TextGrabber + Translator

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$ 6.9
Genres: [Productivity | Business]
Developer: ABBYY USA Software House Inc
Release Date: Jun 02, 2011
Version: 4.3.3
Size: 37.67 MB
$ 6.9
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ABBYY has already given us Lingvo Dictionaries: English ‹-› Spanish, French, German, Italian Dictionary Titles on Jan 30, now delivering another great Productivity application and iphone app on the store. The review includes the developer's description, customer ratings, user reviews and screenshots for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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TextGrabber + Translator easily and quickly scans, translates and saves your chosen text from virtually any printed material.
Simply take a picture of the text and immediately edit, hear it spoken aloud via VoiceOver, translate it into over 40 languages, send your text by SMS or e-mail, or share it quickly on Facebook, Twitter or Evernote.

***** Winner of SUPERSTAR Award in the "Mobile Productivity App", "Mobile Image Capture App" and “Text Input” categories in Mobile Star Awards
“Textgrabber is probably the best app which adds another function to your iPhone: a scanner”- The Irish Times
With ABBYY TextGrabber + Translator you can save and translate any printed text you need with a tap of your screen:
• Receipts
• Travel documents
• Notes
• Magazine articles
• Book fragments
• Manuals and instructions
• Recipe ingredients, etc.
• Easy and accurate text-capture from printed sources, such as books, magazines, ads, timetables, etc.
• Accurate on-device text recognition for more than 60 languages, including German, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, English, Chinese, Korean and others
• Instant translation from more than 40 languages (Internet connection is required)
• Powerful text-to-speech capability with the VoiceOver system feature
• Adjustable font sizes and audio prompts to assist visually impaired people
• Fast and convenient sharing via Facebook, Twitter, Evernote, email or SMS
• All extracted text is automatically backed up and can be easily found in the “History” folder

The application is partially compatible with the iPad 2 and iPod Touch 4 Gen (uploading images from photo album is only available).
OCR HINT: Please select the appropriate language (up to three at a time) before recognition



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Download TextGrabber plus Translator app for for iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad and iPad mini.
Download TextGrabber plus Translator on PC or Mac:
1. Go to the TextGrabber plus Translator application page in your iTunes.
2. Click the button to download the App.
3. Sync your iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad or iPad mini with iTunes to install the TextGrabber plus Translator app.
Download the App With iOS App Store:
1. Open the App Store on your iDevice.
2. Search for TextGrabber plus Translator.
3. Click the button to download and install it on your device.
4. Enjoy.


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*This TextGrabber plus Translator application may be available in some countries.

