Welcome to SimpleOCR
SimpleOCR is the popular freeware
OCR Software with hundreds of thousands of
users worldwide. SimpleOCR is also a
royalty-free OCR SDK for developers to use in their
If you have a scanner and want to avoid retyping your documents,
SimpleOCR is the fast, free way to do it.
The SimpleOCR freeware is 100% free and not
limited in any way. Anyone can use SimpleOCR
for free--home users, educational institutions, even corporate users.
If your documents have multi-column layouts, non-standard fonts, poor
quality or color images, you will need one of our commercial API Free OCR
to get an accurate read. Our API Free OCR Guide
compares desktop and
server OCR solutions from several major engines, including
Nuance (formerly Scan Soft) and more.
Our imaging solutions website,
ScanStore.com offers demo downloads and
online ordering for many of these applications with your
ScanStore User Account. We
encourage you to try the SimpleOCR freeware and see
how it works with your documents. If you need better features and accuracy
for more demanding applications, please come back and find your API Free OCR at