ABBYY FlexiCapture ABBYY FlexiCapture

Intelligent Capture for Better Processes

Add intelligence to business processes: get fast usable data from unstructured and structured documents

On Premise Specifications

FlexiCapture 12 StandAlone administrator

CPU

2 GHz or faster

Operating system

  • Windows 7 SP1
  • Windows 8.1
  • Windows 10

Note: To use a localized version of ABBYY FlexiCapture, make sure your operating system supports the corresponding GUI language.

RAM

at least 2 GB

Disk space

4 GB (including 2 GB for installation)

Other requirements

  1. Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 or later

    Note: Windows 2012R2 already includes .Net Framework 4.5.1 but you will need to install ASP.NET 4.5. You can look up the version of your .Net Framework in the registry. Please visit this Microsoft web page for detailed instructions.

  2. Microsoft Office (version 2007 or later) or LibreOffice (version 4.0 or later)
  3. A scanner with TWAIN, WIA or ISIS support

FlexiCapture 12 distributed administrator

CPU

Application Server: 2 GHz or faster with 2 cores

Other servers: 2 GHz or faster

Operating system

  • Windows Server 2008 SP2
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1
  • Windows Server 2012
  • Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Windows Server 2016

Note: To use a localized version of ABBYY FlexiCapture, make sure your operating system supports the corresponding GUI language.

RAM

At least 2 GB for each component

Note: An additional 4 GB RAM is required if Database Server is installed.

Disk space

  1. Application Server: 500 MB for installation
  2. Processing Server: 400 MB for installation
  3. Licensing Server: 100 MB for installation
  4. 2 GB for SQL Server database
  5. Additional space is required for the file storage

Browser

(to open Administration and Monitoring Console)

  • Internet Explorer 11

    Note: to ensure 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.

  • Mozilla Firefox 50 or later (32-bit)
  • Google Chrome 55 or later (32-bit)

Other requirements

  1. The computer where the server is installed must be connected to your domain
  2. Video card and display with a resolution of 1024×768
  3. Internet Information Services 7 or higher
  4. Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 or higher (4.6 if you use Windows 10)
  5. Microsoft SQL Server 2008 SP4, 2008 R2 SP3, 2012 SP4, 2014 SP2, 2016 SP1, 2017
  6. Visual C++ 2015 Redistributable

CPU

2 GHz or faster

Operating System

  • Windows 7 SP1
  • Windows 8.1
  • Windows 10
  • Windows Server 2008 SP2 + Desktop Experience
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 + Desktop Experience
  • Windows Server 2012 + Desktop Experience
  • Windows Server 2012 R2 + Desktop Experience
  • Windows Server 2016 + Desktop Experience

Note: To use a localized version of ABBYY FlexiCapture, make sure your operating system supports the corresponding GUI language.

RAM

Project Setup Station, Verification Station, Data Verification Station: 2 GB

Processing Station: 512 MB for each CPU core, but at least 1 GB

Scanning Station: 1 GB

Disk space

Scanning Station: 1 GB (including 200 MB for installation and sufficient disk space for scanned images)

Other stations: 4 GB (including 2 GB for installation)

Other requirements

  1. A scanner with TWAIN, WIA or ISIS support
  2. Video card and display with a resolution of 1024×768
  3. The computer where the station is installed must be connected to your domain
  4. Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 or later
  5. Microsoft Office (version 2007 or later) or LibreOffice (version 4.0 or later)

CPU

1.6 GHz or faster

Operating system

  • Windows 7 SP1
  • Windows 8/8.1
  • Windows 10
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 + Desktop Experience
  • Windows Server 2012 + Desktop Experience
  • Windows Server 2012 R2 + Desktop Experience
  • Windows Server 2016 + Desktop Experience

Note: To use a localized version of ABBYY FlexiCapture, make sure your operating system supports the corresponding GUI language.

RAM

1 GB

Disk space

  • Sufficient space to install a browser
  • At least 100 MB for program operation
  • An additional 60 MB is required to install the ABBYY Scanning plugin for the Web Scanning Station and the Web capture Station.

Browser

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 11
    Browser security settings: Internet Explorer medium-high protection level. Detailed required settings for Internet Explorer:
    1. Run ActiveX controls and plugins = Enable
    2. Script ActiveX controls marked safe for scripting = Enable
    3. Active scripting = Enable

      Note: to ensure 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.

