The most popular tool for editing scanned text is already long time is Abbyy FineReader. Download the trial or purchase the full version of the program on the official website of Abbyy at www.abbyy.ru/finereader. Free trial version of the app will give you the opportunity to process only 50 pages of text. This limitation is removed in the full version of the program, the cost of which does not exceed $50.
Once you have downloaded and installed the program, run it on your computer. Upload the text file you want to edit in the program from the menu "Open", "Convert the image into Microsoft Word. Specify the path to the file, which invokes the conversion process.
After its completion, the text will be automatically opened in a new Word document. Here you can edit it by conventional means, and then saved as a Microsoft Word file.
In addition, you can use onlineresource www.onlineocr.ruwhere you can convert a scanned document into text format. To do this, click "Choose file", select the desired file on your computer, and then press the button "Download".
After downloading the image, click "Recognize text". After some time, on the same page, the text will appear. Select the text and then copy and paste it into a text document, where you will be able the text to edit.
If during the scanning you save the text in PDF format, you can edit it after processing any available Converter PDF to Word. Try PDF to Word, which can be downloaded free on the official website at www.pdftoword.comor use one of the online converters: www.pdfonline.com/pdf-to-word-converter, www.convertpdftoword.net etc.