Readiris™ 14, OCR Software

Scan, Convert & Manage your Documents

Turn paper, images or PDF into editable text
Never retype any text again! Readiris 14 converts your paper, images or PDF files into editable digital text.
New OCR engine, faster than ever!
Create searchable PDF files
Convert standard document images & PDF files into a fully indexed, keyword-retrievable PDF document.
New formats with the best compression!
Access your documents anywhere
Automatically upload your documents to your favorite Cloud hosting service and access it anywhere you are.
New Cloud connectors!
Never retype any text again!
Export your documents to the cloud
Readiris™ 14 is a powerful OCR software designed to convert all your paper documents, images or PDF into editable and searchable digital text (Word, Excel, PDF…) in just a click ! - Improved -
More than 30 output formats
Export your documents to the cloud
Convert your documents in more than 30 different output formats: Word, Excel, Acrobat, e-Mail, HTML, XML, TXT, XPS(4) and many more! - Improved -
Access your files anywhere!
Export your documents to the cloud
Automatically upload your converted documents in the Cloud* and access it anywhere you are from your desktop, mobile phone or tablet. Your paperless office is now also in your pocket! - New! -
What's new?
- New OCR Engine: faster & more accurate than ever! - New -
- Scan to the Cloud: Dropbox, Evernote, Google docs, - New -
- Multi-core CPU and multitasks support - New -
- New user-friendly interface* (Office 2010 look) - New -
- Extended OCR languages (Hebrew, Chinese, Korean, Arabic(2), Japanese,...) - New -
- Scan to DMS : SharePoint and Therefore(3) (Readiris 14 Corporate only) - New -
- Extended export formats (Word 2010, Excel 2010,...) - New -
- Linearized PDF files creation - New -
- “Right click conversion” to convert your documents in a click - New -

More new features
Export your documents to the cloud

Features & Versions

Readiris™ 14 is a powerful OCR solution designed for private users and small to large office users. Thanks to Readiris™ 14, you will boost your productivity and save incredible amounts of time when converting any paper document, PDF, or image file into digital files you can edit, search and share to the Cloud in a single click!
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Convert paper, images or PDF files into editable digital text (Improved)
Readiris 14’s award winning OCR technology is the most accurate solution to convert any text from paper documents, images or PDF files into editable and searchable digital text (Word, Excel, PDF,…). The new multi-core CPU embedded OCR engine offers even better accuracy and speed than ever before!
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Upload your documents to the Cloud (New)
Convert your documents into any format and then send it to your favorite Cloud hosting solution in a single click. Your hosted files will be available from any computer, tablet or mobile phone anywhere you are!
Readiris 14 is compatible with Dropbox, Evernote, Google Docs and
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Import any paper document, image or PDF file (New possibilities)
- Import your documents from any scanner using Readiris 14’s embedded scanning wizard.
- Import the most popular image formats (JPEG, BMP, TIFF, DjVu, JPEG 2000,…).
- Import any PDF file.
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Import documents from any scanner, digital camera or mobile phone
- Easily scan your paper documents using Readiris 14's embedded scanning wizard without having to launch any other scanning software. Scanning documents has never been so easy!
- Import images** from digital camera or mobile phone and instantly convert them into editable text for editing or searchable PDF for archiving!
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Export to Word, Excel, PDF and many more! (New formats available)
Readiris 14 supports more than 30 output formats including Adobe® Acrobat® (.pdf), Microsoft® Word (.doc, .docx, .rtf), Excel® (.xls, .xlsx, .csv), Text (.txt), HTML (.html), XPS (.xps)(4), Open Office (.odt) and SpreadsheetML (.xml).
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Perfect document layout retention
The files converted by Readiris 14 look exactly the same as the original images. Tables, columns, graphics, listings,… Readiris 14 always guarantees the best layout retention!
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Convert your documents into searchable PDF files
Easily convert paper documents or images into searchable PDFs you can store, share or archive. Readiris 14 includes advanced PDF creation tools that lets you merge multiple files into a single PDF document or choose from different output formats (PDF Image, PDF Image-Text, PDF Text or PDF Text-Image).
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Reduce the size of your images & PDF files (Improved)
Based on I.R.I.S.’ Intelligent High-Quality Compression technology (iHQC™), Readiris 14 can convert a standard document image (color or black & white uncompressed formats, JPEG, JPEG 2000, PNG, TIFF, image PDF, etc.) into a new color or black & white fully searchable PDF document of much smaller size (up to 50 times) which is fully compliant with any PDF viewer.
Compression rate:
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Convert your documents in a click(5) (New)
Simply right-click on any image or PDF file to instantly launch the conversion in Readiris.
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Multi-thread processing(6) (New)
Readiris 14 uses Multi-thread processing if your computer is equipped with a multi-core processor, drastically improving the overall processing speed.
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Easy file viewing on the Web (New)
Readiris 14 now also generates linearized PDF files, which allow faster web viewing. This feature is especially convenient when you are sending documents to Cloud applications.
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Recognize more than 130 languages (Improved)
Readiris™ 14 is simply the best multi-lingual OCR software on the market. It recognizes more than 130 languages including Asian languages and Arabic! (full list).
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New user-friendly interface (New)
The new tab-based user interface lets you access all the options in a single click. Processing your files has never been so intuitive and easy! (25 available interface languages).
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Powerful picture enhancement tools
OCR accuracy is impacted by the quality of the source image. The embedded picture enhancement tools improve the source image quality to optimize OCR accuracy during the process. (despeckle, text/picture deskew, automatic page orientation detection, cleaning of the image noise, improvement of the image colors).
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Multi-page document recognition
Depending on your needs, Readiris 14 can convert from one single page up to an unlimited volume of documents.
Max 50 pages Unlimited
Powerful indexing tools
Use the “on-the-fly OCR” feature to easily extract any data from the scanned documents. This feature enables you to define the output file location, the subfolder as well as the file name, and to optimize indexing and retrieve files more easily.
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Batch OCR and document separation
Separate your batches of documents using barecodes or blank pages. Barcodes will allow Readiris™ 14 to recognize and save documents into specific output locations automatically.
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Watched folders
Leave Readiris™ Corporate running day after day: any image files you place or change inside the watched folder will be automatically processed.
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Extended Cloud connectors (New)
Automatically upload your processed documents to Microsoft® SharePoint® and Therefore®.(3)
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Extended support of portable file formats
Turn all your paper documents into searchable PDF, PDF/A, password protected PDF, digitally signed PDF and XPS(4) files. Convert any PDF into editable text.
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Duplex and high-speed scanning
Readiris 14’s scanning wizard handles feeds from duplex scanners as well as high-speed scanning devices.
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Users licences
Readiris™ 14 Corporate is provided with 3 users licenses.
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Business cards recognition
Readiris™ 14 Corporate comes with Cardiris Pro 5 ,a brand new business cards recognition software.
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FREE IRISCompressor
Convert standard document images & PDF files into a new PDF document up to 20 times smaller! (Learn more)
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Compatible with Windows® 8, Windows® 7, Windows® Vista®, Windows® XP.
Intel® Pentium® 4 PC or higher recommended. 512MB RAM (1GB recommended). 120MB of available hard disk space.
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Compatible with Mac OS®X Leopard, Snow Leopard, Lion or Mountain Lion (earlier versions not supported!).
A Mac® computer with a PowerPC™ G3 or Intel® processor. Minimum 220MB of available hard disk space. 512MB RAM (1GB recommended).

