Error: Could not export to "..." The specified file already exists


Errors while performing export through the application server:

"Could not export to [destination] The specified file already exists."


Export performed under the service account or user account that doesn't have read/write access to the folder.


To check if this is a case of the issue - need to export documents manually from Project Setup Statin (Right-click on the batch - Export).

If documents will be exported successfully then need to grant Read/Write permissions to the Shared folder for the Service account or user account that is used by ABBYY FlexiCapture 12 Processing Station.

Open folder properties - Security - Edit - Add account used by Processing Station Service.

Grant Read-write permissions.


After that export will work as expected. 

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