A document archiving tool for Linux and Windows


Ocrivist is an application designed to simplify the process of scanning printed documents and archiving them in digital format. It allows books and documents to be scanned or imported from digital images, then saved in DjVu or PDF formats. Printed documents can also be processed using optical character recognition so that the text of the archived document can be searched digitally.


  • scan pages directly into the application
  • import photographed or previously scanned pages
  • reorder pages
  • rotate pages
  • crop pages
  • add metadata to document
  • select specific text for Optical Character Recognition (OCR)
  • OCR data available for most European languages
  • optical character recognition using tesseract-ocr
  • edit converted text
  • spellcheck converted text
  • export document to searchable DjVu format
  • export document to searchable PDF format
  • export document as simple text format