Chinese OCR, which is the ability to convert Chinese characters to editable formats, is becoming more mainstream. Chinese OCR was first introduced by ABBYY FineReader. All versions of FineReader include support for Chinese characters. The latest versions of ReadIRIS and Nuance OmniPage also include support for Traditional Chinese and Simplified Chinese character recognition in their base packages.

Both ABBBY and IRIS also offer Chinese OCR options in their enterprise server OCR solutionsFineReader Server and IRISDocument Server.

Chinese OCR

OCR Software with Chinese Language Support

Shop desktop, server and OCR data capture solutions that have Chinese language recognition capabilities.

When you scan a document that has text or numeric data on it, you are able to read and understand what is written in the scanned image. However, to a computer, the resulting image file is just as meaningless an assortment of pixels as a landscape photo. In order to transform this information into an editable format that you can search through, copy, and modify without retyping it manually, you will need the an Optical Character Recognition (OCR) software.

There is a wide variety of OCR software available. While they all share the ability to convert images of machine printed (not handwritten) text or numbers into an editable format, the various software often have different features, accuracy, prices, and language options.

Chinese OCR, which is the ability to convert Chinese characters to editable formats, is becoming more mainstream. Chinese OCR was first introduced by ABBYY FineReader. All versions of FineReader include support for Chinese characters. The latest versions of ReadIRIS and Nuance OmniPage also include support for Traditional Chinese and Simplified Chinese character recognition in their base packages.

ABBBY also offer Chinese OCR option in their enterprise server OCR solutions, FineReader Server.

FineReader Professional 15 includes Chinese, Japanese, and Thai languages in their base package. No special version or add-on is required.

FineReader Corporate includes Chinese, Japanese, and Thai character recognition in their base package. No special version or add-on is required.

Add-on license is available for ABBYY FineReader Server to add Chinese, Japanese & Korean (CJK) language support. Thai character recognition language pack is also available, but is sold separately from CJK.

ReadIRIS Pro […]

Asian OCR

OCR Software with Asian, CJK (Chinese, Japanese, Korean) Language Support

Shop desktop, server and OCR data capture solutions that have Asian, CJK (Chinese, Japanese, Korean) language recognition capabilities.

Asian, CJK (Chinese, Japanese, Korean) OCR

When you scan a document that has text or numeric data on it, you are able to read and understand what is written in the scanned image. However, to a computer, the resulting image file is just as meaningless an assortment of pixels as a landscape photo. In order to transform this information into an editable format that you can search through, copy, and modify without retyping it manually, you will need Optical Character Recognition (OCR) software.

There is a wide variety of OCR software available. While they all share the ability to convert images of machine printed (not handwritten) text or numbers into an editable format, the various software often have different features, accuracy, prices, and language options.

Asian OCR, which is the ability to convert some combination of East Asian characters to editable formats, is becoming more mainstream. Asian OCR was first introduced by ABBYY FineReader. All versions of FineReader include support for Chinese, Japanese, Korean, and Thai characters. The latest versions of ReadIRIS and Kofax OmniPage include support for Japanese, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, and Korean character recognition in their base packages.

ABBBY also offer Asian OCR options in their enterprise server OCR solutionsFineReader Server .

Tagalog (Filipino) speaking companies have an advantage of larger variety of OCR options. ABBYY FineReader, Kofax OmniPage, and IRIS ReadIRIS are your options for Tagalog OCR (Filipino OCR), giving a good choice fitting your size and document volume needs.

Northern Asia is known for having plenty of unique languages. OCR market for this region is dominated by ABBYY. If you are looking for Buryat […]

Languages

When you scan a document that has text or numeric data on it, you are able to read and understand what is written in the scanned image. However, to a computer, the resulting image file is just as meaningless an assortment of pixels as a landscape photo. In order to transform this information into an editable format that you can search through, copy, and modify without retyping it manually, you will need the an Optical Character Recognition (OCR) software.

There is a wide variety of OCR software available. While they all share the ability to convert images of machine printed (not handwritten) text or numbers into an editable format, the various software often have different features, accuracy, prices, and language options.

Our OCR Software Guide and Comparison Chart explain the differences between the assortment of software available, as well as offer our recommendation for the best overall software when it comes to converting English documents. However, there is also a difference in the number and selection of languages that the various software can convert. Below, you will find a list of languages that our top three choices in Desktop OCR software are able to convert, with the languages that have dictionary support marked in italics.

Some language groups are more recent additions to the OCR scene. Among these are Arabic scripts, including Hebrew, and Asian characters, such as Chinese. While not all software support them out of the box, they are slowly being integrated, first as add-ons to the base software and eventually as part of the default language selection.

SimpleSoftware OCR engines are using two different systems for language support. In the end languages supported by your OCR is based on your basic version of SimpleIndex installed, any addons (SimpleIndex Server, SimpleCoversheet, and so on) […]

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