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2% remove it98% keep it
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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 4.0 is a program developed by PDFOCR.net. The software installer includes 20 files and is usually about 33.41 MB (35,031,003 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 48% of users of PDF OCR come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.PDFOCR.net
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\pdfOCR\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\pdfOCR\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 33.41 MB

Program filesFiles installed by PDF OCR 4.0

  • JPG2PDF.exe - PDF OCR - Scanned Image To PDF (PDFOCR.net)
  • pdfocr.exe - PDF OCR (PDF OCR Software made by PDFOCR.net)
  • pdfocrsplash.exe
  • setting.dll
  • FreeImage.dll (by FreeImage) - FreeImage (FreeImage library)
  • mediainfo.dll
  • MSCOMCTL.OCX (by Microsoft) - MSCOMCTL (Windows Common Controls ActiveX Control DLL)
  • msvcrt.dll (by Microsoft) - Windows NT CRT DLL
  • ocr.exe
  • PDFctl32.dll (by PDFZilla) - PDF
  • PDFtk.exe
  • PDFtoX.dll - PDFtoX Dynamic Link Library (PDFtoX DLL)
  • PDFtoX1.dll
  • PDFView.ocx (by YCANPDF) - YCANPDF PDFView ActiveX Control Module (PDFView ActiveX Control Module)
  • Richtx32.ocx - RichText
  • SkinH_VB6.dll (by SkinSharp) - SkinSharp GUI Toolkit
  • sound.dll
  • system32.dll
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • wordpad.exe - Microsoft® Windows (TM) Operating System (WordPad MFC Application)

How do I remove PDF OCR?

Quickly and completely remove PDF OCR 4.0 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program PDF OCR 4.0, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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.

Win 7 (SP1) 46%
Win 7 2%
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 47.92%
Windows XP 29.17%
Windows Vista 16.67%
Windows 10 6.25%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 28.26%
Windows 7 Home Premium 28.26%
Windows 7 Professional 10.87%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 8.70%
Windows 8 Pro with Media ... 6.52%
Windows Vista Home Basic 6.52%

Distribution by countryGeography

48.21% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 48.21%
  Germany 17.86%
  Canada 5.36%
  Italy 5.36%
  Brazil 3.57%
  United Kingdom 3.57%
  United Arab Emirates 1.79%
  Argentina 1.79%
  Belgium 1.79%
  Spain 1.79%
  France 1.79%
  Israel 1.79%
  India 1.79%
  Malaysia 1.79%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 27.50%
Intel 12.50%
Acer 12.50%
Dell 7.50%
ASUS 7.50%
American Megatrends 5.00%
Lenovo 5.00%
Samsung 5.00%
Medion 5.00%
Gateway 2.50%
Sony 2.50%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 1501 6.06%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 6.06%
wortmann DG965CO_ 3.03%
HP G60 Notebook PC 3.03%
Hewlett-Packard 200-5130f... 3.03%
Gigabyte P55M-UD2 3.03%


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