Translations of this page:

OCR for Linux

Read the BLOG Article on comparing:

  • abbyyocr - cuneiform - gocr - ocrad - tesseract
  • Linux OCR Software Comparison - (16.5.2010)

Why use OCR on Linux?

  • Linux runs a significant percentage of business critical applications, such as web, mail, file and database servers. Most of these systems are the backbone of enterprises.
  • Everyone deals these days with digital documents, both in private and business life. Paper documents however still exist and they contain a lot of important data and information that needs to be extracted.
  • OCR technology is key in gaining access to paper-based information and integrating it in digital workflows. OCR allows the user to quickly convert scanned documents into searchable, editable documents or platform independent PDFs.
  • Since OCR is only applied once in a lifecycle of a document the quality of the recognition and conversion is critical. ABBYY OCR technology has proven performance, consistent results, increases productivity.

What is ABBYY FineReader Engine 8.0 CLI for Linux?

  • ABBYY FineReader Engine 8.0 CLI for Linux is a ready to use CLI tool based on ABBYY?s advanced Optical Character Recognition (OCR) technologies.
  • The tool automates OCR and document conversion on Linux systems.
  • Processing is fully controlled via the command line.
  • ABBYY OCR for Linux offers the same high OCR quality that is available on Windows.
  • Many output formats are supported, for example: Text only, RTF, HTML and PDF.
    New since May 2010: XML Export now included!
  • If more sophisticated processing and deeper integration are needed, developers can also use the ABBYY OCR SDKs. FineReader Engine 8.0 CLI for Linux is based on the ABBYY FineReader Engine 8.0 SDK with Extended Platform Support.

Why use ABBYY OCR technology?

  • ABBYY provides state-of-the-art document recognition and PDF conversion technologies
  • Benefit from superior accuracy that is widely appreciated by many customers and industry professionals worldwide.
  • ABBYY OCR technology is available for Linux and many other platforms,e.g: Android, BSD, Linux, MacOS X, iPhone, Symbian, Windows, Windows Mobile?
  • ABBYY FineReader Engine 8.0 CLI for Linux supports recognition of documents that contain multiple languages. In total 190 languages are supported.

Well-known companies using ABBYY

  • Artificial intelligence based trading system Trader AI