  • Mozilla Firefox 50 or later (32-bit)
    Security settings for Mozilla Firefox:
    1. Java scripting = Enable
    2. Firefox will remember history (Options → Privacy)
  • Google Chrome 55 or later (32-bit)
    Security settings for Google Chrome:
    1. JavaScript = Allow all sites
    2. plugins = Run automatically

      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.

Other requirements

  1. Video card and display with a resolution of 1024×768
  2. For Web Scanning Station and Web Capture Station:
    1. A scanner supporting the TWAIN interface. WIA scanners can be accessed from the station but they may not operate properly
    2. ABBYY Scanning plugin (see below)

The table below lists the operating systems on which the ABBYY Scanning plugin can be installed with various permissions:

ABBYY Scanning plugin

OS Permissions UAC EXE
Windows 7 SP1 Administrator Recommended  
No  
User Recommended  
No  
Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 Administrator Recommended  
No  
User Recommended  
No  
Windows 8.1 Administrator Recommended  
No  
User Recommended  
No  
Windows Server 2012* Administrator Recommended  
No  
User Recommended  
No  
Windows Server 2012 R2 Administrator Recommended  
No  
User Recommended  
No  
Windows 10 Administrator Recommended  
No  
User Recommended  
No  

Note: To allow the ABBYY Scanning plugin 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”.

For detailed instructions on how to install the ABBYY Scanning plugin, see Web Scanning Station Help or Web Capture Station Help.

The table below lists the operating systems on which the ABBYY Scanning plugin can be installed with various permissions:

ABBYY Scanning plugin

Windows 7 SP1

Administrator
UAC EXE
Recommended  
No  
User
UAC EXE
Recommended  
No  

Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1

Administrator
UAC EXE
Recommended  
No  
User
UAC EXE
Recommended  
No  

Windows 8.1

Administrator
UAC EXE
Recommended  
No  
User
UAC EXE
Recommended  
No  

Windows Server 2012*

Administrator
UAC EXE
Recommended  
No  
User
UAC EXE
Recommended  
No  

Windows Server 2012 R2

Administrator
UAC EXE
Recommended  
No  
User
UAC EXE
Recommended  
No  

Windows 10

Administrator
UAC EXE
Recommended  
No  
User
UAC EXE
Recommended  
No  

Note: To allow the ABBYY Scanning plugin 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”.

For detailed instructions on how to install the ABBYY Scanning plugin, see Web Scanning Station Help or Web Capture Station Help.

CPU

2 GHz or faster

Operating system

  • Windows 7 SP1
  • Windows 8.1
  • Windows 10
  • Windows Server 2008 SP2 + Desktop Experience
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 + Desktop Experience
  • Windows Server 2012 + Desktop Experience
  • Windows Server 2012 R2 + Desktop Experience
  • Windows Server 2016 + Desktop Experience

Note: To use a localized version of ABBYY FlexiCapture, make sure your operating system supports the corresponding GUI language.

RAM

1 GB

Disk space

400 MB

Other requirements

  1. Video card and display with a resolution of 1024×768
  2. Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 or later

CPU

2 GHz or faster

Operating system

  • Windows 7 SP1
  • Windows 8.1
  • Windows 10
  • Windows Server 2008 SP2 + Desktop Experience
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 + Desktop Experience
  • Windows Server 2012 + Desktop Experience
  • Windows Server 2012 R2 + Desktop Experience
  • Windows Server 2016 + Desktop Experience

Note: To use a localized version of ABBYY FlexiCapture, make sure your operating system supports the corresponding GUI language.

RAM

1 GB

Disk space

1 GB (including 90 MB for installation and sufficient space for scanned images). The size of downloadable file is 70 MB

Browser

For ClickOnce deployment:

  • Internet Explorer 11

    Note: to ensure 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.

Other requirements

  1. A scanner with TWAIN, WIA or ISIS support
  2. Video card and display with a resolution of 1024×768
  3. Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 or later

The system has been tested on the following virtual machines:

  1. Virtual platforms that imitate physical machines:
  • VMWare Workstation (any version)
  • Hyper-V (any version)

    Note: Hyper-V version corresponds to the version of the operating system. Under Windows Server 2008, Hyper-V 6.0 is used.

    Note: Hyper-V virtual machines do not work with USB devices.

