A Lightweight MacOS Screenshot OCR Software

Updated on January 20, 2024 View Times: 3009

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TextSniper is finally available for free, a lightweight macOS screenshot OCR software that can extract any text on the Mac screen that cannot be selected or copied.


TextSniper main functions:

  • Convert different image formats to text (JPEG, PNG, GIF, TIFF, BMP, etc.).
  • Extract text from non-searchable PDF files without processing the entire document.
  • Read text from images, PDF documents, photos, Zoom meetings or any other source.
  • Text such as e-books or online articles.
  • Quickly extract emails, links, phone numbers and more.
  • Capture text in video games or convert it to speech.
  • Read QR or barcode.
  • Quickly generate alternative text from screenshots and play speech.

Functional features of TextSniper:

  • OCR technology on your device. No internet connection required.
  • Instant text recognition. No need to upload files to the app. OCR files or files are saved in real time.
  • High accuracy and performance to process any document.
  • Recognize very small text even on images of low quality or with dense backgrounds.
  • customizable. Custom keyboard shortcuts to extract text with various options.
  • You can have TextSniper speak recognizable text when needed.
  • Supports optical character recognition in multiple languages: English, Spanish, French, German, Portuguese, Italian, Traditional and Simplified Chinese.
  • Use your iPad or iPhone device's camera to quickly capture a photo or scan text from a document.
  • Fully compatible with macOS Big Sur and optimized for Apple's M1 chip.

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