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You know the frustration: you go to select some text on your Mac to copy and paste and it isn't selectable!

Picatext is a great little utility that allows you to capture text you never thought could be highlighted. Just select the area on screen that your want to capture and Picatext (using OCR) converts the text into selectable text, it's like magic.

You can extract text from images, too!

Check out this week's tip video to see it in action.

App Store Links:

Mac App Store

Video Tutorial Comments

(5 comments posted)

Beth Wall

This is a sweet little applications. When doing customer support, I continually run into text that I cannot copy and paste - this will save me so much time!!!

Thanks

Martin Turner

This is one of the most invaluable tools you've spoken of lately. This little app solves a lot of problems I frequently run in to. Thanks!

Richard Bruning

I went to check this app out on the App Store and it had some very mixed reviews. Love & Hate. But, given DON recommended it, I'm going to give it a try! I'll let you know if I have problems.

Richard Bruning

So far, works great. Thanks, Don! VERY useful.

Mark Spaulding

This is just a brilliant find. Worth the entire year's subscription! Thanks!

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