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ABBYY FineReader 8.0


Professional Edition
Intelligent OCR from World Leader in Document and PDF Conversion
ABBYY FineReader is the intelligent OCR (optical character recognition) application for individual users who demand the highest level of accuracy and layout retention. Based on ABBYY's award winning technology, FineReader converts PDF files and scanned and digital camera images into editable and searchable files in a fraction of the time required for manual input.

Key Features & Benefits


Superior recognition accuracy: Convert paper documents such as magazines, books, newspapers, contracts, and faxes into editable files without retyping. Save valuable time. Recognition of images from digital cameras, scanners, or fax machines Full layout retention: All formatting elements, including columns, tables, lists and graphics, are electronically replicated. No time spent on reformatting. PDF input/output with security support: Access and edit information stored in PDF files. Paper documents can be electronically archived as searchable PDFs. Automation Manager: Repeated tasks can be performed with just one mouse click. Multiple output/saving formats: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint , PDF, HTML, TXT, eBook and more. 179 recognition languages: ABBY FineReader is truly international and can read even multilingual texts. User friendly interface and Scan&Read Wizard: Fast start even for OCR novices.

POS Positioning
Near Scanners, Efficiency & Productivity Software, Word Processing, Non Games, Image Editing Software

User Profile
Home Users Small Medium Large Companies Companies Companies

Beginner

Advanced

Competition
ScanSoft: OmniPage Pro 14 I.R.I.S.: ReadIris Pro 10

New Features of ABBYY FineReader 8.0


30% recognition accuracy improvement on low resolution documents and faxes. Camera OCR: Now documents can also be captured 'on the go' by using a digital camera. Faster and smarter PDF conversion: Up to 2 times faster and more accurate extraction of information from PDF. PDF security: Users can set permissions and passwords for PDF files they create. Automation Manager: Repeated tasks can be automated and accessed with a click of the mouse. 2 recognition modes: You can choose between higher speed and better accuracy. Hyperlinks support: Hyperlinks are recreated in output documents. Microsoft Word custom dictionary support: Custom dictionaries created in Microsoft Word can now be used for recognition and spell check. ABBYY Screenshot Reader, a free bonus application for registered users, recognizes text in captured screenshots.

System Requirements
Intel Pentium /Celeron / Xeon, AMD K6/Athlon/ Duron / Sempron or compatible processor 500 MHz or higher Microsoft Windows 2003 Server, Windows XP , Windows 2000 (corresponding language support required for localized interfaces) 128 MB RAM; 350 MB HDD

Compatibility
TWAIN compatible scanners, MFPs, All in Ones Digital cameras (Recommended resolution: 4 megapixels or higher. Minimum resolution: 2 megapixels)

Activation Required

Target Group
Individual professional users who need to process and digitize paper documents, use information from PDFs or edit PDF files. Small businesses where recognition is required only from time to time and is done by 1 or 2 employees. Examples: Agencies & Consultancies (lawyers, tax advisors, PR and marketing agencies, translation agencies, IT freelancers) Recognizing paper agreements, business letters, faxes, and magazine pages. Storing or re using information. Compiling reports using information from different sources. Converting documents into editable format before translating them. Departments of companies and government institutions (finance, legal, marketing, and advertising departments, insurance processing) Storing legal documents, creating press clippings, converting paper or PDF reports, re using information from old paper documents. Assistants Filing and storing correspondence and media publications, extracting important data from documents, updating old documents. Educational institutions Creating materials for lessons, updating old exams and tests. Compiling reports and writing papers. Doctors Archiving important medical news and creating information notes for patients. Private users Electronically archiving documents or collecting and processing texts for personal use.

The product requires activation via Internet, E mail or phone/fax. For information, please visit www.ABBYY.com/activation

Technical Support
ABBYY provides free technical support to registered users.

About ABBYY
ABBYY is a leading provider of document recognition, forms processing and linguistic technologies. Founded in 1989, ABBYY develops and markets the award winning FineReader OCR applications and toolkits currently sold in more than 75 countries worldwide. ABBYY employs over 500 people.

