PDF OCR Scanner & Converter Online For Free

Today: Dec 15th, 2019*
9,037
Forms filled
731
Forms signed
621
Forms sent
  • UPLOAD YOUR
    DOCUMENT ocr
  • TYPE ANYWHERE
    OR SIGN YOUR FORM
  • PRINT, EMAIL, FAX,
    OR EXPORT
  • TRY IT
    RIGHT NOW! online ocr
Upload Your Documents Now!
Upload Documents or enter URL, search, request or get from email. Acceptable file types: PDF, Word, PowerPoint, TXT.
Ocr Software: Try Risk Free
Instructions and Help about ocr pdf

Use the OCR technology to extract data from PDFs export pdf to excel

PDFfiller uses OCR (Optical Character Recognition) technology to extract multiple lines of data from similar documents into a single Excel Spreadsheet. OCR converts images of text into machine-encoded text from a scanned document, a photo of a document, a scene-photo, etc.

The Extract in Bulk feature allows you to quickly collect client data from different forms and compile it in a single table. Thus there is no longer any need to go through every document to copy required information and transfer it into an Excel Spreadsheet. Moreover, PDFfiller uses OCR technology to recognize initial characters from PDF documents and flawlessly transfer them into a spreadsheet.

To extract fillable fields in a PDF, select a completed document as a template and click Extract in Bulk on the right pane.


Convert PDF to JPG

Define the fields containing the data you would like to extract. Click Add New Data Field in the upper right corner and draw a rectangle around the data you’d like to extract.


Convert PDF to JPG

Enter a field name to easily identify the extracted information in an Excel Spreadsheet. When you’ve finished defining all the fields containing the information you need, click Save. Next, you can create, edit, delete, upload a new template or select an existing one. Click Extract in Bulk on the right.


Convert PDF to JPG

Upload all documents (for example all W-2s) with similar data which you would like to include in the data extraction by clicking Upload Documents. Click the Start button to begin the data extraction process. When data extraction has finished, you can download the results by clicking Download Result. During the data exportation process, PDFfiller provides you with the OCR technology that recognizes characters from PDF documents and transfers them to an Excel Spreadsheet without changes. Try PDFfiller’s Extract in Bulk feature and export data from PDF documents directly into a completely organized Excel Spreadsheet which will be securely stored on your PDFfiller account.



How to Extract Fillable Fields from a PDF

  1. Select a filled-in document as a template
  2. Define the fields containing the data you’d like to extract
  3. Name data fields to identify the extracted information
  4. Upload resembling documents with similar data
  5. Click the Start button
  6. PDFfiller uses OCR to export the data
  7. Download the Excel spreadsheet with the extracted data to your computer

What our customers say about PDFfiller

Rhonda
June 17, 2015
my experience has been great with this web site

FAQ

  • How do I OCR a PDF document?
    Open your image or PDF and get Acrobat started recognizing your text. ... Tweak your OCR settings. ... Copy text from a scanned document as plain text or with formatting—or just use the PDF as a normal PDF. ... Export your images and PDFs from Acrobat with varying results. ... Other OCR Tools.
  • How do I enable OCR in PDF?
    Open a PDF file containing a scanned image in Acrobat. Click on the Edit PDF tool in the right pane. ... Click the text element you wish to edit and start typing.
  • How do I OCR a PDF?
    For most PDFs, you want to run Optimize after you scan them. ... Then, to run OCR: open the PDF file you want to run OCR on. Pull down the File menu, choose "Save as," and add "-ocr.pdf" to the file name.
  • Can you OCR a PDF document?
    All you have to do is open the scanned document or image that you'd like to OCR, then click the blue Tools button in the top right of the toolbar. ... By default, Acrobat will save the recognized text inside the original file when you OCR a PDF, and if you OCR an image it'll save the image with its text in a new PDF file.
  • How do I enable OCR in Adobe?
    To turn on automatic OCR: In the right pane, select the Recognize text check box. From next time, Acrobat will automatically run OCR and convert a scanned document to editable text.
  • How do I enable text on a PDF?
    Open the PDF in Acrobat Professional. Choose Tools > Typewriter > Enable Typewriter tool in Adobe Reader. Save the PDF.
  • How do I make a PDF searchable?
    Launch Adobe Acrobat and open the PDF you want to edit. Click “Tools” in the menu bar and select “Recognize Text.” This will open the Recognize Text panel in the right pane. Click “In This File” and select “PDF Output Style Searchable Image” from the text options.
  • How do I make a PDF searchable for free?
    Go to your Google Account>Google Drive. Upload scanned PDF into Google Drive by click New>File Upload. Right click on the scanned PDF or image, open with Google Docs. You will find the scanned PDF editable in Google Docs. Go to File>Download as, export the scanned PDF to searchable PDF.
  • How do I make a PDF OCR searchable?
    For most PDFs, you want to run Optimize after you scan them. ... Then, to run OCR: open the PDF file you want to run OCR on. Pull down the File menu, choose "Save as," and add "-ocr.pdf" to the file name.
  • How do I enable search in PDF?
    Open up PDF file in Adobe Reader. Go to the top menu bar and click Edit then Preferences. When the Preferences box opens, select the Search category on the left. When in the Search category look to the bottom and click on the Purge Cache Contents box/button.
  • How do I search for text in an image in PDF?
    Acrobat can recognize text in any PDF or image file in dozens of languages. All you have to do is open the scanned document or image that you'd like to OCR, then click the blue Tools button in the top right of the toolbar. In that sidebar, select the Recognize Text tab, then click the In This File button.
  • What is OCR in a PDF app?
    Adobe Acrobat Pro is an optical character recognition (OCR) system. It is used to convert scanned documents, PDF documents, and image documents into editable/searchable documents.
  • Does Acrobat have OCR?
    Adobe Acrobat Pro is an optical character recognition (OCR) system. It is used to convert scanned documents, PDF documents, and image documents into editable/searchable documents.
  • How do I make text searchable in PDF?
    Launch Adobe Acrobat and open the PDF you want to edit. Click “Tools” in the menu bar and select “Recognize Text.” This will open the Recognize Text panel in the right pane. Click “In This File” and select “PDF Output Style Searchable Image” from the text options.
  • How do I scan a PDF OCR?
    Open a PDF file containing a scanned image in Acrobat. Click on the Edit PDF tool in the right pane. ... Click the text element you wish to edit and start typing.
  • How do I identify text in a PDF?
    Acrobat can recognize text in any PDF or image file in dozens of languages. All you have to do is open the scanned document or image that you'd like to OCR, then click the blue Tools button in the top right of the toolbar. In that sidebar, select the Recognize Text tab, then click the In This File button.
  • How do I convert a PDF image into text?
    Open a PDF file containing a scanned image in Acrobat. Click on the Edit PDF tool in the right pane. ... Click the text element you wish to edit and start typing.
  • How do you make a PDF document searchable?
    The following instructions apply to making a PDF text-searchable in Adobe Acrobat Professional or Standard: Click on Tools > Text Recognition > In This File. The Recognize Text popup box opens. Select All pages, then click OK.
  • How do you search in a PDF document?
    By default, if you open Adobe Reader and press CTRL + F, you'll get the normal search box. It is located at the top right. To use the advanced PDF search option, you can choose Advanced Search from the Edit drop down menu or press SHIFT + CTRL + F. Go ahead and enter the phrase you are searching for in the search box.
  • How do I scan OCR?
    Scan and convert paper documents and forms to PDF. Make scanned text searchable automatically with optical character recognition (OCR), and then check and fix suspected errors. 1. Connect your scanner or all-in-one printer to your computer.