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


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.
  • German ABBYY Developer Conference 2014 - Munich
    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!
    • When: 3rd July 2014,
    • Where: Mecedes-Benz Center in Munich, Germany
    • ABBYY is currently planing further Engine/Technology Events in the UK and France for October 2014.
      Further details to come!
  • FineReader Engine 11for OS X - Release 2 available (23.05.2014)
    • Detection of vertical text for European languages
    • PDF InjectTextLayer method was added
    • Possibility to add custom features for classification
    • Export with original layout to XLSX
  • FineReader Engine 11 Windows - Release 2 Update available (22.04.2014)
    • fixes, no new features - details can be found on the download page
  • FineReader Engine 11 Linux Release 2 available (14.04.2014)

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