OneNote let you extract text from an Image

You have multiple options available over the Internet that you can use to extract or get texts from a PDF file. Previously on this website, we shared an application called Some PDF Images Extract that you can use to extract texts from a particular image. Generally, you don’t need to use any software if your PDF isn’t write-protected. It means that anybody and everybody can copy texts from it. However, if it isn’t, you can either download paid software or opt for the method we will tell you about in this risewindows article.

The latest version of Microsoft Office Word provides you with a built-in feature that you can use to convert an image to a PDF. But the process can be pretty long as you first need to convert the image to a PDF and then extract the text from the image.

Other than that, you can go ahead and use the Microsoft OneNote program to fetch the text from an image or a screenshot in case you have paid version of Microsoft Office. We suggest this since it is a comparatively more straightforward process and doesn’t require too much work.

Microsoft Office OneNote is meant to create, edit and manage notes. It allows you to insert almost every kind of content. For example, a table, picture, link, file printout, video clip, audio recording, etc. Along with this, it also supports Optical Character Recognition (OCR). For those who don’t know what OCR is, it is a tool that allows you to fetch text from a picture. You can paste the copied text where ever you want to according to your requirements.

Since OneNote supports the OCR tools, it becomes pretty straightforward for you to use the application to serve the same purpose. You will learn in this article how to extract text from an image with the help of Microsoft Office OneNote. Keep reading for detailed instructions.

How to extract or copy Text from an Image using OneNote 2019/2016/2013?

Use the following steps to extract or copy Text from an image using OneNote 2019/016/2013:-

Step 1: Go to the taskbar on your desktop and click on the Start button. After that, type OneNote and press Enter.

Step 2: Click on OneNote in the search results.

Step 3: Choose the desired image and copy it. Now go to the OneNote document, and paste the image using Ctrl + V shortcut keys.

Step 4: As the image is uploaded, right-click on it and click on the Copy Text from Picture option.

Step 5: Now paste the copied text by going to the desired location like Microsoft Word, Notepad, or Wordpad and press the key combination Ctrl + V.

After completing all the above steps, you can extract the text from a picture.

That is it.

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