Microsoft SkyDrive In Windows 8.1 Will Support Text OCR Search In Photos

Posted Oct 1, 2013

Microsoft Corporation has announced that the SkyDrive will get optical character recognition (OCR) for searching text within photos.  The feature will be rolling out over the next few weeks.  The feature is supported within the Windows 8.1 Smart Search. also powers the OCR feature in SkyDrive to search for text within images and it is rolling out to SkyDrive users worldwide also.  SkyDrive is Microsoft’s free online storage service that is built into Windows 8.1.