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 4.0.8_5 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
ffmpeg 3.4 Play, record, convert, and stream audio and video
openalpr 2.3.0_1 Automatic License Plate Recognition library
vapoursynth 40 Video processing framework with simplicity in mind

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)
Mike McQuaid tesseract: remove unused fails_with :llvm.
ilovezfs tesseract: fix HEAD build (#4769)
Paul Ramirez tesseract: fix snum installation location (#2907)
Zarana Parekh tesseract: add serial-num-pack option.
Ed Porras tesseract: revision for leptonica
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