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

Will check this one out too.

Tom Behler

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From: "Teresa Cochran" <vegaspipistrelle@xxxxxxxxx>
To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Wednesday, October 28, 2009 10:15 AM
Subject: Re: easy-to-use and inexpensive program for converting scanned 
image PDF files into Word or text documents


I have yet to try this myself, but I'm told it's accessible with JfW.

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http://finereader.abbyy.com/trial/

Teresa
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "tom behler" <tombehler@xxxxxxxxx>
To: "jaws users e-mail list" <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Tuesday, October 27, 2009 7:22 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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