ABBYY FineReader 12 scans and converts image documents into editable text and searchable PDFs with a recognition accuracy of up to 99.8%*. Advanced Adaptive Document Recognition Technology® (ADRT®) precisely retains the formatting and multi-page structure of original documents. It saves time by significantly reducing the need to manually correct the output files. For even faster results, FineReader’s Fast Mode recognition delivers a 40% speed enhancement.
Supports More Languages Than Any Other OCR
FineReader 12 software supports recognition of 190 languages for OCR and PDF conversion in any language combination, including significantly improved OCR for Asian languages. See the full list
Extracts Text and Tables from Selected Areas
FineReader provides instant access to the documents you are converting. Whether it’s two pages or two thousand, you can start reviewing them or choose any fragment that you need to copy – without the need to wait until the processing of your document is completed. Just select the area you wish to extract and FineReader will recognize it and make it available for copying in seconds.
Creates Searchable PDFs with One Click OCR
Easily make documents available for fast search by converting them to searchable PDF and PDF/A formats. Optional MRC compression enables you to save storage resources, when necessary.
Easily Converts PDFs into Editable Formats
Thanks to flexible PDF conversion capabilities, FineReader OCR PDF software enables you to turn PDFs into editable text that you can update, edit or re-use.
Provides Powerful Tools for Improving Results
To ensure the results you get are exactly what you want, FineReader offers built-in text verification and editing tools that reduce the need for editing and correction after your documents are converted. Verification tool with support for intuitive shortcuts dramatically reduces the time you need to check if everything is recognized properly, and make necessary corrections. Using the text editor, you can easily check and change text formatting and manage styles before saving the recognition results.
Creates E-books for Reading On-The-Go
FineReader enables you to convert paper documents and PDFs into mobile-friendly formats that you can use with e-book readers, tablets or smartphones for on-the-go reading.
Sends and Retrieves Documents from the Cloud
Easily download documents for conversion from Cloud storage providers including Google Drive, Dropbox, SkyDrive or SharePoint Online. Save the results to your preferred service provider for backup and share just as easily.
Designed in a New Windows 8 Look and Feel
FineReader features an improved Quick Tasks menu that is available from the Windows 8 Start screen. Now, with one click, it converts documents into most popular editable formats including Microsoft Word, Excel and PDF – and without having to launch FineReader’s main window.
Reads Text on Digital Photos
ABBYY FineReader applies intelligent pre-processing algorithms that improve photographed image quality, remove noise, straighten text lines and whiten backgrounds to achieve the highest conversion accuracy. And it makes documents converted from photographs look almost as good as scans making it virtually impossible to tell the difference.
Captures Content from Screenshots
Bonus application! FineReader comes with a free copy of ABBYY Screenshot Reader, which enables fast copying of text, tables or images from your screen – and easily inserting them into reports, presentations, emails, etc.