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The 3 Best Free OCR Tools to Convert Your Files Back Into Editable Documents

Believe it or not, some people still print documents on physical pieces of paper. Optical Character Recognition (OCR) software takes those printed documents and converts them right back into machine-readable text. We’ve found some of the best free OCR tools and compared them for you here. No OCR program is perfect, so you’ll have to check the… read more »

How to Scan Documents With Notes in iOS 11

Now, thanks to iOS 11 and the Notes app (and a bit of help from the camera), you don’t need a document scanner anymore. The ability to scan any document with your mobile is an everyday need, invaluable if you want to go paperless to save receipts, index business cards, or just take quick screenshots of book covers for… read more »

How to Create Professional Reports and Documents in Microsoft Word

If Microsoft Office had been a country, it would have been the third most populous country in the world. 1.2 billion people using a single suite of apps is mind-boggling. And, they “speak” 107 languages! But right now, you and I are speaking in English and we are going to talk about the most popular tool… read more »

If You Want to View Documents in Chrome, You Need This!

If you’re like me, living a Microsoft Office-free life is a good life. Maybe you’ve strategically designed every aspect of your life so that you never have to spend eight hours a day working on Microsoft Office products. Or you’ve convinced your team members to move to other, better solutions. But sometimes, it rains even… read more »

How to Create Impressive Pages Documents and Templates on Mac

When it comes to word processing, Microsoft Word remains the leader, especially in business environments. But it’s not the only game in town. Many Mac owners turn to Apple’s Pages. Why should you use Pages? One good reason is that it’s free. Macs now ship with Apple’s suite of productivity applications, formerly known as iWork. Besides Pages, this… read more »

How to Merge Multiple Word Documents in Microsoft Office 2016

Even though Microsoft Word now supports multi-person collaboration on documents (either via the web app or an Office 365 subscription), there are still times when you’ll need to merge multiple Word documents together. Of course, you could simply copy and paste the contents of one document into another, but it’s not the most practical way… read more »

Save Word Documents as Templates for Easier Editing

Microsoft Office templates are a powerful way to save lots of time when creating common forms of documents, since they let you get started on a document without beginning from scratch. Whether it be a report template in Word, a budget template in Excel, or a presentation template in PowerPoint, there are all sorts of… read more »

5 Clever Writing Tools to Proofread Important Documents

Being good at writing isn’t the job most people sign up for, but it comes with the territory as you climb up the ladder. Eventually, you’ll need to send important emails or submit official documents, and you need to make a good impression in those. A spelling error or a badly written sentence can ruin… read more »