New Delhi: Have a wonderful collection of old documents? Want to use some of that text in a blog post? Hate retyping?
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www.free-ocr.com is a reasonably useful website that does this for free.
While there are some restrictions in terms of formats and number of conversions, Free-ocr.com is good enough to get basic jobs done.
See the video for an intro and a quick live demo.