FineReader is an all-in-one OCR and PDF software application for increasing business productivity when working with documents. It provides powerful, yet easy-to-use tools to access and modify information locked in paper-based documents and PDFs.
Optimize document processes
Digitize, retrieve, edit, protect, share, and collaborate on all kinds of documents in one workflow.
Make the most of PDFs
Edit digital and scanned PDFs with a newfound ease: correct whole sentences and paragraphs or even adjust the layout.
Digitize the document workflow
Incorporate paper documents into a digital workplace with AI-based OCR technology to simplify daily work.
Streamline IT costs
Benefit from one-time payment and progressive volume discounts to maximize the impact across your organization.
Standardize software assets
Deploy one PDF solution throughout your organization to ensure multiple stakeholders can collaborate smoothly.
Simplify license management
Lower IT workload with automated deployment and straightforward license management.
FineReader simplifies working with paper-based documents and PDFs by combining powerful OCR and conversion technologies with essential PDF tools.
Edit and organize PDFs
Save time and effort by using and finalizing documents in an easy and productive way. Work with any document (whether it was created digitally or converted from paper) in the same efficient manner. Access and edit texts, tables, and the entire layout of your PDF without additional conversion steps.
Collaborate and approve PDFs
Share ideas, collect feedback from the team, and get documents approved. Use tools to discuss and make decisions directly in a PDF by marking up, commenting on, and drawing within a document.
Protect and sign PDFs
Mitigate security risks when sharing and storing PDFs. Apply and verify digital signatures, redact sensitive information, remove hidden data, and manage access to your PDFs.
Create and convert PDFs
Take a digital-first approach by standardizing documentation in the PDF format and capitalizing on its advantages. Convert paper documents or files from any format into searchable PDFs (compliant with ISO specifications) or convert PDFs into Microsoft® Word, Excel®, and more than 15 other formats to get full flexibility when editing and reusing them.
Compare documents in different formats
Quickly and reliably identify differences between two versions of a document across different formats, including scans. Rest assured that you can, in a fraction of the time, identify unauthorized changes, check if edits were implemented as agreed, or verify that the document has not been changed at all.
Digitize paper documents and scans with OCR
Leverage the digital workplace by digitizing paper and scanned documents for storage and quick, reliable retrieval or to instantly reuse and edit. Experience the unparalleled accuracy of a market-leading, AI-based Optical Character Recognition (OCR) technology and see how it simplifies your paperwork.
Automate digitization and conversion routines
Take advantage of automation tools to streamline repeating OCR conversion tasks or convert multiple documents into editable formats such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and more. Make all your paper documents and PDFs searchable and use industry standards for
long-term archiving (such as PDF/A) to ensure documents will be accessible in the future.
Work easily with a universal PDF tool
Perform various document-related tasks within one single application. Decrease costs by investing in fewer pieces of software. Increase the efficiency of daily work by reducing the number of applications in use and preventing the need to do the same work twice. Enjoy a simple and straight-forward user interface and high-quality results.
PDF (2.0 or earlier), including PDF/A, PDF/UA
Image formats: TIFF, JPEG, JPEG 2000, JBIG2, PNG, BMP, PCX, GIF, DjVu, XPS*
Editable formats**: DOC(X), XLS(X), PPT(X), VSD(X), HTML, RTF, TXT, ODT, ODS, ODP
* Requires Microsoft .NET Framework 4.
** Microsoft® Office or Apache® OpenOffice® is required.
PDF, including PDF/A (1a, 1b, 2a, 2b, 2u, 3a, 3b, 3u), PDF/UA
Image formats: TIFF, JPEG, JPEG 2000, JBIG2, PNG, BMP, PCX, DjVu
Editable formats: DOC(X), XLS(X), PPTX, HTML, RTF, TXT, CSV, ODT
E-book formats: EPUB®, FB2
192 languages, including formal and artificial languages, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Arabic, and others.
FineReader serves as an ideal bridge between paper and digital processes. With PDF tools, legal practitioners can share or withhold information.
With FineReader, educators can maintain centralized research materials and distribute information digitally to students and others in the academic community.
FineReader provides public institutions with a reliable solution for creating, converting, collaborating on, and preparing documents for archiving in the digital era.