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Thousands of developers convert images and PDFs to actionable text with Nanonets

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Upload Images or PDF Files

Select files from your computer, or just drag and drop into the upload box.

Convert to text

Our online OCR tool automatically recognizes  content in your files and converts it into editable text.

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Pull a ready to use OCR API for common document types. Create and setup your own custom OCR API for any new document type in less than 30 minutes.
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Invoices
10M+ processed
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Receipts
8M+ processed
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Purchase Orders
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Bank Statements
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Bill of Lading
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Tables / SKU
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Why users love Nanonets' OCR

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Data Formatting
High savings
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Receive documents from multiple channels
Amount of training data needed
Self-learning AI
No Template setup required
IT / API friendly
Multiple export options
Cost and Time Savings

We are impressed with the intelligence in the product when it comes to data extraction. This opens up for many new areas where we can help our customers, like detection of fraud. We have been having a tight and transparent dialogue with Nanonets. Our customers are very pleased with the product as well as the technical support we together with Nanonets have been able to provide.

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Founder, DigitalEngine (Sweden), ex-CIO PwC Sweden

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import requests import base64 url = "https://app.nanonets.com/api/v2/OCR/FullText" payload={'urls': ['MY_IMAGE_URL']} files=[ ('file',('FILE_NAME',open('FILE_PATH','rb'),'application/pdf')) ] headers = {} response = requests.request("POST", url, headers=headers, data=payload, files=files, auth=requests.auth.HTTPBasicAuth('REPLACE_API_KEY', '')) print(response.text)
var axios = require('axios'); var FormData = require('form-data'); var fs = require('fs'); var data = new FormData(); data.apend('urls','FILE_URL') data.append('file', fs.createReadStream('FILE_PATH')); var config = { method: 'post', url: 'https://app.nanonets.com/api/v2/OCR/FullText', headers: { 'Authorization': 'Basic ' + Buffer.from("REPLACE_API_KEY" + ":").toString('base64'), ...data.getHeaders() }, data : data }; axios(config) .then(function (response) { console.log(JSON.stringify(response.data)); }) .catch(function (error) { console.log(error); });
var axios = require('axios'); var FormData = require('form-data'); var fs = require('fs'); var data = new FormData(); data.apend('urls','FILE_URL') data.append('file', fs.createReadStream('FILE_PATH')); var config = { method: 'post', url: 'https://app.nanonets.com/api/v2/OCR/FullText', headers: { 'Authorization': 'Basic ' + Buffer.from("REPLACE_API_KEY" + ":").toString('base64'), ...data.getHeaders() }, data : data }; axios(config) .then(function (response) { console.log(JSON.stringify(response.data)); }) .catch(function (error) { console.log(error); });
var client = new RestClient("https://app.nanonets.com/api/v2/OCR/FullText"); client.Timeout = -1; var request = new RestRequest(Method.POST); request.AddHeader("Authorization", "Basic " + Convert.ToBase64String(Encoding.Default.GetBytes("REPLACE_YOUR_API_KEY:"))); request.AddFile("file", "FILE_PATH"); IRestResponse response = client.Execute(request); Console.WriteLine(response.Content);
curl --location --request POST 'https://app.nanonets.com/api/v2/OCR/FullText' \ -u 'REPLACE_API_KEY:' \ --form 'file=@"FILE_PATH"'
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Key Features

User-friendly online OCR interface
Convert .jpg, .bmp, .png or .PDFs to text
No registration or signup needed
Free, low latency OCR API with unlimited requests
State of the art OCR accuracy - best in class
Supports 42+ languages for text recognition
Secure conversion - all data is removed
Over 1 billion requests processed