Review: Cisdem OCRWizard 4 – Easily Edit and Convert Scanned PDF Documents On MAC


In our day to day life, we use text documents for various purposes. Since this computer age has gone paperless, most of our text related work is highly dependent on digital documents. Using these digital documents not only saves paper but they are easy to share anywhere in the world through email. We can edit these documents whenever we want. But when it comes to security then we prefer PDF documents because of their portability, reliability, quality and security.


Unlike word or text documents a PDF document is not easy to edit. So you are somewhat assured that no one is going to edit the information without using some special PDF editors. Such PDF editor is Cisdem OCRWizard 4 which is a PDF editing software for MAC OSX. With the PDF OCR technology, it can recognize text in scanned PDF images too which makes the text easy to edit.

Features Of Cisdem OCRWizard 4 For MAC

  1. Edit PDF files with ease. 
  2. The software UI is very simple and doesn’t have any confusing tools.
  3. Perform OCR on scanned documents.
  4. Convert PDF documents to virtually any format like PDF, RTFD, DOCX, XLSX, PPTX, HTML, TEXT, ALTO, FB2, EPUB, ODT, PAGES, KEY, PNG, BMP, TIFF, JPG and GIF.
  5. Easily create eBooks from scanned PDF documents with OCR.
  6. Split or merger multiple files.
  7. Process business card to add it to MAC contacts.

Quick Tutorial on Using the Cisdem OCRWizard 4 For Mac

  • First download Cisdem OCRWizard 4 for MAC from this link.
  • Install it and open the editor. Click the ‘Add’ button and add files. You can select multiple PDF files at once. You can also drag and drop multiple files in to the editor.
  • The document pages will be visible on the left pane in the program window.
  • You can use ‘command+right click’ to select multiple pages and press the ‘Delete’ button to remove them.

How to Perform OCR in Cisdem OCRWizard 4 For MAC

  • Load the PDF file in the editor and click the ‘Prepare’ button then click the button just next to ‘Crop’ button. Clicking this button will give you options like adjusting brightness, sharpness, contrast, and saturation.
Cisdem OCRWizard 4 for mac

  • Then select the language by clicking the language button.
  • You can also crop or rotate the specific page for OCR preparation.
  • After preparation click the tiny arrow in the ‘Recognize’ button and select ‘Document’ from submenu.
  • Now Cisdem OCRWizard will automatically perform OCR and will mark different portions of the document.
  • Texts would be marked in green, pictures would be marked in red, tables would be marked in purple.
  • You can access the marking options on top left for marking text, images and tables. After selecting these regions you can edit them or simply delete them.


Convert Edited PDF Document To Other Formats

After editing the PDF file click the export button and select the format in which you want to convert the file. The list of formats is given above. If you only want to save the current file as PDF only then select Compress image using MRC, Produce PDF/A compatible document or Enable tagged PDF.

Converting a Business Card to vCard or CSV

If you have a business card then you can use the Cisdem OCRWizard to save the information from the card a contact on your MAC. The OCR performing procedure is same as given above. But while clicking the tiny arrow button next to ‘Recognize’ button you have to select ‘Business Card’ from submenu.


You can also check the information as recognized by the OCR. If you find any errors then you can manually enter the right information. Simply click the ‘+’ button to add it as a contact on MAC or click the share button to share it via email, iCloud or airdrop.

Click the ‘Export’ button and save the business card as vCard or CSV.

What We Say About Cisdem OCRWizard 4

So this is the Cisdem OCRWizard 4 review for MAC. We have to say that this is indeed a good PDF editing software for Apple MAC users with simple user interface and powerful features especially the OCR. You can always try this software on your Macbook before purchasing. You can purchase this software by going to their official website. The software comes with 30-day money back guarantee.


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