[Athen] Abbyy FineReader v9?

normajean.brand normajean.brand at hccs.edu
Fri Feb 22 12:11:13 PST 2008

Thank you for your responses! I knew I had seen/read something on
Abbyy's newest version but for some reason had the versions mixed up,
and couldn't remember the exact conversations. I think I will stick with
v8 even it sometimes gives me a headache although I suspect some of the
problems lie with the scanning station setup we have. Thanks a lot!

From: athen-bounces at athenpro.org [mailto:athen-bounces at athenpro.org] On
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Sent: Thursday, February 21, 2008 8:03 PM
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Subject: Re: [Athen] Abbyy FineReader v9?
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I think it was on the DSSHE list but what we are seeing is files sizes
with Abbyy 9 being about 10 times larger than with Abbyy 8.

Ron Stewart

From: athen-bounces at athenpro.org [mailto:athen-bounces at athenpro.org] On
Behalf Of dann
Sent: Thursday, February 21, 2008 10:31 PM
To: Access Technologists in Higher Education Network; athen at athenpro.org
Subject: Re: [Athen] Abbyy FineReader v9?

There was an extended conversation about Abbyy Fine Reader version 9 on
this or another mailing list recently. The problem with Abbyy Version 9
is the size of the files produced in the scanning process. The general
consensus is that it is safest to stay with version 8 for the time being
especially when scanning textbooks and other large items.


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From: athen-bounces at athenpro.org on behalf of normajean.brand
Sent: Thu 2/21/2008 9:43 PM
To: athen at athenpro.org
Subject: [Athen] Abbyy FineReader v9?

Has anyone tried out the new FineReader? I know there were discussions,
pros and cons on FineReader 8.0 and technical issues with regards to 8.0
for some folks. Just curious...



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