Powerful OCR software for PCs

Readiris Pro is probably one of the most powerful OCR packages for PCs allowing you to turn documents into editable text in seconds.

In fact, Readiris Pro probably has more features than you'll ever need but the most important thing is that its very accurate. Readiris Pro also does an excellent job of preserving formatting.The interface is slicker in this latest version with more helpful step-by-step scanning hints than before. Readiris Pro is very accurate in faithfully recreating the original format of your documents and replaces columns of text, tables, and graphics in the output file.There are also a decent choice of output formats and Readiris Pro makes it really easy to publish converted PDFs to the web thanks to a WYSIWYG web editor.

Readiris Pro isn't perfect though. While accuracy is well over 90%, the jury is out whether its more accurate than ABBYY FineReader. However, the accuracy of formatting is superb and probably the best you'll find on PC.

Readiris Pro 15 (OCR Software) - Convert your scans, images and PDF files to editable documents (Word, Excel, PDF...)

Readiris Pro 15 - No retyping. No paper. Just smart documents

Readiris 15 is an OCR application that converts your scans, images, pictures and PDF files to fully editable smart documents (Word, Excel, PDF, among many other formats).

With the 15th version of its flagship OCR software, IRIS raised the bar even higher. With over 10 pioneering new features, Readiris 15 is a reference when it comes to document conversion and PDF edition.
In today’s digital era, paper documents as well as tedious retyping sessions are becoming history. Readiris 15 is THE tool that helps you effortlessly create, edit and manage smart digital files to boost your productivity.

Convert & Edit:

Use OCR software to save the precious time you would lose retyping information from documents. Readiris 15 automatically recognizes the text and layout from an image, a PDF or a scanned document and turns it into an editable digital file (Word, Excel, PDF, HTML, TXT, ePub, etc.)

Your PDF Toolbox:

Readiris 15 features a large set of PDF editing tools to help you accomplish everyday tasks. Within PDF files, it allows you to create, add, merge, delete, edit, rotate, compress, sign or straighten pages. It will also let you convert PDF files to editable Word, Excel or even searchable PDF documents in order to help you edit and manage information.

Back-up, work and collaborate in the Cloud:

Easily export all your processed documents into your favorite Cloud hosting service in order to keep track of all your files no matter where you are! Readiris 15 features a large set of Cloud connectors that will let you export your documents to the Cloud during the conversion process.

Compatible with any scanner:

Readiris 15 features a built-in scanning module, compatible with almost any document or photo scanner. No matter if you are using an 'all-in-one' printer and scanner, an old-school flatbed scanner or even a powerful professional 'MFP' scanner, Readiris 15 will always find its way to your paper documents.


  • Excellent at preserving formatting
  • Packed with features
  • Easy to publish documents to Web
  • Good text accuracy


  • Text accuracy may not be as good as competing apps
  • Many features won't be needed by most users

Program available in other languages

User reviews about Readiris Pro

  • Anonymous

    by Anonymous

    Readiris is a very handy solution!.
    Readiris is a great software to convert PDF to editable Word files!
    Pros: Recreates the layout of the  More

  • Aneeba Shoukat

    by Aneeba Shoukat

    ReadIris 14 is not capable of doing OCR on Arabic texts..
    It works ok in European l More

  • Anonymous

    by Anonymous

    Not ready for user release - program crashes & shuts down when various options are s More

  • Anonymous

    by Anonymous

    error applying transformers.
    Installing readiris ended with error message saying " error applying transformers. Verify that the specifi More


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