ABBYY Screenshot Reader is a smart and simple tool for capturing text and images from any area on your PC screen. Normally it costs around $10, but now you can get ABBYY Screenshot Reader fullversion for free with below promo.
ABBYY Screenshot Reader allows you to capture screenshots of different items, the app recognizes text in each screen captures and convert it to your preferred readable format (.RTF, .TXT, .DOC or .XLS).The app has in-built Optical Character Recognition (OCR) technology, so that it can recognize text in any image and can convert it into adocument.
The application can recognize over 188 language texts, this mean what ever language text you capture the app can convert it to readable document and avoids typing of content.
With ABBYY Screenshot Reader you grab a screenshots of a specific area or a specific window or entire screen. Also with ‘Timed Screen’ function you can capture a picture with a 5 seconds timer. The software allows you to capture 2 types of screenshots: image and text, each with various output preferences.
ABBYY Screenshot Reader creates copies of images which you can easily cut and paste from your clipboard to Microsoft PowerPoint, Word, Excel or graphic files. More than just a simple screenshot maker, you can use Screenshot Reader to select and copy pieces of text from images, flash files, PDFs, and other image-based files, and convert them into true text which you can edit or insert into another document.
- Capture Two Types of Screenshots – Image and Text
- Multiple output formats: RTF, DOC, XLS, PNG,JPG
- Advanced OCR technology recognizes any language text
- Windows 8/8.1 compatible
Overall, it’s a nifty screen shot to text conversion tool that saves time by avoiding re-typing and the only downside, it’s file size is huge ( around 155 MB)
How to get ABBYY Screenshot Reader 11 for Free ?
The Russian web-page of ABBYY is offering ABBYY Screenshot Reader for free for this new year, interested readers can go to this webpage : goo.gl/wFl2nA and enter your email address before hitting the ‘Red’ button (probably submit).
Next with in few minutes, you can see an email in Inbox from ‘firstname.lastname@example.org’. This email will contain ABBYY Screenshot Reader serail number and download link for the installer, similar to below screen-shot.
Actually, I think this promo is a reward when you win ABBYY SheepTrip flash game from the Russian website (www.abbyy.ru/promo/ny-2015).