IronOcr 2024.6.3

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dotnet add package IronOcr --version 2024.6.3                
NuGet\Install-Package IronOcr -Version 2024.6.3                
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<PackageReference Include="IronOcr" Version="2024.6.3" />                
For projects that support PackageReference, copy this XML node into the project file to reference the package.
paket add IronOcr --version 2024.6.3                
#r "nuget: IronOcr, 2024.6.3"                
#r directive can be used in F# Interactive and Polyglot Notebooks. Copy this into the interactive tool or source code of the script to reference the package.
// Install IronOcr as a Cake Addin
#addin nuget:?package=IronOcr&version=2024.6.3

// Install IronOcr as a Cake Tool
#tool nuget:?package=IronOcr&version=2024.6.3                

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IronOCR - The advanced Optical Character Recognition library for .NET

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IronOCR is a library developed and maintained by Iron Software that helps C# Software Engineers to perform Optical Character Recognition, Barcode Scanning, and Text Extraction in projects in .NET.

IronOCR excels at:

  • Reading text from many formats such as images (jpg, png, gif, tiff, bmp), gif, tif/tiff, streams, and PDFs
  • Correcting low quality scans and photos with a plethora or filters such as Deskew, Denoise, Binarize, Enhance Resolution, Dilate, and many more
  • Reading barcodes from over 20 Barcode formats and QR Code Support
  • Utilizing the latest build of Tesseract OCR performance tuned above and beyond any other
  • Exporting Searchable PDFs, hOCR / HTML Exporting, and image content text

IronOCR has cross platform support compatibility with:

  • .NET 8, .NET 7, .NET 6 .NET 5, .NET Core, Standard, and Framework
  • Windows, macOS, Linux, Docker, Azure, and AWS

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Additionally, our API reference and full licensing information can easily be found on our website.

Using IronOCR

Installing the IronOCR NuGet package is quick and easy, please install the package like this:

PM> Install-Package IronOCR

Once installed, you can get started by adding using IronOcr to the top of your C# code. Here is is sample image text scan reading example to get started:

using IronOcr;

var ocr = new IronTesseract();

using (var ocrInput = new OcrInput())
{
    ocrInput.LoadImage("image.png");
    ocrInput.LoadPdf("document.pdf");
    
    // Optionally Apply Filters if needed:
    // ocrInput.Deskew();  // use only if image not straight
    // ocrInput.DeNoise(); // use only if image contains digital noise
    
    var ocrResult = ocr.Read(ocrInput);
    Console.WriteLine(ocrResult.Text);
}

Features Table

IronOCR Features

Welcome to the cutting edge of .NET OCR technology with IronOCR 2024 with full support for:

  • C#, F#, and VB.NET
  • .NET 8, .NET 7, 6, 5, Core 2x & 3x, Standard 2, and Framework 4.6.2+
  • Console, Web, and Desktop Apps
  • Windows, Linux (Debian, CentOS, Ubuntu), MacOs, Docker, AWS, and Azure
  • Microsoft Visual Studio or JetBrains ReSharper & Rider
  • Barcode, QR Code, and Text detection

Licensing & Support available

For code examples, tutorials and documentation visit https://ironsoftware.com/csharp/ocr/

For more support and inquiries, please email us at: support@ironsoftware.com

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IronOcr.Languages.German

The IronOCR engine adds OCR (Optical Character Recognition) functionality to Web, Desktop, and Console applications. IronOCR reads Barcode and QR codes. Ocr Dictionaries in this package: * German * GermanBest * GermanFast * GermanFraktur ==================================== Deutschsprachige OCR in C# & .NET. Optimierte C# Tesseract 5 OCR in einer eigenständigen .NET OCR-API. Konvertiert Scannerdokumente, Bilder und PDF in Text. C# & VB Beispiele: https://ironsoftware.com/csharp/ocr/languages/ ==================================== This package installs IronOCR and also German support including: * German (also known as Deutsch) OCR for screenshots, cameras, images files, tiffs and PDFs in .NET * Custom OCR that can significantly out-perform Tesseract CLI on real world documents * Can read scans with distortion, skewing, low resolution & contrast, and digital noise * Also supports Tesseract 3, 4 and 5 in German * Support for 125 total international languages available Additional Features Include: * Barcode & QR Reading * Output of searchable, search-engine indexable PDF documents * Inspect fonts, headings, paragraphs, lines, words, and characters as structured data Supports: * .NET Framework (4.5+) * .NET Core (2.0+) * .NET Standard (2.0+) Works on: * Windows * MacOS * Linux * Docker * Azure and other Cloud hosting platforms * Web, Console, WinForms, WPF and Services Reads: - Images - TIFFS - PDFs - Screenshots - Scans - Barcodes - QR codes Commercial support available. Email: developers@ironsoftware.com C# & VB Examples: https://ironsoftware.com/csharp/ocr/languages/

