Cogniview's PDF2XL OCR is conversion software that turns PDF files into Excel or Word files, as well as HTML and comma-delimited text. It also includes an optical character recognition feature that allows it to convert scanned documents into usable formats.
There are several things to like about Cogniview's PDF2XL OCR, including a simple interface, an idiot-proof walkthrough feature, some customization options and a built-in optical character recognition feature for scanned documents. But while it performed flawlessly on two easy tests, it flopped on the more difficult problems.READ OUR FULL REVIEW »
PDF2XL OCR had no trouble with this document, a simple lined table of Bernie Madoff's customers and their addresses. Using the program's auto-detect feature, the 163-page document took only seconds to convert.READ OUR FULL TEST RESULT »
PDF2XL did a good job capturing information from this PDF of D.C. housing violations cleanly and accurately while minimizing hassle.READ OUR FULL TEST RESULT »
Although PDF2XL's OCR feature appears to cleanly translate the tricky font in this list of contributors to Gov. Jan Brewer's border fence project, the document's size stops the conversion in its tracks.READ OUR FULL TEST RESULT »