A comprehensive OCR SDK
for software developers.

More value for your software solution.

ABBYY FineReader Engine lets developers, integrators and BPOs integrate optical text recognition technologies into their applications. Based on the ABBYY recognition platform, this SDK enables scanned documents and images to be transformed into searchable and editable document formats – and delivers award-winning OCR, intelligent character recognition (ICR), barcode, checkmark and field-level/zonal recognition and PDF conversion.

Software Development Kit (SDK) that enables ABBYY’s multilingual recognition and conversion technologies to be integrated into external applications.



Unmatched Recognition Accuracy

Thousands of companies process more than 9.3 billion pages* from documents and forms annually using ABBYY technologies.

*According to ABBYY’s internal data


Powerful and Simple API

ABBYY FineReader Engine makes starting up fast and easy with its processing profiles. Additionally, its API allows developers to fine tune the engine for processing specific types of documents.


Automatic Document Classification

A new API for automatic document classification enables applications to categorize and sort batches of documents according to predefined document classes.

How to improve OCR accuracy and speed

Improve the speed and accuracy of your OCR capture with ABBYY FineReader Engine.

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An excellent software development kit...

We tested various OCR suites, concentrating on abilities such as scan speed and quality. FineReader Engine not only satisfied these two prerequisites, it also offered an excellent software development kit, which made the implementation of our own product options easier and faster.

Huub van de Pol, Project Leader, Icontact
undefined the Netherlands

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