ABBYY TextGrabber easily and quickly digitizes fragments of printed text, reads QR codes and turns the recognized result into actions: call, write, translate into 100+ languages online and into 10 languages offline, search in the Internet or on maps, create events on the calendar, edit, voice and share in any convenient way.

When you point a camera at printed text, TextGrabber instantly captures information and recognizes it without connecting to the Internet. A unique real-time recognition mode extracts information in 60+ languages not only from documents but from any surfaces.

Winner of SUPERSTAR Award in the “Mobile Productivity App”, “Mobile Image Capture App” and “Text Input” categories in Mobile Star Awards

“TextGrabber is probably the best app which adds another function to your iPhone: a scanner”- The Irish Times

“The results get delivered relatively fast, which is great. A must-have for students” – appadvice.com

“The Best Image-to-Text App for iPhone” – lifehacker.com


  • Real-Time Translation directly on the camera screen without taking photos into 100+ languages online (full-text translation) and 10 languages offline (word-by-word translation).
  • Innovative Real-Time Recognition mode based on ABBYY RTR SDK technology will digitize printed text directly on the camera screen without taking photographs.
  • Text recognition in 60+ languages, including Russian, English, German, Spanish, Greek, Turkish, Chinese and Korean, without an Internet connection.
  • All links, phone numbers, e-mail addresses, postal addresses and dates after digitization become clickable: you can click on the link, phone, write email, find the address on the maps or add an event to the calendar.
  • QR code reader.
  • Powerful text-to-speech capability with the VoiceOver system feature.
  • Adjustable font sizes and audio prompts to assist visually impaired people: you can increase the font size and use sound prompts to interface elements.
  • Share the results to any app installed on the device via the system menu.
  • All extracted text is automatically backed up and can be easily found in the “History” folder

With ABBYY TextGrabber you can save and translate any printed text you need with a tap of your screen:

  • Texts from TV screen or smartphone
  • Receipts
  • Labels and counters
  • Travel documents
  • Magazine articles and book fragments
  • Manuals and instructions
  • Recipe ingredients, etc.

OCR HINT: Please select the appropriate language (up to three at a time) before recognition

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Premium Account auto-renewable subscription allows to use all functions of this app. Subscription length period is 1 month. The subscription is automatically renewed at the end of the period unless you choose to cancel the subscription at least 24-hours before the end of the current period. Payment will be charged to your iTunes Account at confirmation of purchase. You can manage your subscription and switch off the auto-renewal by accessing your Account Settings after purchase. You cannot cancel the current subscription during the active subscription period. Any unused portion of a free trial period, if offered, will be forfeited if you purchase a subscription to that publication.

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Terms of Use: http://www.textgrabber.pro/en/eula/


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Plan Price Details
TextGrabber 6 – Real-Time OCR Free Free iOS app.
TextGrabber – image to text: OCR & translate photo $4.99 Paid Android app.
Full-text translator $3.99 In-app purchase.
Scan & Translate Live Monthly $1.99 In-app purchase.
Premium languages $0.99 In-app purchase.