What is ALTO?

ALTO meaning in Digital terms is An acronym for Analyzed Layout and Text Object, ALTO is an OCR output schema to store document layout and content information in XML format. ALTO is an extension schema to METS that was developed as a part of the METAe project. Sometimes referred to as METS/ALTO or METS/ALTO XML.


reference: Federal Agencies Digital Guidelines Initiative – Glossary