ABBYY FineReader is an Optical Character Recognition (OCR) software and PDF editor. It allows users to digitize their paper documents individually or in larger batches. The software is designed to manage and organize PDF documents. FineReader converts scanned documents into editable file formats, ensuring a high level of accuracy in the text. Users have access to FineReader's keyword search, which instantly retrieves the proper information. Any non-searchable document will instantly be converted with FineReader's OCR technology. Teams that frequently use surveys or document templates will appreciate the PDF form creator tool, as it will make their lives much easier.
FineReader offers flexible licensing options for businesses with local workstations, named users, and simultaneous users. ABBYY gives special pricing to educational organizations, allowing them to deploy FineReader on all campus-owned PC devices. FineReader PDF 15 Corporate includes a Robotic Process Automation (RPA) or Extended Command Line Interface (CLI) solution. Individuals should evaluate their OCR needs before purchasing FineReader. The Standard version is suitable for digitizing and converting a reasonable number of documents. If you are looking for more automations, the Corporate version will be a better fit for your use case. macOS users are limited to one option, which only creates PDFs from scanned documents.
The main benefit of using FineReader is its accessibility. It is cross-platform and supported by Windows, macOS, and mobile devices. There is also a Screenshot Reader that easily converts screenshot images into text. You have the option to save the text in your desired file format, insert the image in a document, or store it on your computer. The Screenshot Reader recognizes up to 180 languages and offers extremely accurate text recognition. Customers highlight the convenience of capturing screenshots from any source. They also value Screenshot Reader's user-friendly, intuitive interface.
FineReader’s OCR capabilities are useful for businesses that want to digitize their paper files or search for important text in PDF files. ABBYY identifies legal professionals, educators, and public sector employees as customers who greatly benefit from FineReader’s OCR capabilities and collaboration tools. For all of these industries, FineReader makes recordkeeping more organized. Nothing is more frustrating and time-consuming than having to manually sort physical documents. The collaboration tools make it easy for individuals to leave comments in their documents or bookmark important sections. Anyone who purchases FineReader for personal use should focus on its document management features and collaboration toolkit.