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FineReader PDF 15

ABBYY FineReader PDF 15 is the latest version of ABBYY FineReader PDF used by thousands of customers and organizations worldwide. ABBYY FineReader PDF 15 offers a comprehensive solution to all your typical daily tasks: digitize, retrieve, edit, protect, share, and collaborate on all kinds of documents in the modern working world.

5 reasons to upgrade to FineReader PDF 15

FineReader 14 vs FineReader PDF 15


Capability
 

FineReader 14
 

FineReader PDF 15
 
Open PDF to view, comment, copy text Improved - up to 40 % faster
Preview in Explorer/Outlook
Quick copy text/tables (improved)
Edit text in any kind of PDF, change te layout w/o conversion, add new text, edit scanned PDF
(only inside one string)
Edit text from a little misprint correction to completely changing a content of the page. Even in scanned PDF.
PDF with interactive forms editing&creation New: create PDF with fillable forms
Convert scans and PDFs to popular office formats
  • Improved: Intelligent processing of PDF with text layer - performs OCR only if needed
  • Improved: headers&footers detection
  • Detection and recognition of Tables and Charts & Graphs is improved
OCR quality and languages
  • AI methods implemented in technology allowed to increase both quality and speed of recognition.
  • Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Arabic OCR improved
  • 6 new OCR languages for Fractur/Gothic OCR
Compare Documents New: Save the results of comparison in MS Word track changes format
Licensing & Deployment New: Remote User licenses for complicated IT configurations: Terminal Server, TS Farms and virtual environments; customize product settings

 

FineReader 12 vs FineReader PDF 15

 
Capability
 
 
FineReader 12 
 
 
FineReader PDF 15
 
Open PDF to view, comment, print, copy, search, fill PDF forms, etc ✓ (New)
Edit text and pictures in PDF w/o conversion, add headers&footers, watermarks, etc ✓ (New)
Protect PDF using passwords, digital signatures; etc ✓ (New)
Create PDFs from Word, Excel, and other formats ✓ (New)
Batch PDF operations (create, protect, secure, convert to PDF/A, PDF/UA, etc.) ✓ (New)
PDF with interactive forms editing&creation ✓ (New)
Conversion from scans, PDF and images to editable formats
  • Improved document layout and structure retention Improved tables, charts and graphs recognition
  • Improved text extraction from non-image PDF without OCR
  • Improvement of exported Word documents’ editability
  • New: Convert to PDF/A (all versions), PDF/UA
  • New: Combine files in different formats into one PDF or other format
OCR quality and languages
  • New OCR languages support, Improved quality of OCR
  • New: Gothic/Fracture OCR
Compare two versions of the document in different formats ✓ (New)
Multi-core processing for conversion images or PDFs to MS Office formats using HotFolder
(up to 2 times faster)
Batch PDF operations (create, protect, secure, convert to PDF/A, etc.) ✓ (New)
Licensing&Deployment New types of licensing for complicated IT configurations: on Terminal Server, TS Farms and virtual environment

 

PDF Transformer+ vs FineReader PDF 15


 
Capability 
 
 
PDF Transformer+
 
 
FineReader PDF 15
 
Open PDF to view, comment, print, copy, search, fill PDF forms, etc
  • Faster PDF opening
  • Improved: full set of commenting tools including drawing tools
  • Faster background OCR to allow search and copy without conversion
  • Fill interactive PDF forms
  • New: print PDF with comments
Edit text and pictures in PDF w/o conversion, add headers&footers, watermarks, etc

✓ (New)

  • New: Edit text from a little misprint correction to completely changing a content of the page, even in scanned PDF.
  • New: Add headers & footers
  • New: Add watermarks
  • New: Add and edit hyperlinks
  • New: Work with attachments
  • New: Crop PDF pages
  • New: Replace pages
  • Improved: add bates numbering
  • New: create PDF with fillable forms
  • and much more PDF tools.
Edit scanned PDF as non-image PDF files inside string ✓ (New)
Protect PDF using passwords, digital signatures; etc ✓ (Improved)
Create PDFs from Word, Excel, and other formats ✓ (Improved)
  • Improved: Create PDF/A (all versions), PDF/UA
Conversion from scans, PDF and images to editable formats
  • Improved conversion to MS Office and searchable PDF formats
  • Text editor for verification, proofreading, style and layout correction of OCR result
  • Image enhancement auto and manual tools
  • Patterns training and user dictionary support to get more accurate OCR result
  • New OCR languages support, Improved quality of OCR
Compare two versions of the document in different formats ✓ (New)
Multi-core processing for conversion images or PDFs to MS Office formats using HotFolder ✓ (New)
Batch PDF operations (create, protect, secure, convert to PDF/A, etc.) ✓ (New)
Licensing&Deployment New types of licensing for complicated IT configurations: on Terminal Server, TS Farms and virtual environments