  • Oracle VirtualBox (any version)
  • VMWare ESXi (server included with VMWare vSphere, any version)
  1. Virtual platforms imitating workplaces / applications:
  • VMWare Horizon 5.2.0
  • Citrix XenApp 6.0
  1. Cloud services:
  • Microsoft Azure
  • Amazon Cloud

Formats and languages

FlexiCapture supports over 220 recognition languages in all combinations. Dictionary support is available for 63 languages (marked with  ). ICR is available for 130 languages (marked with  ):

Abkhaz
Adyghe
Afrikaans 
Agul
Albanian 
Altai
Arabic (Saudi Arabia) 
Arabic and English 
Armenian (Eastern) 
Armenian (Grabar) 
Armenian (Western) 
Avar
Aymara 
Azeri (Cyrillic)
Azeri (Latin)  
Bashkir 
Basic programming language
Basque 
Belarussian
Bemba 
Blackfoot 
Breton 
Bugotu 
Bulgarian 
Burmese
Buryat 
C/C++ programming language
Catalan 
Chamorro 
Chechen
Simple chemical formulas
Chinese Simplified
Chinese Simplified & English
Chinese Traditional
Chinese Traditional & English
Chukchee
Chuvash
MICR (CMC-7)
Cobol programming language
Corsican 
Crimean Tatar 
Croatian  
Crow 
Czech  
Danish  
Dargwa
Digits 
Dungan
Dutch (Netherlands)  
Dutch (Belgian)  
MICR (E-13B)
English  
English (SER) 
Eskimo (Cyrillic)
Eskimo (Latin)
Esperanto
Estonian  
Even 
Evenki 
Faeroese
Farsi
Fijian 
Finnish  
Fortran programming language
French  
French (SER) 
Frisian 
Friulian 
Scottish Gaelic 
Gagauz
Galician 
Ganda 
Georgian
German  
German (SER) 
German (new spelling)  
German (Luxembourg) 
German Receipt
Greek  
Guarani 
Hani 
Hausa
Hawaiian 
Hebrew 
Hungarian  
Icelandic
Ido 
Indonesian  
Ingush
Interlingua 
Irish 
Italian  
Japanese 
Japanese and English 
JapaneseModern 
Java programming language
Kabardian
Kalmyk
Karachay-Balkar 
Karakalpak
Kashubian 
Kawa 
Kazakh 
Khakas
Khanty
Kikuyu
Kirghiz 
KomiPermian 
KomiZyryan 
Kongo 
Korean 
Korean and English 
Korean (Hangul) 
Koryak
Kpelle 
Kumyk 
Kurdish 
Lak
Sami (Lappish) 
Latin  
Latvian  
Latvian Gothic
Lezgin
Lithuanian  
Luba 
Macedonian
Malagasy 
Malay (Malaysian)
Malinke 
Maltese
Mansi
Maori 
Mari
Simple math formulas
Maya 
Miao 
Minangkabau 
Russian and English  
Mohawk 
Mongol 
Mordvin 
Nahuatl 
Nanai 
Nenets 
Nivkh 
Nogay 
Norwegian  
Norwegian (Bokmal)  
Norwegian (Nynorsk)  
Nyanja 
Occidental
Occitan
OcrA
OcrB
Ojibway 
Old English  
Old French  
Old German  
Old Italian  
Old Slavonic
Old Spanish  
Ossetian
Papiamento 
Pascal programming language
Tok Pisin 
Polish  
Portuguese (Brazil)  
Portuguese (Portugal)  
Quechua (Bolivia) 
Receipt
Rhaeto-Romanic 
Romanian  
Romanian (Moldavia) 
Romany 
Ruanda 
Rundi 
Russian (old spelling) 
Russian  
Russian with accent 
Samoan 
Selkup 
Serbian (Cyrillic) 
Serbian (Latin) 
Shona
Sioux (Dakota) 
Slovak  
Slovenian  
Somali 
Sorbian
Sotho 
Spanish  
Spanish (SER) 
Sunda
Swahili 
Swazi 
Swedish  
Tabassaran
Tagalog 
Tahitian 
Tajik 
Tatar 
Thai 
Jingpo 
Tongan 
English Transcription
Tswana 
Tun 
Turkish  
Turkmen (Cyrillic)
Turkmen (Latin) 
Tuvinian 
Udmurt
Uighur (Cyrillic)
Uighur (Latin) 
Ukrainian  
Uzbek (Cyrillic)
Uzbek (Latin) 
Vietnamese 
Cebuano 
Welsh
Wolof 
Xhosa 
Yakut
Zapotec 
Zulu

Typographic, laser and ink-jet printers

Texts printed at a print shop, on a laser printer, or on an ink-jet printer.

Typewriter

Typewritten texts.

Matrix printer

Texts printed on a dot-matrix printer.

