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I'm planning to get a paperless office and for that, I a need good scriptable piece of OCR for OS X?

What do you use? What is your favourite and why?

There is a blogpost by Marco Arment about a few programs. Are there any good ones there?

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Have you ruled out using Image Capture and letting the OS X OCR do it's job? If not, I'd jump to PDFpen if you think like Marco Arment does in his scriptable OCR review. –  bmike Sep 8 '11 at 18:46
I'm interested to hear more about the OS X OCR. –  andersmoldin Sep 8 '11 at 20:07
Thanks for the hint on Marco's post. I'll try a few he mentioned. :-) –  kventil Sep 8 '11 at 21:53
@bmike, what is OS X OCR? –  patrix Oct 9 '11 at 11:29
I tried now some programs and I'm now stuck with pdfpenPro. It's not perfect but the best solution on the market for my needs. –  kventil Dec 7 '11 at 12:57
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Readiris for Mac. I have it, but I haven't used it in a long time, so I don't exactly remember how good it was. I think that it didn't do the first few documents very well, but it learns.

Oh, and I'm not sure about scriptability. I'll check it.

It looks like Readiris has a scripting dictionary, and it's pretty good, too.

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