Urdu OCR in C# and .Net

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IronOCR is a C# software component allowing .NET coders to read text from images and PDF documents in 126 language, including Urdu.

It is an advanced fork of Tesseract, built exclusively for the .NET developers and regularly outperforms other Tesseract engines for both speed and accuracy.

Contents of IronOcr.Languages.Urdu

This package contain 37 OCR languages for .NET:

  • Urdu
  • UrduBest
  • UrduFast

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Urdu Language Pack [اردو]

Installation

The first thing we have to do is install our Urdu OCR package to your .NET project.

PM> Install-Package IronOCR.Languages.Urdu

Code Example

This C# code example reads Urdu text from an Image or PDF document.

//PM> Install-Package IronOcr.Languages.Urdu
using IronOcr;

var Ocr = new IronTesseract();
Ocr.Language = OcrLanguage.Urdu;
using (var Input = new OcrInput(@"images\Urdu.png"))
{
    var Result = Ocr.Read(Input);
    Var AllText =  Result.Text
}
//PM> Install-Package IronOcr.Languages.Urdu
using IronOcr;

var Ocr = new IronTesseract();
Ocr.Language = OcrLanguage.Urdu;
using (var Input = new OcrInput(@"images\Urdu.png"))
{
    var Result = Ocr.Read(Input);
    Var AllText =  Result.Text
}
'PM> Install-Package IronOcr.Languages.Urdu
Imports IronOcr

Private Ocr = New IronTesseract()
Ocr.Language = OcrLanguage.Urdu
Using Input = New OcrInput("images\Urdu.png")
	Dim Result = Ocr.Read(Input)
	Dim AllText As Var = Result.Text
End Using
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