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ABBYY FineReader

Click on the tabs below for information about ABBYY FineReader.

About ABBYY FineReader

ABBYY FineReader PDFs used to view and interact with PDF files. Note, the ability to print and use editing features, such as form completion and commenting, are dependent on the settings selected when the PDF is created.

The program allows the conversion of image documents (photos, scans, PDF files) into editable electronic formats.

ABBYY FineReader is available on IT Services managed office PCs.

For further information, see the Obtaining the software tab.

Obtaining the software

ABBYY FineReader is available on all managed office PCs. You can install it from Software Center and then it appears under: 
Start Menu | All Programs

Documentation, training and support



  • Our ABBY FineReader 15 - user guidance document has details on how to do some common tasks in ABBYY Finereader such as creating accessible PDFs, converting and combining files into PDFs, and editing PDFs to change text and add bookmarks and headers.
  • ABBYY FineReader How-To Videos provides video tutorials for the following topics:
    • Edit and Organize PDFs
    • Collaborate on and Approve PDFs
    • Create and Convert PDFs
    • Compare PDFs, Scanned, and Digital Documents
    • Protect and Sign PDFs