Searching the File System for Text in Images

January 25, 2012

I did a little research and wasn’t able to find a solution. I played around with tesseract-ocr using VietOCR. It wasn’t great but it is better than nothing. Apparently tesseract is the best library out there for this and I think it is what google uses. I may be able to use tesseract-ocr for my implementation. Check out my StackOverflow question here:

http://stackoverflow.com/questions/9007370/searching-the-file-system-for-text-in-an-image

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