Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Download Android application (Apk) to your PC

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It's so hectic to download one by one application on android mobile and that too connecting mobile to WiFi for internet access.Many users like me may have a broadband connection but don't have wifi to connect internet on mobile due to which one can download software on to the mobile from android market.
but now good news for all android users. One can download apks on to the PC and save them as backup if need in future  
Follow simple steps to get free apks from android market

1. Download "Real APK Leecher">>> enter gmail ID >>> password >>> Device ID
Download Device ID  apk from android market and install on your Android phone. After installing it will display login Email and Android device ID


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Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Best Five Programs to Convert scanned images or Pdf to Text / Word Documents

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When you scan any document page, it cannot be edited because you get Image file or Pdf as output. Now, for making changes in it for further use- It has to be re-typed, to avoid and reduce your effort and typing work again, here are some open source freeware application which can convert scanned document images or Pdf to editable text documents (more probably DOC or MS Word file) These softwares are better called as OCR (optical character recognition softwares). This technique is more useful office work which can save time and for other important documents like Project reports, Certificates, etc. where you can get the same format of design and fonts used.

How to extract text from a pdf image?

Following are the five ways to extract text from a pdf image

1. Free OCR

The Softi Free OCR is a complete scan and OCR program including the Windows compiled Tesseract free OCR engine also known as a Tesseract GUI. It includes a Windows installer and It is very simple to use and supports multi-page tiff’s, Adobe PDF and fax documents as well as most image types including compressed TIFF. Download

2. OCR Desktop

The application is a desktop utility that generates ASCII text from images such as a bitmap or image file. Incorporating Neural Networks, Artificial Intelligence, and trained with over 4 million font variations;  OCR utility incorporate the latest optical character recognition technology to solve your OCR problems. For Mass conversion, they have had Folder conversion utility which can convert all files from a folder on the go.  Download

3. Simple OCR

SimpleOCR is a software that recognizes the characters in a document scanned from a paper version. SimpleOCR program recognizes the words in English and French. This software freeware. Download


4. Top OCR

It handles images with mixed text and graphics (Manual or Auto Zoning) and tolerates skew and uneven lighting. Multiple text output formats, including searchable PDF and HTML, can be obtained. It can read 11 different languages and Includes built-in, full featured Text and Image WYSIWYG Editors. Download

5. Images 2 Open XML

Images2openXML is a freeware which converts scanned documents to Office 2007 new format (OpenXML) using Office 2007 OCR engine & OpenXML. It is still in alpha stage and requires supporting applications like Visual Studio 2008, .NET Framework 3.5, OpenXML SDK 1.0 and Office 2007. Download
Web – Service (installation free)
Lastly, If you don’t prefer downloading and installing any software on your system then you may go for online web service WeOcr Tesseract Web Interface. Here you need to upload any image file and get output file as a text document to be used anywhere.



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