Index

A special set of characters that includes only digits written in ZIP-code style. They look as follows:

OCR-A

A monospaced font designed for Optical Character Recognition. Largely used by banks, credit card companies, and similar businesses. It may look as follows:

OCR-B

A font designed for Optical Character Recognition. It may look as follows:

MICR E-13B

A special set of numeric characters printed with special magnetic ink. MICR (Magnetic Ink Character Recognition) characters are found in a variety of places, including personal checks. It may look as follows:

MICR CMC-7

A special MICR barcode font (CMC-7). It may look as follows:

Australia Post
Aztec
Codabar
Codabar with checksum
Code 128
Code 32
Code 39
Code 39 with checksum
Code 39 with asterisk
Code 93
DataMatrix
EAN 13
EAN 8
IATA 25
Industrial 25
Intelligent Mail
Interleaved 25
Interleaved 25 with checksum
Matrix 25
Patch Code
PDF 417
Postnet
QRCode
  • QR code (Version 1-40)
  • Micro QR Code (Version M1-M4)
UCC-128
UPC A
UPC E

Input Formats

Office files: *.doc, *.docx, *.rtf, *.htm/*.html, *.txt, *.odt, *.xls, *.xlsx, *.csv, *.ods, *.ppt, *.pptx, *.odp

Image files: Adobe PDF, ​DjVu, GIF, JBIG2, JPEG, JPEG 2000, Microsoft HD Photo​, PCX, PNG, TIFF, WIC-compatible, Windows Bitmap, XPS​

Export file formats

Data export formats: XLS, DBF, CSV, TXT, XML​​

Image export formats: TIFF, JPEG, PDF, PDF/A (Standard allows you to select the version of the format standard. By default, the version of the standard is detected automatically. For PDF/A the following standard versions are available: 1a, 1b, 2a, 2b, 2u, 3a, 3b, 3u​​), BMP, JPEG2000, PCX packbits, PNG​​

Cloud specifications

Trusted environment

ABBYY FlexiCapture Cloud service is hosted on Microsoft Azure cloud environment.

Microsoft provides the security of the hosting environment, which includes physical security, fault-tolerance & redundancy, operations and personnel security. Microsoft’s security procedures, including encrypted communications and operational procedures, identity and access management, intrusion detection, DDoS attack prevention, penetration testing are described here.

ABBYY provides FlexiCapture Cloud service application security and continuous operations, including a variety of security technologies and procedures to save uploaded data from unauthorized access, use or disclosure.

GDPR compliance

At ABBYY we take data privacy issues very seriously and make sure that our solutions are compliant with the latest data protection laws. ABBYY FlexiCapture Cloud was created in compliance with European GDPR regulations.

Clear data location

All customer data is processed and stored within the Microsoft Azure environment. Data centers are located in Western Europe, USA and Australia. Each customer can select a region where data will be stored and processed.

You control access to your data

When ABBYY delivers a complete tenant to the customer, the administrator on the customer side receives complete visibility and control to its tenant, including documents and processed data.

Customers can grant temporary access to its FlexiCapture Cloud tenant for ABBYY’s partners or employees in case they require support or additional services. This access could be blocked at any time by the customer at his/her sole discretion.

Automatic data removal

ABBYY FlexiCapture Cloud is a document processing and data extraction service, not a document or data storage service. Documents and captured data could be removed from the service by the customer within two weeks after export to the back-end system. Otherwise it will be automatically deleted.

Encryption

ABBYY service supports encrypted data transfer using HTTPS with high-grade encryption. Data transfer between Azure processing nodes and the storage in Azure is also protected with encryption.

24x7 support of cloud operations

We have implemented a number of automatic tests, which constantly monitor and report availability and performance of the FlexiCapture Cloud service. In case of any issues our dedicated team of service engineers will be immediately notified.

Status monitor

ABBYY FlexiCapture Cloud customers have access to the Service Status Monitor dashboard, which instantly shows the current status of the service, which is extremely useful for monitoring and troubleshooting.

99% uptime guaranteed

ABBYY provides an SLA which guarantees 99% uptime for the service.

Prebuilt back-end connectors

ABBYY FlexiCapture Cloud service offers prebuilt document and data export connectors to the following systems:

  • ERP
    • Acumatica
  • ECM/Document Management
    • Microsoft SharePoint
    • Laserfische
    • M-Files

We are always adding more connectors.

Global partner network

ABBYY value added resellers (VARs) and integration partners are always available to help you set up and customize the system. Please contact us, describe your project and we will find the best VAR in your area.

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