FineReader 12 specification

Specifications

Operating system

  • Microsoft® Windows® 10 / 8.1 / 8 / 7 / Vista® / XP or
    Microsoft Windows Server® 2012 / 2012 R2 / 2008 / 2008 R2 / 2003
  • For working with localized interfaces corresponding language support is required

Hardware

  • PC with 1 GHz or higher
  • 1024 MB RAM
  • In a multiprocessor system, an additional 512 MB of RAM is required for each additional processor core
  • 850 MB of hard disk space for typical program installation and 850 MB free space for optimal program operation
  • Video card with 1280x1024 resolution or higher
  • An Internet connection is required to activate your serial number. Some FineReader 12 versions support activation by phone in addition to activation by internet. Connection charges for telephone or Internet may apply.
  • Terminal server support is available only with concurrent licenses of FineReader 12 Corporate version.
  • The operation of ABBYY FineReader 12 Corporate in terminal mode has been tested for the following configurations:
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 (incl. RemoteApp mode)
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 (incl. RemoteApp mode)
    • Citrix XenApp 6.5 (using installed application accessed from a server)

FineReader supports TWAIN- and WIA-compatible scanners, multi-function peripherals (MFPs) and all-in-one devices.

You can find such scanners among the popular models offered by:

Avision
Brother
Canon
Epson
Fujitsu
HP
Kodak
Lexmark
Microtek
Mustek
OKI
Panasonic
Plustek
Ricoh
Visioneer
VuPoint
Xerox
 

and others

If you cannot make your scanning device work with an ABBYY software product, please visit our Knowledge Base or contact our technical support service.

Recommended Requirements for Digital Cameras:

  • 5 megapixel sensor (minimum – 2 megapixel)
  • Flash disable feature
  • Manual aperture control or aperture priority mode
  • Manual focusing
  • An anti-shake system or the use of a tripod is recommended
  • Optical zoom

Input formats

  • PDF: PDF 1.7 and earlier
  • BMP: Black and white, gray, color
  • PCX, DCX: Black and white, gray, color
  • JPEG, JPEG 2000: Gray, color
  • JBIG2: Black and white
  • PNG: Black and white, gray, color
  • TIFF: Black and white, gray, color (RGB, CMYK), multi-page
  • XPS: XML Paper Specification (Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 or 3.5 required)
  • DJVU: Image compression technology designed for scanned documents
  • GIF: Graphics interchange format

Document saving formats

  • DOC: Microsoft Word 97-2003 Document
  • DOCX: Microsoft Word 2007-2016 Document
  • XLS: Microsoft Excel 97-2003 Workbook
  • XLSX: Microsoft Excel 2007-2016 Workbook
  • PPTX: Microsoft PowerPoint 2007-2016 Presentation
  • RTF: Rich Text Format
  • PDF: Text and pictures only, page image only, text over the page image, text under the page image
  • PDF/A: for tagged PDF: PDF/A-1b; for other cases: PDF/A-1a
  • HTML: HTML document
  • CSV: Microsoft Office Excel Comma-Separated Values file
  • TXT: Text Document (Windows, DOS, Mac, and ISO codepages and Unicode encoding)
  • ODT: OpenOffice.org Writer format
  • DJVU: File format for storing compressed scanned images
  • EPUB: EPUB Document
  • FB2: FB2 Document

