Microsoft Document Imaging is the tool to scan paper documents and convert them in the digital format for storing in physical media such as CD, DVD or magnetic tape device. Microsoft Office Document Imaging allow you to convert and save documents in TIFF or MDI graphic format. TIFF stands for Tagged Image File Format which is universally accepted format for digital graphics interchange. make high resolution graphics. MDI document format is developed by Microsoft for document imaging.
Microsoft Document Imaging also provide you facility to work as OCR (Optical Character Recognition). It can translate images of text into actual text character that can you can copy into word processor software.
How to use Microsoft Office Document Imaging as OCR
Microsoft Office Document Imaging has two components listed in the program Microsoft Office group.? The scanning component used to scan document from available scanner device and make available on you PC for processing.? Several presets available to use for optimization. The another Imaging Component allow you to easily view scanned documents and re-format them according to your need. The precessed document then can be send as email or online fax.
Where to Find Imaging Component on Your PC
Start -> Programs -> Microsoft Office – > Microsoft Office Tools – > Microsoft Office Document Scanning
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