Google Lens allows text to be identified on images made available on the desktop version of Photos. It uses a feature known as optical character recognition(OCR) to identify text on an image. It automatically recognizes any image with text on it. It gives us the option to copy text from the image.
Google Lens allows text to be identified on images available on the web browser version of the Photos app. It works on Android and iOS and converts text from an image into a written text. It uses a feature known as optical character recognition(OCR), to identify text on an image that the user can easily copy-paste. This feature was first spotted by 9to5Google, and work on the Chrome browser on a laptop. Google automatically recognizes images with text on them and gives us the choice to copy text from the image. Not all Google Lens features are available on the desktop version of Google Photos. It is not capable of recognizing plants and memorials at the moment, which the app version of Lens can do.
How to select text from an image on Google Photos on desktop
• Go to photos.google.com., then Sign in to your Gmail account if not already done. Then, open the image has text and screenshot. It gives options for Google Lens, which reads ‘Copy text from image’, pops up on top of the image with text on it.
• On clicking the option, the text is displayed on the right-hand side of the image instantaneously with the option to copy the text. The users Deselect the text and don’t want to analyze or select all the text in the image using the cursor.
• The new text recognition feature is very useful and converts handwritten or printed notes into text which saves time.