ABBYY OCR SDKs, Data Capture and Advanced Text Analysis Technologies

This website contains technical information about ABBYY SDKs for Optical Character Recognition (OCR) and language technologies, and is perfectly suited 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
  • Technical audiences who are interested in recognition, conversion and advanced text analysis tool kits

Developer News

  • FlexiCapture Engine 10.5 Release 3 available (24.10.2014)
    • This is a maintenance release containing bug fixes and new features.
    • Download (Login needed)

  • ABBYY Developer Conferences 2014 - Dublin & Paris (17.09.2014)
    Learn about latest innovative technologies for text recognition and data extraction, share your experience with ABBYY's development team and, last but not least, enjoy the inspiring atmosphere. – Thank you all for participation!
    • English/International Event in Dublin: Tuesday, 4. November 2014
    • French Event in Paris: Thursday, 6. November 2014
    • All ABBYY EU SDK customers with a newsletter subscription should have received an invitation.
      • If you were not invited, but would like to participate let your ABBYY contact know via email or the form below.
      • If you are not an ABBYY SDK customer yet, these events will help you to get a good in depth understanding of the latest technologies.
      • Interested to join us? Just contact us via the official ABBYY contact form.
  • FineReader Engine 10.5 Release 4 (1.08.2014)
    • No new features, fixes only
    • Download (Login needed)


Read more: FineReader Engine 11 - What is new Overview

  • FineReader Engine 11 - Release 3 available (07.07.2014)
    • Possibility to extract and to add attachments from PDF
    • More Speed: Parallel export to PDF and to PPTX
    • Possibility to see PDF layers in PDF Viewers
    • New method IImageDocument::RemoveColorObjectsEx (see screenshot)
    • New advanced language detection mode
    • Advanced IsEmptyEx method for checking if the page is empty
    • Skew correction in pre-process stage (not only during opening)
    • New property to fill areas added after skew correction
    • Protection Update: WibuKey support (more details to come)
    • Further details on the new features and fixes can be found on the download page
    • The version is available for all FineReader Engine developers & customers with a valid Maintenance agreement.
      Please contact your ABBYY Key Account Manager for the download login.

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