Commit e7d83860 authored by Jerome Flesch's avatar Jerome Flesch

README: add a note regarding natural scenes

Signed-off-by: Jerome Flesch's avatarJerome Flesch <>
parent 481b3c48
......@@ -157,6 +157,13 @@ To run the tesseract tests, you will need the following lang data files:
- Japanese (tesseract-ocr-jpn)
## OCR on natural scenes
If you want to run OCR on natural scenes (photos, etc), you will have to filter
the image first. There are many algorithms possible to do that. One of those
who gives the best results is [Stroke Width Transform](
## Copyright
PyOCR is released under the GPL v3+.
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