OCR Scanned Files:
To extract characters present in a scanned file or a picture Optical Character Recognition (OCR) is used. The scanned files can be readable to the user but one cannot copy or search the scanned file for information. Due to this major drawback often text is extracted from scanned files. OCR software can be used for both a small number of files and bulk files as well. To batch OCR PDF files many issues may come up including time complexity to convert the files. For this purpose one can use Acrobat PRO to batch OCR scanned files. Acrobat 9 has an inbuilt feature to batch OCR PDF files. Select the Add files tab and select your files. Select form of output, form of images, and language for OCR and output directory to have your files OCR-ed.
Advantages of Batch OCR:
You can select old scans to revive your data and also make such data searchable for your convenience. You can automatically separate the files and save them on your hard disk. You can schedule your computer for large number files and receive the output after a given amount of time. Most of the OCR software allows the user to save previous scans for further use and makes full use of the network scanner.
Features of Batch OCR PDF Files Software:
You can save a lot of valuable hard disk space opting to batch OCR PDF files. You can choose from a large array of file formats and select one according to your need of size and quality. You can program your software to automatically search for files on a disk drive and start OCR them. The conversions can also be arranged according to priority converting the important files earlier. Search the web for software that suits your needs to batch OCR PDF files. You can also opt for online solutions and free ones if your need is short termed.