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ABBYY FineReader PDF for Mac

  • Trial version
  • In English
  • V 15
  • 2.4
  • (33)
  • Security Status

Comprehensive PDF conversion and editing software for macOS

ABBYY® FineReader PDF for Mac® is a high-quality, modern OCR application for macOS®. Designed with a variety of features that not only allow users to edit PDFs but also convert other documents and images to PDF format, it’s an easy-to-use application that improves work efficiency and reduces the number of applications needed for multiple tasks.

With the ability to scan documents and convert them to editable PDFs with the help of OCR (optical character recognition), ABBYY® FineReader PDF for Mac® expands on the possibilities of standard PDF converters and bridges the gap between work done digitally and on paper. Once converted, PDF documents can also effortlessly turned into editable formats with superior recognition accuracy.

Improve your workflow

ABBYY® FineReader PDF doesn’t just do the job of other PDF converters; it consolidates the features found in other software into one accessible application. It allows workers to incorporate PDFs, paper documents, and their images into their digital workflow by combining multiple advanced document conversion tools and superior OCR technology with a user-friendly interface. Convert, format, edit, search and view your PDFs in one place to improve efficiency and cut down on unnecessary apps.

A true Mac® experience

By taking advantage of the features that make a Mac® an intuitive and accessible platform, ABBYY® FineReader PDF delivers the best possible PDF editing and conversion experience possible. Designed to compliment the Apple ecosystem, the modern interface of ABBYY® FineReader PDF supports the latest macOS features, including Continuity Camera and, conveniently, Dark Mode, which allows you to adjust system preferences for both light and dark themes to make using ABBYY® FineReader PDF easy on the eyes.

Meets industry standards

With support of industry-standard PDF/A, PDF/UA, ABBYY® FineReader PDF ensures long-term archiving compatibility and accessibility. Converted documents work across multiple formats in different applications, so you can be sure they’re reproduced the same way no matter how you use them.

The most useful features in one application

By taking the best features available for PDF editing conversion and incorporating them into one easy-to-use application, ABBYY® FineReader PDF streamlines your productivity and reduces digital clutter. It also takes into account all the ways in which you use PDFs. You can view and edit existing PDFs quickly and effectively but the real benefit comes from its ability to convert paper documents, Gothic (Fractur) scripts, documents written in other languages and images before turning them into new, password-protected PDFs.

A high-quality, modern OCR application for macOS® to convert PDFs, paper documents, or their images into searchable and editable documents.

Use FineReader PDF for Mac® to:
• Reuse and edit the content of PDFs, paper documents, and their scanned images by converting them to editable formats such as DOCX, XLSX, RTF, ODT, and others.
• Digitize the documents into PDFs to work with, archive, or share: Convert them to searchable PDFs for easy retrieval, industry-standard PDF/A for reliable long-term archiving, or PDF/UA to ensure accessibility.
• Protect documents digitized into PDFs with passwords.
• Manage document conversion: Choose between Quick conversion scenarios to get the task done in a few clicks, or Advanced conversion to control all details of the process.
• Digitize without a scanner: Capture the documents with iPhone® or iPad® directly to FineReader PDF with Continuity Camera, or transfer images taken earlier to convert them.
• Preview, read, and print your PDF documents with a built-in PDF Viewer.

What sets FineReader PDF for Mac® apart? 
• Vast number of recognition languages, including intelligent detection of the document language and multilingual document support
• Industry leader in OCR with exceptional conversion accuracy and layout retention 
• Advanced conversion tools available for more complex document digitization and conversion tasks
• Superior accuracy for table conversion and extraction 


  • Creates PDFs from document images
  • Makes PDFs searchable
  • Secure password-protected PDFs
  • Converts documents in multiple languages


  • Difficulties formatting in Word

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ABBYY FineReader PDF for Mac

  • Trial version
  • In English
  • V 15
  • 2.4
  • (33)
  • Security Status

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