A comprehensive OCR SDK
for software developers.

More value for your software solution.

ABBYY FineReader Engine lets developers, integrators and BPOs integrate optical text recognition technologies into their applications. Based on the ABBYY recognition platform, this SDK enables scanned documents and images to be transformed into searchable and editable document formats – and delivers award-winning OCR, intelligent character recognition (ICR), barcode, checkmark and field-level/zonal recognition and PDF conversion.

Software Development Kit (SDK) that enables ABBYY’s multilingual recognition and conversion technologies to be integrated into external applications.



Unmatched Recognition Accuracy

Thousands of companies process more than 9.3 billion pages* from documents and forms annually using ABBYY technologies.

*According to ABBYY’s internal data


Powerful and Simple API

ABBYY FineReader Engine makes starting up fast and easy with its processing profiles. Additionally, its API allows developers to fine tune the engine for processing specific types of documents.


Automatic Document Classification

A new API for automatic document classification enables applications to categorize and sort batches of documents according to predefined document classes.

ABBYY FineReader Engine SDK Is Integrated into Canon's EDMS

FineReader Engine SDK was successfully integrated with Canon's document capture software, imageREAL Capture, and became a part of the EDMS supplied together with Canon's multi-functional devices.




ABBYY’s OCR Helps Power Wine App Vivino

"...we chose ABBYY for the conversion speed and recognition accuracy of their OCR. Although speed and quality of recognition were our main criteria, ABBYY’s performance on text photographed in low light situations was what ultimately helped us decide."

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Torben Mottes, vice president of product management, Vivino

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