Thai OCR

Thai (Siamese) OCR Applications

Thai Tai SiameseThai OCR converts combinations of Thai (Siamese) languages based on Thai alphabet into editable formats. This innovative recognition capability provides a competitive advantage that many OCR software programs do not have the capacity to support. For now only Abbyy has further advanced Thai OCR capabilities for more modern, versatile applications. Abbyy FineReader Pro and Abbyy FineReader Corp are your main choices for organizing automatic Thai document processing. And Abbyy Flexicapture and Abbyy Flexicapture Invoice are your best choices for larger scale Thai language document automation systems. Unfortunately, even Abbyy applications are rather limited and Handwritten OCR (ICR) and Business card OCR (BCR) are not supported for Thai languages. ABBYY FineReader Pro for Mac is your only choice if you have Apple systems and want to work with Thai documents.

ABBYY FineReader Server had separate language pack to add Thai OCR option. But since April of 2020 Thai language pack is included in ABBYY FineReader Server .

Kofax also promises that next large update will add Thai languages to OmniPage. But for now Kofax does not supports it.

Abbyy FineReader 15 is a highly accurate and easy to use OCR software that includes host of features including digital camera OCR, intelligent document layouts, image enhancement, barcode recognition, and command line integration. FineReader is our pick for OCR software because its document layout retention will save you much time in reformatting documents you convert for editing.

FineReader Corporate Edition offers unique concurrent licensing that makes it possible for many users who need occasional use of OCR to share a small pool of active licenses. With accuracy comparable to OmniPage, superior technical support services, and a user interface that many […]


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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