ExtracText OCR for Jira

ExtracText OCR For JIRA is an Atlassian Jira app that brings the power of image analysis and OCR (Optical Character Recognition) in to Jira attachments. More specifically ExtracText OCR gets the text inside images in different file formats like png, jpg, jpeg, bmp, pdf and adds it to JIRA search index as a custom field. This allows users to search and find their attachments more easily. It also works for scanned documents.


  • Most of the text is identified and extracted from images unless the image is noisy

  • Support for up to 11 languages (more to come)

  • Text can be in light or dark colors

  • Text is extracted from any kind of screenshots, architecture diagrams, flowcharts etc

  • Extracted text is added to JIRA search index as a custom field, makes it very easy to find the content

  • Ability to narrow results with JQL and then search for text in images within that result

  • Dedicated image search page

  • Provides a way to view and copy all the text in any image with just one click

  • Ability to OCR pre-existing attachments based on JQL query