Comparison FineReader Engine: Windows - Linux - OS X

Language:
EN
Product-Line:
FineReader Engine
Version:
11
Type:
Technology & Features, Comparisons
Category:
General Features, Integration

Intro

  • This is a feature comparison between the “big” FineReader Engine for different operating systems.
  • FineReader Engine 11 for Windows, Linux and OS X is available since October 2013.
    Details of the new features:
    • What is new in V11 ..., most of the new features in the table below are now available on all platforms =) – but there are still some differences.

Feature Comparison

Windows Linux OS X
Latest Technology V11 V11 V11
Input
TWAIN Support yes tbd.* tbd.*
Images from disk yes yes yes
Images from RAM yes yes yes
Processing
Normal, Fast,
Balanced OCR mode
yes yes yes
Multi CPU / Core
Built-in Recognition
Architecture
yes yes no
OMR (Optical Mark Recognition) yes no no
ICR (Handprint Recognition) yes no no
Fixed Form Template matching yes, via
FlexiCapture Engine
no* no
FlexiLayout Support yes, via
FlexiCapture Engine
no* no
Barcodes
1D Barcodes yes yes yes
2D Barcodes PDF 417,
Aztec,
DataMatrix,
QR Code,
MaxiCode
PDF 417,
Aztec,
DataMatrix,
QR Code,
MaxiCode
PDF 417,
Aztec,
DataMatrix,
QR Code,
MaxiCode
Other Technologies
Document Classification yes yes yes
Business Card Recognition yes yes yes
Adaptive Document
Recognition Technology
yes yes yes
ADRT API yes yes yes
Output
PDF Export yes yes yes
PDF/A-1 Export yes yes yes
PDF/A-2 Export yes yes yes
PDF/A-3 Export yes yes yes
MRC PDFs yes yes yes
PDF Export Profiles yes yes yes
Export to DOC, XLS, PPT no no no
Export to HTML, CSV,
TXT, RTF
yes yes yes
Export to DOCX, XLSX, PPTX yes yes yes
ABBYY XML Export yes yes yes
ALTO XML Export yes yes yes
epub, FB2 Export yes yes yes
ODT yes yes yes
vCard yes yes yes
XPS yes yes yes
Development
Code Samples yes,
pre-comiled Samples
yes yes
Processing Profiles yes yes yes
Visual Components yes no no
Licensing
Standalone Licenses yes yes yes
Network Licenses yes yes no
Redundant Network License Manager yes yes no

* available for large projects only - please contact ABBYY
Stand: 07/2015

  • ABBYYs Mobile OCR Engine also supports these three platforms, but the usage focus is different - size v.s. features.

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