Scanning

John Allain allain at panix.com
Wed Sep 21 09:06:02 CDT 2005


> b) What OCR software do you recommend when I am scanning 
> a book that has to be scanned 1 page at a time.

I use Corel OCR-Trace v8, from 1998, nearly on topic.
It really wants to use 300dpi 1 level, and I typically save as 300dpi 
8bit for posterity, then downcast to 1bit before the OCR.
Scanning at 2400 bpi seems too much like microscopy to be practical <g>.

John A.




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