IronOcr.Languages.Japanese

Japanese Language pack for the IronOCR C# and VB.Net OCR library. Reads Japanese language text from images and PDFs in .NET. Ocr Dictionaries in this package: * JapaneseAlphabet * JapaneseAlphabetBest * JapaneseAlphabetFast * JapaneseVerticalAlphabet * JapaneseVerticalAlphabetBest * JapaneseVerticalAlphabetFast * Japanese * JapaneseBest * JapaneseFast * JapaneseVertical * JapaneseVerticalBest * JapaneseVerticalFast This package installs IronOCR and also Japanese support including: * Japanese (also known as 日本語 (にほんご)) OCR for screenshots, cameras, images files, tiffs and PDFs. * Custom OCR that significantly outperforms Tesseract on real world documents. * Can read scans with distortion, skewing, low resolution & contrast, and digital noise. * Also supports Tesseract 3, 4 and 5 in Japanese. * Support for 122 other languages also available Additional Features Include: * Barcode & QR Reading * Output of searchable, search-engine indexable PDF documents * Inspect fonts, headings, paragraphs, lines, words, and characters as structured data Supports: * .NET Framework(4.5 +) * .NET CORE(2.0 +) * .NET Standard(2.0 +) Works on: *Windows * MacOS * Linux * Docker * Azure and other Cloud hosting platforms * Web, Console, WinForms, WPF and Services Reads: * Images * TIFFS * PDFs * Screenshots * Camera Input * Scans * Barcodes * QR codes This package also installs: https://www.nuget.org/packages/IronOcr/ For product and licensing support please email us at developers@ironsoftware.com ====== C# と .NET での日本語 OCR スタンドアロン .NET OCR API で最適化された C# Tesseract 5 OCR。 スキャナーのドキュメント、画像、PDF をテキストに変換します。 C# と VB の例: https://ironsoftware.com/csharp/ocr/languages/Japanese/

IronOcr.Languages.Spanish

The IronOCR engine adds OCR (Optical Character Recognition) functionality to Web, Desktop, and Console applications. IronOCR reads Barcode and QR codes. Ocr Dictionaries in this package: * Spanish * SpanishBest * SpanishFast * SpanishOld * SpanishOldBest * SpanishOldFast ==================================== OCR en español en C# y .NET. C# Tesseract 5 OCR optimizado en una API de .NET OCR independiente. Convierte documentos, imágenes y PDF del escáner en texto. Ejemplos de C# y VB: https://ironsoftware.com/csharp/ocr/languages/ ==================================== This package installs IronOCR and also Spanish support including: * Spanish (also known as Español, Castellano) OCR for screenshots, cameras, images files, tiffs and PDFs in .NET * Custom OCR that can significantly out-perform Tesseract CLI on real world documents * Can read scans with distortion, skewing, low resolution & contrast, and digital noise * Also supports Tesseract 3, 4 and 5 in Spanish * Support for 125 total international languages available Additional Features Include: * Barcode & QR Reading * Output of searchable, search-engine indexable PDF documents * Inspect fonts, headings, paragraphs, lines, words, and characters as structured data Supports: * .NET Framework (4.5+) * .NET Core (2.0+) * .NET Standard (2.0+) Works on: * Windows * MacOS * Linux * Docker * Azure and other Cloud hosting platforms * Web, Console, WinForms, WPF and Services Reads: - Images - TIFFS - PDFs - Screenshots - Scans - Barcodes - QR codes Commercial support available. Email: developers@ironsoftware.com C# & VB Examples: https://ironsoftware.com/csharp/ocr/languages/

