Easily Copy Text From Any Image On The Web

Have you ever had a client send you a jpg of a flat image that you need to recreate in a program like Adobe Illustrator or InDesign?

It can take quite a bit of time to re-key in the text and then mistakes can be made. This can lead to client crankiness which is never a good thing.

cut-and-paste-from-any-imageThere’s a chrome extension called “Project Naptha” that lets you easily copy text from any image on the web. It is a OCR (Optical Character Recognition) that has the technology to read text on a flat image and convert it to regular editable text.  After you install the extension,  put your cursor over the text on the image and you will be able to click and select text to copy and paste. It’s not always perfect, but it’s a great way to make your graphic design workflow easier using a tool like this.

It has helped on many of my projects and saved countless time. Hopefully, it will do the same for you.


Cheryl is an award-winning designer that assists companies get to the next level through marketing design for print, digital and web. She can be found at http://www.forziatidesign.com


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