How to update FineReader PDF 15?

Update on a single PC

All recent products have built-in update system. To update product:

  1. Start the program on your computer.
  2. Click on Help > Check for Updates

 Update in LAN 

To update FineReader PDF 15 on Workstations, complete the following steps:

  1. Download the self-extracting archive containing the distribution files of FineReader PDF 15 update by the link). 
  2. Find the folder where you saved the update and double-click the executable (EXE) file to extract the files to the selected folder (C:\temp\FR15 by default). If the installation wizard starts, you can cancel it.
  3. Install FineReader PDF 15 update on Workstations without creating an administrative installation point. You can use one of supported installation method (interactive, command line, using Active directory or SCCM). 

More details of distribution package deploying is in System Administrator’s Guide.

Actual End-user license agreement and Privacy Policy.

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    Nicolas Moreau

    The distribution files of FineReader PDF 15 update by the link is not the last update.

    Part # 1380/9, 1381/9, 1382/9, 1395/4
    Release date: 02.06.2020


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    Victoria Dvornikova

    Hi Nicolas,

    Thank you for your comment!

    I`ve updated the link to the last release of FineReader PDF 15.

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    Leo JIANG

    Please update the link to the latest, thanks!

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    Victoria Dvornikova

    Hi Leo JIANG,

    I`ve updated the link for the latest release (

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    Nina Blokhina

    Hi Leo,

    Your link is different from the one from the article.

    You can always find the latest release via this link:

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    Leo JIANG

    Hi Nina&all,

    This is what I need,thank you very much!

    This productivity tools works very good! Especially on OCR!


    Best Regards

    Leo JIANG

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    John Terdik

    Personally I'd like to see the version number in the download filename. This helps ensure I know what the heck I'm downloading and installing. Example:  ABBYY_FineReader_PDF_15.0.114.4683.exe

    Are the corporate and standard FineReader install files the same?

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    Victoria Dvornikova

    Hi John,

    Thank you for your suggestion regarding the name of distribution kit file! I have forwarded it to our R&D department.

    We have different distribution kits for Standalone and Multi-user version. I will create a support ticket in order to process your question further.


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