How to Convert an Image to Text

You can convert your scanned Jpg or pdf document into word document using Microsoft document imaging.

Step #1 save the image file as TIF

To get started, open your JPG scanned document on pdf. Save the image file as TIF on desktop so that you can easily locate

save the image file as TIF

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Step# 2 open Microsoft imaging tool

Go to start>all programs>Microsoft tools>Microsoft document imaging tool and click to open

open Microsoft imaging tool

Step #3 Open TIF file

Go to file>open and select the image you had saved as a TIF and open

Open TIF file

Step# 4 recognize OCR

Go to tools tab and select recognize text in OCR.

recognize OCR

Step# 5 send text to word

Go to tools again and click send text to word. Blank word document will open with text extracted from the scanned document. From here, you can format the information to fit your style.

send text to word

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If you don’t have Microsoft document imaging, you may have to use free online converter on

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Step#7 upload file

To get started with online OCR converter, upload your file and choose your desired output format. Enter the correct captcha code and click recognize.

upload file

Step#8 downloads the file

The output file will be displayed below the document with the option to download. And you are done. However, you will have to register in order to access to additional features not available to guest users. This includes large image, ZIP archives and multiple PDF and more.

downloads the file