OCR Web Services

Developers can leverage LEADTOOLS Web Services to convert images on the fly to text and searchable formats such as PDF, PDF/A, XPS, and DOCX in .NET (C# & VB), C/C++, iOS, macOS, Java, and web applications.

With extensive support for more than thirty character sets, programmers using LEADTOOLS can expand their customer base by providing the same solution for many languages, including English, Spanish, French, German, Japanese, Chinese, and Arabic.

Overview of LEADTOOLS OCR Web Services

  • Fast, accurate, and reliable optical character recognition for use in any application and environment
    • High-volume batch document processing
    • Single and multi-page documents
    • Web and Cloud applications
  • Utilize multiple cores for unparalleled performance
  • Recognize text from more than 30 languages and character sets, including English, Spanish, French, German, Russian, Japanese, Chinese and Arabic
  • Automatically detect, segment, and recognize multiple languages on the same document
  • Full-page analysis and zonal recognition
  • Unique color and bitonal image recognition for scanned documents and pictures
  • Automatic document cleanup
    • Omni-directional noise removal
    • Undither text
    • Dot matrix correction
    • Option to remove lines from tables
  • Automatic document preprocessing
    • Deskew of scanned document
    • Detect and correct the orientation (flipped or mirrored) of the document with single and multi-page modes
  • Output searchable text document formats such as PDF, PDF/A, DOC, DOCX, XML, and XPS while maintaining the original look and feel
    • Text with detected font characteristics (font-family name, style, size, bold, italic, underline, and strikeout)
    • Location
    • Tables reconstruction
    • Layout
    • Graphics
  • Implement large-scale distributed OCR applications with the LEADTOOLS Distributed Computing SDK
  • SOAP and JSON Web Services can be used in virtually any application, including
  • Source code is included for easy customization and to create your own web service using any LEADTOOLS feature
  • Supports multiple recognition technologies, including OCR, ICR, MICR, and OMR
  • Multithreaded support to run OCR in high-performance, server-based applications

Automatic Zone Recognition
Automatically segments an image into various zones which can improve recognition accuracy and efficiency

Manual Zone Recognition
Allow the user to draw and recognize text from specific regions of interest

Zone Types

  • Paragraph
  • Text
  • Numeric
  • Table
  • MICR
  • Graphic

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Demo Applications that Include OCR Web Services

HTML5/JavaScript OCR

Demonstrates the use of our OCR technology in HTML5/JavaScript by loading an image from a URL, or uploading an image from your device, and returning the OCR results of that image.

Screenshots of OCR Web Services

HTML5 OCR Demo

HTML5 OCR Demo

LEADTOOLS SDK Products that Include OCR Web Services

LEADTOOLS Recognition v20

The LEADTOOLS Recognition Imaging SDK is a handpicked collection of LEADTOOLS SDK features designed to build end-to-end document imaging applications within enterprise-level document automation solutions that require OCR, MICR, OMR, barcode, forms recognition and processing, PDF, print capture, archival, annotation, and image viewing functionality. This powerful set of tools utilizes LEAD's award-winning image processing technology to intelligently identify document features that can be used to recognize and extract data from any type of scanned or faxed form image.

LEADTOOLS Document Imaging Suite v20

The LEADTOOLS Document Imaging Suite SDK is a comprehensive collection of LEADTOOLS SDK features designed to build end-to-end document imaging solutions that require OCR, MICR, OMR, ICR, barcode, forms recognition and processing, PDF, HTML5 Zero-footprint viewing, conversion, print, capture, archival, annotation, and image viewing functionality. This powerful set of tools utilizes LEAD's award-winning image processing technology to intelligently identify document features that can be used to recognize and extract data from any type of scanned or faxed form image.