How to Extract Text from YouTube Images or Videos on Windows 11

Text extraction is now available on your smartphone. On iPhones, you can easily tap the text and extract it from the image and use it further. On Android devices, you can use some third-party apps. On Pixel phones, you can directly grab text from images or anywhere on the screen without any third-party apps. Also Read – Asus ROG Strix Scar 17 Special Edition Laptop Announced in India: Check Price, Specs, Availability

When it comes to PCs, however, there’s no direct way to extract text, although this feature might be more useful on a large screen. But there is an easy way to use the text extraction feature on your Windows 11 PC. Also Read – How to Take Screenshots in Windows 10, Windows 11: A Step-by-Step Guide

In this story, we are going to show you how you can extract text from images on your Windows 11 machine. Also read – How to connect your Android smartphone to your Windows PC: A step-by-step guide

We will be using the simple and easy Windows utility tool called PowerToys. PowerToys recently received OCR (Optical Character Recognition) technology for Windows 11. Let’s try this and extract text from anywhere on the screen.

How to Extract Text from Images on Windows 11

Step 1: You will first need to install PowerToys on your Windows 11 PC. To do this, search for Command Prompt by searching for it in the search bar. Make sure you run it as an administrator, that said, tap on the “Run as administrator” option.

2nd step: Now type the following command and paste it in the command prompt (windget install –id Microsoft.PowerToys).

Step 3: After typing the command, press Enter, then type Y and press Enter again.

Step 4: Once the installation is complete, PowerToys will open automatically.

(Note that it may take some time for the utility to download, but it will surely work.)

Step 5: Now tap on the Text Extractor option on the left side.

Step 6: Finally, tap Enable Text Extractor.

Now, to use the text extraction feature, open any image and press Windows key + Shift key + T simultaneously, then select the text you want to copy. Once you do, the text you selected will be copied. This is how easily you can extract text from images. You can also copy text from Youtube video. as shown in the picture above.

Shirley K. Rosa