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TextGrabber + Translator: OCR recognize, translate and save editable text from any printed material


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TextGrabber + Translator easily and quickly scans, translates and saves your chosen text from virtually any printed material.
Simply take a picture of the text and immediately edit, hear it spoken aloud via VoiceOver, translate* it into 90 languages, send your text by SMS or e-mail, or share it quickly on Facebook, Twitter or Evernote.

***** Winner of SUPERSTAR Award in the "Mobile Productivity App", "Mobile Image Capture App" and “Text Input” categories in Mobile Star Awards
“Textgrabber is probably the best app which adds another function to your iPhone: a scanner”- The Irish Times
“The results get delivered relatively fast, which is great. A must have for students” -
“The Best Image-to-Text App for iPhone” -
With ABBYY TextGrabber + Translator you can save and translate any printed text you need with a tap of your screen:
• Receipts
• Travel documents
• Notes
• Magazine articles
• Book fragments
• Manuals and instructions
• Recipe ingredients, etc.
• Easy and accurate text-capture from printed sources, such as books, magazines, ads, timetables, etc.
• Accurate on-device text recognition for more than 60 languages, including German, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, English, Chinese, Korean and others
• Instant translation into 90 languages (Internet connection is required, separate in-app purchase)
• Powerful text-to-speech capability with the VoiceOver system feature
• Adjustable font sizes and audio prompts to assist visually impaired people
• Fast and convenient sharing via Facebook, Twitter, Evernote, email or SMS
• All extracted text is automatically backed up and can be easily found in the “History” folder

The application is partially compatible with the iPad 2 and iPod Touch 4 Gen (uploading images from photo album is only available).
OCR HINT: Please select the appropriate language (up to three at a time) before recognition


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What's New in Version 5.0.5

This small update improves the features implemented in TextGrabber 5.0!
+IMPROVED RECOGNITION QUALITY: English is no longer a required recognition language that is always selected by default. You can simultaneously select any three languages you need to digitize your text. We have tweaked the settings of the OCR engine and improved the processing logic, resulting in better quality OCR.
+MULTITASKING FOR iPad: TextGrabber now supports the Split View and Slide Over features of iOS 9, allowing you to work with multiple active windows and copy digitized text from TextGrabber to any app on the same screen.
+3D TOUCH ACTIONS: users of the latest iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s plus: just press a tad harder on the TextGrabber icon to bring up the new Open History and Select Recognition Language menus.

Please tell us what you think of the new release on the TextGrabber page in the App Store. Your comments and suggestions are always welcome!


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Customer Reviews

Very good at what it does

Each version got better. I really like this one.

TextGrabber + Translator: OCR recognize, translate and save editable text from any printed material
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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
  • $4.99
  • Category: Productivity
  • Updated:
  • Version: 5.0.5
  • Size: 53.6 MB
  • Languages: English, French, German, Italian, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Traditional Chinese, Turkish
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Compatibility: Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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