OCR Document Scanning and Editing Programs
links from May's presentation by Nan McDonald


AbleWord  - read and write pdfs
http://www.softpedia.com/get/Office-tools/Text-editors/AbleWord.shtml

AllFreepdftoword  --pdf to word converter

http://www.allfreevideoconverter.com/freepdftowordconverter/

Fastone Image Viewer –can convert to pdf

http://faststone.org/

http://faststone.org/FSIVTutorial.htm

FreeOcr –extract text from image and pdf

http://www.freeocr.net/

Irfanview  – converts from image to pdf

http://www.irfanview.com/

http://irfanview.helpmax.net/en/available-hotkeys/hotkeys/

LibreOffice  – can load and edit pdf but klutzy

http://www.libreoffice.org/

https://help.libreoffice.org/Draw/Shortcut_Keys_for_Drawings

PDF Xchange Viewer  --once you have it in pdf format, this will edit/print it

http://www.tracker-software.com/product/pdf-xchange-viewer

http://help.tracker-software.com/EUM/default.aspx?pageid=PDFXView25:keyboard_shortcuts&skin=2VIEW

Unipdf   – pdf to word converter

http://unipdf.com/download/