Demystifying PDF for lawyers
As in most professional fields, PDF is the format of choice for digital documents in legal departments and law firms. However, the legal sector has some specific requirements regarding the work with this type of documents. With ABBYY FineReader you have a tool, which can handle the needs of your legal document tasks and additionally makes your paper documents digitally accessible.
Going paperless while meeting NARA compliance
A global trend towards electronic government can improve the performance of delivering services in the public sector. In addition, e-government practices have brought to light new issues with records management that have implications in further areas: one of the unavoidable effects of this trend has been the near-exponential increase both in the volume of electronic records and in the number of record-keeping formats in the years to come.
Latest FineReader 15 updates: More capable, more accurate, and friendlier
At ABBYY, we always aspire to make FineReader better. Delivering new and improving existing functionality and fixing bugs is always our main priority, so we never stop. At the very end of Summer 2019, we launched brand new version of FineReader 15, and in November 2019 we already delivered its first update containing new and improved functionality, Release 3.
Choosing a PDF tool, Part 5: How to make a PDF searchable
Paper has to be searched manually, but digital documents are instantly searchable, right? Unfortunately, this is not always the case. Between 25 and 33 percent of the PDF documents out there contain no searchable information at all. For instance, when a scan is wrapped into a PDF document, you have an image, which is not accessible to text tools.
2019: That's a Wrap!
With the year 2019 almost over, it's a perfect time to reflect back on our biggest achievements of the last 12 months. We couldn’t have come as far as we have without your support, and we hope that this year has been as successful for you as it has been for us. Let's recap... The biggest milestone we achieved this year was launching FineReader 15 (for Windows) in August.
ABBYY FineReader: Powered by AI
Artificial intelligence (AI) plays an increasingly significant role in the further progress of business technologies. ABBYY's innovative AI-based technologies and solutions are changing the way people work and defining the next phase of digital transformation. But what does AI do specifically for the product to which this blog is devoted – ABBYY FineReader?
Choosing a PDF tool – Part 4: How to edit a PDF like a pro
PDF was created as “digital paper,” with the idea of making a digital document format that looks the same across different computers and systems. Usually, when we print out a document, we don’t want it to change anymore — and accordingly, PDF wasn’t created as an editable format. However, life requires the opposite.
Choosing a PDF tool – Part 3: What you should know about its document comparison capabilities
One of the most common challenges in our daily work with content is that it usually involves working with documents of various formats. Let’s say you are trying to compare a legal agreement in Word document with a scanned copy which has been signed and sent back to you per email. What do you do?
Choosing a PDF tool – Part 2: How to convert files from PDF to Word and vice versa and other formats
PDF and Microsoft® Word are probably the most common file formats in the office environment. Many common tasks require users to convert from one format to the other —reusing content for other purposes, editing the text with changes tracked, or sharing a final document with revised layout and formatting, for example.
How to do long-term digital document preservation correctly?
Digital Archiving enables e-discovery, litigation support and regulatory compliance and facilitates data analytics. Read more about how to preserve documents from paper and digital input channels as accessible and searchable PDF/A assets with FineReader Server.