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Choosing a PDF tool – Part 4: How to edit a PDF like a pro

PDF was created as “digital paper,” with the idea of making a digital document format that looks the same across different computers and systems. Usually, when we print out a document, we don’t want it to change anymore — and accordingly, PDF wasn’t created as an editable format. However, life requires the opposite. With digital transformation going on, documents are more and more involved in digital workflows, which needs them…

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,…

Redacting a PDF document is not rocket science

Time and time again information is being disclosed in high-profile legal cases because of epic redaction fails. It is true, that the PDF format has its specifics, that make redaction somewhat tricky, but understanding the basics and using the right tools makes it simple and efficient. Why do redaction “accidents” happen? For sure placing black bars over the text lines will not do the job. Simply deleting the bars, searching…

How to easily update and edit PDFs

FineReader lets you work with any PDF as you would work with any editable document such as Microsoft® Word. With FineReader, scanned PDFs are as editable as digitally-created PDFs. Just open a PDF file and start editing: correct typos and change data or pictures directly within in a PDF, also add, delete, and rearrange pages. 1. How to correct typos and change data Press ‘Edit’ and start editing: You can…

ABBYY FineReader 14 Will Help You Level Up in 2017

ABBYY FineReader 14 is here with a bang! Your popular ABBYY FineReader is entering the New Year with new improvements. Thanks to your valuable feedback, we have been able to keep working on making our existing ABBYY FineReader 12 the best OCR experience for our customers. We have added some task-specific enhancements to the new ABBYY FineReader 14 to make your business processes run smoother, smarter, and faster in 2017…

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…