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Score 9.1 out of 100
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Attribute Ratings

  • ABBYY FineReader is rated higher in 1 area: Likelihood to Recommend

Likelihood to Recommend

9.8

ABBYY FineReader

98%
4 Ratings
4.0

WinZip

40%
4 Ratings

Support Rating

ABBYY FineReader

N/A
0 Ratings
8.9

WinZip

89%
3 Ratings

Likelihood to Recommend

ABBYY FineReader

It works exceptionally well for digitizing paper and scanned documents for storage and simple retrieval mainly thanks to OCR technology, which greatly simplifies the process. If there is a need for protection and/or signing scanned documents than ABBYY FineReader has all the necessary features implemented. It may not be the best choice for individuals, where advanced functionalities are not really needed.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

WinZip

It is well suited to environments that are using multiple platforms, or operating systems. The compatibility of Winzip with various OS's is really good. It is also well suited for organizations that are looking for something that is easy to use from an end-user perspective and doesn't really require training to use.It is less suited for organizations that need/want a low/no-cost compression solution. This would not be Winzip, as they don't offer any "free" options, only paid one. It is also less suited for environments that need to have a solution that will create the smallest size compression file(s) possible. There are some other competitors on the market that is a bit better than Winzip at doing this.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

ABBYY FineReader

  • Read and analyze complicated documents
  • Automatically recognize tables and charts
  • Convert any documents into various common formats
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

WinZip

  • Zips files
  • Unzips files
  • Encrypts archives
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

ABBYY FineReader

  • Conversion to MS Word (formatting accuracy issues occur)
  • Conversion to MS Excel (formatting accuracy issues occur)
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

WinZip

  • Nothing comes to mind, I've not seen any glaring omissions from current product
Michael Schmidlen | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

ABBYY FineReader

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Starting Price

$19 per month per user

ABBYY FineReader Editions & Modules

Edition
FineReader PDF 15 Standard$191
FineReader PDF 15 Corporate$241
FineReader Pro for Mac$692
  1. per month per user
  2. per year per user
Additional Pricing Details

WinZip

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Starting Price

WinZip Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

Support Rating

ABBYY FineReader

No score
No answers yet
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WinZip

WinZip 8.9
Based on 3 answers
I haven't had to use any of the support channels to use the program, as it is very intuitive and easy to use for the first time using it. They do have a number of support options available via their sites, such as KB articles, FAQ, and the option to submit an online support request. What doesn't seem to be available is phone number for users to call in for support. This can be frustrating for users that need immediate help, as it appears the quickest turnaround time if you are submitting an online request is 1 day.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

ABBYY FineReader

Although both have functionalities that they share, in ABBYY FineReader they are better implemented, they have a better performance, in addition to being a more intuitive and simple user that makes their learning curve relatively simple, it is as if the options I need are always available. the hand and not within complicated menus or overloaded interfaces
Moris Mendez | TrustRadius Reviewer

WinZip

I recommend using 7-Zip because the interface is simple and it does not install other tasks and notifications.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

ABBYY FineReader

  • Automated document conversion using Hot Folder heavily reduced workload [for] our IT Support department.
  • The amount of storage required for digitized paper documents has been reduced by 30%.
  • Ability to compare multilingual documents has increased productivity of our multinational departments.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

WinZip

  • Winzip is not our standard corporate zip app.
  • It's causing additional troubleshooting.
  • Additional hands-on time for tech support personnel that are trained in 7zip.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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