[v17.4, v17.1] Readiris – Main competitor to ABBYY FineReader

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Speaking of OCR (optical character recognition) software, ABBY FineReader is probably the first one that comes to mind for office gens or any users who often deal with text and typesetting, whose function is undoubtedly the most powerful. But here AppNee wants everyone to know about another super-powerful OCR software – it’s Readiris developed by IRIS from Belgium. Its existence directly leads to such a result: ABBY FineReader has been unable to dominate the entire OCR industry all the time.

You may be asking, “What’s so awesome about Readiris that it can compete with ABBY FineReader?”. The answer is: as a first-class OCR software, Readiris is able to recognize 128 written languages and scan the text elements on paper documents, PDF documents and pictures into editable text for users to edit and typeset as need. Its extremely powerful character recognition ability and pretty rich characters library support make its success rate of text recognition as high as more than 98%, especially its support for Chinese and so on Unicode characters is also quite ideal.

In addition, Readiris also comes with practical functions such as multiple manuscripts batch processing, automatic analysis and automatic identification, which further facilitate the software operation and improve the work efficiency. And its built-in powerful filtering system can automatically identify the target text, table and image according to classification, which is a very thoughtful feature. In a word, Readiris is a really professional character recognition software that can compete with the top one ABBY FineReader.

// Key Features //

  • PDF creation
  • PDF editing
  • PDF annotations
  • PDF comments
  • PDF Stamp (starting 05/30/2018)
  • PDF voice annotations
  • HyperCompression of PDFs
  • PDF editing of character styles: underline
  • PDF editing of character styles: strikethrough
  • PDF editing of character styles: highlight
  • Attach a variety of file formats to your PDFs
  • Split and merge your PDFs
  • Add a watermark to all pages
  • 20% faster document opening
  • New recognition engine
  • Unlimited number of pages per document
  • Save on your computer
  • Number of languages recognized
  • Import from your computer
  • Import from your scanner
  • Convert documents into editable text
  • Convert and export to Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
  • Modify your Word, Page, Writer, txt documents
  • Recognize your Excel, Numbers, Calc tables
  • Compatible with all Twain scanners
  • Conversion to epub format (e-reader)
  • Export to audio wav and mp3 format
  • Save to the Cloud
  • Barcode reading and encoding
  • Recognition of several languages on the same page
  • PDFA creation
  • Electronic signature of PDF files
  • Password-protection of PDFs
  • Document batch conversion
  • Managing watched folders
  • Export to FTP, SharePoint & Therefore

// Official Demo Video //

// Edition Statement //

AppNee provides the Readiris Corporate Edition multilingual full installers and all versions universal license file generators for Windows 32-bit & 64-bit, as well as pre-activated versions for Mac.

// Installation Notes //

for v17.3+ on Windows:

  1. Download and install Readiris
  2. Run the license file generator to generate your own license file
  3. Copy the generated license file to the following path and overwrite:
    • C:\ProgramData\Readiris17\
  4. Done

// Warning //

The license file generator might be reported as Win32:Malware-gen, Win32: TrojanX-gen[Trj] threat with high risk. Use VirusTotal to make a full, authoritative scan, and decide to use it or not by yourself.

*** Please remember: antivirus software is not always right, just be careful and use it at your own risk.

// Related Links //

// Download URLs //

License Version Download Size
for Windows
Corporate Edition v17.4 445 MB
for Mac
Corporate Edition v17.1.4 229 MB


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