PressCMD+Shift+2to start or select Capture Text from the menu bar.
2. Select screen area
The text inside the selection will be quickly recognized and copied to the clipboard.
PressCMD+V to paste a text to the notes, editor, messenger, or any other software.
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You can have TextSniper make Mac read text from image whenever you need it. A worthy addition for foreign language learners or people who have trouble reading text on their screen. The text to speech feature is also a powerful assistive technology for those with dyslexia.
TextSniper is always at hand with customizable shortcut. The app does not clutter macOS dock and is easily accessible in the menu bar.
TextSniper instantly recognizes text within the selection area using advanced OCR technology.
Yes, we do. You can try TextSniper and 200+ additional apps like CleanMyMac, Ulysses, Bartender, free for a week. Purchasing directly from the website, you will have a 7-day money-back guarantee. So feel free to give the app a try.
Currently we're supporting macOS Catalina and newer (extended language support)
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.
Each license is limited to 1 Mac. Purchase TextSniper and use it forever. Major upgrades and features come at an additional upgrade cost.
The list of supported languages depends on your macOS version. Under macOS Catalina English language 🇺🇸 only. Under macOS BigSur and Monterey: 🇺🇸 English, 🇪🇸 Spanish, 🇩🇪 German, 🇫🇷French, 🇮🇹 Italian, 🇵🇹 Portuguese, 🇨🇳 Chinese Simplified and Chinese Traditional. Under macOS Ventura: all above mentioned + 🇯🇵 Japanese, 🇰🇷 Korean, 🇺🇦 Ukrainian, 🇷🇺 Russian. Other Latin alphabet languages could have issues with accented character recognition.
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.