How to extract text from graphics and digital documents in seconds [Week 45/20 in Review]

How to extract text from graphics and digital documents in seconds [Week 45/20 in Review]


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Who does not know this, you have a picture in front of you and want to have the text in the picture. In the past, I have often typed the text myself. That was laborious and not efficient. All the more I was happy to find a tool last week that solves this for me.

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"Extract text from graphics and digital documents in seconds" is the promise of Textsniper on their website. I bought the tool, took a closer look, and can say it is fantastic. Now when I have an image, YouTube video, PDFs, or other files in front of me, I get the text extracted and ready to use in seconds. Let me show you how it works with Chris Bongers' profile.

Textsniper in action

It does not work at first go in all cases. Often I had to try it several times to get the desired result. Nevertheless, it is a great software in everything.

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๐Ÿ“— Books

I read "We are all Leaders" by Fredrik Arnander and "The Courage To Be Disliked: How to free yourself, change your life and achieve real happiness" by Ichiro Kishimi and Fumitake Koga. Both are insightful books.

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