Microsoft.Windows.Ocr 1.0.0

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Requires NuGet 2.5 or higher.

dotnet add package Microsoft.Windows.Ocr --version 1.0.0
NuGet\Install-Package Microsoft.Windows.Ocr -Version 1.0.0
This command is intended to be used within the Package Manager Console in Visual Studio, as it uses the NuGet module's version of Install-Package.
<PackageReference Include="Microsoft.Windows.Ocr" Version="1.0.0" />
For projects that support PackageReference, copy this XML node into the project file to reference the package.
paket add Microsoft.Windows.Ocr --version 1.0.0
#r "nuget: Microsoft.Windows.Ocr, 1.0.0"
#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 Microsoft.Windows.Ocr as a Cake Addin
#addin nuget:?package=Microsoft.Windows.Ocr&version=1.0.0

// Install Microsoft.Windows.Ocr as a Cake Tool
#tool nuget:?package=Microsoft.Windows.Ocr&version=1.0.0

The Microsoft OCR Library for Windows Runtime allows developers to add text recognition capabilities to their apps.

Supported platforms: Windows Phone 8, Windows Phone 8.1, Windows 8.1 (Windows Store apps only).

Supported languages: Chinese Simplified, Chinese Traditional, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish.

Terms of use: Please review the license. This is a stable version of the library and it can be used in apps published on the Store.

Documentation: Available at

Code sample: Available at

NOTE: In Windows 10, OCR is part of Windows SDK as Universal Windows Platform (UWP) API. Check UWP documentation at and UWP code samples at

Product Compatible and additional computed target framework versions.
native native is compatible. 
Universal Windows Platform uap was computed.  uap10.0 was computed. 
Windows Phone wp8 is compatible.  wp81 was computed.  wpa81 is compatible. 
Windows Store win81 is compatible. 
Compatible target framework(s)
Additional computed target framework(s)
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Free open-source OCR application for the Windows Store - A modern GUI front-end for the Microsoft OCR library. The application also includes support for reading and OCR'ing PDF files.
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1.0.0 74,240 7/31/2014

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