FineReader 12 Sprint for Windows EOL and its replacement

ABBYY FineReader 12 Sprint (for Windows) End of Life is planned for September 2022.

Starting from October 5th, 2021, FineReader PDF 15 Sprint (for Windows) is replacing FineReader 12 Sprint (for Windows). After this date, the previous version (Sprint 12 for Windows) will not receive any further bug fixes or updates.

Technical support for FineReader 12 Sprint with regards to activation/installation questions only, will be available till the End of Life date, i.e. till September 30, 2022.

Users of FineReader 12 Sprint can switch to the new FineReader PDF 15 Sprint by downloading the latest version.

The new product, FineReader PDF 15 Sprint, provides the basic set of tools to allow you to stay productive when working with documents on a daily basis.


FineReader PDF 15 Sprint includes the following features:

  • PDF viewer for basic work with documents like viewing, searching, commenting and printing PDFs
  • Latest OCR technology for best conversion results
  • Quick conversion scenarios to create editable and searchable formats
  • Advanced OCR settings to improve accuracy and consistency when working with more complex documents.

More information about product features and comparison to previous version will be available on the following page.


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ABBYY has a wide portfolio of products with best in class OCR technology for PDF and document conversion. FineReader PDF 15 Corporate is ideal for advanced PDF editing, protection, collaboration, document conversion and comparison. Check out trial version or contact sales for a business offer.

For more information about comparison with previous versions, recent improvements and reasons to upgrade to full version, visit our upgrade page.

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