ABBYY FineReader&nbsp;15 <span>for&nbsp;Windows</span> ABBYY FineReader 15 for Windows

The smarter PDF solution

Convert, edit, share, and collaborate on PDFs and scans in the digital workplace.

Specifications

Operating system

  • Microsoft® Windows® 10 / 8.1 / 8 / 7
  • For working with localized interfaces corresponding language support is required

Centralized deployment and virtualization

The operation of ABBYY FineReader 15 has been tested for the following configurations:

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2019, 2016, 2012 R2, 2008 R2 (including the use with Remote Desktop, RemoteApp and Remote Desktop Web Access)
  • Citrix Workspace App 1808 (using installed application accessed from a server), Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops

Hardware

  • PC with 1 GHz (or faster) x86 or x64 processor with SSE2 instruction set
  • 1 GB of RAM (4 GB is recommended); in multiprocessor systems, an additional 512 MB of RAM is required for each additional processor.
  • 1.2 GB of hard disk space for typical program installation and 1.2 GB free space for optimal program operation
  • Video card with 1024x768 resolution or higher
  • An Internet connection is required to activate your serial number.
  • Keyboard, mouse or other pointing device

FineReader supports TWAIN- and WIA-compatible scanners, multi-function peripherals (MFPs) and all-in-one devices when using in scanning mode.

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

Nonetheless, ABBYY does not guarantee any scanner to be fully compatible with ABBYY software products. Due to this fact, ABBYY assumes no liability whatsoever for any damages - commercial or otherwise - arising from the use of the information stated above.

  • 5 megapixel sensor
  • Flash disable feature
  • Manual aperture control or aperture priority mode
  • Manual focusing
  • An anti-shake system or the use of a tripod is recommended
  • Optical zoom

Note: number of supported interface languages may vary in some local versions of ABBYY FineReader 14

Input formats

  • PDF (2.0 or earlier), including PDF/A, PDF/UA
  • Image formats: TIFF, JPEG, JPEG 2000, JBIG2, PNG, BMP, PCX, GIF, DjVu, XPS*
  • Editable formats**: DOC(X), XLS(X), PPT(X), VSD(X), HTML, RTF, TXT, ODT, ODS, ODP

* Requires Microsoft .NET Framework 4.
** Microsoft® Office or Apache® OpenOffice® is required.

Export file formats

  • PDF, including PDF/A (1a, 1b, 2a, 2b, 2u, 3a, 3b, 3u), PDF/UA
  • Image formats: TIFF, JPEG, JPEG 2000, JBIG2, PNG, BMP, PCX, DjVu
  • Editable formats: DOC(X), XLS(X), PPTX, HTML, RTF, TXT, CSV, ODT
  • E-book formats: EPUB®, FB2
Aztec Code
Check Code 3 of 9
Check Interleaved 2 of 5
Codabar
Code 128
Code 3 of 9
Code 3 of 9 without asterisk
Code 93
Data Matrix
EAN 13
EAN 8
IATA 2 of 5
Industrial 2 of 5
Interleaved 2 of 5
Matrix 2 of 5
Patch Code
PDF417
Postnet
QR Code
UCC-128
UPC-A
UPC-E
  • Microsoft Word 365, 2019, 2016 (16.0), 2013 (15.0), 2010 (14.0), 2007 (12.0)
  • Microsoft Excel 365, 2019, 2016 (16.0), 2013 (15.0), 2010 (14.0), 2007 (12.0)
  • Microsoft PowerPoint 365, 2019, 2016 (16.0), 2013 (15.0), 2010 (14.0), 2007 (12.0)
  • Microsoft SharePoint 2013, SharePoint Server 2013, 2016, 2019
  • Apache OpenOffice Writer 4.1
  • LibreOffice Writer 5.2, 6.1

If any application is missing from this list, it has either not yet tested or not supported. To ensure better compatibility, we recommend installing the latest updates and upgrades available for the above applications.

