Daniel Reetz, the founder of the DIY Book Scanner community, has recently started making videos of prototyping and shop tips. If you are tinkering with a book scanner (or any other project) in your home shop, these tips will come in handy. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCn0gq8 ... g_8K1nfInQ

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by Noitaenola
27 Oct 2020, 17:14
Forum: Programs, Software releases, and more.
Topic: Make a djvu file and add ocr: DjVuToy; TiffDjvuOcr; CuneiDjVu
Replies: 22
Views: 23791

Re: Make a djvu file and add ocr: DjVuToy; TiffDjvuOcr; CuneiDjVu

I wrote a little python script for inserting metadata in djvu files. It basically uses the same procedure you do but it's already automated. I referenced ExifTool's docs for the available fields. As for the mixed text/image DjVus, I think it's faster to feed Scan Tailor Advanced's "Split output" ima...
by Noitaenola
22 Jun 2020, 16:39
Forum: Tutorials/How-To's
Topic: My scan manual [Spanish]
Replies: 3
Views: 2318

Re: My scan manual [Spanish]

Hi Daniel. Thank you for your interest. I uploaded a compiled PDF to the Releases section.
by Noitaenola
11 Jun 2020, 20:32
Forum: OCR/Optical Character Recognition
Topic: Scantools for Linux - convert to PDF with OCR
Replies: 2
Views: 1711

Re: Scantools for Linux - convert to PDF with OCR

I'd also like a tool to easily edit hocr files. I haven't tried this yet, but seems to ease at least some of the work: PoCoTo: The CIS OCR PostCorrectionTool.
by Noitaenola
11 Jun 2020, 20:20
Forum: Tutorials/How-To's
Topic: My scan manual [Spanish]
Replies: 3
Views: 2318

My scan manual [Spanish]

Hello fellow scanners. Since the Instructables guide came out I've been a lurker at this forums. Over the past few years this and other sites have taught me many things that have helped me shape the workflow that I'm currently using. Some time ago I decided to organize all the information I had gath...
by Noitaenola
11 Jun 2020, 20:01
Forum: Tutorials/How-To's
Topic: How to convert a book to serchable pdf using open source software
Replies: 28
Views: 125470

Re: How to convert a book to serchable pdf using open source software

I'm not sure about JPEG2000, but OCRmyPDF seems to support JBIG2 if you first install jbig2enc: Installing the JBIG2 encoder.