Press Release

OCRKit 1.3 - Fast and Simple Text Recognition for the Mac

Berlin,  DE   Jun 11, 2010 in Software


ExactCODE GmbH today releases OCRKit 1.3, an update to their powerful, yet affordable OCR solution for Mac OS X. OCRKit recognizes text from images and PDF documents and transform them into searchable PDFs by using advanced Optical Character Recognition technology. The latest OCRKit update 1.3 improves recognition for certain color schemes. Version 1.3 also comes with a new option to rotate documents and thus it allows to adjust the document in the correct position.


[] Berlin, Germany - OCRKit 1.3 is a powerful, streamlined, and fast, yet affordable text recognition with support for more than 10 languages for the Mac. The new Mac application OCRKit recognizes text from images and PDF documents and transform them into searchable PDFs by using a advanced text recognition based on the OCR (Optical Character Recognition) technology. It has never been so easy to create searchable PDF documents with a simple drag and drop, and to find them again with the Mac's built-in Spotlight desktop search.

OCRKit comes as a native, Intel Macintosh application focusing on usability and simple to use. By dragging a document onto the application icon a searchable and multi page PDF is quickly created. OCRKit helps to organize the office workflow: By making received information, in image or PDF form, from a copier, scanner, receipt or via e-mail editable and indexable to find them with Spotlight or manage them in a database application.

OCRKKit comes with support for many OCR languages, including English, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish and Turkish, and even more user-interface translations: English, Dutch, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Spanish, Simplified-Chinese, Traditional-Chinese, and works with Apple Mac OS X 10.4, 10.5 as well as with the 'Snow Leopard' version 10.6. on Intel Macs. The support of AppleScript allows professionals to create dedicated solutions for specific and even difficult workflows.

What is new in OCRKit 1.3?
* New option to rotate the document
* Improved recognition of certain color schemes
* Improved taking certain EXIF orientations into account

Pricing and Availability:
OCRKit can be tested for 14 days and is available for 39 EUR (49 USD) online and several distributors and resellers world-wide.


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ExactCODE GmbH is a research and development company located in Berlin, Germany. The founders have more than 10 years experience in porting the GNU Compiler Compilation, Linux and micro-kernel and a strong background in various other Open Source projects, low-level system software and scientific background. With skills in system and application software development and hardware design, as well as system administration and deployment, ExactCODE creates individual and award winning products combining existing software modules with new solutions developed dedicated for the contracted purpose. The key focus lies on real-time, digital signal processing, multimedia applications and communication solutions. Avision and all other registered names are trademarks of their respective owners.


Susanne Klaus


Tags: OCR | PDF | Text | Editable | Optical Character Recognition | TIFF | Searchable