How to Copy Text from Image Using CamScanner, So you don’t have to type it.

How to Copy Text from Image Using CamScanner

CamScanner is a very useful app with tons of features and is basically used to make the pdf by scanning the images. But one feature of the app you might not be aware of is the OCR (Optical character recognition). Today we are going to talk about how to use the OCR feature of CamScanner to extract the text from image. Suppose you are given a long piece of paper to type. To type that paper you would require 20-30 minutes depending on your typing skills. But with the OCR feature, this can be done within seconds. So do you also want to copy the text from image and get rid of typing and do your work quickly, then read on further to know how to copy text from image using CamScanner.

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The process to copy the text from image using the Camscanner app is quite and pretty straightforward, you just have to tap on a few things and the app will produce the text plain text from an image and you will not have to type it.

Here are the Steps to Copy Text from Image Using CamScanner :

NOTE: The app might fail sometimes to recognize the text from image.

Step 1:

Download the Cam scanner form the Play store on your smartphone, if don’t have it already. Below are the links to download the Cam Scanner app.

Step 2:

Open the CamScanner App.

Step 3:

Tap on the camera icon on the bottom right of the screen, if you want to capture the image and then copy the text from image.

How to Copy Text from Image Using CamScanner

Step 4:

Now capture an image and the app will begin to process the image and convert it into the pdf type form, so when it finishes the scanning certain options will appear at the bottom of the screen. You have to tap on the “OCR” option present at the bottom center of the screen.

Step 5:

As soon as you tap on the ”OCR”, a pop up will appear with two options, you have to tap on “Local fast recognition” and the app will begin to recognize the text and in a few moments present the plain text in front of you.


So, that’s all folks, you can easily copy the text produced in the above step and do whatever you want to do it.

How to Copy Text from Image Using CamScanner
Plain text from the image after scanning.

Hope you are able to copy the text from image easily using the CamScanner App. If you any further query or problem then feel free drop a line of comment in the comments section, we would love to help you.

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