Have you been in the situation that you receive a document scanned in the form of an image or PDF that don´t let you copy the text. That problem is now something from the past thanks to Free OCR to Word.
This program for Windows Computers allows you to extract text from documents or images that come from a scanner, it does not matter is your friend or colleague did it, because this software converts it to a Word Document so you can copy, edit and do whatever you want with it.
Free OCR to Word also has more tools; you can use it with your scanner and, every time you scan a document, the software will recognize the text in it and save it as a Word document. The software does something similar with images.
Free OCR to Word allows you to work with images and files saved in your computer, detecting the text to create a new document. The developers say that the software has a 98% of accuracy and is the fastest of this kind of programs.
The image formats that you can use in Free OCR to Word are PG/JPEG, TIF/TIFF, BMP, GIF, PNG, EMF, WMF, JPE, ICO, PCX, PSD, TGA.
Once the text from the scanner or file was extracted, you can use the text editor that Free OCR to Word has for the most typical actions. Is not a text processor, but gives toy what you need and when you need it.
Free OCR to Word is 100% Free and available for computers with Windows Vista, 7 and 8.