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Scans the specified image for text.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
WindowsOCR 13.1 ❌ No ✅ Yes ❌ No ✅ Yes, on Windows ❌ No
MBS( "WindowsOCR.RecognizeFile"; OCR; Path )   More


Parameter Description Example
OCR The reference number of the ocr engine. $ocr
Path The native file path to the file to use. "C:\Test\test.jpg"


Returns OK or error.


Scans the specified image for text.
We will ask Windows to load the image from the image file and then run OCR.

Windows supports file formats including JPEG, PNG, GIF, TIFF, BMP and HEIF.

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This function checks for a license.

Created 22nd January 2023, last changed 2nd February 2023

WindowsOCR.Recognize - WindowsOCR.RecognizerLanguage