Rescribe is a free and open source OCR application for Linux, Windows and MacOS. Using Rescribe, you can get searchable text from image files, PDFs and Google Books. It is based on Tesseract OCR engine and supports both historical and modern printed works. You can select the appropriate language/script in this application. It is released under GPLv3 license.
Install Rescribe on Ubuntu Linux
Rescribe is available as a flatpak package file from flathub. If you don’t have then install flatpak and flathub on your system using below link.
flatpak install flathub xyz.rescribe.rescribe
After the installation, start Rescribe using this command.
flatpak run xyz.rescribe.rescribe
And uninstall Rescribe using
sudo flatpak uninstall xyz.rescribe.rescribe
It is also available as a portable app. First download Rescribe program file from the below download link and save it on your Downloads folder.
In the terminal app (ctrl+alt+t) run below commands one by one.
sudo chmod +x ~ rescribe