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Open Source ABBYY FineReader PDF Alternatives

The best open source alternative to ABBYY FineReader PDF is Tesseract. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to ABBYY FineReader PDF and 14 is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to ABBYY FineReader PDF are NAPS2, GImageReader, Paperwork and OCRmyPDF.

ABBYY FineReader PDF alternatives are mainly PDF Editors but may also be Document Scanners or PDF Readers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of ABBYY FineReader PDF.
This page was last updated Jun 3, 2022
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  1. Tesseract icon

    Tesseract

    • FreeOpen Source
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    • Linux

    Tesseract.js is a javascript library that gets words in almost any language out of images.

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    Tesseract vs ABBYY FineReader PDF opinions
    Almost everyone thinks Tesseract is a great alternative to ABBYY FineReader PDF.

    quality of OCR is very so-so. FineReader 14 also includes many PDF features

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  2. NAPS2 is a document scanning application with a focus on simplicity and ease of use.

    Discontinued

    No release since 2019-07-27, see https://github.com/cyanfish/naps2/releases

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    NAPS2 vs ABBYY FineReader PDF opinions
    Most users think NAPS2 is a great alternative to ABBYY FineReader PDF.

    I tested several options--some free and some paid--and this is the best option for ease of use, install footprint, and features.

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    cannot convert to doc file

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  3. GImageReader icon

    GImageReader

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    gImageReader is a simple Gtk/Qt front-end to the Tesseract OCR Engine.

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    Almost everyone thinks GImageReader is a great alternative to ABBYY FineReader PDF.
  4. Paperwork is a personal document manager for scanned documents (and PDFs).

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  5. OCRmyPDF icon

    OCRmyPDF

    • FreeOpen Source
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    • Linux

    OCRmyPDF adds an OCR text layer to scanned PDF files, allowing them to be searched - jbarlow83/OCRmyPDF

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  6. (a9t9) Free OCR Software icon

    (a9t9) Free OCR Software

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online

    open-source OCR software and web service to extract text from image files and PDF. The application is available as online OCR web app, OCR API, or simple to install Windows store application ( to use, open-source and 100% spyware ).

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    Almost everyone thinks (a9t9) Free OCR Software is a great alternative to ABBYY FineReader PDF.
  7. CopyFish icon

    CopyFish

    • FreeOpen Source
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    • Linux
    • Microsoft Edge
    • Google Chrome
    • Firefox

    Copy, paste and translate text from any image, video or PDF.

    Copy text from images, PDF and Youtube videos
  8. GOCR icon

    GOCR

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    GOCR is an OCR (Optical Character Recognition) program, developed under the GNU Public License. It converts scanned images of text back to text files. Joerg Schulenburg started the program, and now leads a team of developers.

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  9. OCRFeeder icon

    OCRFeeder

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    OCRFeeder is a document layout analysis and optical character recognition system.

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  10. CuneiForm icon

    CuneiForm

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    CuneiForm (OpenOCR) is a text recognition software for printed templates. Manuscripts or PDF-files, the program can not recognize, however, but table structures.

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