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ABBYY FineReader 12

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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

Cons

  • Not very efficient in converting images
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The best of all Optical character recognition tools that have ever used: the ABBYY FineReader

By Jackson Mbindyo

On Monday, March 30, 2015

ABBYY FineReader is an optical character recognition (OCR) utility that has won several honorable accolades for its quality including the Editors Choice 2011. The OCR feature of this utility allows users to be able to convert already scanned files in to nay format they want. This optical character recognition acts as a reader turning scanned documents in to DOC or XLS files making them easy to convert to any format. The ORC technology also allows ABBYY FineReader to be able to interpret physical characters including images and drawing and the different font types used in the documents and convert them to digital characters.

With ABBYY Fine Reader users are able to convert their documents at a very high speed and can convert even PDF files in to editable documents including word documents. ABBYY FineReader has an adaptive document recognition technology popularly known as ADRT which makes it to reformat documents while maintaining their original appearance. The Digital photo recognition helps users to be able to Rotate, Crop, Eraser, make 3D blur correction, and regulate the Contrast and Brightness of photos and images in the scanned documents.

Pros

  • • Ability to maintain original appearance of documents makes it a wonderful tool
  • • A very high conversion speed
  • • Can convert scanned documents to any kind of a document format

Cons

  • • Conversion of documents with images is very slow
  • • A bit hard to use for beginners
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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

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  • The tables has some minor problems
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QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS

For what are you going to use the program?
  • to convert maths pdfs onto word documents, so i can make a formula sheet to revise my mathematics exam coming up in the near future, thankyou

  • personnal usage inside family and if possible and if this version gives more oppotunities to use it in professionnal domain. hoping that will be usefull

  • want to use it for office conversion especially jpg, pdf, excel and any other document to word format. other uses might come as i familiarize with the app

  • Converting several large newspaper cuttings to Microsoft Word document and Excel text files. This will save having to retype the documents!

  • I am student, if any image pdf then convert to text, so download this software. Only self assessment purpose not professional purpose. thanks

What similar programs have you used?
  • i once use hp lase r pro cm1415 printer to scan to word but it take time to convert pdf or jpg. it need edit a lot. now some has shown me that abby fine reader is good

  • 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

  • I have not used any similar programs and I would not use this one provided all files are friendly to the user which is not a reality, unfortunately

  • I have used UniPDF software for changeing PDF files to the word and make it editibe. As a result softwares like this can make life eaily an

  • 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

What do you like most about this program?
  • I like its versatility, the range of possibilities to convert documents to other formats make it a impresindible tool, it is fast and useful.

  • easy to use, comfortable, understandable. possibility to convert different types of files. correct convertation from one type file to other.

  • 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

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  • great productivity and fast processing and correct spelling plus wide range of processed pages in scanning images texts it so good and functional

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