With IRIS OCR SDK, put the power of I.R.I.S technologies into your own application. Rely on IRIS' 30+ years of experience in OCR technologies.

Affordable OCR SDK

IRIS OCR SDK is amongst the most competitive and fastest professional OCR Software development kit on the market. It enables your custom application to convert all images into indexed and editable files and provides multiple users with document recognition services.

With our OCR SDK, only pay for what you need

IRIS OCR SDK is a modular OCR software toolkit. Pick among different modules to implement them in your own application. With several business models including no page or volume limitation, IRIS offers very flexible pricing taking your market constraints into consideration.

Affordable OCR toolkit

30+ years of IRIS technology in data recognition and output

A complete imaging & preprocessing solution

Powerful text recognition and barcode recognition technologies

A rich document output solution

Create a custom OCR application with the best IRIS recognition technologies

Versatile and multi-platform

Create your custom OCR solution, from entry-level OCR software to a complete document management platform, for a variety of development environments.

Feature Rich

Improve scanned images with powerful image cleaning tools; deskew scanned text, detect its orientation, and much more.

Easy to install and use

Develop a complete OCR solution in a few hours thanks to demo applications and included sample codes for integration in C++, C#, J# or VB.NET applications.

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What features does the IRIS OCR SDK propose?

Imaging module

Load and save pictures in formats such as BMP, PNG, TIFF, PDF and JPEG. Use JPEG2000 and JBIG2 compression, with a separate extension.


Optimize your OCR results and clean up original images, with features like adaptive binarization, despeckle filters, deskew feature, document rotation. Dark border removal, line removal, color dropout are available in a separate extension.

Text recognition

Standard version of IRIS OCR SDK is available in 137+ languages, with various add-ons: Asian, Hebrew, Arabic, Banking Fonts, ICR. See full list of languages here.

Barcode recognition

Our barcode recognition module is able to recognize popular 1D barcodes such as code 39, code 128, EAN, UPC. See full list here. A separate add-on provides for 2D barcodes decoding for the recognition of PDF417, QR code and data matrix.

Document output

Document output formats in standard IRIS OCR SDK are: PDF, PDF/A, HTML, XML, RTF, TXT, ODT, WordML, SpreadsheetML, CSV, DOCX, XLSX and XPS. An additional compression module generates compressed files using our iHQC technology in PDF and XPS.

30+ years experience in OCR technologies. Do business with IRIS!

We own all the intellectual property of our technologies

We provide long-term support

We are cross-platform (Windows, OS X, Linux®, iOS, Android)

We can adapt our software to meet the standards of any OS or platform (ex. MFPs)

We offer simple integration (both for the integrator and the user)

We have many different ways/proposals to do OEM

We provide very quick and easy deployments to highly demanding integrations


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They trust us

Evernote helps people work more effectively by creating a single workspace for all their daily tasks. Digitizing documents and written notes is often an integral part of that. With I.R.I.S.‘s best-of-breed OCR engine, we‘re able to more quickly and accurately extract text from those images, making them instantly searchable and accessible, across devices, at work, home or on the go.

- Dave Engberg, CTO Evernote