OCR Export in a Nutshell

  • ABBYY products and technologies offer a large variety of different export formats.
  • In general there are formats for different purposes
    • Simple text export in Unicode or other encodings - these formats are used when IT system “just need the text” from an image
    • Formats for editing or reading have a more user centric use-case
    • XML based formats are more for post-processing, because a lot of meta information, such as coordinated are stored there
    • PDF is often the format of choice when documents should be archived or shared

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