TextSniper - Capture any text from your Mac's screen

Text Recognition,
Simplified

Extract text from graphics and digital documents in seconds.

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macOS Catalina and Big Sur

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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So Fast! So Good!

Having used many OCR applications, the speed of this one is so phenomenal and the ease of use makes it feel magical.

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Mac App Store

It saved me enough time in just one day to justify the expense!

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Anna
ProductHunt

Just noticed this app and decided to give it a try. AMAZING! I'm struggling to figure out how it does the recognition so fast.

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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.

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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.

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Text to Speech

You can have TextSniper speak the recognized text whenever you need it. A worthy addition for foreign language learners or people who have trouble reading text on their screen.

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FAQ

Do you offer a trial?

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.

Which macOS versions TextSniper support?

Currently we're supporting macOS Catalina and Big Sur (extended language support)

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.

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.

What languages does TextSniper support?

Under Big Sur is supported 🇺🇸 English, 🇩🇪 German, 🇪🇸 Spanish, 🇵🇹 Portuguese, 🇮🇹 Italian, 🇫🇷 French, 🇨🇳 Traditional and Simplified Chinese. Under Catalina 🇺🇸 English language only. Other Latin alphabet languages could have issues with accented character recognition.

How can I redownload TextSniper installer?

You can download the latest version from release-notes page.

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.

Who should I contact when there's a problem or a feature request?

Feel free to email us at support@textsniper.app or tweet at @TextSniperApp