ABBYY FineReader Express Edition for Mac Now Supports Mac OS X 10.7 Lion

Aug 04, 2011, 08:00 ET from ABBYY

MILPITAS, Calif., Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ABBYY®, a leading provider of document recognition, document capture, and linguistic technologies and services, today announced a new release of ABBYY FineReader Express Edition for Mac that is compatible with the newly launched Apple® Mac OS® X v. 10.7 Lion.

Awarded "Best Professional Software" and "Editor's Choice"* by Macworld UK magazine for its admirable speed and precision, ABBYY FineReader Express Edition for Mac delivers high quality document conversion and helps Mac users to increase their everyday productivity. Based on ABBYY's superior recognition technologies, the application accurately turns scanned paper documents, PDF files, and digital camera images into searchable and editable files, maintaining the original formatting and layout. A combination of powerful conversion functions and a highly intuitive interface makes FineReader Express an ideal Mac OCR application for individual users.

ABBYY FineReader Express Edition for Mac recognizes text in 171 languages and can distinguish multilingual documents containing up to 3 languages. The application intelligently re-creates layout and formatting elements found in the original document including tables, columns, graphics, bullets and numbering. It also supports the conversion of image-only and scanned PDFs into searchable PDF format, which is ideal for archiving purposes.

Availability and Pricing

ABBYY FineReader Express Edition for Mac is available via both the Mac App Store and ABBYY's online store. Customers who have previous releases of the product can update them free of charge by downloading the update from the ABBYY web site or the Mac App Store.

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* Editor's Choice award from Macworld UK, April 2010; named "Best Professional Software" at the Macworld Awards in June 2010.


ABBYY is a leading provider of document recognition, data capture, and linguistic technologies and services. Its products include the ABBYY FineReader line of optical character recognition (OCR) applications, ABBYY FlexiCapture line of data capture solutions, ABBYY Lingvo dictionary software, and development tools. ABBYY Language Services provides comprehensive linguistic solutions to corporate customers. Paper-intensive organizations from all over the world use ABBYY solutions to automate time- and labour-consuming tasks and to streamline business processes. ABBYY products are used in large-scale government projects such as those of Australian Taxation Office, Lithuanian Tax Inspectorate, Ministry of Education of Russia, Ministry of Education of Ukraine, and Montgomery County Government of the USA. Companies that license ABBYY technologies include BancTec, Canon, EMC/Captiva, Hewlett-Packard, KnowledgeLake, Microsoft, NewSoft, Notable Solutions, Samsung Electronics and more. ABBYY OCR applications are shipped with equipment from the world's top manufacturers such as Epson, Fujitsu, Fuji Xerox, Microtek, Panasonic, Plustek, Toshiba, and Xerox. ABBYY is headquartered in Moscow, Russia, with offices in Germany, the UK, the United States, Canada, Ukraine, Cyprus, Australia, Japan and Taiwan. For more information, visit

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