OCR Console FAQ2019-02-06T13:13:02+00:00

OCR-Console – FAQ

Here you find some of the most frequently asked questions about our software OCR Console and the corresponding answers.

What are the system requirements for OCR Console?2019-02-06T13:11:00+00:00

For installing OCR Console you need:

  • Windows 10 / 8 / 7 / Vista, Windows XP with SP2, Windows Server 2012 / 2008 / 2003 (32-bit or 64-bit, respectively)
  • Pentium 4 or higher processor with at least 1 GHz
  • 512 MB memory (RAM)
  • 250 MB hard disk capacity
How will the software be activated?2019-02-06T13:15:20+00:00

OCR Console will be delivered and installed by download. Before you can use it productively the program must be activated once. This requires an Internet connection on the same or another computer. The license file shipped with the program and activated during the installation will determine its feature set. For using the software no Internet connection is required.

Are there any differences between the trial version and the retail version?2019-02-06T13:18:36+00:00

The retail versions of OCR Console differ in their feature set and pricing and also in the maximum number of pages that can be processed per month.

The trial version provides the full feature set without any page limit and corresponds to the retail version “OCR + Barcode + PDF”.

Contrary to the retail version, the trial version does require an Internet connection and can be called only once every 10 seconds.

How can I scan a document and save it as a color image file?2019-02-06T13:20:27+00:00

Scanning and saving a document as a 24-bit color image file as C:\Scan\Image.jpg can be achieved with:
ocrcon.exe /scan "C:\Scan\Image.jpg" /depth 24

How can I scan a document in duplex mode with 300 dpi and save it as a Word file?2019-02-06T13:23:25+00:00

Scanning in duplex mode with 300 dpi and saving in Word format as C:\Scan\Text.docx can be achieved with:
ocrcon /scan "C:\Scan\Text.docx" /res 300 /duplex

How can I open an image file and save the recognised text in a text file?2019-02-06T13:24:52+00:00

Opening the image file C:\Scan\Image.tif and saving it in text format as C:\Scan\Text.txt can be achieved with:
ocrcon "C:\Scan\Image.tif" "C:\Scan\Text.txt"

How can I open an image file and save the recognised text and the value of a barcode in a text file?2019-02-06T13:26:28+00:00

Opening the image file C:\Scan\Image.tif and saving it as a text file including any recognised barcodes as C:\Scan\Text.txt can be achieved with:
ocrcon "C:\Scan\Image.tif" "C:\Scan\Text.txt" /barcode

How can I rename an image file after a value to be read from a certain position?2019-02-06T13:28:28+00:00

Renaming the image file Bilddatei C:\Scan\Image.tif after the value recognised within the rectangle coordinates top-left x=200px, y=1000px and bottom-right x=800px, y=1200px can be achieved with:
ocrcon "C:\Scan\Image.tif" /rename /zone 200,1000,800,1200

How can I rename an image file after a barcode value?2019-02-06T13:31:21+00:00

Renaming the image file C:\Scan\Image.tif after a barcode value can be achieved with:
ocrcon "C:\Scan\Image.tif" /rename /barcode only

How can I save the text recognised in an image file as a PDF file and rename it after a barcode value?2019-02-06T13:33:27+00:00

Recognising the textual contents of the image file C:\Scan\Image.tif and naming the resulting PDF file after the value of a barcode can be achieved with:
ocrcon "C:\Scan\Image.tif" "C:\Scan\Text.pdf" /rename /barcode