OmniPage 16 uses optical character recognition (OCR) technology to transform text from scanned pages or image files into editable text for use in your favorite computer applications.

In addition to text recognition, OmniPage can retain the followingelements and attributes of a document through the OCR process.

Graphics (photos, logos)

Form elements (checkboxes, radio buttons, text fields)

Text formatting (character and paragraph)

Page formatting (column structures, table formats, headings, placing of graphics).

Documents in OmniPage

A document in OmniPage consists of one image for each document page. After you perform OCR, the document will also contain recognized text, displayed in the Text Editor, possibly along with graphics, tables and form elements.