FineReader 14 Release Notes

What's new in the latest version of ABBYY FineReader 14? Below there is a short information about FineReader 14 Updates.

Part # 1300/21, 1301/20, 1322/20;
Release date: 18.02.2019

Maintenance release (bug fixes)

Part # 1300/20, 1301/19, 1322/19;
Release date: 8.10.2018

Maintenance release (bug fixes)

Part # 1300/19, 1301/18, 1322/18;
Release date: 02.10.2018

New and improved features:

  1. OCR technology update

    The core OCR technology update improves tables detection, document structure reproduction, adds recognition of Hanja symbols to Korean OCR, and provides increase of accuracy for Japanese language.

    Note: OCR projects created with earlier releases of FineReader 14 will be automatically updated while opening them. The projects content will be kept intact.

  2. Export to PDF/UA

    Converted documents now can be saved to PDF/UA (in accordance to ISO 14289 standard specifications), which improves their accessibility to people who use assistive technologies, and helps to comply with accessibility regulations.

  3. Improved creation of tagged PDF

    Creation of PDF tags for all structure elements detected in a document (such as headings, paragraphs, lists, and so on) has been improved.

  4. PDF 2.0 opening and viewing

  5. The bug that might cause the program to crash after Windows 10 updates installation was fixed.

  6. Other bug fixes

Part # 1300/18, 1301/17, 1322/17, 1341/10;
Release date: 24.05.2018

New and improved features

  1. Updated privacy settings options for customers and users provided within the product
  2. End-User License Agreement (EULA) updates
  3. Bug fixes

Part # 1300/17, 1301/16, 1322/16, 1341/9;
Release date: 07.03.2018

New and improved features

  1. Cropping tool

    Now pages in a PDF document can be cropped to desired area.

  2. Replacing pages

    Selected page(s) in a PDF document can be replaced by new page(s) from another PDF document.

  3. Printing odd or even pages only

    An option to print only odd or even pages of a PDF document was added to the print dialogue.

  4. Printing PDF document with comments

    To print PDF documents with markups and a list of comments, option “Print comments and markup” was added to the print dialogue.

  5. Converting autodetected links (URLs) into permanent links in PDF documents

    FineReader 14 detects and makes clickable Internet links (URLs) written only as plain text in a PDF document. Now such links can be easily determined by a pop-up message on mouse-over, and converted into permanent links to remain clickable even when the document is viewed in other PDF program.

  6. Bugs fixes

Part # 1300/16, 1301/15, 1322/15, 1341/8;
Release date: 12.12.2017

New and improved features

  1. Creating and editing links for non-text areas

    A link can be added to an area, selected on a page, or existing image in a PDF document.

  2. End-User License Agreement (EULA) updates

Part # 1300/15, 1301/14, 1322/14, 1341/7;
Release date: 15.11.2017

Maintenance release

  1. Critical bug fixed: licensing malfunction in case of network installation with License Manager

Part # 1300/14, 1301/13, 1322/13, 1341/6;
Release date: 10.11.2017

New and improved features

  1. Adding headers and footers

    Headers and/or footers can be added to all or selected pages in a PDF document.

  2. Moving text lines within a page

    In digital PDF documents, a selected line of text can be moved to any place within the page.

  3. Bugs fixes

Part # 1300/13, 1301/12, 1322/12, 1341/5;
Release date: 30.08.2017

New and improved features

  1. Adding text lines

    “Add Text” tool allows adding lines of text in PDF documents.

  2. Creating and editing internal links

    Internal links (hyperlinks for jumping to a specific place in the same document) can be added to any part of the text in a PDF document.

  3. Adding and deleting watermarks

    Watermarks can be added and deleted in a PDF document. Watermarks are texts or images that appear either in front of or behind existing content of a PDF document. For more information, please refer to User’s Guide.

  4. Supporting Hebrew and Korean languages for comparing documents

    For more information about comparing documents, please refer to FineReader 14 User's Guide.

Part # 1300/10, 1301/9, 1322/9, 1341/5;
Release date: 23.06.2017

New and improved features

  1. Editing and creating external hyperlinks

    External hyperlinks in PDF documents can be created, removed, edited or copied.

  2. High resolution monitors support
  3. Increased background recognition speed

    It provides better user experience when working with scanned PDF documents.

  4. Keyboard shortcuts support for people with disabilities
  5. End-User License Agreement (EULA) updates
  6. Bugs fixes

Part # 1300/8, 1301/7, 1322/7;
Release date: 24.03.2017

Maintenance release (bug fixes)

Part # 1300/7, 1301/6, 1322/6;
Release date: 28.02.2017

Maintenance release (bug fixes)

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