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Although you can extract text from color scans or photographs, text recognition and area detection gives better results with black and white images. The conversion to black and white is called binarization.

Aspose.OCR Cloud can automatically convert images to black and white without losing the details required for recognition. Moreover, it can intellectually remove text background, color noise, and other unnecessary data.

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Usage scenarios

  • Increase the contrast of photographed texts.
  • Significantly reduce the size of color images.