Thanks. The images on your site are the type I've been thinking about
taking: cover A/B, record A/B, & liner A/B. I'll use them as a exemplars
for my OCR software (Adobe 6.0 Standard).
Also, glad to see that you've photographed unique record liners. I keep
the matched unique liners that come with the LPs I find.
On 10 Feb 2011 at 11:38, Audio Preservation Fund wrote:
> Hi Jon,
> I have not attempted much OCR on these images. Two different sizes of
> each image are posted on our website. There is a smaller image (about 300px
> x 300px) of the covers, records, etc. and then if you click on each of
> these smaller images, a new window will open with the full size jpg. I just
> tried the Kadmos OCR plugin for Irfanview on a couple of the full size
> images. It worked very well on images that are black text on white background.
> It had more difficulties with text on colored backgrounds. I haven't
> tried it yet, but changing the image to grayscale and then inverting
> the colors if necessary might be a way around this problem.
> William R. Vanden Dries
> Chair, Audio Preservation Fund
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