What's new in CLI V9?

ABBYY FineReader Engine 9.0 CLI for Linux new features are listed below.

Based on V9 for Linux ABBYY’s OCR core technology

New Image pre-processing

  • Detection of an image rotation up to 20 degrees,
  • Deskew by horizontal and vertical pairs of
    • black squares
    • lines and
    • lines of text

Improved Asian Language OCR

  • Optimised Recognition quality for Chinese, Japanese and Korean documents
  • New technology: Mixed Language Support for Asian and European Languages

Note: CJK is a license add-on and not included in the licenses that are available on-line.
If you would need CJK-OCR, please contact ABBYY

PDF/A Export Support

What is PDF/A

  • PDF/A is a file format and an ISO Standard for the long-term archiving of electronic documents.
  • PDF/A is in fact a subset of PDF, obtained by leaving out PDF features not suited to long-term archiving.
  • There are different levels of PDF/A
    • PDF/A-1b - Level B compliance in Part 1
      PDF/A-1b has the objective of ensuring reliable reproduction of the visual appearance of the document.
    • PDF/A-1a - Level A compliance in Part 1
      PDF/A-1a includes all the requirements of PDF/A-1b and additionally requires that document structure be included (also known as being “tagged”/“Tagged PDF”), with the objective of ensuring that document content can be searched and re-purposed. PDF/A-1a also requires Unicode character maps.

PDF/A Support in CLI 9

  • ABBYYs CLI OCR 9.0 for Linux now fully supports the ISO 19005-1 standard, both
    • PDF/A-1a
    • PDF/A-1b

2D Barcode Recognition

ABBYY FineReader Engine 9.0 CLI for Linux now allows reading and processing 2D barcodes as a default feature set. In Version 8.0 PDF-417 recognition was a licence add-on. The new version now supports additional types:

  • PDF-417
  • Aztec
  • Data Matrix
  • QR Codes

Further Improvements

Improved installation and licensing handling

The installer now lets you specify:

  • the install location,
  • and licences can be deactivated to move the installation to a new machine.

Multi-Core CPU Support

  • FineReader Engine 9.0 CLI for Linux licences allow now to utilise all available CPU cores on a machine, when licences with a page-count limit are used.
  • The Version 8.0 only used 2 cores


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