For the proper work of our applications we recommend computers with the following characteristics:

Standalone Installation

Distributed Installation

Specifications

Standalone Installation

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Distributed Installation

Servers

Application Server

Note: Microsoft Azure SQL is not supported.

Administration and Monitoring Console

Note. To insure that Internet Explorer 11 works correctly, install .NET Framework 4.5 on the computer with the Application Server or add the address of an application server to the list of websites that are opened in compatibility mode.

FlexiCapture Authentication Module

For operation of Web Module for login and registration one of the following web browsers is required:

Active scripting = Enable

Note. To insure that Internet Explorer 11 works correctly, install .NET Framework 4.5 on the computer with the Application Server or add the address of an application server to the list of websites that are opened in compatibility mode.

Note. The Metro-style version of Internet Explorer 10 that comes with Windows 8 is not supported.

Note. Internet Explorer 64-bit is only supported under Windows 7/2008+ if Silverlight 5 is installed.

Java scripting = Enable

JavaScript = Allow all sites

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Processing Server

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Licensing Server

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Project Setup Station

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Processing Station

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Verification Stations

Verification Station

Remote Verification Station

Web Verification Station

Note. To insure that Internet Explorer 11 works correctly, install .NET Framework 4.5 on the computer with the Application Server or add the address of an application server to the list of websites that are opened in compatibility mode.

Note. The Metro-style version of Internet Explorer 10 that comes with Windows 8 is not supported.

Note. Internet Explorer 64-bit is only supported under Windows 7/2008+ if Silverlight 5 is installed.

Note. All plugins are disabled by default. To enable a plugin, open chrome://plugins/ in the browser and select the Always allowed option for the desired plugin.

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Data Verification Stations

Data Verification Station, Remote Data Verification Station

Web Data Verification Station

One of the following web browsers:

Note. To insure that Internet Explorer 11 works correctly, install .NET Framework 4.5 on the computer with the Application Server or add the address of an application server to the list of websites that are opened in compatibility mode.

Note. The Metro-style version of Internet Explorer 10 that comes with Windows 8 is not supported.

Note. Internet Explorer 64-bit is only supported under Windows 7/2008+ if Silverlight 5 is installed.

Note. All plugins are disabled by default. To enable a plugin, open chrome://plugins/ in the browser and select the Always allowed option for the desired plugin.

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Scanning Stations

Scanning Station

ClickOnce Scanning Station

Note. To insure that Internet Explorer 11 works correctly, install .NET Framework 4.5 on the com-puter with the Application Server or add the address of an application server to the list of websites that are opened in compatibility mode.

Web Scanning Station

One of the following web browsers:

Note. To insure that Internet Explorer 11 works correctly, install .NET Framework 4.5 on the computer with the Application Server or add the address of an application server to the list of websites that are opened in compatibility mode.

Note. The Metro-style version of Internet Explorer 10 that comes with Windows 8 is not supported.

Note. Internet Explorer 64-bit is only supported under Windows 7/2008+ if Silverlight 5 is installed.

Note. All plugins are disabled by default. To enable a plugin, open chrome://plugins/ in the browser and select the Always allowed option for the desired plugin.

To be able to run the Web Scanning Station, you must install the ABBYY Scanning Plug-In.

The table below lists the operating systems on which the ABBYY Scanning Plug-In can be installed with various permissions.

ABBYY Scanning Plugin
OS Permissions UAC CAB EXE
Windows
Server 2003 SP2
Administrator

User ✓**
Installation is forbidden by
default

Windows XP
SP3
Administrator

User ✓*
Internet Explorer 8 or higher is
required

Windows Vista SP2,
Windows
Server 2008 SP2
Administrator yes
  no

User yes
The administrator password will
be required
  no ✓*
Internet Explorer 8 or higher is
required

Windows 7 SP1,
Windows
Server 2008 R2 SP1
Administrator recommended
  no

User recommended
The administrator password will
be required
  no

Windows 8/8.1 Administrator recommended
  no

User recommended
The administrator password will
be required
  no

Windows Server
2012/2012 R2
Administrator recommended
  no **

User recommended **
  no **

*Note: To allow the ABBYY Scanning Plug-In to be installed by users, select the Disable Windows Installeroption (select Computer Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Windows Components -> Windows Installer) and set it to Never.

**Note: To allow the ABBYY Scanning Plug-In to be installed on Windows Server 2012, run the executable file Setup.exe as Administrator or change the security policy by setting the value of the registry key HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\Installer DisableMSI to “0”.

Note: For detailed instructions on how to install the ABBYY Scanning Plug-In, see Web Scanning Station Help.

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Web Capture Station

One of the following web browsers:

Note. To insure that Internet Explorer 11 works correctly, install .NET Framework 4.5 on the computer with the Application Server or add the address of an application server to the list of websites that are opened in compatibility mode.

Note. The Metro-style version of Internet Explorer 10 that comes with Windows 8 is not supported.

