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What is Capture2Text?

Capture2Text enables users to quickly OCR a portion of the screen using a keyboard shortcut. The resulting text will be saved to the clipboard by default.

Download

The latest version can be found on the Capture2Text download page hosted by SourceForge.

System Requirements

Supported operating systems:

  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8/8.1
  • Windows 10

How to Launch Capture2Text (no installation required)

  1. Unzip the contents of the zip file.
  2. Double-click on Capture2Text.exe. You should see the Capture2Text icon on the bottom-right of your screen (though it might be hidden in which case you will have to click on the ‘Show hidden icons’ arrow).

Installing Additional OCR Languages

By default Capture2Text comes packaged with the following languages: English, French, German, Japanese, Korean, Russian, and Spanish.

  1. Download the appropriate OCR language dictionary.
  2. Open the ‘.zip’ file you just downloaded with 7-Zip or similar decompression software.
  3. Drag all files contained within the zip file to the tessdata folder:
  4. Restart Capture2Text.

How to Perform a Standard OCR Capture

Follow these steps to perform a standard OCR capture using the capture box:

  1. Position your mouse pointer at the top-left corner of the text that you want to OCR.
  2. Press the OCR hotkey (Windows Key + Q) to begin an OCR capture.
  3. Move your mouse to resize the blue capture box over the text that you want to OCR. You may hold down the right mouse button and drag to move the entire capture box.
  4. Press the OCR hotkey again (or left-click or press ENTER) to complete the OCR capture. The OCR’d text will be placed in the clipboard and a popup showing the captured text will appear (the popup may be disabled in the settings).

How to Perform a Text Line OCR Capture

Capture2Text can automatically capture the line of text that is closest to the mouse pointer.

  1. Position your mouse pointer on or near the line of text to capture.
  2. Press the Text Line OCR Capture hotkey (Windows Key + E).
  3. Capture2Text will outline the captured text and save the OCR result to the clipboard.

How to Perform a Forward Text Line OCR Capture

Capture2Text can automatically capture the line of text starting at the character that is closest to the mouse pointer and working forward.

  1. Position your mouse pointer on or near the character to start at.
  2. Press the Forward Text Line OCR Capture hotkey (Windows Key + W).
  3. Capture2Text will outline the captured text and save the OCR result to the clipboard.

How to Perform a Bubble OCR Capture

Capture2Text can automatically capture text contained within a comic book speech/thought bubble as long as the bubble is completely enclosed.

  1. Position your mouse pointer in the empty part of the bubble (not on the text).
  2. Press the bubble OCR Capture hotkey (Windows Key + S).
  3. Capture2Text will outline the captured text and save the OCR result to the clipboard.

How to Specify the Active OCR Language

To specify the active OCR language, right-click the tray icon, click on OCR Language, and select an OCR languages from the list:

Translation

To enable the translation feature, start by opening the settings dialog (right-click tray icon and select ‘Settings…’), and clicking on the Translate tab.

Settings

Right-click the Capture2Text tray icon in the bottom-right of your screen and then select the ‘Settings…’ option to bring up the Settings dialog. You may hover over many of the option labels to display a helpful tooltip explaining the option.

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The Hotkeys tab allows you to specify which key and modifiers to use for each hotkey. To disable a hotkey, select ‘<Unmapped>’ from the drop-down list.

  • Rate: Rate of text-to-speech voice.
  • Pitch: Pitch of text-to-speech voice.
  • Voice: Voice to use for the text-to-speech feature. Set to ‘<Disabled>’ to disable the text-to-speech feature for just the selected OCR language.

Command Line Options

Troubleshooting & FAQ

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  1. I’m getting a message about a missing DLL file when I double-click Capture2Text.exe.
  2. Solution: Install the Visual Studio 2015 redistributable.
  3. Capture2Text doesn’t work at all. What can I do?
  4. Possible solutions:
  • Make sure that you have unzipped Capture2Text. Search Google if you do not know how to unzip a file.
  • Make sure that your Anti-virus software is not blocking Capture2Text. Refer to the documentation that was bundled with your Anti-virus software.
  • Make sure that you have downloaded the latest version from SourceForge.
  • Restart your computer.
  • Ask one of your grandchildren to help you :)
  1. I found a bug!
  2. Great! Create a ticket and describe the bug.
  3. I want to make a suggestion.
  4. Great! Create a ticket and describe your suggestion.
  5. Capture2Text is outputting garbage characters.
  6. Solution: Specify the correct OCR language.
  7. The language that I’m interested in doesn’t appear in the OCR language menu.
  8. Read Installing Additional OCR Languages.
  9. I don’t see the Capture2Text tray icon.
  10. Click the ‘Show hidden icons’ button (it looks like a triangle or a ^ character).
  11. I’ve clicked on the Capture2Text tray icon but it doesn’t do anything.
  12. Right-click it instead.
  13. Capture2Text isn’t working on my Mac.
  14. Capture2Text is a Windows-only software. If you have a technical background, feel free to port it (but don’t ask me to help).
  15. Where is the uninstaller?
  16. There isn’t one. Capture2Text doesn’t have an installer either. To remove Capture2Text from your computer, simply delete the Capture2Text directory.
  17. Where is the settings .ini file located?
  18. Type ‘%appdata%Capture2Text’ into Windows Explorer.
  19. You may delete it to restore default settings.
  20. How do I make Capture2Text portable?
  21. Call Capture2Text.exe using the — portable option. You may want to create a shortcut for this. Setting this option will make Capture2Text store the .ini settings file in same directory as Capture2Text.exe (as opposed to ‘%appdata%Capture2Text’ which is the normal location).
  22. Where is the source code located?
  23. The source code is located on SourceForge.

Related Tools for Japanese Language Learners

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  • JGlossator (Windows)
  • Automatically lookup Japanese words that you have OCR’d with Capture2Text. Supports de-inflected expressions, readings, audio pronunciation, example sentences, pitch accent, word frequency, kanji information, and grammar analysis. Supports both EDICT and EPWING dictionaries.
  • OCR Manga Reader (Android)
  • Free and open source Manga reader android app that allows you to quickly OCR and lookup Japanese words in real-time. There are no ads and no mysterious network permissions. Supports both EDICT and EPWING dictionaries.

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