15 Dec 2011

OCR functionality added to the FREE PDF-XChange Viewer !

OCR functionality added to the FREE PDF-XChange Viewer !


With the release of Build 2.5.0200 comes the ability to OCR a fully or partially image based PDF file and add a text search-able layer - by default installation options include language packs for English, German, French & Spanish and before we break up for our seasons holidays this will be expanded to included optional download packs for numerous other languages - please see the list below.

We hope you will enjoy this new feature - not available in any other FREE PDF Viewer/Reader/Editor - except as an expensive optional extra - or requiring a full product license fee payment !!!

Full list of languages to be supported:
English, German, French, Spanish, Ukrainian, Thai, Hindi, Russian, ChineseSimp, ChineseTrad, Swedish, Indonesian, Slovenian, Serbian, Tagalog, Turkish, Hungarian, Finnish, Italian, Dutch, Norwegian, Japanese, Vietnamese, Spanish, Slovakian, Korean, Greek, Portuguese, Bulgarian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Polish, Danish, Czech, Catalan, Romanian, Arabic is also in progress - but may take a little longer to provide.

OCR Language Extension packages are available here:



Christmas just came early to all the millions of users of the PDF-XChange Viewer with the addition of OCR functionality to include the option to analyze image/scan based PDF's and add a text search-able layer - and its totally FREE !

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