Create editable and searchable documents from digital images, scans and PDFs with a mouse click.

ABBYY FineReader Express is highly accurate and an easy-to-use OCR, PDF and document conversion software. Turn images into searchable PDF files, extract text from photos, scan and convert papers and PDFs into editable and searchable formats keeping the original formatting and layout. Based on ABBYY's award-winning OCR technologies, it enables users to avoid manual retyping of text and increase every-day productivity when working with documents.

  • Superior accuracy of text recognition and layout retention, recreating of formatting elements (tables, graphics, columns, bullets and numbering);
  • 171 OCR languages support, conversion of multilingual documents written in up to three different languages;
  • Pre-defined one-click conversion tasks for the most common document conversion routines;
  • PDF conversion and creation: converts almost all PDF documents (except secured PDFs) into editable formats and creates searchable PDFs from images;
  • Special tools for editing table areas in documents which enable you to: add/delete table separators, split table cells, merge table rows and columns;
  • Image preprocessing tools and options that let you convert digital photos of texts as well as traditional scans;
  • User-friendly interface, which makes working with the software very simple and convenient.

  • Input file formats: TIFF, PNG, JPEG, JPEG 2000, PCX, DCX, GIF, BMP, PDF
  • Document saving formats: RTF, TXT, XLS, HTML, PDF (text-under-image)
  • Image saving formats: TIFF, PNG, JPEG, JPEG 2000, PCX (b/w), BMP.

    Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese (Brazilian), Russian, Spanish

  • What's New
  • Support for OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion)
  • Bug with PDF pages cut during file opening
  • Some other fixes and improvements

  • ABBYY FineReader Express (com.abbyy.finereaderexpress) is a Mac software application that has been discovered and submitted by users of

    Operating System: Mac

    Minimum OS version: 10.6.0