PDF Export Options

FineReader Engine, Cloud OCR SDK
10, 11
Technology & Features
Advanced PDF Processing, Export
  • The creation of searchable PDF from scanned documents is one of the most often used features within ABBYY OCR SDKs.
  • Since then every new technology and SDK generation added and improved the PDF capabilities.

PDF Export Overview

  • Different Text/Image Options
    • Image only = not searchable
    • Text only = searchable, text will be positioned where it was on the original, detected images are added as well
    • (Original) Image on top or below the recognized text = searchable
      Here the user interface in ABBYY Recognition Server, the SDKs offer the same features via Export API
  • Metadata export - Via the API it is possible to add/extend the meta data within the PDF. ABBYY FineReader Engine 10 enables metadata exporting (bookmarks, hyperlinks, cross-references, etc.).
  • Output in Tagged PDF format – that can be “re-flowed” to fit different page or screen widths. Ideal for use with handheld devices (PDAs) or screen readers typically used by visually impaired users.
  • Page size - Ability to set the size for all pages of an output file during PDF conversion.
  • Links in PDF files – Re-creates hyperlinks within a PDF file.
  • PDF/A export – Conversion to PDF/A format which is recommended as a standard for long-term preservation of page-oriented documents. more on PDF/A
  • CJK to PDF export – Enables conversion of documents in Chinese (both simplified and traditional), Japanese and Korean into PDF format.
  • PDF(/A) MRC compression – Compressed PDF (PDF/A) files have a significantly reduced size with the original quality preserved. more on MRC
  • PDF security and encryption support:
    FineReader Engine supports a variety of PDF security settings, increasing its applicability for government agencies and other organizations demanding high security.
    • “Open File” password settings designed to prevent unauthorized access to a document.
    • Restriction of certain operations, such as printing, editing or extracting file content, by assigning permission passwords.
    • Support for the latest encryption standards.

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