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ABBYY Europe Releases New Command Line Interface OCR Utility for Linux

London, United Kingdom (March 15, 2010)

ABBYY launches a new command line interface utility which enables quick and simple integration of ABBYY’s award-winning optical character recognition (OCR) and PDF conversion technologies within Linux environments.

New ABBYY FineReader Engine 8.0 CLI for Linux Enables Fast Access to Automated OCR and PDF Conversion in Linux Environments

 

ABBYY, a leading provider of document recognition, data capture and linguistic software, today announced the release of ABBYY FineReader Engine 8.0 CLI for Linux, a new command line interface utility which enables quick and simple integration of ABBYY’s award-winning optical character recognition (OCR) and PDF conversion technologies within Linux environments.

 

ABBYY FineReader Engine 8.0 CLI for Linux is a turnkey utility which makes ABBYY’s automated text recognition and document conversion processes easily accessible for Linux operating environments through the command line interface. ABBYY document recognition technologies offer high quality conversion of scans, PDFs and image files into editable and searchable formats. Using ABBYY technology, organizations can easily digitize paper-based information and seamlessly build text recognition capabilities into their business processes.

 

“ABBYY’s product offering includes a wide range of document recognition applications and integration tools to suit a variety of different scenarios and environments,” explained Jupp Stoepetie, CEO of ABBYY Europe GmbH. “With FineReader Engine CLI for Linux, adding automated OCR is as simple as adding one more command line to the script. With this easy integration we make our technologies accessible to an even broader audience.”

 

With ABBYY FineReader Engine 8.0 CLI for Linux, users can control functionality completely via command line access allowing developers and advanced computer users to easily integrate OCR within a variety of solutions ranging from desktop applications to server-based systems. The product delivers converted text in various file output formats including RTF, HTML or PDF. The solution not only accurately reproduces text but also document layouts and formatting.

 

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ABBYY OCR technologies are internationally recognized for their accuracy and reliability. Through an array of software development kits, they are available for integration into applications hosted on a variety of different platforms including BSD, Linux, MacOS X, Android, iPhone, Symbian, Windows and Windows Mobile. The extensive platform support enables developers to enlarge the range of their solutions with state-of-the-art technologies for OCR, PDF and document conversion.

 

Availability and pricing ABBYY FineReader Engine 8.0 CLI for Linux is available immediately. For detailed information regarding the product functions, availability and licensing, as well as a free trial version, please visit ABBYY’s CLI for Linux pages at http://www.ocr4linux.com.

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