ABBYY Software www.ABBYY.com sales@ABBYY.com

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ABBYY FineReader 8.0


Corporate Edition
Intelligent OCR from World Leader in Document and PDF Conversion
ABBYY FineReader Corporate Edition is the intelligent OCR (optical character recognition) application designed specifically for business environments. It combines the highest level of accuracy and format retention with robust networking capabilities and collaboration tools. It is the ideal OCR solution for any company that needs to convert and repurpose a variety of paper documents and PDF files for editing and archiving purposes.

Key Features & Benefits


Superior recognition accuracy and full layout retention: Convert paper documents such as contracts, faxes, magazines, books, and newspapers into editable files without retyping. Save valuable time of company employees. Recognition of images from scanners, MFPs, fax servers or digital cameras PDF input/output with security support: Re use and edit information stored in PDF files. Create searchable PDF files for electronic archives. Automation Manager: Automate company's routine document conversion tasks.
Multiple output/saving formats: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint , PDF, HTML, TXT, eBook and more. 179 recognition languages: ABBYY FineReader is truly international and can read even multilingual texts. Centralized administrative installation over a LAN Concurrent licensing: ABBYY FineReader can be installed on an unlimited number of LAN workstations, license is required only for concurrent use. Collaboration tools: Possibility to share a document conversion process among different computers, and share custom languages, dictionaries and automated tasks with colleagues. Support for networked MFPs and scanners: Scan to desktop, scan to network, scan to FTP scenarios are supported. Monitoring dedicated folders for incoming images to be processed automatically

POS Positioning
Near Scanners, Business Efficiency & Productivity Software, Word Processing, Non Games, Image Editing Software.

User Profile
Home Users Small Medium Large Companies Companies Companies

Beginner

Advanced

Competition
ScanSoft: OmniPage Pro 14 Office I.R.I.S.: ReadIris Pro 10 Corporate Edition

System Requirements
Intel Pentium /Celeron / Xeon, AMD K6/Athlon/ Duron / Sempron or compatible processor 500 MHz or higher Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Windows XP , Windows 2000 (language support needed for localized interfaces) 128 MB RAM; 350 MB HDD

New Features of ABBYY FineReader 8.0


30% recognition accuracy improvement on low resolution documents and faxes ABBYY Hot Folder & Scheduling: Allows images coming to a dedicated folder from an MFP or fax server to be processed as scheduled by the user. Camera OCR: Now documents can also be captured by using a digital camera. Faster and smarter PDF conversion: Up to 2 times faster and more accurate extraction of information from PDF. PDF security: Users can set permissions and passwords for PDF files they create. Automation Manager: Repeated tasks can be automated and accessed with a click of the mouse. 2 recognition modes: You can choose between higher speed and better accuracy. Microsoft Word custom dictionary support: Custom dictionaries created in Microsoft Word can now be used for recognition and spell check. ABBYY Screenshot Reader, a utility that recognizes text in captured screenshots.

Compatibility
TWAIN compatible scanners, MFPs, All in Ones Digital cameras (Recommended resolution: 4 megapixels or higher. Minimum resolution: 2 megapixels)

Activation Required
The product requires activation via Internet or e mail. For information, please visit www.ABBYY .com/activation

Technical Support
ABBYY provides free technical support to registered users.

About ABBYY

Target Group
Business (or network) users who have the need to edit and repurpose paper documents, PDF files and digital photos. Different organizations, from small to middle size that have the need to convert documents within LANs. Examples: Government institutions Educational institutions Law firms Banks/finance institutions Libraries Insurance Marketing agencies Translation agencies Medical institutions Consulting companies Manufacturing firms IT companies Service companies

ABBYY is a leading provider of document recognition, forms processing and linguistic technologies. Founded in 1989, ABBYY develops and markets the award winning FineReader OCR applications and toolkits currently sold in more than 75 countries worldwide. ABBYY employs over 500 people.

ABBYY Software www.ABBYY.com sales@ABBYY.com

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