How to import Hot Folder tasks created in FineReader PDF 15 version to FineReader PDF 16 version


How to export Hot Folder tasks from FineReader PDF 15 and import them to FineReader PDF 16, when switching from program version 15 to version 16?


To use Hot Folder tasks from FineReader PDF 15 in the FineReader PDF 16 version, please follow the steps:

  1. In FineReader PDF 15, task files are stored in %Userprofile%\AppData\Local\ABBYY\FineReader\15\HotFolder.
  2. Copy the .hft tasks’ files located in the folder. 
  3. Paste them to the FineReader PDF 16 folder %Userprofile%\AppData\Local\ABBYY\FineReader\16\HotFolder.

Please note that the AppData folder may be hidden.

Additional information

ABBYY Hot Folder

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