Mobile menu

Fine Reader or Readiris
Thread poster: xxxBrandis
xxxBrandis
Local time: 00:27
English to German
+ ...
Jun 10, 2004

Hi! all,

I have been considering to purchase some OCR software. Here both Finereader and Readiris seem to be very competitive products. But which one is better. If any of you have experience with both, I shall appreciate all adv.
Thank you in advance.
brandis


Direct link Reply with quote
 

Uldis Liepkalns  Identity Verified
Latvia
Local time: 01:27
Member (2003)
English to Latvian
+ ...
IMHO, definitely Finereader Jun 10, 2004

as Readiris creates multiple text boxes all across the page, linked between themselves in a zigzag way, which makes further processing very difficult, especially if it is two column text- by making some changes on page one, all the text down to the very end of the document is randomly shifted.

Uldis


Brandis wrote:

Hi! all,

I have been considering to purchase some OCR software. Here both Finereader and Readiris seem to be very competitive products. But which one is better. If any of you have experience with both, I shall appreciate all adv.
Thank you in advance.
brandis


Direct link Reply with quote
 

Spiros Doikas  Identity Verified
Local time: 01:27
Member (2002)
English to Greek
+ ...
FineReader!!! Jun 10, 2004

Its recognition capacity is much-much better!

Kind Regards,

Spiros Doikas
The Greek Translation Vortal
Dictionaries, Encyclopedias, Translation Resources
[ http://www.translatum.gr ]


Direct link Reply with quote
 
Suzanne Blangsted  Identity Verified
Local time: 15:27
Danish to English
+ ...
FineReader - Jun 10, 2004

I have in my search for an affordable OCR tried different options such as FineReader but found it extremely expensive compared to Scansofts PaperPort Pro, the latest version is #9. PaperPro costs less than FineReader and will support languages. Have you tried a the demo version? It is a free download.

Direct link Reply with quote
 

Heinrich Pesch  Identity Verified
Finland
Local time: 01:27
Member (2003)
Finnish to German
+ ...
None of them are expensive Jun 11, 2004

Finereader saved me (in terms of working hours) already on the first day of use more than the 128 euro I paid for it (free trial version works 15 days).

Direct link Reply with quote
 
bergazy  Identity Verified
Croatia
Local time: 00:27
Croatian to Italian
+ ...
Fine Reader for precision, Readiris for speed Jun 11, 2004

Only if you work with lot of badly printed or unreadable fax files,buy Fine Reader.
If your files are mostly good doc. or pdf files, buy really fast Readiris.

Regards

Marko


Direct link Reply with quote
 
xxxBrandis
Local time: 00:27
English to German
+ ...
TOPIC STARTER
decided for Finereader Jun 11, 2004

Marko Kovacic wrote:

Only if you work with lot of badly printed or unreadable fax files,buy Fine Reader.
If your files are mostly good doc. or pdf files, buy really fast Readiris.

Regards

Marko
Hello all! Thank you for the good adv. I have decided for Fine Reader, purchased a prof. edition.
Thank you
Brandis


Direct link Reply with quote
 
xxxBrandis
Local time: 00:27
English to German
+ ...
TOPIC STARTER
Fine Reader taking up too much memory Jun 12, 2004

Marko Kovacic wrote:

Only if you work with lot of badly printed or unreadable fax files,buy Fine Reader.
If your files are mostly good doc. or pdf files, buy really fast Readiris.

Regards

Marko
Hi! I thank you for the good advice. I have tried both as Demos, now after purchasing the Fine Reader I have a feeling that it is taking up too much of memory, and Readiris not. Correct me if I am wrong.
Greets
brandis


Direct link Reply with quote
 


To report site rules violations or get help, contact a site moderator:

Moderator(s) of this forum
Fernanda Rocha[Call to this topic]

You can also contact site staff by submitting a support request »

Fine Reader or Readiris

Advanced search






Anycount & Translation Office 3000
Translation Office 3000

Translation Office 3000 is an advanced accounting tool for freelance translators and small agencies. TO3000 easily and seamlessly integrates with the business life of professional freelance translators.

More info »
TM-Town
Manage your TMs and Terms ... and boost your translation business

Are you ready for something fresh in the industry? TM-Town is a unique new site for you -- the freelance translator -- to store, manage and share translation memories (TMs) and glossaries...and potentially meet new clients on the basis of your prior work.

More info »



All of ProZ.com
  • All of ProZ.com
  • Term search
  • Jobs