ABBYY FineReader® 12 Professional is the latest version of an award-winning optical character recognition (OCR) software that works with text conversion and creates editable, searchable files and e-books from scans of paper documents, PDFs and digital photographs. More than 20 million people around the world use ABBYY FineReader at home and the office for text recognition and document processing. New levels of speed and accuracy deliver unmatched recognition and conversion, virtually eliminating retyping or reformatting.
Edit and create new documents based on paper or image-only originals. FineReader’s ability to turn documents, however complex their layouts, into editable files saves you significant time and effort.
Search and Archive
An essential tool for the paperless office, ABBYY FineReader lets you transform the information trapped in paper or images into actionable, searchable, digital content.
Extract Information From Paper Originals
Quickly access content trapped in image-only PDFs and scans. Instantly copy and quote sections of content, including text, tables or images.
What is OCR?
Optical Character Recognition (OCR) is a technology that enables conversion of images, received from scanner or digital camera, and PDFs to editable and searchable text documents ready for editing, quoting, search, and archiving.
Digital Camera OCR
Use your digital camera or mobile phone as a portable “scanner” to capture text from hardcopy documents, books, newspapers, as well as from banners, posters and other media. Then, with ABBYY FineReader, you can convert your camera images into electronic text files for editing, archiving, creating new documents and other purposes.