TextSniper – OCR Simplified

308 ratings

Blazingly fast and lightweight macOS application that instantly helps OCR/copy any non-selectable or uncopiable text from your Mac screen.

- Apple Silicon M1/M2 - optimisedΒ 
- Requires macOS Catalina, Big Sur, Monterey, Ventura or Sonoma

How to instantly copy text from the screen?

You can OCR any screen area in seconds with a single keyboard shortcut. Launch the TextSniper app. Press Shift+Command+2 (β‡§βŒ˜2) or click the TextSniper icon in the menu bar to select the Capture Text item. Next, draw the rectangle over the screen area you want to OCR. The text inside the selection will be instantly recognized and copied to the clipboard. Press Command+V (⌘V) to paste into any app: notes, pages, safari, social media, etc.

TextSniper can recognize the following languages:

- Under macOS Catalina: English only.
- Under macOS Big Sur/Monterey: English, Spanish, French, German, Portuguese, Italian, Chinese Simplified, Chinese Traditional.
- Under macOS Ventura: All above + Japanese, Korean, Ukrainian and Russian.

People love using TextSniper:

Gary Chike πŸ‘β€¨
TextSniper has been a life saver. I had to take an online course that had questions in which the text were not selectable. So I was able to use TextSniper OCR to copy the text and paste it into a search engine to review.

Chauncey Davis πŸ‘β€¨
I love this little app - I do a lot of training docs, and sometimes I need to grab quotes and more so numbers and codes that are in screen shots or images.

E Chu πŸ‘β€¨
Awesome app! I use it to capture slide contents on Zoom calls. Highly recommended. Fast and accurate!

Danielle Williams πŸ‘
Can't imagine my computer without it. It does exactly what it says. I needed some text off of a pdf and it took it in perfectly.

Thilo Schmidt πŸ‘
It is an excellent, helpful and well-working app that saves me time. I have already recommended TextSniper to my Mac colleagues.

Any questions?

For more info, please visit https://textsniper.app/ or email us at support@textsniper.app

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macOS Catalina (10.15) or later
Intel / M1 / M2
One-time payment
TextSniper 1.9.0
Last update
Oct 26, 2022
File size
6 MB


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