I've been trying OCR software for more than 15 years and without exception, despite price and manufacturers' claims, it's been clunky, over-complicated, slow and over-blown in its claims. And that's irrespective of price too. I've had to scan some pages for a friend out of an old Theology text-book. So, Google's your mate, right?? I typed in "free ocr software" and got this: http://www.softi.co.uk/freeocr.htm Fast, simple, and astonishingly accurate, I scanned the pages, OCR-ed them and exported them to Word and spent most of the edit time on formating, NOT correcting inaccurate reads. Just fantastic!!! It's a Windows-only product, sorry to the Penguin and Apple people, but in my opinion, it's a 'must have'. Highly recommended!