User Ratings

Jan 14
(5★) Arabic
very good application, just that I often confusion because there is no Arabic
Jan 13
(5★) Very Good App
This app helps me to do many things that speed up homework each night.
Jan 12
(5★) Really Great App
So far, this app has performed flawlessly, it is really amazing how well it works. I love it.
(5★) Great for OCE
Nice app, it does what it promeses, I use i every day for scanning papers and fast OCR and sending texts. A must-have!
Dec 28, 2014
(5★) Really nice!
It could recognize almost all of the words, n has little mistakes. Excellent!
Nov 20, 2014
(4★) Nice
This app is what I am looking for and it is worth trying it. I like it so much and I recommend it to you.
Nov 19, 2014
(3★) Needs more options for storage
Add the option to upload to Cloud storages such as Google drive or Onedrive.
Nov 04, 2014
(5★) It works great
Works great on my iPhone 6 pluse no problem
Sep 03, 2014
(5★) Fantastic!
Absolutely love it! Allows me to read the Facebook postings of my diverse friends. Really, really, really want Arabic. All other
languages work great! Thanks!
Jun 05, 2014
(5★) Worth every penny!
am really a happy customer I enjoy using the app few times a week . I love it. I hope it supports Arabic though :/
May 26, 2014
(2★) All I want is to be able to scan Kanji with it
Unfortunately, there’s no way to turn English off. I can add Japanese as an option, but not make it the sole language. Whether
this is an app limitation or an iOS limitation (because I have my iPhon
May 18, 2014
(5★) Best offline OCR available
This is definitely the best offline OCR available on the App Store.
May 06, 2014
(5★) Нужное приложение
Мне очень понравилось. Удобно и быстро. Приложение стабильно работает.
Выручает в самый нужный момент.
May 03, 2014
(4★) Outstanding
Does what it says. Good application.
May 02, 2014
(3★) Directions for?
Seems like a nice, useful, quality app from a top company in the field. But how about some directions on how to use it? (I tried
scanning 10 pages, only to find only one had been saved!) :(
Apr 24, 2014
(5★) Awesome
It does it all! Very convenient and accurate most of the time. One thing I wish it would do is keep an album of your captured
texts, instead of putting them directly into the camera roll.
Apr 07, 2014
(4★) Does what it does very well
Good app! Now if you could just "open in" a PDF into this app and let it grab text from that it would be superb!
Apr 06, 2014
(5★) Very useful
It would be great if we could merge the text from history or share it as a whole.
Apr 04, 2014
(4★) Please add Vietnamese.
Please add Vietnamese to recognition. Thanks! Otherwise, excellent app!
Apr 01, 2014
(5★) Good App
If you can please input our Language Myanmar .
Mar 29, 2014
(5★) A real time saver.
Cool. This is great, a time saver, especially with long articles. I like it.Bug: it cannot recognize handwriting, it can only read
printed letters.
Mar 26, 2014
(5★) AT Coordinator
This is a wonderful app! It converts very quickly and easily. I use it with all ages from children through senior citizens. The
only change that I would like to see made is that when text is shown you
(5★) useful tool
I have tried several of these photo scanning apps, and so far, TextGrabber Translator is one of the best! It makes scanning so
easy, And this app have Powerful text-to-speech capability, very useful.
Mar 23, 2014
(5★) Great app
I have to say this app works great. Nothing more I can say except I love it.
Mar 20, 2014
(5★) finally, Finally, FINALLY
A REAL OCR app! FinaLLY!I just trashed PageScanner, and that HORRIBLY BAD JotNot (believe me, it’s NOT).This TextGrabber was
perfect on the first full page of text I shot. Excellence with very min
Mar 19, 2014
(5★) Textgrabber
Wow! This text grabber is the best and help me all time
(5★) Wow
I have bought this app a while ago, and boy did the updates literally turn this app around for the better.the first time i had
this, no matter how good the pictures, it was never %100.but now? with th
Mar 18, 2014
(5★) 超级好用
(5★) Very good
I am writing an article about a TV show so I have been collecting news and articles from all sources. Now with this app I can
easily select the information I need and save it for later use. Also it pr
(5★) Amazing app
This is an amazing app.When i read an english article,i can use this app to take a photo of this article and it will auto scan the
photo and translate the words into digital.Then i can select another
(5★) Amazing app!
Usually read articles on some unfamiliar words you can use this application. It can help me to quickly translate. The results were
(5★) Helpful application
This is a very practical text translation application software. Through photographs can help me translate the article. Its
operation is very simple. There is a language of many countries to choose fro
Feb 01, 2014
(2★) Push notification spam
Good app for English OCR but will spam you with push notifications. Simple enough to turn off, but an obnoxious practice by the
Jan 31, 2014
(3★) Some things to fix
When you take a picture of what you want to translate, the picture quality becomes extremely low when you try to crop it. Please
Jan 14, 2014
(5★) Works great
I am very impressed with this OCR app.
Jan 12, 2014
(5★) Amazing
One of my most used apps! It truly is amazing.
Jan 04, 2014
(5★) Best of breed class
I have been seeing 98 to 100% accuracy with this product and have tried it with with different types of print media and type
fonts. All you need to do is take a clear reasonably well lit focused pictu
Dec 31, 2013
(4★) Definitely works!
I got a letter in the mail in another language and I wanted to try this app out. It only needed 1 photo, then it let me crop the
area I needed, followed by a click of the translate button. This applic
Dec 29, 2013
(4★) Very impressive OCR intelligence
I tested a page with text in 2 columns with my 5s under so-so conditions; near-perfect OCR and perfect sequencing - it picked up
on the columns. Is give this 5 stars if it could batch photo OCR; take
Dec 22, 2013
(4★) Very Useful!
Great app. I uses it to scan and edit documents.
Dec 13, 2013
(5★) Grandiosa
App excelente, captura con. Ganan precisión, de manera rápida y sencilla. Con esto podemos tener los libros físicos y al mismos
tiempo en nuestros dispositivos, realmente genial
Dec 06, 2013
(5★) wish a little more function
some book write from right to leftbut the default is from right to leftcould you add a button to switch the direction?even more to
let the word just go with the direction as the photo?
Dec 03, 2013
(5★) A text packrat’s dream app
This app has always worked beautifully for me. I love being able to capture passages from books I’m reading without having to
get up and scan and ocr them. The integration with Evernote puts it righ
Dec 01, 2013
(5★) Спасибо за отличное прилож
Огромная благодарность разработчикам за нужное в хозяйстве
Nov 23, 2013
(5★) Great!
Scan the text recognition is high, the accuracy of translation is high, this is the best I have similar software. Absolute can
give a 5 star review!
(5★) Optical character recognition
Actually ABBYY is great in OCR area. I bought a business card reader form this company before, which is quite accurate.
TextGrabber also works well and can reach more than 80 % recognition if the back
(4★) Creative design
The idea is quite cool and I try to scan the English text and Japanese text. In total, the result is acceptable.
(4★) great tool
This app is so great and useful to me.I could edit any picture I take on my IPONE.
Nov 16, 2013
(3★) Piece of advise!
I like the simplicity of the icon. It could be improved though. Add a little more weight to the white parts, cuz theyre too thin.
And some gradient to the background. The icon now is just too flat and
(4★) Not 100% perfect but pretty darn close
Not 100% perfect but pretty darn close
Oct 31, 2013
(5★) Works well
This app is easy to use and does a great job at recognizing text.
Oct 29, 2013
(2★) 20 % success
Great interface but lame recognition. Tried about 25 samples of simplified Chinese text, very clear photos, but it only recognized
text on 2 pictures. Maybe it needs to be black text in white backgrou
Oct 25, 2013
(5★) Great. Very useful.
This app is great. Works great for staying organized. Take a picture and it converts to text. Can also translate. Very simple.
Worth the money.
Sep 28, 2013
(4★) Sped tchr
Could the font size be adjustable up to a 72 point, that would help with vision impaired people?
Sep 19, 2013
(4★) Almost perfect
The only suggestion I have would be to improve the clarity (and therefore the recognition capabilities) by creating an (optional)
a slight delay before focusing / capturing the image.
Sep 17, 2013
(5★) Timesaver!
This app has saved me so much time! Instead of having to painstakingly comply email addresses or text, I can quickly scan it with
this app!
Total 56 reviews with 89.6% ratings for this app.
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Below is the iOS store rank history of TextGrabber + Translator which shows the highest daily rank of the app on available categories.

Best chart rankings:
#168 in Top apps (iPhone) on Oct 11, 2014

Today's chart rankings:
#188 in US store (iPhone)

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