Barcode Types, Image and Document Saving Formats - FineReader Engine 12

FineReader Engine 12 Windows is able to find and recognize in total 22 different 17 x 1D and 5 x 2D barcode types. Below also the list of different image formats that can be opened or saved, as well as the document saving formats which are supported for export by the OCR SDK.

Supported Barcode Types

ABBYY FineReader Engine recognizes following types of barcodes:

1D 2D
o Codabar
o Code 128
o Code 39
o Code 93
o Code 32
o EAN 8 and 13
o Full ASCII Code 39
o GS1-128
o IATA 2 of 5
o Industrial 2 of 5
o Interleaved 2 of 5
o Intelligent Mail (a.k.a USPS 4-CB)
o Matrix 2 of 5
o Patch
o PostNet
o UPC-A
o UPC-E
o Aztec
o Data Matrix
o MaxiCode
o PDF 417
o QR Code

Supported Image Formats

ABBYY FineReader Engine can open image files in many formats. In addition, the OCR SDK is able to save results in several image formats. List of supported image formats:

Format Extention Open Save
BMP
4- and 8-bit — uncompressed Palette
16-bit — uncompressed, uncompressed Mask
24-bit — uncompressed
32-bit — uncompressed, uncompressed Mask
bmp + +
BMP
4- and 8-bit — RLE compressed Palette
bmp + -
DCX
black and white
2-, 4- and 8-bit palette
24-bit color
dcx + -
DjVu
black and white, gray, color
djvu, djv + -
GIF
black and white — LZW-compressed
2-, 3-, 4-, 5-, 6-, 7-, 8-bit palette — LZW-compressed
gif + +
JBIG2
black and white
jb2 + +
JPEG
gray, color
jpg, jpeg, jfif + +
JPEG 2000
gray — Part 1
color — Part 1
jp2, jpc, j2k + +
PCX
black and white
2-, 4- and 8-bit palette
24-bit color
pcx + +
Image PDF (scanned PDF) pdf + +
Digitally created PDF (version 1.7 or earlier)
PDF, PDF/A-1(a,b), PDF/A-2(a,b,u), PDF/A-3(a,b,u)
pdf + +
PNG
black and white, gray, color
png + +
TIFF
black and white — uncompressed, CCITT3, CCITT4, Packbits, ZIP, LZW
gray — uncompressed, Packbits, JPEG, ZIP, LZW
24-bit color — uncompressed, JPEG, ZIP, LZW
1-, 4-, 8-bit palette — uncompressed, Packbits, ZIP, LZW
including multi-page TIFF
tiff, tif + +
TIFF
black and white — CCITT3FAX
tiff, tif + -
WDP
black and white, gray, color
(WIC or Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 required)
wdp + -
WIC-compatible
(WIC or Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 required)
+ -

Supported Document Saving Formats

ABBYY FineReader Engine can save the recognized text in the following formats:

RTF
DOCX
XLSX and XLS - FineReader Engine supports MS Excel 5 and 8 formats when saving to XLS format.
PPTX
PDF
PDF/A-1(a,b), PDF/A-2(a,b,u), PDF/A-3(a,b,u) - FineReader Engine support MRC compression for all PDF formats.
HTML - FineReader Engine supports various code pages (Windows, DOS, Mac, ISO) and Unicode (UTF-16, UTF-8) encoding
TXT - FineReader Engine supports various code pages (Windows, DOS, Mac, ISO) and Unicode (UTF-16, UTF-8) encoding.
CSV
XML — file format contains recognized text which structure is described with the help of XML tags.
ALTO
XPS
FB2
EPUB
ODT
vCard — for export of business cards only
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