Moscow, Russia (November 10, 2009) — ABBYY®, a leading provider of document recognition, data capture and linguistic software, today announced that ABBYY FineReader® Express Edition for Mac now supports Mac OS X v. 10.6 Snow Leopard.
First released to the market in summer 2009, ABBYY FineReader Express Edition for Mac is an easy-to-use optical character recognition (OCR) application which accurately turns scanned paper documents, PDF files and camera images into popular electronic formats such as RTF documents, XLS spreadsheets, searchable PDFs, and HTML files. The application provides ABBYY’s award-winning OCR technologies compatibility to the latest Mac platforms and is tailored to address the needs of Mac users in quality document conversion. Combining the optimal set of one-click conversion functions with a highly intuitive interface, ABBYY FineReader Express Edition for Mac is an ideal OCR solution for individual users.
ABBYY FineReader Express Edition for Mac delivers superior accuracy of text recognition in 171 languages, supports recognition of multilingual documents in up to 3 languages and intelligently re-creates layout and formatting elements of the original document including tables, columns, graphics, bullets and numbering. By leveraging its digital camera OCR technology, users can extract printed text from digital photographs with the application, and use their cameras as alternative scanning devices. ABBYY FineReader Express Edition for Mac also supports conversion of various types of PDFs including image-only or scanned PDFs that can be transformed into searchable PDF format, ideal for archiving purposes.
* ABBYY FineReader Express Edition for Mac does not support scanners, cameras and fax modems that use emulated drivers. On the Intel® platform, the application will only work with devices for which Intel drivers are installed.
For more information about ABBYY FineReader Express Edition for Mac, its availability and pricing, visit http://www.abbyy.com/.
ABBYY is a leading provider of document recognition, data capture and linguistic software. Its products include the ABBYY FineReader line of optical character recognition (OCR) applications, ABBYY FlexiCapture line of data capture solutions, ABBYY Lingvo dictionary software, and development tools. Paper-intensive organizations from all over the world use ABBYY software to automate time- and labour-consuming tasks and to streamline business processes. ABBYY products are used in large-scale government projects such as those of Australian Taxation Office, Lithuanian Tax Inspectorate, Ministry of Education of Russia, Ministry of Education of Ukraine, and Montgomery County Government of the USA. Companies that license ABBYY technologies include BancTec, Canon, EMC/Captiva, Hewlett-Packard, Microsoft, NewSoft, Notable Solutions, Samsung Electronics and more. ABBYY OCR applications are shipped with equipment from the world’s top manufacturers such as BenQ, Epson, Fujitsu, Fuji Xerox, Microtek, Panasonic, Plustek, Toshiba, and Xerox. ABBYY is headquartered in Moscow, Russia, with offices in Germany, the United States, Ukraine, the UK, Japan and Taiwan. For more information, visit http://www.abbyyy.com/.
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