ABBYY Screenshot Reader – screenshoter associated with converting the images to text
ABBYY Screenshot Reader is a far from standard screenshoter by selecting areas of the photographing screen monitor, built-in graphics editor and additional functionality of the type sharing images in social networks or their publication on free photohosting. The program offers very poor functionality with regards to the part of the photographing screen. There are only basic functions create images of specific areas – the whole screen, separate Windows, separate rectangular areas.
The delay of the snapshot screen is not configurable, and provides only a preset 5 seconds to prepare. No snapshot with the scrolling or the built in graphic editor or the possibility of removing the video from the monitor screen, there is no additional communication functions.
However ABBYY Screenshot Reader may still be of interest to many users – after all, a minimal set of tools screenshoter is complemented by a very unique function associated convert the screen shots into the text. The program introduced a technology called optical character recognition ABBYY, specializing in creating software to convert the images to text. In particular, for text recognition on the market of software is quite popular product is ABBYY FineReader. Its ability to convert images into text format screenshoter and presented in the standalone version of ABBYY Screenshot Reader.
Whether it’s a PDF book, whether it’s online library or a regular website where prohibited copying of the content currently displayed, whether it is any printed information in image files, presentations, multimedia problem is easily solved by making the picture the right side of the screen and convert to text on the fly.
ABBYY Screenshot Reader, as well as other software products for this developer is paid. On the company website available trial version of the software, which can free test 15 days.
After installing a trial version of ABBYY Screenshot Reader during the first launch you must select «Continue».
No screen shot program will do until it is implemented registration of the trial version. The easiest way to do this by selecting the first proposed method of registration is via the Internet.
After filling in the required fields of the registration form the program is working.
Like any screenshoter, Screenshot Reader is in the system tray, from where you can quickly bring up a new window with the program functions. To create a regular snapshot of the screen in the program window you need to select the area of photography and further fate of the image – copy to clipboard or save to file. If the system is set to email client, then you can use to generate the screenshot as an attachment of an email. Further, in fact, that remains is to press the button of the photographing screen.
ABBYY Screenshot Reader saves screenshots into standard image file formats — BMP, JPG, PNG.
Tool to recognize the text from the screen in his window, you must set the desired language and choose the way of output from the drop-down list in the column «Transfer». This is a reproduction of the recognized text or tables to the clipboard, and also directly save to file. And so the program is not treated with unnecessary elements, as the subject is better to choose either a window or a rectangular area of the screen.
Saving text and tables in TXT and RTF files as well as files in Microsoft Word and Excel.
A couple of seconds and the screenshot will be transformed into text.
ABBYY Screenshot Reader is able to recognize texts in 179 languages and, if you are dealing with a language other than Russian and English, preset in the program window, you can set this by choosing from the list of supported.
The tool is so minimalistic that it’s set up you will not find anything more than the possibility of mounting on top of other Windows, removing programs from startup, enabling and disabling sounds.
For the most frequently used functions have hot keys.
Official website: http://www.abbyy.ru/download/screenshot_reader