Cognitive OpenOCR is a nice, free (gpl) Windows software, being part of the category Design & photography software with subcategory Scanning & OCR.
It's available for users with the operating system Windows 2000 and previous versions, and it is available in several languages like English and Russian. The current version of the program is 0.1 and the latest update was on 6/6/2011.
Since the software was added to our catalog in 2011, it has managed to achieve 49.048 downloads, and last week it had 58 installations.
Cognitive OpenOCR is a reasonably light software that does not require as much free space than many programs in the section Design & photography software. It's a very popular program in United States, Italy, and India.