Can Genius Scan recognize the text in my scans?

Text Recognition is disabled by default. You first need to enable it in the Settings.

Text Recognition enables you to:

  1. Index and search the content of your documents.
  2. Create searchable PDFs – when OCR is enabled, your exported PDFs will include a text layer which means that you will be able to copy their text.
  3. Extract metadata from your scans and particularly business cards
    1. Create contacts from business cards (or name the document based on the contact name).
    2. Extract and locate places and addresses.
    3. Call phone numbers detected in the scan.
    4. Rename a document based on a date detected in the scan.

Text Recognition (that you might also know as OCR, short for Optical Character Recognition) is available as part of Genius Scan+.

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