You can use
the ABBYY FineReader OCR program to convert scanned documents to
In Mac OS X 10.6/10.7/10.8, you can use ABBYY
FineReader to convert scanned documents to editable text by first
using an application such as Image Capture. Scan and save your
document in Image Capture, then open ABBYY FineReader, open the
Get Images From pop-up menu, and
select File. Select the
conversion option you want to use, then select your scanned file
and follow the instructions on the screen.
Mac OS X 10.6, 10.7, or 10.8, in addition to scanning with Image
Capture, you can download and install Epson Scan scanning software.
Epson Scan provides additional image adjustment and photo
correction features for enhancing scanned images, and provides an
interface for TWAIN-compliant OCR scanning software, such as ABBYY
FineReader. To download Epson Scan, visit Epson's
driver download site (U.S. downloads
or Canadian downloads).