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SDK Product Lines Overview

OCR & Document Conversion

    • Comprehensive SDK for OCR and document conversion
    • Desktop & server scenarios
    • OCR, Barcode Recognition, ICR (without template matching)
    • Broad set of features & sophisticated tuning options
    • Processing Profiles
    • > 200 languages
    • Supported operating systems: Windows, Linux, Mac OS X

    • Windows Azure based OCR Service with API – OCR provided by FineReader Engine
    • High quality ABBYY OCR and Document Conversion as a Cloud service
    • Easy to integrate via RESTful API
    • Samples for .NET, cURL, Java, PHP, Phyton and mobile platforms: Windows Phone, iOS and Android
    • No pre-investment - pay as you use!

Mobile & Embedded

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    • Empowers your mobile app with Real-Time text recognition
    • Recognize text directly from the cameras live video preview
    • Recognition of text in real-world scenes
    • Support of 63 languages
    • Works on the user's device
    • Supported operating systems: iOS, Android
    • New Technology released November 2016

    • Designed for special OCR and document conversion scenarios
    • Integration in hardware & special devices
    • No “ready-to-ship” SDK
    • Requirements are defined based on the implementation and needed features
    • Project customization needed

Data Capture

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    • Easy-to-integrate SDK automatically extracting data from receipts.
    • For providers of Customer Loyalty Management software and services.
    • Extraction of basic fields, extended fields and line items.
    • Pre-trainied for 100+ USA top retail chains.
    • Can be easily trained for new chains via API.

    • Designed for Classification and Data Capture scenarios
    • Intelligent document separation
    • Suited for desktop & server scenarios
    • Fixed Forms matching & data extraction
    • FlexiLayout support ( = free forms technology)
    • Supported operating system: Windows, Linux on request (enterprise projects only)


ABBYY develops a broad set of core technologies. They are rolled out as tool-kits (SDKs) for different use cases and platforms. At the same time ABBYY offers products and solutions based on the same technology stack.

The ABBYY technology can be used for:

  • Converting images or image only PDFs into text, editable formats, XML or searchable PDFs
  • Separate a stream of scanned pages into logical documents
  • Classify documents
  • Exact data from the documents
  • Analyze the image/PDF layout and reconstruct an editable office documents

ABBYY OCR Technology/Product Overview