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Batch processing OCR of PDF documents on OS X Server

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Brian S. Campbell Level 1 Level 1 (75 points)
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Apr 26, 2012 9:23 AM

I'm envisioning a scenario where users can drop multi-page, image based PDF files into a shared folder. That folder is "watched" on a OS X Lion server and new files are OCR processed and then moved to another location.

 

My googling so far hasn't showed much promise. Most solutions I'm finding are for windows. Has anyone solved this problem yet? Currently my users are doing the processing in Adobe Acrobat X Pro by hand. It's crushing their laptops and proving to be quite inefficient.

Mac mini, Mac OS X (10.7)

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