Abstract: Image To Text Viewer is a mobile application which converts a textual image captured by the android devices into editable and searchable text document. It uses smart phones of android platform. This paper introduces the functionality of Optical Character Recognition, Tesseract Engine and Android studio. iTV system provides many features like editing raw data, Memory utilization and Quick translation. iTV is more efficient and easier alternative to scanning a document using a scanner as the image captured using OCR is of exactly the same quality like its scanned copy. The advantage of using OCR is that we can get scanned copy of any document image with the help of a simple mobile phone camera without using a bulky scanner. The aim is to develop a user friendly application that is used to convert the image captured by the android devices into editable and searchable text document anywhere and anytime.
Keywords: Optical Character Recognition System (OCR), Tesseract Engine, Camera Captured Document Images, Android smart phone.