Amazon Textract

Extract text and data with ease from scanned documents

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Easily extract text and data from virtually any document

Amazon Textract is a service that automatically extracts data and text from scanned documents, identifying content in form fields and information stored in tables, which is beyond the capability of simple Optical Character Recognition (OCR) techniques. Machine learning algorithms help Amazon Textract instantly read any type of document and accurately extract required data as the need for manual data entry, hard-coding for functionality across multiple documents and forms as well as the need for manual configuration of software, are eliminated.

Amazon Textract’s data extraction can offer tremendous value across a variety of use cases, ranging from the creation of smart search indexes for the systematic categorization of millions of documents to the automation of document processing workflows, minimizing the need for human intervention.

With Amazon Textract, no custom code is required to quickly and accurately extract text and data from documents that can be processed for translation, text-to-speech, analytics and a variety of other use cases, expanding the possibilities of what you can achieve with your data.
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Amazon Textract quickly extracts data from documents, forms and tables. Extracted Data can instantly be utilized or stored in databases with minimal need for complex code, enabling you to process millions of documents in hours.

Simplicity & Low Maintenance

Machine learning algorithms utilized in Amazon Textract have been pre-trained on millions of documents of various types from across industries, eliminating the need to manually train models. Accuracy in identifying layouts and content also removes the need for maintaining and modifying code for every document or page that is changed over time.


There are no upfront commitments or long-term contracts to using Amazon Textract. OCR & structured data extraction are available at low costs and you only pay for what you use.


Amazon Textract is designed for automatic document layout and element detection, data relationship interpretation in any embedded forms or tables and context-accurate extraction. Powered by pre-trained machine learning algorithms, Textract can achieve high accuracy even when documents are constantly changed and layouts modified.


Getting Started with Amazon Textract

Learn how Amazon Textract can help you achieve desirable business outcomes by improving the speed and accuracy of your data extraction while reducing complexity and maintenance requirements.

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