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Learn how to convert pictures into text faster and more efficiently with these helpful tips, saving you time and effort.



How to convert pictures to text?

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If you want to quickly convert pictures to text, I recommend you to use Renee PDF Aide first. This software not only has a powerful format conversion function, but also supports fast conversion of pictures to text; it can also perform a series of editing operations on PDF files, which is very functional. variety. The following are the specific operation steps, hoping to help you get started as soon as possible.

1. Use Renee PDF Aide to convert pictures to text

What is Renee PDF Aide?
Renee PDF Aide , is a multifunctional tool software that integrates PDF file editing and format conversion. The software integrates advanced OCR (Optical Character Recognition) technology, which can convert scanned PDF files into common format files such as Word/Excel/PowerPoint/Image/HTML/TXT, and you can choose to convert the entire PDF document or PDF document Quickly convert specified pages in other formats, and the conversion speed can be as high as 80 pages per minute. The software is easy to operate and has various functions. It can not only optimize and edit specific pages of PDF format files, such as repairing damaged files, optimizing the loading time of large files, and realizing the division of multi-page files,Merge PDF files , adjust the display angle of the file, etc., you can also encrypt/decrypt PDF files, add multi-form watermarks to exclusive files, etc.
In addition, Renee PDF Aide also supports the conversion of English/French/German/Italian/Spanish/Portuguese/Chinese/Korean/Japanese and other languages. In OCR mode, selecting the corresponding recognition language can greatly improve the accuracy of character recognition , The conversion efficiency is extremely high, even computer beginners can easily handle it.
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How to convert pictures to text with Renee PDF Aide?
Step 1: Download and run Renee PDF Aide, select the (Convert PDF) option.
Convert PDF Options
Step 2: After entering the operation page, select the (OCR) option button on the far right of the top menu bar. Next, import the picture file (JPG/PNG/BMP format) that needs to be converted into text into Renee PDF Aide through the (Add File) button. In addition, in order to better recognize the text content in the picture with the help of OCR technology, you can choose the appropriate OCR language according to the language of the picture text. If you have not installed the language corresponding to the text, you can click the (Option) button in this interface or ( +Language Pack) to add a language pack.
Image OCR operation interface
Step 3: After the setting is completed, click the (convert) button on the right to start the command to convert the picture into text, which is very convenient and quick.
transfer text content
In fact, not only the format conversion function, but also the file editing function of Renee PDF Aide is very comprehensive. Next, let’s learn how to use the various editing functions of this software.
How to use the editing function of Renee PDF Aide?
The file editing functions of Renee PDF Aide are not only diverse, but also very simple to operate. The specific steps are as follows:
Step 1: Run Renee PDF Aide, then select the (PDF Toolset) tab.
PDF toolset
Step 2: Next, in the top function menu bar, you can choose any function bar to perform personalized editing operations on PDF files, such as repair, optimization, split, merge, rotate, encrypt/decrypt, watermark, and image to PDF conversion. Then import the file to be edited into Renee PDF Aide through the (Add File) button. In addition, you can also edit multiple PDF files at the same time, just continue to add files to the software, which is convenient and fast.
Function option bar
PDF Tool set editing function module description
repair: Repair damaged or unopenable PDF files.
optimization: Optimize PDF files that take a long time to load, and compress large file PDFs.
segmentation: Split multi-page PDF files into multiple files or one as required.
merge: Merge and output multiple PDFs into one PDF, and you can also specify the pages to be merged.
Rotation: Adjust the display angle of PDF files.
encrypt and decode: PDF can be encrypted, locked and decrypted.
watermark: Add foreground watermark/background watermark to PDF file, watermark can choose picture or PDF document.
Image to PDF: Convert multiple or single images into one or more PDF files.
Step 3: After the editing settings are completed, click the (Convert) button on the right to quickly export the edited PDF file to the preset location.
convert button
In fact, having Renee PDF Aide is enough to meet your daily work needs. If you only want a temporary solution, you can also use some online format conversion tools to achieve it. Below we use the easy PDF online format conversion tool as For example, teach you how to use online format conversion tools to achieve the effect of converting pictures to text.

2. Use the easy PDF online format conversion tool to convert pictures into text

The easy PDF online format conversion tool is a versatile PDF file editing tool. It not only supports converting image files to text; it can also convert PDF files to other files in various formats, such as converting PDF files to Word , PowerPoint, Excel, Text, GIF, PNG, etc.; or convert Word, JPG and other format files into PDF. In addition to the regular format conversion functions, you can also create PDF files, merge multiple PDF files, delete useless PDF pages, compress PDF files, etc. with the help of easy PDF tools. In addition, the easy PDF online format conversion tool also has a relatively basic OCR function, which can help you improve the accuracy of the conversion process.
tipsBefore the official operation, I would like to remind everyone that any online format conversion tool has multiple disadvantages:

1: When the network is unstable, online format conversion may fail;

Part 2: Uploading files to the web server will have certain security risks, such as data leakage;

Part 3: Usually, tools for online operations have a certain limit on the size of the uploaded file, and if the file is too large, it cannot be operated.

After understanding the possible problems, let’s learn how to convert pictures to text with the help of online format conversion tools. The specific operation steps are as follows:
Open the online operation URL of the easy PDF online format conversion tool through a browser:https://easypdf.com/ocr-online , and click the upload button in the file import box to import the image file to be converted into text into the web server. Wait for the file upload to complete, and you can independently choose the file format to save the text content, namely Word, Excel, Text. After the setting is complete, click the (Convert Image) button below, wait for a while, and download the saved text content to the local computer after the conversion is completed.
easy PDF online format conversion tool

3. Use Google Docs to convert images to text

Google Docs is a free online format conversion tool with OCR function, which can realize text recognition of image content and convert it into files of various formats. Let’s learn how to convert images to text using Google Docs.
The specific operation steps are as follows:
Step 1: Log in to your Google Drive with your Google account, and then find the (My Drive)-(Upload files) button to upload the image files that need to be converted into text to Google Drive.
Google Drive interface
Step 2: Right click on the uploaded image file and select (Open With) – (Google Docs). At this time, a worksheet icon will appear during the file loading process, which means that Google is using OCR technology to convert your image file into text.
Open the file via Google Docs
Step 3: After opening, the file does not have any style in Google Docs, only text content, and then you can use the edit function in the top menu bar to perform personalized editing operations on the converted text content up.
Edit file interface
Step 4: After editing the file, find (File)-(Download) in the function menu bar and select the file format you want to save, and the file containing the text content will be saved in the preset location on your computer.
Edit and save picture files
tipsAlthough it is convenient to use GoogleDocs, the typesetting style of the original document will not be preserved. If you need to preserve the typesetting style of the original document, it is recommended to use the other two methods first.

II. Summary

In fact, using online conversion/editing tools to convert pictures to text is fast, but the disadvantages are more prominent, and Renee PDF Aide perfectly avoids the problems of the above online tools, such as network interruption will cause operation failure, etc., so it is still It is recommended that you use Renee PDF Aide first. After all, its operation is more stable and its functions are more comprehensive. It is very suitable for use as an office software.