Optical character recognition or OCR performs mechanical and electronic translation of a text (printed, handwritten or typewritten) which is generally captured by a scanner into a machine edible form. OCR technique makes use of optical techniques like mirrors, lenses etc. The typical accuracy rates exceed 99% but still few applications demand even higher accuracy. Other OCR software can convert non editable images, documents (PDF etc) into editable source file formats.
The image to PDF converter is also known as the PDF OCR compressor tool kit. it can directly convert the image files(PIC,PCX,TIF,PNG,EMF,PDF,GIF,JPG,WMF) into PDF files. The image to PDF converter is a just a command line product which allows the user not only to manually issue commands but also include them in the scripts. An intranet or a web site is an example for converting image files or TIFF files to PDF. The image of PDF is suitable for the database systems or high volume document for which unattended batch conversions are required to the PDF format.
The image to PDF highlight features are given as follows:-
Conversion of existing PDF files to fresh PDF files with high degrees of compression.
Compression of color or grayscale pictures into the PDF file by making use of JPEG2000 compression.
Conversion of scanned image or TIFF files to PDF files that are full text searchable.
Compressions of black and white images into PDF file with JBIG2 compression technique.
Conversion of PDF back to BMP, PNG, TIF, PCX, JPEG image files.
The basic features of image to PDF are as follows:-
conversion of a Multi-page image file into PDF file
Setting file automatic skew correction and despeckling (for noise removal).
Opening of a PDF file automatically after its creation.
Creation of PDF/A PDF file.
Setting a watermark into the PDF file, inclusion of watermark font name, content, font type, strikeout, x/y offsets, text colour, font size, underline, bold and italic.
Merging of several PDF files into a single PDF file.
To generate the bookmarks
Append, overwrite or insert image files to an existing PDF file
Burst a single multi page PDF file into several PDF files.