TextSniper - Capture any text from your Mac's screen

Text Recognition,

Create typed text from graphics and digital documents in seconds.

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macOS Catalina and higher

Notarized by Apple

Recognizes Where You Need

As easy as taking a screenshot, quickly capture non-selectable text from YouTube, images, online courses, screencasts, presentations, webpages, video tutorials, photos, PDFs, etc.

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Working With
TextSniper Is Simple

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1. Start

Press Cmd+Shift+2 to start or select a Capture Text from the menu bar.

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2. Select region

The text inside the selection will be quickly recognized and copied to the clipboard.

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3. Paste

Press Cmd+V to paste a text to the notes, editor, messenger, or any other software.

Beyond Text Recognition

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Unnoticed — until you need it

TextSniper is always at hand with customizable shortcut. The app does not clutter macOS dock and is easily accessible in the menu bar.

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Lightning fast

TextSniper instantly recognizes text within the selection area using advanced OCR technology.

Get TextSniper

Capture any text instantly — don't waste time on retyping.

One-Time Purchase
7-day money-back guarantee


Do you offer a trial?

We don’t provide a trial, but we do have a 7-day money-back guarantee so feel free to give the app a try. If it doesn't meet your expectations, just let us know and you’ll get a full refund.

How does the license work?

Each license is limited to 3 Macs. Purchase TextSniper and use it forever. Major upgrades and features come at an additional upgrade cost.

Why does price at Mac Apple Store differ from on site price?

Purchasing the TextSniper directly from our website the license is limited for 3 Macs. Buying it from MAS for higher price you can install the TextSniper on as many Macs as you need.

Can I customize the keyboard shortcut?

Yes! You can set any keyboard shortcut to start the screen text capturing process. Click the TextSniper icon at the top of the screen and select Change Shortcut menu item.

Which macOS versions TextSniper support?

Currently we're supporting macOS Catalina and Big Sur Public Beta 2

Does TextSniper support languages other than English?

Currently, TextSniper fully supports the English language. Other Latin alphabet languages could have issues with accented character recognition.

Is there any type of text that TextSniper is not recommended for?

TextSniper is great for normal text, but can have misreads when there are a lot of symbols such as you might find in computer code.

How do I request features?

If there's a feature you'd like us to implement, we'd love to hear from you! Send our Support team an email with your request at support@textsniper.app or tweet at @TextSniperApp

Who should I contact when there's a problem?

Feel free to write an email to our Support team at support@textsniper.app or tweet at @TextSniperApp