Soda PDF Desktop
Soda PDF comes equipped with OCR technology. This allows a user to edit the visible text found in images. This means that in order to work with a scanned document, it will be necessary for a user to have the OCR Module. Click here for general instructions on working with OCR.
You can apply the OCR engine while you are converting a PDF to a Microsoft Word file. Open the Convert Module and choose PDF to Word.
In the window which opens you can choose your page range. To learn more about conversion, click here. In the conversion window, you can check the box next to Use OCR. Click on Convert to start converting the file. When it is completed you will be able to edit the resulting Microsoft Word file.
Soda PDF Online
Soda PDF Online is accessed through a web browser. Since it does not install onto your system directly, certain functionality is unavailable in our Web App.
You are currently unable to use the OCR when converting a file to DOC. You can still accomplish the goal. Use the OCR engine to scan your document before you convert the file, click here for more information.