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

...By far the best OCR program for the Mac...

The Best - I first came across a version of Abbyy FineReader when I was on OS 9. It knocked the socks off other OCR programs but, unfortunately, it didn't make it to OS X until recently so I've been running FineReader Pro for Windows using VMWare Fusion. The Pro version works very well but running a virtual machine makes everything a bit sluggish on my mid-2007 iMac. Having bought FineReader Express, I decided to re-OCR a book I'd already OCRed in the Pro version. The book is very badly printed and is in a mixture of English and polytonic Greek. To my surprise, FineReader Express actually produced better text. It's far from perfect but, as I say, the printing is terrible. By far the best OCR program for the Mac.

peterdanckwerts, ABBYY customer, AppStore

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