ABBYY FineReader is an optical character recognition (OCR) system. It is used to convert scanned documents, PDF documents, and image documents (including digital photos) into editable/searchable documents. ABBYY FineReader 16 can automatically recognize and processes documents with any combination of 198 languages and provides full dictionary support for 53 languages. The software is available for Mac and Windows machines.
ABBYY FineReader can analyze documents in multiple ways:
Basic OCR Operations in ABBYY:
With the resulting files being editable and searchable, researchers will be able to: