Hi Forum,
As part of my project i have to extract text from the image. I already done some search on OCR.
for java i found Asprise OCR which can fulfill my task. but it is commercial and very expensive for me.
And other ones Tesseract OCR , GOCR are not related to java like Asprise OCR.
So is there any other apis in java which can perform this task.
And also please guide if any other alternative methods in java rather then OCR to extract the text form image.
Assist me with your ideas.

thanking you in advance.