How to get started
with ABBYY FineReader Engine

The AI-powered developer toolkit ABBYY FineReader Engine enhances your applications with excellent text recognition, PDF conversion, and data extraction functionalities and enables them to convert scans, photos or screenshots into searchable PDF, Word or Excel formats, retrieve information from business cards and Machine Readable Zones in IDs, or detect even smallest differences in two versions of text.

Save time - join our webinar to learn how to get started the easiest way possible.



  • ABBYY FineReader Engine distributive

    Guided tour through the documentation, code samples, pattern and languages files

  • Installation of ABBYY FineReader Engine

    Explanation of installation process and licensing options

  • Additional information and help

    Learn more about tutorials, help files, FAQ, best practices, and more


This technical webinar contains live demos for developers who look for a fast way to start working with the SDK. To test the product, pleasedownload your free evaluation license here.


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Your hosts

Eva Weber

Senior Product Marketing Manager SDKs, ABBYY

Eva Weber, senior manager at ABBYY, is responsible for product marketing activities for ABBYY Europe's technology licensing products. With her extensive expertise, Eva is a key driver of the company’s activities around the usage of OCR within the pharmaceutical and machine vision industry, including educational webinars and press articles.

Stefan Schmainta

Solution Architect, ABBYY

Stefan Schmainta is a highly experienced member of the ABBYY Customer Enablement team, providing ABBYY’s customers with consultancy and implementation services related to the ABBYY software and technology product portfolio. Prior to working with ABBYY, Stefan acquired a deep understanding of the conception and implementation of ERP systems and the integration of DMS systems into operational workflows.