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Microsoft PowerToys: PowerOCR is coming

Microsoft PowerToys: PowerOCR is coming

the Microsoft PowerToys They have always had a fixed place on our blog. Over the years, the free tool has become more and more powerful, offering many Windows helpers in one program. Now another feature will be introduced soon, which is called PowerOCR. It has been in development for a long time and is currently already in the test. Bottom line: PowerOCR reads the text in images so you can continue to use them. How can you imagine that? Very simple, look at the GIF above this paragraph. As soon as the new feature has been permanently installed on the PowerToys, we will inform you here again.

The Microsoft PowerToys are a tip when it comes to getting a bunch of useful tools in the Windows operating system. Features include:

  • FancyZones: allows you to customize the areas in which the screen is divided when several programs are open
  • PowerRename: context menu extension to rename many files in one step
  • PowerToys Run – quick start of frequently used programs
  • ColorPicker: determines the color code of a pixel on the screen
  • Shortcut Guide – Shows a list of shortcut keys while you hold down the Windows key
  • File Explorer Plugins: Show previews of Markdown and SVG files in Windows Explorer
  • Image Resizer: context menu extension to enlarge and reduce images
  • Keyboard manager: define key combinations