ABBYY OCR for Linux

ABBYY's OCR software products and Software Development Kits (SDKs) for the Linux platform are appreciated by the Linux developer community since many years. The Command Line tool ABBYY FineReader Engine CLI for Linux offers the possibility to automate document conversion processes and integrate OCR into business workflows on Linux systems even without advanced programming skills.

ABBYY FineReader Engine CLI for Linux

ABBYY FineReader Engine 11 CLI for Linux is a powerful, ready-to-use command line based application for system administrators, developers and advanced computer users who want to use optical character recognition (OCR, text recognition) and PDF conversion technologies on the Linux platform.

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The software allows the users to convert scanned pages, photographed documents as well as all types of PDFs into editable files, compressed searchable PDFs and PDF/A 1-3 formats as well as into XML data. ABBYYs OCR software offers text recognition for more than 200 languages. IT professionals, software developers as well as large enterprise customers worldwide appreciate its superior recognition accuracy.

New Release: ABBYY FineReader Engine 11 CLI for Linux - Release 6 (12.09.2016)

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Note: ABBYY FineReader Engine CLI for Linux is based on the Software Development Kit ABBYY FineReader Engine for Linux - a development toolkit for a deep level OCR integration.

Why ABBYY OCR technology?

Document conversion is a key step in gaining access to paper-based information and integrating it into digital workflows. OCR technology allows the user to quickly convert scanned documents into searchable, editable documents or PDFs. The OCR step is typically conducted only once in a lifecycle of a document, therefor the quality of the recognition and conversion is of a high importance. ABBYYs premium OCR technology offers high-quality recognition results as well as a broad set of additional features.

How is ABBYY OCR for Linux performing against others?

Read the independent blog article that compares several OCR products for Linux.

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Previous versions of the ABBYY CLI OCR Tool

  • ABBYY FineReader Engine CLI for Linux Version 9 (32 bit) will reach End of Life on 1st January 2017. It can be purchased on request. Please contact ABBYY directly.
  • ABBYY FineReader Engine CLI for Linux Version 8 is End of Life since 2013. It can not be purchased and is not supported.