OCR (Optical Character Recognition) engine

Current versions

tesseract requires the following formulae to be installed:
autoconf 2.69 Automatic configure script builder
autoconf-archive 2017.09.28 Collection of over 500 reusable autoconf macros
automake 1.15.1 Tool for generating GNU Standards-compliant Makefiles
libtool 2.4.6_1 Generic library support script
pkg-config 0.29.2 Manage compile and link flags for libraries
leptonica 1.74.4_1 Image processing and image analysis library
libtiff 4.0.9_1 TIFF library and utilities

Reverse dependencies

The following formulae require tesseract to be installed:
pdfsandwich 0.1.6 Generate sandwich OCR PDFs from scanned file
openalpr 2.3.0_1 Automatic License Plate Recognition library
vapoursynth 42.1 Video processing framework with simplicity in mind

Recent formula history

ilovezfs tesseract 3.05.01
Atsuyoshi SUZUKI tesseract: fix head build (#13616)
Bryce Glover tesseract: depend on libtiff, fix building `--with-opencl`
Atsuyoshi Suzuki tesseract 3.05.00
Liquidsoul tesseract: fix missing build dependency to autoconf-archive (#8984)

Formula code at GitHub