FineReader Engine 12 for Mac - Download Overview

Latest Release

  • FineReader Engine 12 for Mac - Release 1
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FineReader Engine 12 for Mac
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New Features and Improvements

  • New & improved OCR languages
    • IMPROVED: Japanese OCR accuracy - a new OCR language was added: Modern Japanese.
    • Farsi OCR - official support
    • Burmese OCR - technical preview
    • Japanese and Arabic documents: Enhanced recognition of dates, times, addresses and names when using new 'special predefined languages'
    • Improved recognition of right-to-left written languages: Two new properties help to detect the leftmost and the rightmost character in the word and to correctly designate the first and the last letters of the word during recognition and parsing.
  • Improved layout reconstruction
    • IMPROVED: Tables and layout reconstruction
    • Detection and recreation of balanced text columns
    • Dashed table borders on export to DOCX
    • Recreating cell borders color during the export to XLSX
  • New PDF/A saving options
    • PDF/A-2b and PDF/A-3b - new options for PDF/A-2 and for PDF/A-3 are supported for the level B conformance
  • New XML saving options and improvements
    • ALTO 3.1 - New export format
    • Faster export to XML, when saving information about character coordinates prior to image deskewing
    • Direct export of list elements to XML
  • Other features and improvements
    • New entity: Customer Project-ID decreases the numbers of errors during Engine object initialization.
    • New HTML-based Help file
    • 256-bit AES encryption with the possibility to use Unicode characters during PDF encryption
    • Accessing information about individual recognition variants

Note: Please note, that in the Release 1, Classification is not available. It will be implemented in Release 2.

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Code Samples

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