Release 4 build

Part # 1380/8, 1381/8, 1382/8, 1395/3
Release date: 26.12.2019

New features and improvements:

  • Full document preview for PDFs in Windows Explorer and Microsoft Outlook: scroll through the pages before opening the document.
  • Faster PDF opening
  • Improved table and text extraction from PDFs: better usability, improved retention of text formatting.
  • New, informative FineReader 15 update notifications in Windows 10: click “Download” to run the update or “Learn More” to find out what’s new in it.
  • New in-product update notification with “Update Available” button.

List of the bugs fixed:

  • Security vulnerability in “ABBYY network license server” service allowed local user to gain privileged access on local computer via manipulations involving files and using symbolic links on Microsoft Windows (CVE-2019-20383). ABBYY credits Vasily Kravets for responsibly reporting the vulnerability.
  • The program could crash when merging PDF documents with bookmarks into one.
  • In OCR Editor, structure of a table wasn’t retained when copying it from the Text pane.
  • Text doubling when saving to searchable PDFs “text under image” type and with MRC on.
  • The program could crash when converting text files with some specific fonts to PDF.
  • Korean characters entered in the Search field in PDF Editor could disappear.
  • Errors when printing PDFs from FineReader could happen if Adobe Reader was also installed.
  • Interactive PDF form fields were not displayed when using drawing tools.
  • When adjusting table grid before extracting the table from a PDF, the grid image wasn’t updated on screen.
  • Fields of an interactive PDF form could remain interactive when saving it to image-only PDF.

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