Scanning to OCR using OmniPage

Optical character recognition (OCR) is the conversion of images of text in to characters.

  1. Place the document on the scanner bed.
  2. Open OmniPage.
  3. Click Load Files → Scan.
    Image of Load files menu
  4. For 1. (Get Page), click Scan.
    Image of scan button
  5. In the hp Scanning window, click Accept.
    Image of HP Scan
  6. If you have finished scanning all of your pages, select Stop Loading Pages.
    Image of Automatic Processing screen
  7. In the Start Automatic Processing window, click Start.
    Image of start OCR button
  8. Click the 1-2-3 →.
    Image of Omnipage screen
  9. In the Save to File window
    1. For Look in, click the dropdown arrow and select the desired location for saving the file.
    2. Enter a name for the File name field.
    3. For Save as, select Text.
    4. Click OK.
      Image of Save As dialog box

Updated: 1/18/2017