Tesseract is an optical character recognition engine(OCR). Tesseract works on Linux, Windows (with VC++ Express or CygWin) and Mac OSX.

Most of the work on Tesseract is sponsored by Google.

  • ReadMe - Installation and usage information.
  • Compiling - How to build Tesseract on a variety of platforms.
  • FAQ - Common questions and problems. Please check before filing a bug or consulting the forum.
  • Too many errors? - See the guidance on getting the best out of Tesseract.
history | show excerpt | excerpt history