Image saving formats

  • BMP: Black and white, gray, color
  • TIFF: Black and white, gray, color (RGB, CMYK), multi-image
  • PCX, DCX: Black and white, gray, color
  • JPEG 2000: Gray, color
  • JBIG2: Black and white
  • PNG: Black and white, gray, color
Aztec Code
Check Code 3 of 9
Check Interleaved 2 of 5
Codabar
Code 128
Code 3 of 9
Code 3 of 9 without asterisk
Code 93
Data Matrix
EAN 13
EAN 8
IATA 2 of 5
Industrial 2 of 5
Interleaved 2 of 5
Matrix 2 of 5
Patch Code
PDF417
Postnet
QR Code
UCC-128
UPC-A
UPC-E
  • Microsoft Word 2003 (11.0), 2007 (12.0), 2010 (14.0), 2013 (15.0) and 2016 (16.0)
  • Microsoft Excel 2003 (11.0), 2007 (12.0), 2010 (14.0), 2013 (15.0) and 2016 (16.0)
  • Microsoft PowerPoint 2003 (11.0) (with Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint 2007 formats), 2007 (12.0), 2010 (14.0), 2013 (15.0) and 2016 (16.0)
  • Мicrosoft Sharepoint Online (Microsoft Office 365)
  • Apache OpenOffice Writer 3.4, 4.0
  • Corel WordPerfect X5, X6
  • Adobe Acrobat/Reader (8.0 and later)

Note: To ensure better compatibility, we recommend installing the latest updates and upgrades available for the above applications.

ABBYY FineReader 12 supports 190 recognition languages (number of supported languages may vary in some local versions of ABBYY FineReader 12). 48 languages include dictionary support (marked with ×):

Natural languages
Abkhaz
Adyghe
Afrikaans
Agul
Albanian
Altaic
Arabic (Saudi Arabia)×
Armenian (Eastern, Western, Grabar)×
Avar
Aymara
Azeri (Cyrillic)
Azeri (Latin)×
Bashkir×
Basque
Belarusian
Bemba
Blackfoot
Breton
Bugotu
Bulgarian×
Buryat
Catalan×
Cebuano
Chamorro
Chechen
Chinese Simplified
Chinese Traditional
Chukchee
Chuvash
Corsican
Crimean Tatar
Croatian×
Crow
Czech×
Dakota
Danish×
Dargwa
Dungan
Dutch (Netherlands and Belgium)×
English×
Eskimo (Cyrillic), Eskimo (Latin)
Estonian×
Even
Evenki
Faroese
Fijian
Finnish×
French×
Frisian
Friulian
Gagauz
Galician
Ganda
German (Luxemburg)
German (new and old spelling)×
Greek
Guarani
Hani
Hausa
Hawaiian
Hebrew×
Hungarian×
Icelandic
Indonesian
Ingush
Irish
Italian×
Japanese
Jingpo
Kabardian
Kalmyk
Karachay-balkar
Karakalpak
Kasub
Kawa
Kazakh
Khakass
Khanty
Kikuyu
Kirghiz
Kongo
Korean×
Korean (Hangul)×
Koryak
Kpelle
Kumyk
Kurdish
Lak
Latin
Latvian×
Lezgi
Lithuanian×
Luba
Macedonian
Malagasy
Malay
Malinke
Maltese
Mansi
Maori
Mari
Maya
Miao
Minangkabau
Mohawk
Moldavian
Mongol
Mordvin
Nahuatl
Nenets
Nivkh
Nogay
Norwegian (Nynorsk and Bokmal)×
Nyanja
Occitan
Ojibway
Ossetian
Papiamento
Polish×
Portuguese (Portugal and Brazil)×
Quechua
Rhaeto-romanic
Romanian×
Romany
Rundi
Russian×
Russian (old spelling)
Rwanda
Sami (Lappish)
Samoan
Scottish Gaelic
Selkup
Serbian (Cyrillic, Latin)
Shona
Slovak×
Slovenian×
Somali
Sotho
Spanish×
Sunda
Swahili
Swazi
Swedish×
Tabasaran
Tagalog
Tahitian
Tajik
Tatar×
Thai
Tok Pisin
Tongan
Tswana
Tun
Turkish×
Turkmen (Cyrillic, Latin)
Tuvinian
Udmurt
Uighur (Cyrillic), Uighur (Latin)
Ukrainian×
Uzbek (Cyrillic), Uzbek (Latin)
Vietnamese×
Welsh
Wolof
Xhosa
Yakut
Yiddish
Zapotec
Zulu
Artificial languages
Esperanto
Ido
Interlingua
Occidental
Formal languages
Basic
C/C++
COBOL
English Phonetic Transcriptions
Numbers
Fortran
Java
Pascal
Simple chemical formulas

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