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Should I remove PDF OCR?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #18,937
United States Rank #21,949
Reach 0.0121%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 152.62 days
589.89 days >
Average installed length: 309.94 days


What is PDF OCR?  (from PDFOCR.net)

PDF OCR is based on OCR technology to convert scanned PDF paper books and documents into editable electronic text files fast and easily. PDF OCR has a build-in text editor which allows you to edit ocr result text without MS Word. PDF OCR also supports batch mode to OCR all pages of pdf file to text at a time. PDF OCR h...  Read more


PDF OCR 4.3 is a program developed by PDFOCR.net. The main program executable is pdfocr.exe. The software installer includes 21 files and is usually about 33.42 MB (35,047,479 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 32% of users of PDF OCR come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.PDFOCR.net
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\pdfOCR\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\pdfOCR\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 33.42 MB

Program filesFiles installed by PDF OCR 4.3

Program executable:pdfocr.exe
PDF OCR Software made by PDFOCR.net
Path:C:\Program Files\pdfOCR\pdfocr.exe
Additional files:
  • JPG2PDF.exe - PDF OCR - Scanned Image To PDF (PDFOCR.net)
  • pdfocrsplash.exe - PDF OCR
  • setting.dll
  • sound.dll
  • ocr.exe
  • PDFtk.exe
  • Setup.exe (by giveawayoftheday.com) - Giveaway of the Day
  • wordpad.exe (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Windows (TM) Operating System (WordPad MFC Application)

How do I remove PDF OCR?

You can uninstall PDF OCR from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program PDF OCR 4.3, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove PDF OCR.

Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.95%
Windows XP 17.15%
Windows 10 8.79%
Windows Vista 7.11%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 37.13%
Microsoft Windows XP 17.30%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.19%
Windows 7 Professional 13.08%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.06%
Windows 8 Pro 1.69%

Distribution by countryGeography

31.97% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 31.97%
  Germany 26.39%
  United Kingdom 4.83%
  Italy 3.72%
  Canada 2.97%
  South Africa 2.60%
  Austria 1.86%
  Belgium 1.86%
  Romania 1.86%
  Argentina 1.49%
  France 1.49%
  India 1.49%
  Netherlands 1.49%
  Brazil 1.12%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 24.03%
Hewlett-Packard 23.26%
Acer 16.28%
Medion 8.53%
American Megatrends 6.20%
Samsung 3.88%
Intel 3.10%
ASUS 2.33%
Toshiba 1.55%
Common models
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.63%
Acer Aspire 5738 2.63%
Dell Dell System XPS L7... 2.63%
BIOSTAR Group GF8100 M2+ ... 1.75%
Dell Dell System XPS L5... 1.75%
Dell XPS 8300 1.75%


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