ABBYY FineReader.

Convert scans, images and PDFs into editable
documents with unmatched accuracy.

ABBYY FineReader is an optical character recognition (OCR) software that provides unmatched text recognition accuracy and conversion capabilities, virtually eliminating retyping and reformatting of documents. Intuitive use and one-click automated tasks let you do more in fewer steps. Up to 190 languages are supported for text recognition — more than any other OCR software in this market.

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What Does It Do?

FineReader converts scanned paper documents, digital images of texts and image-only PDFs into actionable formats such as Microsoft® Word, Excel® or searchable PDFs, enabling you to quote or entirely reuse text and table content without retyping.

FineReader software is powered by award winning ABBYY OCR technology. OCR, or text recognition, uses intelligent algorithms that convert images into editable text, preserving the original layout and formatting of the initial document.

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Our Awards

  • Best OCR Software 2014
    Best OCR Software 2014
  • Featured OCR Solution 2014
    Featured OCR Solution 2014
  • The Editor’s Choice 2011
    The Editor’s Choice 2011
  • Buyers Lab 2010 5/5 stars
    Buyers Lab 2010 5/5 stars

Customers Say

... an awesome addition to my tool kit...

Impressive - Not cheap and I did wonder if it was going to be worth the money but I am glad I bought this.Hugely impressive OCR capabilities and the ability to create new text documents out of PDFs is an awesome addition to my tool kit and workflows. Highly recommended.

Duncan, Idaho, ABBYY customer at AppStore

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