TextGrabber – Real-Time Translation directly on the camera screen

[App] TextGrabber Offline Scan & Translate Photo to Text


ABBYY TextGrabber easily and quickly digitizes fragments of printed text and turnes the recognized result into action: call, email, follow links, find on maps, translate into 100+ languages, edit, voice over and share in any convenient way.

When you point your mobile camera at printed text, TextGrabber instantly captures and recognizes it offline, no Internet connection needed. A unique real-time recognition mode extracts information in 60+ languages not only from documents, but from any surfaces.

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 phone: a scanner”- The Irish Times

The Best Image-to-Text App… – lifehacker.com

Real-Time Translation directly on the camera screen without taking photos into 100+ languages online (full-text translation) and 10 languages offline (word-by-word translation).

Innovative Real-Time Recognition mode based on ABBYY RTR SDK technology will digitize printed text directly on the camera screen without taking photographs.

Text recognition in 60+ languages, including Russian, English, German, Spanish, Greek, Turkish, Chinese and Korean, without an Internet connection (offline on device).
All links, phone numbers, email addresses, postal addresses after extraction become clickable: you can click on the link, phone, write email or find the address on the maps.

Full-text translation into 100+ languages (Internet connection is required).
Autocopy of the recognized or translated text to the clipboard, so that text-to-speech (TTS) applications could read aloud everything that is on the TextGrabber screen.
Share the results to any app installed on the device via the system sharing.
All captured texts can be stored, edited, deleted or merged in the notes list.

The free version is ad-supported and provides 3 text recognition and translation.

With ABBYY TextGrabber you can save and translate any printed text you need with a tap of your screen:
Texts from TV screen or smartphone
Labels and counters
Travel documents
Magazine articles and book fragments
Manuals and instructions
Recipe ingredients, etc.

Select the appropriate language (up to three at a time) before recognition
Recognition results are available as unformatted text (txt). If you want to scan books or large multi-page documents with preserving formatting (for example, DOCX, XLS), please try ABBYY FineScanner.
Translation is performed by a third-party service, so we do not have full control over the result.

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Please leave a review if you like ABBYY TextGrabber . Thank you!

TextGrabber user reviews :

It’s sink or swim time for this app. Using Google translate app, all I have to do is scan the article, and the app translates the article into whatever language I want instantly as in scanning the page. None of this take a picture first and then wait for the translation outdated method, which Ihis app many time can only recongnize some of the article that is been translating. You said that the translation is done by a third party, so you have no control over the quality of the result. Isn’t that the whole purpose of this app? You have no control over the most important part of this app? Which is to translate, and BTW, it does a poor job of translating Chinese into English when comparing to Google tanslation app.
  • ABBYYAugust 27, 2018
  • Thanks a lot for a review, we’ll consider your notes for future development plans. Stay tuned! Regards, ABBYY Mobile
From the first try of this app, I can say that it does a Very Good Job, in comparison to other Good applications on the OCR conversion. I like its UNIQUE feature of choosing up to 3 languages to OCR on the same body of text. Because usually most of my conversions have both Languages Greek and English. The body text is in Greek and it might includes many English/Latin words in it. Such as emails, urls, nicknames, brand names, etc… I gave 4 stars because I haven’t fully tested it yet or if it works offline, and the other Very important reason for me, is because you can not find this application listed amongst the other “Shareable” apps. When I take a screenshot on my screen with my Galaxy S6 phone, I would like to able to open/Share that screenshot with the ABBY’s Application to open and do the OCR. Add this feature and I might give all the 5 stars. I have add this app to my top favourites OCR apps.
  • ABBYYSeptember 10, 2018
  • Thank you for your suggestion! We have forwarded it to our research and development department. With warm wishes, ABBYY Mobile

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