OCR (Optical Character Recognition) engine

Current versions

tesseract requires the following formulae to be installed:
autoconf 2.69 Automatic configure script builder
autoconf-archive 2018.03.13 Collection of over 500 reusable autoconf macros
automake 1.16.1 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 1.75.3 Image processing and image analysis library
libtiff 4.0.9_2 TIFF library and utilities

Reverse dependencies

The following formulae require tesseract to be installed:
openalpr 2.3.0_1 Automatic License Plate Recognition library
ffmpeg 3.4.2 Play, record, convert, and stream audio and video
vapoursynth 43_1 Video processing framework with simplicity in mind

Recent formula history

Jeroen tesseract: use new data repository
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

Formula code at GitHub