Aquaforest's OCR SDK for .NET enables developers to directly make use of the Aquaforest OCR engine in their own applications and create searchable PDFs, RTFs, text files, etc. from Image-PDFs, TIFFs and bitmaps.
Build High Performance 32-bit or 64-bit OCR applications
PDF/A generation from TIFFs and PDFs
Samples in C# and VB.NET
Create compressed searchable PDF, DOCX, WORDML, RTF, CSV, XLSX, EXCELML, TXT, HTML and XPS files
Programmatically access OCR results
Support for over 100 languages
The OCR SDK is available in 4 different Editions: Extended, Advanced , Standard and Basic Edition Bundles. Each Edition has a specific set of features and functionality.
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Aquaforest's OCR engine, capable of processing thousands of pages per hour is used to recognise text from source TIFF and Image-Only PDF files and to create Searchable PDF files.
For optimal OCR recognition options are available to control deskew, despeckle, graphics area treatment and auto-rotate.
Simple .NET Integration
The SDK has been designed to be simple to integrate with .NET applications and complete samples are provided in C#, VB.NET and ASP.NET.
Fully Searchable PDF Generation
The SDK can be used to generate fully text searchable PDFs with the original image and a transparent text layer.
Supported Operating Systems
Windows Server 2003
Windows Server 2008 R2
Windows Server 2012
3.5 and 4
Visual C++ Runtime
The Visual C++ Redistributable package is required for deployment as well as development.
The Aquaforest engine requires Visual C++ 2008 redistributables (x86 | x64)
The Extended engine requires Visual C++ 2010 redistributables (x86 | x64)