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FineReader is critical for any business that handles scanned documents or works with files that need conversion to Excel, PDF, Powerpoint or various other programs. It's ability to automatically process, read documents and suggest tables is impressive. It can take printed documents and convert all of the text to a editable format which is a huge time saver. In regards to tables it can automatically find and identify columns and separate them out for immediate use in Excel
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We transformed a paper-intensive operation, child support enforcement, to an almost completely electronic environment. Our child support case managers can now easily find all case file documentation (no longer searching through the file room or on someone's desk) and have access to these files from any secure location, including the court room where we need these documents during the hearings.
Read full review Pros OCR scanning Refining scanned text Sophisticated and flexible OCR settings/adjustments High-quality editing and document comparison tools Read full review Easy to add content in a user friendly manner. Provides significant control over of the notification and workflow process. Enables document access from just about anywhere. Integrates with a significant number of modern systems. Read full review Cons A versioning system of the work done or the editions that have been saved in the files, or a tracking of changes between one version and another would be fabulous An improvement that would be asked would be as previews or suggestions of the type of file that could be beneficial to use in an edition The redesign of the panels is that of the analyzed document, the edition and the changes in my opinion need a resizing to have a better view of the work Read full review MaxxVault has several products that can and do all work together, but it can be tough to articulate the various product names. Read full review Alternatives Considered
While Adobe Reader can identify documents and convert them to some other various formats, it cannot process the documents to identify tables for use in Excel. We only had success by letting Adobe read a file for any identifiable text but it wasn't always accurate. FineReaders ability to handle hundreds of pages at once felt leaps and bounds above Adobe
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We are currently using both programs. But it would be better if they were to sync together.
Read full review Return on Investment ABBYY FineReader is an irreplaceable tool for preparing documents for document management systems and getting the most of them afterward Great time saver in various scenarios related to work with scans and photos of documents Read full review We scaled down our file room size and cut our leasing costs. We transformed several processes from iterative physical hand-offs to being completely done within MaxxVault workflow. The turnaround for a few of these processes went from days to minutes. Read full review ScreenShots ABBYY FineReader Screenshots