Note. Internet Explorer 64-bit is only supported under Windows 7/2008+ if Silverlight 5 is installed.

Note. All plugins are disabled by default. To enable a plugin, open chrome://plugins/ in the browser and select the Always allowed option for the desired plugin.

For operation of Web Capture Station, ABBYY Scanning Plug-In must be installed. Installation restrictions are listed in the table above. For detailed instruction on how to install ABBYY Scanning Plug-In, see Web Scanning Station help.

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Virtual and Terminal Servers Support

Virtual Machines

Note: Hyper-V virtual machines do not work with USB devices. VMware ESXi virtual machines work with Wibu drivers only, iKey drivers are not supported.

Terminal Servers

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Supported Scanning Devices

ABBYY FlexiCapture supports TWAIN-, ISIS- and WIA- compatible scanning devices. You can find such scanners among the popular models offered by Avision, Brother, Canon, Epson, Fujitsu, HP, Kodak, Lexmark, Microtek, Mustek, Oki, Panasonic, Plustek, Ricoh, Visioneer, VuPoint, Xerox, and many other vendors.

Nonetheless, ABBYY cannot and does not guarantee any scanner to be fully compatible with ABBYY software products. Due to this fact, ABBYY assumes no liability whatsoever for any commercial damage that might arise out of the use of the information stated above.

If you cannot make your scanning device work with an ABBYY software product, please visit our Knowledge Base or contact our technical support service.

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Input Formats

BMP

 

BMP

black-and-white, gray, color


PCX, DCX

 

PCX, DCX

black-and-white, gray


PNG

 

PNG

black-and-white, gray, color


JPEG

 

JPEG

gray, color


BMP

 

JPEG 2000

gray, color


TIFF

 

TIFF
  • black-and-white – uncompressed, CCITT3, CCITT4, Packbits, ZIP
  • gray – uncompressed, Packbits, JPEG, ZIP
  • color – uncompressed, JPEG, ZIP

JBIG2

 

JBIG2

black-and-white


GIF

 

GIF

color


PDF

 

PDF, PDF/A  

PDF

 

PDF, PDF/A searchable  

DJVU

 

DjVu

black-and-white, gray, color

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Export Types and Formats

FlexiCapture provides export to:

FlexiCapture supports export to following file formats:

Data Output Formats: .XLS, .DBF, .CSV, .TXT, .XML.

Image Output Formats: PDF (Image only, text under image), PDF/A (Image only, text under image), TIFF, JPEG, JPEG2000, PCX packbits, BMP, PNG.

Supported User Interface Languages

Czech Czech

English English

French French

German German

Hungarian Hungarian

Polish Polish

Russian Russian

Spanish Spanish

 

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Supported Recognition Languages

ABBYY FlexiCapture 11 provides OCR (recognition of machine-printed characters) for more than 180 languages,ICR (recognition of hand-printed characters) for more than 100 languages and dictionary support for more than 40 languages.
For such fields as Name, Number, Date/Time, Currency and Address FlexiCapture provides a set of pre-defined regional formats and dictionaries.

