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On this page you can find the most frequently asked questions regarding PDF-to-Text OCR product. If your question is not answered here, please contact us via Feedback Form

Does PDF-to-Text OCR require Adobe Acrobat?
No, PDF-to-Text OCR converter does not require Adobe Acrobat.
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Does PDF-to-Text OCR support batch conversion?
Yes, there is console version of the program po2tagent.exe in the installation directory. It supports command line arguments and can be called from any script. For example the following script converts all PDF files from folder "D:\tests\pdfs\*.pdf" into text format:

for /f "tokens=*" %G in ('dir /b /s "D:\tests\pdfs\*.pdf"') do (
        po2tagent.exe --src="%G" --dest="D:\tests\pdfs\%~nG.txt"

Please refer to 'Command line' article of the product documentation for the further information.
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Can PDF-to-Text OCR extract text from scanned PDF documents?
Yes, PDF-to-Text OCR converter implements optical character recognition (OCR) procedure and so it can extract text scanned PDF documents.
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Why some symbols are replaced by asterisks (*) in demo version of PDF-to-Text OCR?
Demo version of PDF-to-Text OCR replaces random characters in the destination document with asterisks (*). This limitation will not appear in full version of the converter.
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How to uninstall PDF-to-Text OCR converter?
If you need to remove PDF-to-Text OCR product from your computer, you can use "Add or Remove Programs" option in the Windows Control Panel.
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