Latest 5.0.1
License MIT
Platforms ios 9.0, requires ARC
Frameworks UIKit, Foundation
Authors ,

Tesseract OCR iOS

Build Status Coverage Status TesseractOCRiOS TesseractOCRiOS TesseractOCRiOS

Use Tesseract OCR in iOS 9.0+ projects written in either Objective-C or Swift.
Easy and fast.

These are the current versions of the upstream bundled libraries within the framework that this repository provides:

All libs are with bitcode integrated



Add the following line to your Cartfile:

github "gali8/Tesseract-OCR-iOS"

Run carthage update

Please note this is a fork, hopefully the url will change later 😸

Known Limitations

Release Notes

3.1.1 and greater

See the Releases page

Older releases

See the Release Notes wiki page


Tesseract OCR iOS and TesseractOCR.framework are distributed under the MIT
license (see

Tesseract, maintained by Google (, is
distributed under the Apache 2.0 license (see

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If you like my work, please buy me a beer (tap the beer):



Daniele Galiotto (founder) – iOS Freelance Developer –

Kevin Conley –

Eduardo Irias –

Hamilton Che hapman –

Latest podspec

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    "header_dir": "TesseractOCR",
    "version": "5.0.1",
    "summary": "Use Tesseract OCR in iOS projects written in either Objective-C or Swift.",
    "homepage": "",
    "documentation_url": "",
    "license": {
        "type": "MIT",
        "file": ""
    "authors": {
        "Daniele Galiotto": "[email protected]",
        "Kevin Conley": "[email protected]"
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        "tag": "5.0.1"
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    "xcconfig": {
        "OTHER_LDFLAGS": "-lz",
        "CLANG_CXX_LIBRARY": "compiler-default"

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