What are some alternatives?
Adobe Acrobat DC - Make your job easier with Adobe Acrobat DC, the trusted PDF creator. Use Acrobat to convert, edit and sign PDF files at your desk or on the go.
FreeOCR - Scanning OCR Software. Latest release: March 2015 v5. 4. Totally free OCR software for Microsoft Windows. Import Directly from Twain scanners, PDF and popular image formats .
PDF-XChange Editor - The smallest, fastest, most feature-rich PDF editor/viewer available
CamScanner - Camscanner turns your phone into a portable scanner.
PDF24 PDF Creator - Create PDF and convert documents to PDF for free with the free PDF24 PDF Creator.
Amazon Textract - Easily extract text and data from virtually any document using Amazon Textract. Textract goes beyond simple optical character recognition (OCR) to also identify the contents of fields in forms and information stored in tables.