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ABBYY FineReader

ABBYY FineReader

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ABBYY FineReader is a highly intelligent OCR (optical character recognition) software for text recognition and creating editable and searchable electronic files from scanned paper documents, PDFs and digital photographs. ABBYY FineReader gives you the power to unlock data in documents and images and transform them into manageable and accessible information. ABBYY FineReader now in version 12

ABBYY FineReader 12 Professional:
Recognised at first sight

ABBYY FineReader 12 OCR software turns scanned paper documents, PDFs and digital photographs into searchable and editable formats including Microsoft® Word, Excel®, PDF and e-book. Its state-of-the-art recognition and conversion technologies enable a better use of your documents and increase productivity and efficiency.
  • Stop manual retyping and reformatting. Superior recognition accuracy (up to 99.8%*) and retention of document formatting create digital files that look like the original
  • Convert documents in up to 190 languages in any combination
  • Create digital searchable archives with PDF and PDF/A documents optimised for archiving
  • Recognise business documents including tables, charts and graphs with even higher accuracy
  • Work faster and more efficiently with OCR thanks to one-click automation, faster image loading and instant access to multipage content.
  • Streamline proofing and editing of OCR results using enhanced verification and editing tools
  • Capture documents on-the-go and achieve optimal conversion results from photographs with improved image pre-processing tools
  • Pull snippets of documents (text, tables or images) for reuse and quoting with the new text extraction tools
  • Easily synchronise with Cloud storage (Google Dirve™, OneDrive®, Dropbox™). Direct access to SharePoint® Online and Office 365™
* According to internal ABBYY testing. Accuracy and formatting results can vary depending on factors such as document quality and scanner settings.

ABBYY FineReader 12 Corporate:
The productivity booster for your business!

ABBYY FineReader 12 is an intelligent text recognition software that converts scanned documents, PDFs and digital camera images into editable and searchable electronic documents with superior accuracy. ABBYY FineReader 12 Corporate is designed to suit the needs of small and medium businesses, offering additional productivity tools to help enhance the efficiency of your organisation:
  • Automated Document Conversion – Assign “watched” folders and ABBYY Hot Folder will automatically process incoming documents with pre-defined settings.
  • Efficient Group Work – Share custom tasks among employees and process documents coming from network and MFP scanners.
  • Automation of Recurring OCR Tasks – Create custom tasks and add them to the FineReader Tasks menu to define the settings for your workflow and start it with just one click.

FineReader 12 Corporate provides flexible licensing models, ideal for the needs of businesses and institutions: concurrent licences are a cost-efficient OCR solution for workgroups with a centralised installation from the server onto PCs and a Licence Manager. Volume per Seat licences offer a centralised deployment (roll-out) from the server onto multiple PCs.
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Operating System
  • Microsoft® Windows® 8.1 / 8 / 7 / Vista® / XP
  • Microsoft Windows Server® 2012 / 2012 R2 / 2008 / 2008 R2 / 2003
  • For working with localized interfaces, corresponding language support is required

  • PC with 1 GHz or higher
  • 1024 MB RAM
  • In a multiprocessor system, an additional 512 MB of RAM is required for each additional processor core
  • 850 MB of hard disk space for typical program installation and 850 MB free space for optimal program operation
  • Video card with 1280x1024 resolution or higher
  • Internet connection required to activate your serial number. Some FineReader 12 versions support activation by phone in addition to activation by internet. Connection charges for telephone or Internet may apply.

Terminal Server Support
  • Terminal server support is available with concurrent licenses
  • The operation of ABBYY FineReader 12 Corporate in terminal mode has been tested for the following configurations:
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 (incl. RemoteApp mode)
    • Citrix XenApp 6.5

Other Equipment

Scanners & MFPs
  • FineReader supports TWAIN- and WIA-compatible scanners, multi-function peripherals (MFPs) and all-in-one devices. You can find such scanners among the popular models offered by Avision, Brother, Canon, Epson, Fujitsu, HP, Kodak, Lexmark, Microtek, Mustek, Oki, Panasonic, Plustek, Ricoh, Visioneer, VuPoint, Xerox, and many other vendors.
  • If you cannot make your scanning device work with an ABBYY software product, please visit our Knowledge Base or contact our Technical Support Service.

Recommended Requirements for Digital Cameras
  • 5-megapixel sensor (minimum - 2-megapixel)
  • Flash disable feature
  • Manual aperture control or aperture priority mode
  • Manual focusing
  • An anti-shake system or the use of a tripod is recommended
  • Optical zoom