ABBY Fine Reader is the professional and comprehensive tool that allows you to scan files and use optical character recognition feature. The utility has a convenient interface made for document navigation and works with PDF files. For example, you can easily compare 2 text files on a single page and switch between tabs that can be added by a few clicks. Besides, the software includes a graphics editor that helps you to enhance output images. Also, it allows you to convert pictures to PDF, Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Writer files, and vice versa.
When you launch ABBY Fine Reader first time, you will discover the start menu that has 4 main tabs: Open, Scan, Compare, and Recent. Also, it includes Help and Options tab where you can specify OCR languages, enable image processing functions, set document types, change the interface language, and choose OCR settings. To view and edit PDF documents, you should click on the Open tab. The chosen file will be opened in the general PDF editor that allows you to work with text, pictures, watermarks, and pages of a document. If you want to recognize characters, you should open your file in OCR Editor (Open tab). Scan option can be used for conversion and verification. Plus, it lets you scan and create documents of the format that you need. Compare option allows you to check two versions of the same file and spot textual differences that can’t define by yourself.
Despite ABBY Fine Reader is the paid program suite, it has a trial version which is covering 30-days period of free usage. Also, you can purchase the commercial version of the product on the official website.
ABBY Fine Reader demonstrates the high quality of text recognition. The program was made to bring you powerful instruments and simplify scanning procedure. That is the complex software that can be used in the office or at home.
Limitations of trial version
30 days of trial usage.
You can save or send to an external application only three page at a time.