IronOcr.Languages.Arabic

The IronOCR engine adds OCR (Optical Character Recognition) functionality to Web, Desktop, and Console applications. IronOCR reads Barcode and QR codes. Ocr Dictionaries in this package: * Arabic * ArabicBest * ArabicFast * ArabicAlphabet * ArabicAlphabetBest * ArabicAlphabetFast ==================================== OCR للغة العربية في C# & .NET. محسن C# Tesseract 5 OCR في .NET OCR API مستقل. يحول مستندات الماسح الضوئي والصور و PDF إلى نص. أمثلة على C# و VB: https://ironsoftware.com/csharp/ocr/languages/ ==================================== This package installs IronOCR and also Arabic support including: * Arabic (also known as العربية) OCR for screenshots, cameras, images files, tiffs and PDFs in .NET * Custom OCR that can significantly out-perform Tesseract CLI on real world documents * Can read scans with distortion, skewing, low resolution & contrast, and digital noise * Also supports Tesseract 3, 4 and 5 in Arabic * Support for 125 total international languages available Additional Features Include: * Barcode & QR Reading * Output of searchable, search-engine indexable PDF documents * Inspect fonts, headings, paragraphs, lines, words, and characters as structured data Supports: * .NET Framework (4.5+) * .NET Core (2.0+) * .NET Standard (2.0+) Works on: * Windows * MacOS * Linux * Docker * Azure and other Cloud hosting platforms * Web, Console, WinForms, WPF and Services Reads: - Images - TIFFS - PDFs - Screenshots - Scans - Barcodes - QR codes Commercial support available. Email: developers@ironsoftware.com C# & VB Examples: https://ironsoftware.com/csharp/ocr/languages/

IronOcr.Languages.French

The IronOCR engine adds OCR (Optical Character Recognition) functionality to Web, Desktop, and Console applications. IronOCR reads Barcode and QR codes. Ocr Dictionaries in this package: * French * FrenchBest * FrenchFast ==================================== OCR de langue française en C# & .NET. OCR C# Tesseract 5 optimisé dans une API OCR .NET autonome. Convertit les documents du scanner, les images et les PDF en texte. Exemples C# et VB: https://ironsoftware.com/csharp/ocr/languages/ ==================================== This package installs IronOCR and also French support including: * French (also known as Français, Langue Française) OCR for screenshots, cameras, images files, tiffs and PDFs in .NET * Custom OCR that can significantly out-perform Tesseract CLI on real world documents * Can read scans with distortion, skewing, low resolution & contrast, and digital noise * Also supports Tesseract 3, 4 and 5 in French * Support for 125 total international languages available Additional Features Include: * Barcode & QR Reading * Output of searchable, search-engine indexable PDF documents * Inspect fonts, headings, paragraphs, lines, words, and characters as structured data Supports: * .NET Framework (4.5+) * .NET Core (2.0+) * .NET Standard (2.0+) Works on: * Windows * MacOS * Linux * Docker * Azure and other Cloud hosting platforms * Web, Console, WinForms, WPF and Services Reads: - Images - TIFFS - PDFs - Screenshots - Scans - Barcodes - QR codes Commercial support available. Email: developers@ironsoftware.com C# & VB Examples: https://ironsoftware.com/csharp/ocr/languages/

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2023.4.13 19,118 4/6/2023
2023.3.2 32,386 3/1/2023
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2022.12.10830 31,507 12/5/2022
2022.11.10109 61,241 10/26/2022
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2022.1.0 47,904 1/17/2022
2021.12.0 21,300 12/21/2021
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2021.9.0 26,388 8/24/2021
2021.6.0 31,490 6/24/2021
2021.2.1 39,765 2/24/2021
2020.12.2 28,348 12/14/2020
2020.11.2 124,725 11/13/2020
4.4.0 299,006 6/21/2018
4.3.0.1 36,833 4/9/2018
4.2.2.51 5,564 1/22/2018
4.2.2.1 4,349 12/1/2017
4.2.1.5 5,596 9/9/2017
4.1.1 9,441 8/4/2017
4.0.10 3,072 1/12/2017
4.0.9 2,681 12/20/2016

* Improved control over scanned characters: Gain more control over the characters captured during advanced scans.
* Enhanced document scanning: Advanced scan mode now supports a wider range of languages including Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Japanese, Korean, and Latin, allowing you to scan documents in more languages.
* Fixes issue where searchable PDFs returned overlapped text: This update resolves an issue where text in searchable PDFs appeared overlapped after scanning.
* Fixes issue when deploying to Azure Function: This update resolves an issue where deploying IronOCR to Azure Functions caused an error.
* Updates IronSoftware.System.Drawing Dependency to 2024.6.1