Technical references:
- Box size (H x L x D): 20 x 15 x 3,15 cm (7.87 x 5.90 x 1.24 in)
- Box weight: 200g (0.44 lbs)
- Interface languages: English, Spanish, French, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Korean, Japanese, Italian, Polish, Dutch, German, Arabic, Danish, Finish, Hungarian, Norweigian, Portuguese PT, Portuguese BR, Romanian, Swedish, Ukranian, Bulgarian, Catalan , Czech, Greek, Hebrew, Turkish.
- Supported OCR languages: Afaan Oromo, Afrikaans, Albanian, Arabic*, Asturian, Aymara, Azeri (Latin), Balinese, Basque, Bemba, Bikol, Bislama, Bosnian (Cyrillic), Bosnian (Latin), Brazilian, Breton, Bulgarian, Bulgarian-English, Byelorussian, Byelorussian-English, Catalan, Cebuano, Chamorro, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), Corsican, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English (UK), English (USA), Esperanto, Estonian, Faroese, Farsi, Fijian, Finnish, French, Frisian, Friulian, Galician, Ganda, German, German (Switzerland), Greek, Greek-English, Greenlandic, Haitian Creole, Hani, Hebrew, Hiligaynon, Hungarian, Icelandic, Ido, Ilocano, Indonesian, Interlingua, Irish (Gaelic), Italian, Japanese, Javanese, Kapampangan, Kazakh, Kicongo, Kinyarwanda, Korean, Kurdish, Latin, Latvian, Lithuanian, Luba, Luxemburg, Macedonian, Macedonian-English, Madurese, Malagasy, Malay, Manx (Gaelic), Maori, Mayan, Mexican, Minangkabau, Moldovan, Mongolian (Cyrillic), Nahuatl, Norwegian, Numeric, Nyanja, Nynorsk, Occitan, Papiamento, Pidgin English (Nigeria), Polish, Portuguese, Quechua, Rhaeto-Roman, Romanian, Run di, Russian, Russian-English, Samoan, Sardinian, Scottish (Gaelic), Serbian, Serbian (Latin), Serbian-English, Shona, Slovak, Slovenian, Somali, Sotho, Spanish, Sundanese, Swahili, Swedish, Tagalog, Tahitian, Tatar (Latin), Tetum, Tok Pisin, Tonga, Tswana, Turkish, Turkmen (Latin), Ukrainian, Ukrainian-English, Uzbek, Waray, Welsh, Wolof, Xhosa, Zapotec, Zulu.

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- Readiris Corporate 14 Brochure

Free inside the box ( For boxed version only)

- Readiris Pro 14 : 
3 month Evernote Premium voucher
10 day IRISCompressor license
Promt 9 Personal translation software

- Readiris Corporate 14 :
1 year Evernote Premium voucher
Cardiris business cards recognition software
Promt 9 Standard translation software
Full IRISCompressor Pro License

* Not available on Mac OS
** Minimum image resolution for good OCR result: 300 DPI
(1) is not avalaible on Readiris 14 Mac
(2) Arabic Languages is not avalaible on Readiris 14 Mac
(3) Therefore is not avalaible on Readiris 14 Mac
(4) XPS Format is not avalaible on Readiris 14 Mac
(5) Right-click feature is not avalaible on Readiris 14 Mac
(6) Multi-thread processing is not avalaible on Readiris 14 Mac