 

FineReader 11 vs FineReader PDF 15


Capability
 

FineReader 11
 

FineReader PDF 15
 
Open PDF to view, comment, print, copy, search, fill PDF forms, etc ✓ (New)
Edit text and pictures in PDF w/o conversion, add headers&footers, watermarks, etc ✓ (New)
Protect PDF using passwords, digital signatures; etc ✓ (New)
Create PDFs from Word, Excel, and other formats ✓ (New)
PDF with interactive forms editing&creation ✓ (New)
Conversion from scans, PDF and images to editable formats
  • Improved document layout and structure retention
  • Improved tables, charts and graphs recognition
  • Improved text extraction from non-image PDF without OCR
  • Improvement of exported Word documents’ editability
  • Improved: Convert photos of documents and image preprocessing (including autocrop)
  • New: Background page preprocessing
  • New: Convert to PDF/A (all versions), PDF/UA
  • New: Combine files in different formats into one PDF or other format
OCR quality and languages
  • New OCR languages support, Improved quality of OCR for most languages
  • New: Gothic/Fracture OCR
Compare two versions of the document in different formats ✓ (New)
Multi-core processing for conversion images or PDFs to MS Office formats using HotFolder ✓ (Improved, faster)
Batch PDF operations (create, protect, secure, convert to PDF/A, etc.) ✓ (New)
Licensing&Deployment New types of licensing for complicated IT configurations: on Terminal Server, TS Farms and virtual environment

 

FineReader Sprint 12 (Windows) vs FineReader PDF 15


Capability
 

FineReader 11
 

FineReader PDF 15
 
Open PDF to view, comment, print, copy, search, fill PDF forms, etc ✓ (New)
Edit text and pictures in PDF w/o conversion, add headers&footers, watermarks, etc ✓ (New)
Protect PDF using passwords, digital signatures; etc ✓ (New)
Create  PDFs from Word, Excel, and other formats ✓ (New)
PDF with interactive forms editing&creation ✓ (New)
Conversion from scans, PDF and images to editable formats
  • New export formats support: Convert to PDF/A (all versions), PDF/UA, FB2 etc
  • Improved document layout and structure retention
  • Improved tables, charts and graphs recognition
  • Improved text extraction from non-image PDF without OCR
  • Improvement of exported Word documents’ editability
  • New: Combine files in different formats into one PDF or other format
OCR quality and languages
  • New OCR languages support, Improved quality of OCR for most languages
  • New: Gothic/Fracture OCR
Recognized text verification before export ✓ (New)
Extensive set of options
  • Extensive set of converting options
  • New tools to edit scans and images
Compare two versions of the document in different formats ✓ (New)
Multi-core processing for conversion images or PDFs to MS Office formats using HotFolder ✓ (New))
Batch PDF operations (create, protect, secure, convert to PDF/A, etc.) ✓ (New)
Licensing&Deployment n/a Different types of licensing and ways for installation, complicated IT configurations support (on Terminal Server, TS Farms and virtual environments) in Corporate Edition

 

What our customers say**

FineReader 15 Standard

ABBYY FineReader 15 is a worthwhile improvement over previous versions. I use ABBYY FineReader very often for making useable and readable documents from techmanuals you need an electron microscope to read, as well as way to store and search them.

It is also a geat way to store and file and share or email reciepts, bills, recipes, news and magazine articles, etc.

FineReader 15 Standard

Having started with Version 7, FineReader 15 continues to provide cutting edge OCR. There are many alternatives, if you want the best, go with Abbyy FineReader!

FineReader 15 Corporate

This is the product for which I have been searching. It is powerful yet easy to use; accurate and fast.

FineReader 15 Standard

I basically use the program for OCR of Hebrew and English texts. If the source text is sufficiently clear, the results are wonderful.

Volume licensing across the organization

ABBYY FineReader PDF offers flexible, straightforward volume licensing to meet the varied needs of private businesses, public organizations, and educational institutions.