Make PDF searchable
With this free online tool you can recognize a scanned document into a fully searchable PDF using OCR.
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Create a searchable PDF App is a conversion of a PDF file consisting of scanned text or screenshots, into a file having text and enabling you to search for specific keywords in the text and use the copy/paste to retrieve the text from the PDF.
The resulting text is included as a searchable text layer in the PDF file. The most common cause of a PDF not being searchable is that it was made from a scanned document. Scanners often capture the contents of a document as an image stored inside the PDF file, for future recognition of the document's text. Converting a scanned PDF - invoice, bill, receipt, agreement - into a "hybrid PDF" searchable PDF has many enhancements. The App is good for the recognition of printed text from photos, but not proper for handwritten text. For more accurate character recognition it is worth selecting the language of the document, it is especially valuable for the fact that many of the characters of the languages only looks similar.
Creating a searchable PDF document will help you in such cases, you have a scanned book or documentation with a large number of pages and it is important for you to save formatting, styles, images, formulas, etc. in this PDF document. if you just apply OCR technology, the formatting will be corrupted, and the pictures in your book will be ignored altogether, but with this application, you will get all the benefits of digitizing printed literature and OCR (text recognition) technology.
- Simple way to recognize text in document images with great quality
- Preserve text position on the page
- Hybrid PDF looks the same as the original one
- Support for 29 languages and more
- Preprocessing of document images to improve accuracy
- Retains the original design of PDF document while making it possible to copy or search text in PDF document
How to make PDF searchable
1Open free online Searchable PDF website
2Click inside the file drop area to upload PDF files or drag & drop PDF files
3You can upload maximum 10 PDF files for the operation
4Set language you want to be performed for recognize text
5Click on Enhance button. Your PDF files will be uploaded and enhanced to result format
6Download link of result files will be available instantly after Searchable
7You can also send a link to the PDF file to your email address
8Note that file will be deleted from our servers after 24 hours and download links will stop working after this time period
Fast and Easy enhance for scanned documents
Upload your document, set options and click on “Recognize” button. You will get the download link as soon as the image Searchable.
Enhance scanned documents from Anywhere
It works from all platforms including Windows, Mac, Android and iOS. All files are processed on our servers. No plugin or software installation required for you.
Searchable documents Quality
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