OpticText: Text OCR Scanner + Offline Translator Business App Review (iOS, $1.99)

  • Category: Business
  • Publisher: Tapclay
  • Updated: Aug, 23 2013
  • Version: 1.3
  • Size: 12.47 MB

Languages: English, French, German, Russian, Chinese, Swedish

Seller: Tapclay Mobile LLP

- Improved Japanese language scan performance and recognition accuracy.
Note: User has to download the new Japanese recognition file from Settings.

- Expanded recognition language packs, includes 6 new languages:
• Hebrew
• Indonesian
• Korean
• Romanian
• Ukrainian
• Vietnamese

- Provide option for user to turn off text orientation detection to improve scan performance.
Note: Turn off detect text orientation will speed up scan process, but text must be aligned in horizontal before scan.

- Update to full iOS 7 controls.

Instructions on downloading new Japanese recognition file:
1. Go to Settings > Recognition Language.
2. Swipe left to uninstall the existing Japanese recognition file.
3. Tap Japanese again to download the new Japanese recognition file.

Customer Ratings

Current Version:
1 Ratings
All Versions:
8 Ratings


Snap a photo with iPhone camera and OpticText instantly recognize the text from the picture and translate it, works offline right on your iPhone.

OpticText is most innovative OCR scanner allows you either to crop the picture or touch to highlight the scan area where you want to extract the text.

It work completely offline even for the translation. All you need to do is download your desired language translators to your iPhone, then you can perform translation without internet connection.


▶ Why OpticText?

◉ Multiple methods for scanning text: 1. By touch - Touch to highlight the scan area you want to extract the text. 2. By crop - Crop the picture that you want to scan.

◉ Multi language translator packs that translates completely offline available for download.

◉ All processing happens on your iPhone. No internet required, completely works offline. Your data confidentiality is guaranteed.

◉ Features 18 language recognition, 28 online language translation and 37 offline translators available for download. The libraries are constantly updated and added.

◉ Post your recognized text anywhere to the internet. You can share via email or SMS or post to your Evernote, Dropbox or Facebook.

◉ Intelligent image processing: Auto text orientation, auto image adjustment to enhance scan quality.

◉ Fast and accurate text recognition quality.

◉ Simple and clean UI with intuitive effects.


The recognition languages including English, Chinese (Simplified), Dutch, French, German, Hebrew, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese, and is expanding.

The translation languages including Afrikaans, Arabic, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), Dutch, English, Filipino, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Israel, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latin, Malay, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Romania, Russian, Spanish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese.

The offline translator packs including:
• Arabic ⇌ English
• Chinese (Simplified) → English
• Chinese (Traditional) → English
• Dutch ⇌ English
• French ⇌ English
• German ⇌ English
• Hebrew ⇌ English
• Hindi → English
• Indonesia ⇌ English
• Italy ⇌ English
• Japanese → English
• Latin ⇌ English
• English → Persian
• Polish ⇌ English
• Portuguese ⇌ English
• Romanian ⇌ English
• Russian ⇌ English
• Spanish ⇌ English
• Turkish ⇌ English
• Ukrainian ⇌ English
• Vietnamese ⇌ English


We'd love to hear your feedback, email us at support@tapclay.com to ask any question or get help from our team.


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