Ranking - Productivity (iPhone)
TextGrabber + Translator by ABBYY
*****Winner of SUPERSTAR Award in the “Text Input” category in the 2012 Mobile Star Awards*****
Just take a picture of the text, and you can immediately edit, voice it aloud or translate, share via e-mail and SMS, or post directly to your Facebook, Twitter or Evernote account.
The application is compatible with the iPhone 5, 4S, 4, 3GS, and also works with iPad 3,4 and iPad mini (in compatibility mode)
“The Best Image-to-Text App for iPhone”- lifehacker.com
“The results get delivered relatively fast, which is great. A must have for students” - appadvice.com
“Textgrabber is probably the best app which adds another function to your iPhone: a scanner”- The Irish Times
“Simply amazing - I scanned an entire 8.5 *11 single spaced page in low light with a highly non-standard vocabulary and it recognized everything without a single typo” - TextGrabber + Translator user
“The TextGrabber + Translator app gets 2 thumbs up from me. But only because I don't have anymore thumbs to give it. If I did, I would.” - Caroline Pointer, 4YourFamilyStory.com
Thanks to ABBYY’s Mobile OCR Technology, it only takes TextGrabber + Translator a few seconds to accurately recognize plain text in more than 60 languages.
With TextGrabber + Translator you can scan and translate:
• Book fragments
• Manuals and instructions
• Product ingredients, etc.
• NEW! Recognized and translated text-to-speech with VoiceOver system feature.
• NEW! Adjusting font from small to big and sound tips for interface elements to assist visually impaired people.
•NEW! Tips for using TextGrabber + Translator effectively
• Accurate on-device text recognition in more than 60 languages, including English, German, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, Chinese, Korean and others (an Internet connection for OCR isn’t required).
• Instant translation from more than 40 languages (please note: an Internet connection is required)
• Captured text can be edited or copied to the clipboard
• Fast & convenient information sharing via Facebook, Twitter, email or SMS
• One-tap uploading of recognition and translation results to Evernote
• Search engine support
• All captured texts are backed up and can be easily found anytime in the “History” folder.
OCR HINT: Please select the appropriate language (up to three at a time) before recognition
VIEW DEMO VIDEO on YouTube: http://bit.ly/textgrabber
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• Full support for VoiceOver
• Recognized and translated text-to-speech with VoiceOver
• Sound tips for various interface elements
• Option to display recognition results in large font