ABBYY FineReader 15 supports 192 recognition languages in all combinations. 48 languages include dictionary support (marked with ×):

Natural languages
Abkhaz
Adyghe
Afrikaans
Agul
Albanian
Altai
Arabic (Saudi Arabia)×
Armenian (Eastern)×
Armenian (Grabar)×
Armenian (Western)×
Avar
Aymara
Azeri (Cyrillic)
Azeri (Latin)×
Bashkir×
Basque
Belarusian
Bemba
Blackfoot
Breton
Bugotu
Bulgarian×
Buryat
Catalan×
Cebuano
Chamorro
Chechen
Chinese Simplified
Chinese Traditional
Chukchee
Chuvash
Corsican
Crimean Tatar
Croatian×
Crow
Czech×
Dakota
Danish×
Dargwa
Dungan
Dutch×
Dutch (Belgian)×
English×
Eskimo (Cyrillic)
Eskimo (Latin)
Estonian
Even
Evenki
Faroese
Fijian
Finnish×
French×
Frisian
Friulian
Gagauz
Galician
Ganda
German×
German (Luxembourg)
German (new spelling)×
Greek×
Guarani
Hani
Hausa
Hawaiian
Hebrew×
Hungarian×
Icelandic
Indonesian×
Ingush
Irish
Italian×
Japanese×
Jingpo
Kabardian
Kalmyk
Karachay-Balkar
Karakalpak
Kashubian
Kawa
Kazakh
Khakass
Khanty
Kikuyu
Kirghiz
Kongo
Korean×
Korean (Hangul)×
Koryak
Kpelle
Kumyk
Kurdish
Lak
Latin×
Latvian×
Lezgi
Lithuanian×
Luba
Macedonian
Malagasy
Malay
Malinke
Maltese
Mansi
Maori
Mari
Maya
Miao
Minangkabau
Mohawk
Romanian (Moldova)
Mongol
Mordvin
Nahuatl
Nenets
Nivkh
Nogay
Norwegian (Bokmal)×
Norwegian (Nynorsk)×
Nyanja
Ojibway
Ossetian
Papiamento
Polish×
Portuguese×
Portuguese (Brazil)×
Occitan
Quechua (Bolivia)
Rhaeto-Romance
Romanian×
Romany
Rundi
Russian×
Russian (old spelling)×
Russian with accent×
Rwanda
Sami (Lappish)
Samoan
Scottish Gaelic
Selkup
Serbian (Cyrillic)
Serbian (Latin)
Shona
Slovak×
Slovenian×
Somali
Sorbian
Sotho
Spanish×
Sunda
Swahili
Swazi
Swedish×
Tabasaran
Tagalog
Tahitian
Tajik
Tatar×
Thai×
Tok Pisin
Tongan
Tswana
Tun
Turkish×
Turkmen (Cyrillic)
Turkmen (Latin)
Tuvinian
Udmurt
Uighur (Cyrillic)
Uighur (Latin)
Ukrainian×
Uzbek (Cyrillic)
Uzbek (Latin)
Vietnamese×
Welsh
Wolof
Xhosa
Yakut
Yiddish
Zapotec
Zulu
Artificial languages
Esperanto
Ido
Interlingua
Occidental
Formal languages
Basic
C/C++
COBOL
English Phonetic Transcriptions
Numbers
Fortran
Java
Pascal
Simple mathematical formulas
Simple chemical formulas
Armenian
Azeri (Latin)
Bashkir
Bulgarian
Catalan
Croatian
Czech
Danish
Dutch
Dutch (Belgian)
English
Estonian
Finnish
French
German
German (new spelling)
Hebrew
Hungarian
Indonesian
Italian
Korean
Latvian
Lithuanian
Norwegian (Bokmal)
Norwegian (Nynorsk)
Polish
Portuguese
Portuguese (Brazil)
Romanian
Russian
Slovak
Slovenian
Spanish
Swedish
Tatar
Turkish
Ukrainian
Vietnamese