I had similar results with Omnipage 17 (not Pro). Trying to feed it a digital camera image without special attention to lighting and having a flat page gave pretty useless results. They really should be honest about that, but I didn't expect miracles. I would also caution buying the really old versions since the software has come a ways in recent versions. If you don't want to pay the $150 (or wait to get it for $100 or less if you find a bargain) for the non Pro version, then just use something opensource or free that came with your printer. If not, at least try to get a relatively recent version of Omnipage or ABBY Finereader. I agree they have similar results, and even similar workflows. I was just familiar with the Omnipage keystrokes, so I stuck with that.
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