me.
To back it firmly, I did some test. From easy to hard are word typed in onenote, image from google image and handwriting in onenote.
It performs English recognition outstandingly. I just tried using it in my onenote notes, with Helvetica Neue as well as times new roman. the result is good but it could be better. quite often the app mis-recognized the case of the word like “Modeling a project” to “MOdeling a project”. Besides, it fails to recognize return symbol “\n” and space symbol.

As for image recognition, that’s perfect, except you have to do some little revise manually. And the “little” is really “little” within human’s scale lol.

However, when it comes to handwriting recognition, the test result is far from satisifying… It even recognized some symbols as Chinese characters, that’s funny. But I still can see its potentiality.

Anyway, it is still a good app, as before, as always.

Developer Response ,

Hi, glad to know you like iText :)

To be honest, the recognition work is done by Google. iText mainly work on optimizing the result from Google, e.g., remove extra space, capitalize the first letter, etc. And you're right, Google's handwriting ability isn't that good now.

Michokes- ,

Super useful

I get a lot of letters in German which I can't understand, and since they're images I couldn't select them... until I found this app 😊 Now it's as easy as selecting, and I get the text instantly scanned AND translated. Hooray!

The only thing I'd like is for the UI to share the translated text differently (like Google Translate does) so it's easier to tell them apart.

Developer Response ,

Hi, glad to know iText is helpful for you 😀Get your point for the UI.

Welcome recommend to your friends who also need it, thanks in advance 🤝

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