I have had "Abbyy FineReader 12 sprint" installed since November 2017 and it was free then and works brilliantly. Now I can't find how to get this version for free. Maybe you can investigate. Also see the following alternatives: - click here .
I have some forms with required boxes to fill in and wish to do this via Word as I have done in the past using OCR but these were the paid for programmes aeons ago. The software that came with the printer is basic to say the least seemingly only scanning text,
I have tonight downloaded a trial version of Abby Fine Reader 14 but have yet to find out how to scan a document containing text and boxes (for filling in) into perhaps Word and then put your own text into those boxes.
The OCR software that I had many years ago was relatively straightforward in that scanning it into Word I could do everything I required. I have been racking my memory to remember what that software was.
Yes. Funnily enough I was racking my brains to think what it was and in the middle of the night it came to me, - I got up and wrote OMNIPAGE on a pieces of paper by the side of the bed in case I forgot.
Lo and behold this morning I turned on Tech Advisor and there you were also!