A quick app to grab any on screen text using the Optical Character Recognition (OCR) built into Windows 10. Text Grab does not run in the background and does not require the internet to work. This app was built to be quick and get out of the way, making you more productive on Windows. With no annoying popups, minimal clicks, and quick startup; Text Grab can easily be used hundreds of times a day! Text Grab uses your Windows installed language to recognize text, so it is available in many different languages. Text Grab works in two ways. Way 1: Select Region This works by simply selecting a rectangular region and Text Grab attempts to copy any text within the region to the Windows Clipboard. Way 2: Word Click After activating Text Grab, click on a word to copy that word to the Windows Clipboard To view the history of what Text Grab has copied open the Windows Clipboard History with Windows key + V Text Grab is open source on GitHub: https://github.com/TheJoeFin/Text-Grab Feel free to open issues, fork the repo, or open a pull request. How to launch with keyboard shortcut: 1. Pin Text Grab to the Windows Taskbar 2. Drag to the 2nd position on the Taskbar 3. Press the Windows key + 2 4. (for the 3rd position press Windows key + 3, etc.) Where Text Grab is useful - Pictures - PDFs - Application text - Videos - Websites Any mixture of the above
What's new in this version
2.0 Introduces the Grab Frame, a new way to capture, copy, and find text on screen.
- Screenshot OCR