We have detected that JavaScript is disabled in your browser.

If JavaScript and cookies are disabled in your browser, the service may be displayed and function incorrectly.

Convert PDF and JPG files
to Microsoft® Word® and Excel®

Try it out now and recognize up to 10 pages free of charge!
  • Convert PDF documents to Microsoft Word

    Edit and quote PDF texts
  • Convert table images to Microsoft Excel

    Re-use tabular data from scans and PDF documents
  • Create searchable PDFs from scans

    Save your documents in PDF and easily find the text you need

How it works

Upload file
This can be a scan, a photo or a PDF document. Select the pages you need to convert.
Select language
Select one or more languages.
Select format
Select a desired format for the output file, e.g. Microsoft Word or Excel.
Click "Recognize"
If the document contains text in a foreign language and you want to understand what it says, enable the machine translation option (beta version).
Download result
Download the recognized document or forward it to Dropbox, Google Drive or Microsoft OneDrive.
When you register, you will get up to 10 page credits.
Each month FineReader Online will grant you up to 5 page credits free of charge.
If you need to recognize more pages, please purchase one of the available packs.

Key features

Convert scans and photos

FineReader Online converts scans in any of the supported formats, including BMP, PCX, DCX, JPEG, PNG, and TIFF/TIF, to Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint®, TXT, ODT, searchable PDF, and PDF/A.

Convert PDFs to Microsoft Word or Excel

Convert PDF documents into editable formats to be able to copy text, tables or pictures and re-use them in other documents.

Create e-books from scans and PDFs

With FineReader Online, you can quickly convert a scanned book to ePub® or fb2 formats for reading on your preferred mobile device. The formatting of the original document will be preserved.

Full-text translation for your documents (beta version)

Convert and submit documents for machine translation from 30 languages – а useful feature when you need to know the general idea of what is written in a foreign language.
Supported languages.

Convert documents in 42 languages

Process documents in any of the 42 supported languages, including European languages, Chinese, Japanese, and Korean. FineReader Online reads scans of old books with German and Latvian texts printed in Fraktur.
See the full list of supported languages.

Treating the results: download or send to the cloud

Ready-to-use files are stored on the server for 14 days, so you can either download them or export to Google DriveTM, DropboxTM, or Microsoft OneDriveTM.
Please do not feed hand-written documents to FineReader Online.
This service can only process printed documents.
For best results, please follow these simple recommendations:
  • Be sure to select the right OCR language for your document.
  • Scan documents at a resolution of at least 300 dpi.