Text Extractor helps you turn scanned PDF documents, digital images into searchable and editable text content. It can eliminate your retyping effort by the advanced OCR (Optical character recognition) technology, which can recognize text from image accurately and extract text content efficiently.

**Free demo version is available on our official website**

Key Features:

* Convert PDF and image into searchable and editable text content
It's frustrated if you got an scanned PDF or image file, you'll have to retype them over manually if you want to get the information. With Text Extractor, you can unlock text content, easily get and use the information locked in PDF files.

* Advanced OCR Feature
When you scan a paper document and save it as PDF or image file, actually the whole content will be captured as image instead of text and font information, OCR tech is used for text recognition. Accuracy is the core of an OCR app, Text Extract's recognition accuracy can reach up to 90% if the source file has high quality. Save your time from correcting error after conversion.

* Intuitive interface, easy-to-use
OCR conversion is not an easy task, but with the easy-to-use interface, you can finish extraction in fewer steps.
1. Open a PDF or image file,
2. Select document language,
3. Click 'Extract' button to start OCR recognition,
4. Done, you can copy the text to clipboard or export it as .txt file.

* Wide Range of Supported Languages
Text Extract can detect 10 languages, including English, French, German, Italian, Swedish, Russian, Polish, Dutch, Spanish, Portuguese.

* Efficient Conversion At Greater Speed
Text Extractor efficiently converts large PDF documents and images into editable and searchable text, and deliver the converted text content faster. If OCR is not enabled, it takes less than 1 sec to extract each page.

And it lets you edit and modify the extracted text content directly in the built-in text editor, you can copy the content into clipboard and export as plain text (.txt).

* Here are something you can do for improving OCR results:
- Please increase the resolution to 300 dpi for standard printed text, and higher for small font,
- Rotate the page to the correct orientation before performing OCR.
- Choose the correct document language,
- Select the areas you don't want to extract can increase conversion accuracy and efficiency, such as image and charts etc.

If you have any questions or feedback, please do not hesitate to contact our support team via, thanks!

Ratings and Reviews

3.3 out of 5
31 Ratings

31 Ratings

randomized77 ,

Very nice app!

Love the clean look and the interface is very user friendly. It is missing a couple of features that you would find on nearly any other app these days, the first is Drag and Drop to open files, and and the second is the option to close a file when you’re done with it. Overall very happy with this app though.

treehuggingartisttherapy ,

Great App, simple to use, and quite accurate!

I plan to use this for extracting text from pages I have highlighted in my school books. I have a mac with OS 10.6.8 and an HP all in one scanner C4480.
I scanned the book page with 400 dpi and saved as a pdf image file. I launched Text Extractor and opened the file and the interface was simple. It extracted the text even though it was highlighted with orange flourescent sharpie with few missing characters. I copied and pasted the text into a word doc. It was easy and effective! Need to play around with my scanner settings to get the best image quality, but I have high hopes. Thanks for making my student work so much easier!

bluecodz ,

Slow, innacurate and can’t save PDF as searchable PDF

The product is slow.

Slow would be okay if it were more accurate. It claims to be 90+% accurate. It wasn’t for the PDFs I tried.

And finally, most people don’t just scan a PDF and the OCR with the expectation of extracting a few works here or there. They would like the PDF to be searchable. This functionality is either missing or too hard to find. Either way, it should support saving searchable PDFs.


Gerald Ni
69.5 MB

OS X 10.6 or later, 64-bit processor



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