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How ABBYY FineReader was born or the story that took place more than 20 years ago

FineReader, ABBYY’s optical character recognition (OCR) application, which now has millions of users worldwide from Antarctica to Greenland and the North Pole and takes the leading places in OCR market, turns 23 this year. That is only a little less than the age of a lesser-known ABBYY product, the Lingvo dictionary application, which happens to be the company’s first. It may seem a bit strange that the young developers at…

Who Uses PDF and Why?

How often do you work with PDF documents? Do you just read them or do you need to copy text fragments and make occasional corrections to the data they contain? These are some of the questions we put this summer to more than 500 employees of medium and large-sized companies. The survey revealed many interesting facts about the PDF format and how it is used in the modern office. About…

3 Ways To Increase Your Productivity This Summer with ABBYY FineReader

While warm sunshine and the vacation air gladden our mood and spirit, summer still remains the perfect time to increase productivity. If you regularly deal with documents in your work, have ever heard about OCR and PDF technology, and are not afraid to delegate your daily tasks to the software, don’t hesitate to read this article, which will tell you 3 ways in which our ABBYY FineReader OCR PDF product can help you…

ABBYY FineReader Pro for Mac with Native Automation Tools

Today ABBYY has made available new ABBYY FineReader Pro for Mac with MAC OS X support and Native Automation Tools such as Batch Conversion and Screenshot Reading.  Now with the Automator tools and AppleScript commands, Mac users can easily set  self-running OCR workflows, raising productivity when working with documents. Read more about fresh updates of new ABBYY FineReader Pro for Mac. The new release of FineReader Pro for Mac is available for purchase…

From a simple converter to a complete PDF solution

Today we are delighted to announce the worldwide launch of the new ABBYY PDF Transformer+. The product with a 10-year history and  primary mission of a PDF converter is now transformed into a radically new product that makes it possible to work with your PDF documents as if you are working in traditional text editors. With new focus on editing and collaboration on PDFs, ABBYY PDF Transformer+ is becoming an essential tool for every knowledge worker in…