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What is WordsFromImage?

WordsFromImage by Engiweb Ltd is an online image-to-text extractor.

Upload your image, evaluate the extracted text, then copy text to clipboard, extract to file or apply image filters and run the extraction again.


The sidebar allows you to navigate through the different steps and pages of the app. Clicking on an icon opens up a new sidebar view.
Upload image
Image filters
Export output

Step 1 - Load Input

On the sidebar, click on the Upload image icon .
To begin, add an image (PRO users can upload multiple images at once) by clicking on the Upload icon .
You can remove all uploaded images and extracted text by clicking the Clear icon .

Step 2 - OCR text extraction and image filtering

On the sidebar, click on the Images icon .
A list of uploaded images will be available. Clicking on one of the images will select them for editing and extraction.
OCR text extraction starts immediately as the image is uploaded. A progress bar will appear in the navbar. You can check the extracted text for the selected image, switching to Text view by clicking on the navbar icon .
PRO users can improve the image quality for the extraction by applying filters to the image. Click on the Image Filters icon .
You can choose to apply the filters to the selected image only or to all images. The available filters are: greyscale, brightness and contrast. The applied filters will update the selected image in real-time (make sure you are in Image view).
Once the filters are applied, you can press Extract to run the OCR extraction again, or Reset to restore filters to the default value.

Step 3 - Export output

You can switch to the Export section by clicking on the icon .

You can copy the extracted text from the selected image to clipboard or to text file by clicking on the respective icons.

PRO users can also export extracted text from all images.

Basic vs PRO version

The Basic free version of WordsFromImage has limited features but unlimited output lines as the PRO version. For more info, check our Pricing page.

Browser Extensions

You can now enjoy the WordsFromImage Chrome Extension to send the text you selected on the web to!

WordsFromImage Chrome Extension

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