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This app lets you copy and paste text from images

Mashable

TL;DR: Pull text from videos, images, and more with TextSniper for Mac, on sale for 42% off. As of April 26, get a lifetime subscription for only $3.99. TextSniper is a Mac app that lets you extract text from sources like images, YouTube videos, PDFs, screenshots, or presentations. Thanks to advanced OCR (optical character recognition) technology, TextSniper can scan and recognize the text within any digital image, video, or document. It will then copy it, allowing you to paste the text directly into an editable format, like a note, text, or even Google Doc.


Easily copy and paste text from images with this clever Mac app

Mashable

TL;DR: A lifetime subscription to TextSniper for Mac is on sale for £2.87 as of May 7, saving you 42% on list price. TextSniper is a Mac app that lets you extract text from sources like images, YouTube videos, PDFs, screenshots, or presentations. Thanks to advanced OCR (optical character recognition) technology, TextSniper can scan and recognise the text within any digital image, video, or document. It will then copy it, allowing you to paste the text directly into an editable format, like a note, text, or even Google Doc. It can also turn recognized text into speech, in case there's a word or phrase you need to be pronounced, and scan barcodes and QR codes and turn them into text. SEE ALSO: Want to unblock American Netflix from the UK? Try this speedy VPN.


This refurbished HP ProBook laptop is ready to use for under $200

Engadget

If you're shopping for a new laptop for work or school, there are dozens of brands to choose from, and HP in particular is known for offering reliable and sturdy devices. What's more, with a refurbished computer, you can enjoy those same standards but at a much cheaper price. For instance, this B-grade HP ProBook x360 is professionally refurbished and ready to use at only $198, a 49 percent discount from the normal price of $389. This HP is equipped with a 1.10GHz Intel Celeron processor and 4GB of DDR3 memory. While it may not fit the bill for gaming or high-capacity video editing, it delivers enough power for essential tasks like web browsing.


Upgrade your living room with this home theater system that's under $300

Engadget

If your goal is to turn your music, movies or videos into an auditory experience, consider upgrading your speaker equipment with a home theater setup. The Onkyo OHTS3900 5.1-Channel Home Theater System -- now on sale for $290 -- can you deliver the immersive surround sound you need to achieve this. Voted Amazon's Choice and rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars across 470 reviews, the Onkyo OHTS3900 offers robust sound in a compact package. It comes with a 5.1-channel receiver, a center speaker, two surround speakers and a 6.44-inch down-firing subwoofer. The receiver delivers up to 60W per channel and 8 Ohms, giving you bold and clear listening experience.


Learn a new language for $199 with lifetime access to Babbel

Engadget

Learning a new language is hard, even in the best of times when you can travel, immerse yourself in the culture and surround yourself with native speakers. That's why, if you're looking to add a second (or third, or fourth) tongue to your repertoire, consider the Babbel app, now available at a reduced price of $199. Designed by over 100 expert linguists, this subscription will help you learn, practice and retain languages from all over the world. You'll learn how to speak and understand a new language alongside millions of other users. After your first month, you'll be able to cover practical topics like transportation, shopping and dining.