PDF OCR X Community Edition

Licence: Freeware
Version 2.0.8 | Release Date: 2013-11-15 | Download

Fixed issue with handling some PDFs with rotation set.

Version 2.0.7 | Release Date: 2013-11-06 | Download

Fixed issue with missing characters in Searchable PDF output mode with cyrillic languages (e.g. Ukrainian, Bulgarian, Russian).

Version 2.0.4 | Release Date: 2013-10-27 | Download

Fixed issue with crashing on Chinese, Japanese, and Korean documents.

Version 2.0.2 | Release Date: 2013-10-25 | Download

Fixed issue that caused crashing during OCR in some installs of Mountain Lion.

Version 2.0.1 | Release Date: 2013-10-24 | Download

Fixed issue that caused it not to open in some installs of Mountain Lion and Mavericks

Version 2.0.0 | Release Date: 2013-10-23 | Download

Updated to latest OCR engine for improved accuracy and performance. Now supports over 60 languages. User interface redesigned for improved usability.

Version 2.0.0 now requires OS X 10.7.3 but you can download version 1.9.36 still from the website which supports OS X 10.5 or higher.

Version 1.9.35 | Release Date: 2013-01-22 | Download

Fixed issue with non-lantin characters in filenames causing failure.

Version 1.9.32 | Release Date: 2012-08-15 | Download

Improved compatibility with OS X 10.5

Version 1.9.30 | Release Date: 2012-08-13 | Download

Improved support for rotated PDFs. Also fixed bug that caused crashing in OS X 10.5

Version 1.9.29 | Release Date: 2012-08-13 | Download

Fixed handling of some cropped PDFs

Version 1.9.28 | Release Date: 2012-08-07 | Download

Fixed compatibility problem with OS X Leopard (10.5.x) that was introduced in 1.9.27

Version 1.9.26 | Release Date: 2012-07-28 | Download

Added support for Mountain Lion.

Version 1.9.24 | Release Date: 2012-03-23 | Download

Improved support for PDFs with special characters, cropping, and 270 degree rotation.

Version 1.9.21 | Release Date: 2012-02-14 | Download

Fxed issue with searchable PDFs with special characters not opening correctly in Adobe Reader.
Language packs can now be installed by double-clicking the language pack file.

Version 1.9.19 | Release Date: 2011-12-05 | Download

Minor bugfixes including some OS X Lion compatibility issues.

Version 1.9.14 | Release Date: 2011-07-29 | Download

Added options to overwrite original PDF with searchable result, specify a custom extension for searchable PDF output, and to disable the auto-opening of the converted PDF file when the conversion is complete.

Version 1.9.12 | Release Date: 2011-04-12 | Download

Improvements to searchable PDF output so that it can handle text inside brackets .

Version 1.9.10 | Release Date: 2010-12-22 | Download

Improvements to searchable PDF output option. Fixed bug that caused special characters not to be output (e.g. é, áô, etc...).

Version 1.9.9 | Release Date: 2010-12-18 | Download

Corrected problem with first attempt at dragging PDF onto the PDF OCR X panel for conversion. This only affected some installs of OS X 10.6.5.

Version 1.9.8 | Release Date: 2010-11-29 | Download

Improved speed by up to 50% when running in single column mode.

Version 1.9.7 | Release Date: 2010-10-23 | Download

Added option to skip the settings dialog and go straight to conversion.

Version 1.9.6 | Release Date: 2010-10-14 | Download

Improved compatibility on searchable PDF function for PDFs with non-zero media box offsets.

Version 1.9.5 | Release Date: 2010-10-08 | Download

Added Brazilian Portuguese translation of user interface.

Version 1.9.4 | Release Date: 2010-10-05 | Download

Fixed issue causing blank output on certain PDF files with Snow Leopard.

Version 1.9.3 | Release Date: 2010-10-03 | Download

Updated OCR engine to latest version.

Version 1.9.2 | Release Date: 2010-09-25 | Download

Updated OCR engine with minor fixes.

Version 1.9 | Release Date: 2010-09-10 | Download

Now includes searchable PDF output option. (i.e. it can now embed converted text directly in the PDF document).

Version 1.8.10 | Release Date: 2010-08-13 | Download

User preferences are now retained so that conversion settings are remembered between uses.

This version also includes minor bug fixes in the OCR algorithm.

Version 1.8.9 | Release Date: 2010-07-30 | Download

Fixed bug causing blank output on some versions of Snow Leopard.

Version 1.8.8 | Release Date: 2010-07-27 | Download

Fixed bug causing blank output in single column mode. Bug affected versions 1.8.5-1.8.7.

Version 1.8.7 | Release Date: 2010-07-27 | Download

Prepared UI for Internationalization

Version 1.8.6 | Release Date: 2010-07-17 | Download

Updated OCR library to latest version.

Version 1.8.5 | Release Date: 2010-07-10 | Download

Fixed an issue that caused PDF OCR X to hang when processing high resolution images.

Version 1.8.4 | Release Date: 2010-06-27 | Download

Now allows users to specify a custom separator to be placed between sections when using multi-column layout mode.

Version 1.8.3 | Release Date: 2010-06-21 | Download

Minor user interface tweaks.

Version 1.8.2 | Release Date: 2010-06-15 | Download

Fixed Snow Leopard incompatibility with multi-column layout mode.

Version 1.8.1 | Release Date: 2010-06-13 | Download

Fixed bug with multi-column analyzer that caused blank output in multi-column mode for certain PDF files. Also improved overall OCR accuracy.

Version 1.8 | Release Date: 2010-06-06 | Download

Now uses Quartz engine for PDF conversion. Reduced disk space footprint when processing PDFs with many pages. Footprint is now a small constant value rather than a value proportional to the number of pages as was the case previously. This makes it possible to run OCR on much larger PDFs.

Version 1.7.8 | Release Date: 2010-05-31 | Download

Updated OCR engine for improved performance and accuracy.

Version 1.7.7 | Release Date: 2010-05-22 | Download

- Updated to latest version of OCR Engine.
- Fixed problem with Chinese Traditional crashing.
- Improved progress indicator to be more informative when work being done.
- Added "Save" option when closing unsaved window by clicking the "X" button.

Version 1.7.6 | Release Date: 2010-05-15 | Download

Improved conformance with Mac user interface guidelines by adding a "Window" menu.

Version 1.7.6 | Release Date: 2010-05-15 | Download

Improved conformance with Mac user interface guidelines by adding a "Window" menu.

Version 1.7.5 | Release Date: 2010-05-08 | Download

Added "Close" menu item as another method for closing converted text windows.

Version 1.7.4 | Release Date: 2010-04-30 | Download

Improved support for images, OCR of clipboard contents, improved support for Chinese, and more.

Note that the Community Edition is free but is limited to documents of a single page. The Enterprise Edition works on PDFs of unlimited length and is $29.99.

Version 1.5.2 | Release Date: 2010-03-12 | Download

Multi-column support, better snow leopard compatibility, new improved OCR engine for better accuracy, support for over 20 new languages OCR.

Version 1.1 | Release Date: 2009-11-02 | Download
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