Instashot is a free iPhone OCR app to copy text from image instantly. You can use this app to easily extract text from any image and then copy the text to the clipboard. To do this, you can simply import an image from your camera roll or take a new picture of the text which you want to copy. After that, it will automatically use the optical character recognition algorithm to extract all the text from the image. Then the text will become copyable and you can copy & paste the text anywhere you want.
It uses an advanced optical character recognition algorithm which makes it detect and extract text from images very precisely. The best part of this app is that it can extract text from images very quickly. This app can come in handy in case you found some text in an image interesting and want to share it somewhere. Then all you gotta do is import the image and easily copy the text for sharing.
How to Copy Text from Images using this Free iPhone OCR App:
Before you go ahead and start copying text from images, simply install the “Instashot” app on your iPhone. After that, open it up and you will see a “+” button at the bottom of the main screen. This button can be used to select the image for copying text.
When you tap on the “+” button, two different options will pop up named, Take Picture, Photo Library. You can use these options to either take a new picture of the text which you want to copy or import an existing image from your camera roll respectively.
Once you’re done capturing or importing an image, you will see the preview of the image containing text. At the bottom of the screen, you will see an “A” icon which you need to tap to proceed.
As soon as you tap on the “A” icon, this app will start the text recognition process. When the processing is complete, it will extract all the text from the image and make them copyable. You can simply tap on any of text on the image and it will get selected for copying. Once done, you can press the “Copy” option at the bottom and it will be copied to the clipboard.
There you will also see a “Search” option which you can use to search for the select text on the web and read about it.
Instashot is a very simple and useful app for iPhone which helps you easily copy text from image. It uses a pretty impressive text recognition technology to extract text from images with high precision. When I used it with existing images, it was able to perfectly make all the text copyable. But, when I tried taking a photo of the text then it had a little problem with text fonts. So, make sure you take the images properly and without complex fonts.