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ABBYY FineReader 12

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USER REVIEWS

A Very Straightforward and Easy To Use Software That’s Working Very Well

By Ivy Paloma

On Wednesday, June 11, 2014

ABBYY FineReader can convert accurately some image and paper documents into one format that is editable for all its users. Some of the formats that are included in this software are the searchable PDF and the Microsoft Office. FineReader can also eliminate the documents that need to be retyped and to make sure that this valuable information is ready and available. It directly provides access to the whole document with any size and it supports almost 200 languages, all in all, in any combinations.

This Finereader is an incredible product developed by ABBYY and I’ve been using this software for almost a year now. This software is an excellent choice for all of those fresh users in using optical character recognition (OCR) software. It is very sophisticated, well-organized and the output meets the needs of all its users that will go to try this software. Using this product makes your life simpler especially when you are dealing with so much paper works.

Pros

  • Saves time in translating data
  • You can easily convert PDF into text searchable PDF

Cons

  • The tables has some minor problems
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An Outstanding Software that Convert PDF files with Speed and Accuracy

By Reinalei Jamir

On Tuesday, June 17, 2014

If you want for software that can convert files into an editable format without any trouble, then ABBYY FineReader 12 Professional can help you. This program can make your job easier. It has a new level of speed and accurate conversion. It also eliminates retyping or reformatting. Furthermore, it has a one-click task that enables you to do more with fewer procedures.

What I love about this program is that, it gives access to the whole document of any size and it also supports 190 languages in any combinations. In addition, this software works very well on tables. It is easy for me to export the table info to a spreadsheet without spending so many hours editing them. I also noticed that, ABBYY FineReader 12 Professional has an excellent interface. It is very user-friendly unlike other OCR that has a complicated interface and settings. All in all, ABBYY FineReader 12 Professional is an exceptional software that can make your job a lot faster and easier.

Pros

  • It can support multi-languages in any combination
  • It is fast and accurate

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  • The price is quite high
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THE OPTICAL CHARACTER RECOGNITION UTILITY THAT ENABLES YOU TO CONVERT PHYSICAL FILES INTO DIGITAL ONES

By Dann Kamau

On Tuesday, March 31, 2015

ABBYY FineReader 12

If you are old enough, you will remember those days when every office document was in paper form. God bless technology, as at that time documents were hard enough to create, took valuable time and storage and retrieval was time and human labour consuming. Technology has brought us softwares like this ABBYY FineReader 12 that makes our work very easy. With this utility you will be able to accurately convert paper and image documents into editable digital ones. You will be able to convert scanned physical documents into different digital formats. This way you will be able to revise their contents, archive them and be able to retrieve them more easily.

This free trial utility acts as a reader and turns scanned files into digital documents or XLS files. It has a very important feature known as the OCR feature which enables the Reader to enterpret physical characters, different kinds of fonts and convert them into digital characters. This utility allows you to circumvent all the problems associated with physical documents.

Pros

  • I t supports 190 languages in any combination
  • It makes content revision, document archiving and retrieval easy

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  • Not very efficient in converting images
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QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS

For what are you going to use the program?
  • For personal and official purposes for scanning and editing work. I find that this is a good finereader and help lot to modify the documents

  • for editing documents for instruction of students who are undergoing formation in religious education in a catholic theological institute in Nigeria

  • Only for private purpose and for the joy of it while the sun is always shining above ourselves twentyfour hours a day, or not, if you believe

  • Scanning files into my computer and to read PDF files I have heard that it is a better program then Adobe profssional which I have usedfor years

  • for my scanned documents. because they are i paper form, editing them very difficult that is why i Have to get this software which has an optical character recognition ability

What similar programs have you used?
  • I have been using Abby Fine Reader 6.0 Sprint but the stamps that are copied so not appear clear or formatted thats why i wanted to try another version

  • usually goes online to convert my file but to doc format whcih doesnt even complete at all. but i did used pdf to word translator some time ago

What do you like most about this program?
  • i would like scan image through abby, my friend recommends that abby is great software to easily scan jpeg images and convert them to word or doc files

  • I like this programe very much because he help me to manage court cases with short time and very good result seen for mentain the office record

  • or my scanned documents. because they are i paper form, editing them very difficult that is why i Have to get this software which has an optical character recognition ability

  • I find that ABBYY fine reader is very easy to use for many purposees including transcribing documentsand other paperwork for various projects I need.

  • its is very eassy method to change PDF format from image file and convenient for busy working people.i like this software it the best one i have

ABBYY FineReader is an Optical Character Recognition utility available to download in order to convert his scanned files into different digital formats.

This free trial version will help users to work better with physical documents as a reader. With ABBYY FineReader you can modify scanned documents, since it acts as a reader, and turn them into DOC or XLS files, depending on your needs.

The OCR feature allows the software to digitalize your physical papers with great fidelity to create editable files. You will be able to save time and work even faster with this software.

OCR technology

The ORC is an important part of the program. Thanks to this technology, ABBYY FineReader is able to interpret physical characters as well as different kinds of fonts and convert them into digital characters.

This application's powerful format-transformation features have awarded it with several honorable mentions such as The Editor’s Choice 2011, ensuring it's popularity in the media and communications field.

Alternative software

There are some alternatives, though they are not as well-equipped as this software. PDF Creator turns the documents into portable files, the opposite function of ABBYY FineReader.

On the other hand, Okdo Pdf to Doc Docx Converter turns your PDF files into Word compatible documents with a very easy process.

ABBYY FineReader 12 Features

These are the main features of this OCR utility:

  • Document conversion at high speed (Black and White mode has converts faster)
  • PDF conversion to editable documents
  • More language support (Integration with Microsoft Word Custom Dictionary)
  • EPUB and FB2 format conversion for e-books
  • Adaptive Document Recognition Technology (ADRT) to reformat documents and maintaining the same appearance
  • Attractive UI with automated tasks
  • Variety of compatibility formats (Excel, Word, Adobe Acrobat, Corel, etc.)
  • Fast Processing Mode
  • Screenshot Reader included
  • Text Editor Tool which allows users to edit documents before saving them
  • Digital photo recognition (Rotate, Crop, Eraser, 3D blur correction, Contrast, Brightness, etc.)

If you want to know more information about this tool, check the author’s site .

Conclusion

ABBYY FineReader is the recommended application for editing physical documents. With this application you won’t have any problems to modifying old textbooks or magazines and storing all on your computer.

You will be able to use it only for 15 days

Some functions are restricted

Pros
  • Good conversion
  • Diversity of formats
Cons
  • Not very good at converting images