The ABBYY Mobile OCR Engine is a software development kit (SDK) that allows developers to integrate optical character recognition technologies into iOS apps – enabling them to convert images and photographs into editable and searchable text.

Many ABBYY mobile applications for iOS have been created using the Mobile OCR Engine. They include:

Product review

Visit the Product Description, Key Features and Technical Specification pages to evaluate the benefits this SDK offers to iOS developers.

Visit OCR Stages to see how ABBYY Mobile OCR technology works.

Visit Solutions for examples of how the technology can be applied in different iOS applications.


Distributive package also includes iOS sample applications and iOS device simulator for PC. Using iOS simulator you can test your iOS apps on the same machine you use for development, no need to switch to mobile device.

Version history

iOS is supported by the following Mobile OCR SDK versions:

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