3 Best Online OCR Services

We have many online PDF converters, file mergers and many more. But what if you want to have the text on an image? For this to happen, we have to use OCR software to get the text on an image. If you want to convert online and for free, you can use these online OCR services for the best output possible.

Let's see the best online OCR service,

1) Google's OCR:

The best of the best online OCR service which is free and can convert many images without any limit.

You can get the best result even if the text on image is not clear.

To use this service, first go to drive.google.com

with your Google account,

Upload the image which has text on it,

After uploading, right click on the image in the Drive and select 'Open With' Google Docs.

That's it! Wait till text recognition completes.

2) OCR Space:

Another best OCR online service which is free and unlimited.

It also offer the best free OCR API to use.

Upload an image or a PDF file or you can also paste the URL of the image PDF file to convert the image or PDF to text document.

You can also select the language of the output text. Preview the text and then download the converted text for free.

Visit ocr.space to use this free text recognition service.

3) Abbyy FineReader Online:

This service requires registration. It is offered in free and paid versions for online image to text conversion.

Very limited conversions for free users but you can get the text in many formats.

Get text in Word file, get tables on an image in Excel file or you can create searchable PDF files from the extracted text from an image or a scanned PDF file.

Try this free OCR by visiting finereaderonline.com.


These are the best to get the text from an image or a PDF file.

I recommend Google Drive over others because it give the most accurate text conversion out of an image.