SimpleOCR – added 12/12/2007
SimpleOCR is the popular freeware OCR software with hundreds of thousands of users worldwide. SimpleOCR is also a royalty-free OCR SDK for developers to use in their custom applications. If you have a scanner and want to avoid retyping your documents, SimpleOCR is the fast, free way to do it. The SimpleOCR freeware is 100% free and not limited in any way. Anyone can use SimpleOCR for free–home users, educational institutions, even corporate users.
TopOCR – added 12/12/2007
TopOCR is a optical character recognition software (OCR) which is designed to be simple and user-friendly for use with your digital camera or smartphone. Now, wherever you go, you can create documents from business cards, newspapers, books and magazines, all without lugging around a notebook computer and scanner.