How To: Copy and Paste Text from Images and PDFs with This Free, Easy-to-Use Tool

Copy and Paste Text from Images and PDFs with This Free, Easy-to-Use Tool

We've all needed to copy text from an image at some point or another. If it's only a few words, it's no big deal to just type it out, but if you need to capture a whole block of text, that could take a while. Luckily, there's a free app you can download to do all the hard work for you.

It's called GTText and it's super simple to use and supports TIFF, JPG, GIF, BMP and PNG files.

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You can copy all the text on an image or choose a specific section if you don't want the whole thing. It even supports other languages and works with PDFs, as well.

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So the next time you find yourself in this situation, give GTText a try instead of wasting your time retyping. Click here to download it, or check out this article to learn more on how it works.

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1 Comment

this thing doesnt work very well it has to be white words or black words and a plain back ground I tried using it on the wall with the soldiers names in washington dc and it gave me gibberish, and i tried it on a meme and it gave me gibberish as well

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