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

Try it out now and recognize up to 10 pages free of charge!
Pages recognized in the last 24 hours: 12783
Customer rating: 4.7 *Based on 14,704 votes
  • Convert PDF documents to Microsoft Word

    Convert PDF documents to Microsoft Word

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

    Convert table images to Microsoft Excel

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

    Create searchable PDFs from scans

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

How it works

1
Upload file
This can be a scan, a photo or a PDF document. Select the pages you need to convert.
2
Select language
Select one or more languages.
3
Select format
Select a desired format for the output file, e.g. Microsoft Word or Excel.
4
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).
5
Download result
Download the recognized document or forward it to Dropbox, Google Drive or Microsoft OneDrive.
Register and confirm your e-mail address to receive 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

Recognize scans and text on photos

Recognize scans and text on photos

FineReader Online lets you convert scans of documents and photos containing text in any of the supported formats to Microsoft Word and Excel files, PowerPoint® presentations, text files and searchable PDF documents.
Important! FineReader Online only supports printed documents. Please do not try to recognize hand-written text.
Convert PDF files to Microsoft Word or Excel

Convert PDF files to Microsoft Word or Excel

Convert PDF files to editable formats and reuse fragments of the resulting documents, including text, tables and pictures in other documents.
E-books from scans and PDF files

E-books from scans and PDF files

FineReader Online retains the layout and formatting of documents, enabling you to quickly convert a scanned book to ePub® or FB2 and then read it on a tablet or other device.
Machine translation 

Machine translation
 

FineReader Online’s machine translation feature enables you to understand recognized foreign-language documents. Over 30 major languages are supported.
Supports documents in 42 languages

Supports documents in 42 languages

Recognize documents even if they contain a mixture of Chinese, Japanese and Korean. You can even recognize old text and documents containing Fraktur fonts.
Save documents to the cloud

Save documents to the cloud

Recognized documents are easy to manage and share: FineReader Online will store your documents for 14 days, giving you plenty of time to download them or send them to Google DriveTM, DropboxTM and Microsoft OneDriveTM.

ABBYY is a leading provider of technologies and solutions to action information, including optical character recognition (OCR), data capture and language-based analytic software

Thousands of organizations and over 40 million individual customers worldwide use ABBYY products to automate time- and labor-consuming tasks and increase productivity. Companies that license ABBYY technologies include BancTec, Canon, Hewlett-Packard, Microsoft, Samsung Electronics and more. ABBYY OCR applications are shipped with equipment from the world's top manufacturers such as Epson, Fujitsu, Microtek, Panasonic, PFU, Plustek, Ricoh, Toshiba, and Xerox.

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