Language

OCR

recognition of machine-printed characters

ICR

recognition of hand-printed characters

Dictionary

Natural Languages      
Abkhaz Yes    
Adyghe Yes    
Afrikaans Yes Yes  
Agul Yes    
Albanian Yes Yes  
Altai Yes    
Armenian (Eastern) Yes   Yes
Armenian (Grabar) Yes   Yes
Armenian (Western) Yes   Yes
Avar Yes    
Aymara Yes Yes  
Azerbaijani (Cyrillic) Yes    
Azerbaijani (Latin) Yes Yes  
Bashkir Yes   Yes
Basque Yes Yes  
Belarusian Yes    
Bemba Yes Yes  
Blackfoot Yes Yes  
Breton Yes Yes  
Bugotu Yes Yes  
Bulgarian Yes Yes Yes
Buryat Yes    
Catalan Yes   Yes
Cebuano Yes Yes  
Chamorro Yes Yes  
Chechen Yes    
Chinese (Simplified) Yes    
Chinese (Traditional) Yes    
Chukchee Yes    
Chuvash Yes    
Corsican Yes Yes  
Crimean Tatar Yes Yes  
Croatian Yes Yes Yes
Crow Yes Yes  
Czech Yes Yes Yes
Dakota (Sioux) Yes Yes  
Danish Yes   Yes
Dargwa Yes    
Dungan Yes    
Dutch (Belgium) Yes Yes Yes
Dutch (Netherlands) Yes Yes Yes
English Yes Yes Yes
Eskimo (Cyrillic) Yes    
Eskimo (Latin) Yes    
Estonian Yes Yes Yes
Even Yes Yes  
Evenki Yes Yes  
Faroese Yes    
Fijian Yes Yes  
Finnish Yes Yes Yes
French Yes Yes Yes
Frisian Yes Yes  
Friulian Yes Yes  
Gagauz Yes    
Galician Yes Yes  
Ganda Yes Yes  
German Yes Yes Yes
German (Luxembourg) Yes Yes  
German (new spelling) Yes Yes Yes
Greek Yes Yes Yes
Guarani Yes Yes  
Hani Yes Yes  
Hausa Yes    
Hawaiian Yes Yes  
Hebrew Yes   Yes
Hungarian Yes Yes Yes
Icelandic Yes    
Indonesian Yes Yes Yes
Ingush Yes    
Irish Yes Yes  
Italian Yes Yes Yes
Japanese Yes    
Jingpo Yes Yes  
Kabardian Yes    
Kalmyk Yes    
Karachay-balkar Yes Yes  
Karakalpak Yes    
Kasub Yes Yes  
Kawa Yes Yes  
Kazakh Yes Yes  
Khakass Yes    
Khanty Yes    
Kikuyu Yes    
Kirghiz Yes Yes  
Kongo Yes Yes  
Korean Yes    
Koryak Yes    
Kpelle Yes Yes  
Kumyk Yes Yes  
Kurdish Yes Yes  
Lak Yes    
Latin Yes Yes  
Latvian Yes Yes Yes
Lezgi Yes    
Lithuanian Yes Yes Yes
Luba Yes Yes  
Macedonian Yes    
Malagasy Yes Yes  
Malay (Malaysian) Yes    
Malinke Yes Yes  
Maltese Yes    
Mansi Yes    
Maori Yes Yes  
Mari Yes    
Maya Yes Yes  
Miao Yes Yes  
Minangkabau Yes Yes  
Mohawk Yes Yes  
Moldavian Yes Yes  
Mongol Yes Yes  
Mordvin Yes Yes  
Nahuatl Yes Yes  
Nenets Yes    
Nivkh Yes Yes  
Nogay Yes Yes  
Norwegian (Bokmal) Yes   Yes
Norwegian (Nynorsk) Yes   Yes
Nyanja Yes Yes  
Ojibway Yes Yes  
OldEnglish Yes   Yes
OldFrench Yes Yes Yes
OldGerman Yes Yes Yes
OldItalian Yes Yes Yes
OldSpanish Yes Yes Yes
Ossetian Yes    
Papiamento Yes Yes  
Polish Yes Yes Yes
Portuguese (Brazil) Yes   Yes
Portuguese (Portugal) Yes   Yes
Provencal Yes    
Quechua Yes Yes  
Rhaeto-Romanic Yes Yes  
Romanian Yes Yes Yes
Romany Yes Yes  
Rundi Yes Yes  
Russian Yes Yes Yes
Russian (Old Spelling) Yes    
Rwanda Yes Yes  
Sami (Lappish) Yes Yes  
Samoan Yes Yes  
Scottish Gaelic Yes Yes  
Selkup Yes Yes  
Serbian (Cyrillic) Yes    
Serbian (Latin) Yes Yes  
Shona Yes    
Slovak Yes Yes Yes
Slovenian Yes Yes Yes
Somali Yes Yes  
Sorbian Yes    
Sotho Yes Yes  
Spanish Yes Yes Yes
Sunda Yes    
Swahili Yes Yes  
Swazi Yes Yes  
Swedish Yes   Yes
Tabasaran Yes    
Tagalog Yes Yes  
Tahitian Yes Yes  
Tajik Yes Yes  
Tatar Yes   Yes
Thai Yes    
Tok Pisin Yes Yes  
Tongan Yes Yes  
Tswana Yes Yes  
Tun Yes Yes  
Turkish Yes Yes Yes
Turkmen Yes    
Tuvinian Yes    
Udmurt Yes    
Uigur (Cyrillic) Yes    
Uigur (Latin) Yes Yes  
Ukrainian Yes Yes Yes
Uzbek (Cyrillic) Yes    
Uzbek (Latin) Yes    
Vietnamese Yes    
Welsh Yes    
Wolof Yes Yes  
Xhosa Yes Yes  
Yakut Yes    
Zapotec Yes Yes  
Zulu Yes    
Artificial Languages      
Esperanto Yes    
Ido Yes Yes  
Interlingua Yes Yes  
Occidental Yes    
Numbers      
Arabic numbers Yes Yes  
Arabic-Indian numbers Yes Yes  

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Barcode Types

EAN 13

EAN 8

Code 39

Code 39 without asterisk

Check Code 39

Interleaved 25

Check Interleaved 25

Code 128

Codabar

UPC-A

UPC-E

Code 93

UCC-128

PDF 417

IATA 25

Matrix 25

Industrial 25

PostNet

Patch code

Check CodaBar

Aztec

Datamatrix

QR code

Note: For recognizing barcodes in cyrillic encoding, the Datamatrix, PDF417 or QRCode format should be used.

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Text Types

Typographic

Handprinted

Typewriter

Matrix printer

Index

OCR-A

OCR-B

MICR (E13B)

MICR (CMC7)

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