ABBYY FineReader Engine 12

Supported Image Formats

ABBYY FineReader Engine can open image files in many formats. In addition, the OCR SDK is able to save results in several image formats.

List of supported image formats:

Note: ABBYY FineReader Engine will not open images larger than 32512*32512 pixels.

Supported Document Saving Formats

ABBYY FineReader Engine can save the recognized text in the following formats:

  • RTF
  • DOCX
  • XLSX and XLS (only in Windows version)

    FineReader Engine supports MS Excel 5 and 8 formats when saving to XLS format.

  • PPTX
  • PDF, PDF 2.0, PDF/UA
  • PDF/A-1 (a,b), PDF/A-2 (a,b,u), PDF/A-3 (a,b,u)

    FineReader Engine support MRC compression for all PDF formats.

  • HTML, HTML 5

    FineReader Engine supports various code pages (Windows, DOS, Mac, ISO) and Unicode (UTF-16, UTF-8) encoding

  • TXT

    FineReader Engine supports various code pages (Windows, DOS, Mac, ISO) and Unicode (UTF-16, UTF-8) encoding.

  • CSV
  • XML — file format contains recognized text which structure is described with the help of XML tags.
  • ALTO 3.1
  • XPS (only in Windows version)
  • FB2
  • EPUB
  • ODT
  • vCard — for export of business cards only

Supported Barcode Type

ABBYY FineReader Engine recognizes following types of barcodes:

Optical mark recognition

ABBYY FineReader Engine recognizes simple checkmarks, grouped checkmarks, model checkmarks and checkmarks that were corrected by hand:

Note: This feature is only available in ABBYY FineReader Engine for Windows. It is not supported in the versions for Linux and for Mac.

For additional technical information, please refer to or consult the ABBYY FineReader Engine Help file.

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