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Demystifying PDF for lawyers

As in most professional fields, PDF is the format of choice for digital documents in legal departments and law firms. However, the legal sector has some specific requirements regarding the work with this type of documents. With ABBYY FineReader you have a tool, which can handle the needs of your legal document tasks and additionally makes your paper documents digitally accessible. Collaborate on legal documents In ABBYY’s in-house legal department,…

Going paperless while meeting NARA compliance

A global trend towards electronic government can improve the performance of delivering services in the public sector. In addition, e-government practices have brought to light new issues with records management that have implications in further areas: one of the unavoidable effects of this trend has been the near-exponential increase both in the volume of electronic records and in the number of record-keeping formats in the years to come. Records and…

Latest FineReader 15 updates: More capable, more accurate, and friendlier

At ABBYY, we always aspire to make FineReader better. Delivering new and improving existing functionality and fixing bugs is always our main priority, so we never stop. At the very end of Summer 2019, we launched brand new version of FineReader 15, and in November 2019 we already delivered its first update containing new and improved functionality, Release 3. We started 2020 with yet another update, Release 4, which has…

Choosing a PDF tool, Part 5: How to make a PDF searchable

Paper has to be searched manually, but digital documents are instantly searchable, right? Unfortunately, this is not always the case. Between 25 and 33 percent of the PDF documents out there contain no searchable information at all. For instance, when a scan is wrapped into a PDF document, you have an image, which is not accessible to text tools. However, the availability of recognized text information is not only crucial…

2019: That’s a Wrap!

With the year 2019 almost over, it’s a perfect time to reflect back on our biggest achievements of the last 12 months. We couldn’t have come as far as we have without your support, and we hope that this year has been as successful for you as it has been for us. Let’s recap… The biggest milestone we achieved this year was launching FineReader 15 (for Windows) in August. We…

ABBYY FineReader: Powered by AI

Artificial intelligence (AI) plays an increasingly significant role in the further progress of business technologies. ABBYY’s innovative AI-based technologies and solutions are changing the way people work and defining the next phase of digital transformation. But what does AI do specifically for the product to which this blog is devoted – ABBYY FineReader? How important is AI for the quality of OCR, which, as we discussed earlier in the blog,…

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