Action Information with ABBYY Technologies

This site is a source of technical information about ABBYY technologies and toolkits for Optical Character Recognition (OCR) and advanced language technologies. The content is intended for:

  • Developers who
    • plan to integrate text recognition, classification and intelligent data extraction in their applications and systems
    • want to enhance their Search, ECM, Data Management or eMail Management solutions with language technologies
    • are evaluating and testing a specific ABBYY SDK for the first time
  • Existing ABBYY SDK developers who
    • need the latest release
    • plan to upgrade or add new features
    • are interested in exploring further technologies from ABBYY
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Latest News & Info


  • WEBINAR for Developers | 20. OCTOBER 2015 | 11:00 a.m. Language: German
    • Is your application state-of-the-art in regard to text recognition?
    • Does your solution integrate all OCR-capabilities?
    • In the upcoming webinar we present the innovative new features of the latest FineReader Engine 11 Release with focus on PDF processing.
    • Register now >>

  • Mobile OCR Engine 4.0 - Release 14 available (22.09.2015)
    • This maintenance release supports iOS 9 and contains bug fixes.
    • iOS: Download (Login needed)
    • Android: Download (Login needed)

  • New Version: FlexiCapture Engine 11 available! (12.08.2015)
    The new Data Capture SDK now supports FlexiCapture 11 and FlexiLayout Studio 11 technology and is compatible with the core V11 recognition technologies.
    • New Features and Improvements:
      • Arabic OCR
      • PDF opening from memory
      • Enhancement of searchable PDF export
      • Back-up possibility for the network license server (network license redundancy)
      • WIBU-Systems dongle support
      • Business Card Recognition 1)
      • New Classification without FlexiLayouts 2)
      • Extended PDF Capabilities 3)

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  • FineReader Engine 11 CLI for Linux - Release 3 available (08.07.2015)
    • New Features and Improvements:
      • Image preprocessing & speed enhancements
      • New attribute “rotation coordinates” in output XML
      • Parallel export to PDF
    • Further Infos on www.ocr4linux.com

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  • FineReader Engine 11 Linux - Release 4 available (19.06.2015)
    • This is a maintenance release containing new features and improvements as well as fixes:
      • Back-up possibility for the network license server (network license redundancy)
      • Export to memory
      • New profile for faster barcode recognition (speed)
      • Technical preview of a new OCR language - Farsi.
      • Possibility to enable and disable interpolation in PDF viewers
      • New property for shadows and highlights correction in photographs
      • Possibility to improve recognition quality by removing color objects during pre-processing stage
      • Support of corrupted tiff files opening
      • Possibility to save images to PNG with transparent background ... more detailsDownload (Login needed)

  • FineReader Engine 10.5 - Release 6 available (17.04.2015)
    • This maintenance release contains only bug fixes.
    • Download (Login needed)

FineReader Engine 11

New Technology / New Productline:
InfoExtractor 2.0

  • ABBYY InfoExtractor is an information extraction technology based on natural language processing (NLP)
  • InfoExtractor SDK reveals entities, events and relations across unstructured texts
  • ABBYY InfoExtractor is based on ABBYY's Compreno syntactic & semantic analysis platform

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