System Requirements

Processor Intel® Pentium®/Celeron®/Xeon™, AMD K6/Athlon™/Duron™/Sempron™ or compatible processor 500 MHz or higher
Operating System Microsoft® Windows® Server 2003, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows Vista (to work with localized interfaces, corresponding language support is required)
Size of RAM 128 MB of RAM
Hard-disk Space 350 MB of hard-disk space for typical installation and program operation
  SVGA (800x600 or higher-resolution) video adapter and monitor 
Input device Keyboard, mouse or other pointing device
Optional TWAIN-compliant scanner, digital camera or fax-modem

Vista Compatibility Information

This page is for Windows Compatibility Updates to ABBYY FineReader 8.0 Professional, Corporate and Site License Editions.

ABBYY has conducted a Windows Vista compatibility test of FineReader 8.0 Professional, Corporate and Site License Editions in accordance with our commitment to support the latest Windows operating system. With the official launch of Windows Vista, we have released product updates for FineReader 8.0 (desktop application). These updates fix minor issues, allowing Windows to treat FineReader as a trusted application, so that no security warnings appear during the installation or launch of the application.

All editions of ABBYY FineReader 8.0 - Professional, Corporate and Site License Editions, have already received the «Works with Windows Vista» qualification and logo from Microsoft. The certification means that the products meet baseline standards of functionality on all PCs running Windows Vista and deliver a reliable experience.

 The Vista compatibility updates to ABBYY FineReader 8.0 Professional, Corporate and Site License Editions are available at no charge for registered customers. To get these updates, please refer to the Check for Updates option. This option is available from the main menu of your FineReader application: Help>Check for updates now. Please note, that the serial number of your copy of the program will be automatically verified.

General information about compatibility of ABBYY products with Windows Vista is available here

Knowledge Base

All topics

Updates

All recent products have built-in update system.
To update product: Select the Help › Check for update menu item.

All Updates

ABBYY Business Card Reader
ABBYY Screenshot Reader
ABBYY Recognition Server
ABBYY Comparator
ABBYY FlexiCapture
ABBYY Mobile OCR Engine
ABBYY Mobile Imaging SDK
ABBYY Real-Time Recognition SDK