Release 5 build

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

New features and improvements:

  • The product name has changed: ABBYY FineReader PDF 15.
  • Form Editor: creation and editing of interactive (fillable) PDF forms (more details: Creating forms).
  • Gothic (Fraktur) OCR support for converting old books printed in 18th – early 20th century (see the list of supported languages here).
  • Update of the OCR technology core.
  • Improved conversion to searchable PDF: resulting PDF file size is reduced while keeping the same or better visual quality.
  • Improved PDF form filling: calendar is supported, some bugs fixed.
  • Improved PDF editing: visual alignment assistant that helps to align a text block or a picture with other elements on the page.
  • Free trial period for individual trial of FineReader PDF 15 is 7 days.

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List of the bugs fixed:

  • Stylus (Ink tool) support: sometimes, it was not possible to write a vertical stroke with a stylus.
  • Installation failure when installing PDF-XChange virtual printer.
  • PreciseScan feature did not work properly.
  • FineReader printing settings could rewrite system printing settings and affect other applications.
  • Various program errors

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