Scanning Using OCR - Mac

You can use the ABBYY FineReader OCR program to convert scanned documents to editable text.
  1. Load your original in the scanner.
  2. Open the Applications folder and click the ABBYY FineReader Sprint icon. You see a window like this:

  3. Open the Get Images From pop-up menu and select your product.
  4. Select the language used in the document you are going to scan as the Document Language setting.
  5. Select the type of document you are going to scan. Epson Scan starts in the last scan mode you used.
  6. Select your scan settings and click Scan. Your document is scanned and you see the Epson Scan window while your document is converted to editable text.
  7. Click Close to close the Epson Scan window and Preview window, if necessary. You see the Save Converted File As window:

  8. Click the Save button. The file is saved and then opened in an application associated with the file type you selected, if available on your system.
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