RE: easy-to-use and inexpensive program for converting scanned image PDF files into Word or text documents

Also if you use Microsoft office pro 2007 there is a little program there
that is called Microsoft immageing and it has a ocr converter in it it works
really well I use it all the time.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On
> Behalf Of gary melconian
> Sent: Wednesday, October 28, 2009 09:26
> To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: RE: easy-to-use and inexpensive program for converting scanned
> image PDF files into Word or text documents
> 
> hello tom, this is gary. i have had great success with long pdf
> documents
> being converted by pdf converter professional and it is not that bad as
> ffar
> as price goes I think i was able to get a special on it for either $79
> or
> $89. Also i have omnipage pro 17 and that  also works  well with pdf
> files
> to be converted to the file formats that you may want as well. it is
> good
> to. it costs $99. i have not had that great time to work with 17 but i
> had
> great success with previous version and so i decided when there was  a
> great
> upgrade price of $99. So take a look at these two solutions. as far as
> i
> know kurzweil will also have a pdf tool to convert documents as well in
> version 12 of kurzweil and that  costs $125  as long as you have a copy
> of
> kurzweil 1000, to upgrade as well you can get a demo of version 12 of
> kurzweil 1000 to try out. so these  are the suggestions  that   i have
> tried
> in teh past and have worked for me as i am a financial and tax advisor
> as my
> daily job being self employeed. i hope this helps.
> 
> Gary Melconian MBA
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On
> Behalf
> Of tom behler
> Sent: Wednesday, October 28, 2009 8:16 AM
> To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Re: easy-to-use and inexpensive program for converting scanned
> image PDF files into Word or text documents
> 
> I'll give this a try too, although some of the documents I will be
> getting
> will be quite long.
> 
> We'll figure this out one way or the other!  (grin)
> 
> Thanks!
> 
> Tom Behler
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Judy Jones" <jtj1@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Wednesday, October 28, 2009 7:40 AM
> Subject: Re: easy-to-use and inexpensive program for converting scanned
> image PDF files into Word or text documents
> 
> 
> would PDF2text@xxxxxxxxx take care of this.
> 
> Try it by e-mailing your document.  I've found that in the past they
> haven't
> been able to take care of long docs, such as house offers, but can
> handle
> the shorter ones.
> 
> Judy
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "tom behler" <tombehler@xxxxxxxxx>
> To: "jaws users e-mail list" <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Tuesday, October 27, 2009 8:22 PM
> Subject: easy-to-use and inexpensive program for converting scanned
> image
> PDF files into Word or text documents
> 
> 
> > Hi, folks.
> >
> > I am a bit hesitant to bring this up again, since I'm partly
> responsible
> > for
> > the earlier thread on this topic, but I am looking for an easy-to-use
> and
> > inexpensive program for converting scanned image PDF files into
> Microsoft
> > Word or text files.
> >
> > I need to be able to do this at work, since I am getting a fair
> number of
> > PDF scanned image documents that I need to deal with.
> >
> > Some on the list here have recommended omnipage, and processtext, but
> I am
> > reluctant to spend the money on them without trying some sort of a
> demo
> > first.  But, no demo seems to be available for either program.
> >
> > I do have an old version of the Kurzweil K1000 software, but am
> getting
> > away
> > from it, since most of the documents I use at work are electronically
> > sent,
> > rather than in hard copy.
> >
> > Just for the record, I am currently using Windows XP and Jaws 11.
> >
> > I may be upgrading to Windows 7 when I purchase a new home PC, so
> want
> > whatever software I get to work with that system as well if possible.
> >
> > Thanks for all of your help and patience.
> >
> > Tom Behler in Colorado
> >
> >
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