Introduction to Asprise OCR

About OCR

OCR (Optical Character Recognition) is the technology that allows you to transform images (e.g., images scanned from paper documents) into editable text-based computer files.

About Asprise OCR SDK

Embedded a high performance OCR engine, Asprise OCR SDK is OCR software development kit (SDK) that can be used with Java, C#, Visual Basic (VB) .Net, Delphi, Borland C, etc. on multiple platforms – Windows, Linux, Mac OS, Solaris and AIX.

Features of Asprise OCR

An incomplete list of features offered by Asprise OCR:

  • Highest Level of Accuracy - Asprise OCR can easily recognize difficult documents of poor image quality

  • Excellent Format Retention - Text layouts on the input documents are preserved;

  • Data Capture and Table Detection - Detects structured information like tables, rows, columns and cells.

  • Images To Searchable PDF - With a few lines of code, you can convert various formats of images such as JPEG, PNG, TIFF, and PDF into searchable PDF or PDF/A files.

  • High Speed - Asprise OCR uses optimized OCR engine to perform excellent recognition in very short time;

  • 20+ Languages Supported - Recognizes 20+ languages such as English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Hungarian, Finnish, Swedish, Romanian, Polish, Malay, Arabic, Indonesian, and Russian.

  • Ease of Use - We strive to make the developer’s life easier. Complex parameter configurations are removed from Asprise OCR SDK. You only have to supply the image document. Asprise OCR can intelligently determine the best setting internally.

  • Barcode Recognition - Beside characters (letters and numbers), Asprise OCR can recognize almost every kind of bar code. You can choose to recognize barcode or characters or both. Currently, the following bar code formats are supported:
    • CODE 128 (128b, 128C, 128raw)
    • EAN 8 EAN 13
    • UPC
    • code 3 of 9
    • code interleaved 2 of 5
    • QR code

Languages Supported

Currently, Asprise OCR supports the following languages:

Language Native name ISO 639 code
Croatian hrvatski jezik hrv
Czech čeština ces
Danish dansk dan
Dutch Nederlands nld
English English eng
Finnish suomi fin
French français fra
German Deutsch deu
Greek ελληνικά ell
Hungarian magyar hun
Icelandic Íslenska isl
Indonesian Bahasa Indonesia ind
Italian italiano ita
Malay bahasa Melayu msa
Maltese Malti mlt
Norwegian Norsk nor
Polish język polski pol
Portuguese português por
Romanian limba română ron
Russian русский язык rus
Spanish español spa
Swedish Svenska swe
Turkish Türkçe tur

The evaluation version is able to recognize English (eng), Spanish (spa), Portuguese (por), German (deu) and French (fra). For other languages, please contact us.

Operating Systems Supported

Asprise OCR has been optimized for the following OS:

  • Windows 10 32-bit & 64-bit
  • Windows 8/8.1 32-bit & 64-bit
  • Windows 7 32-bit & 64-bit
  • Windows Vista 32-bit & 64-bit
  • Windows XP 32-bit & 64-bit
  • Windows Server 2012 32-bit & 64-bit
  • Windows Server 2008 32-bit & 64-bit
  • Windows Server 2003 32-bit & 64-bit
  • Mac OS X
  • Amazon Linux 32-bit & 64-bit
  • CentOS 32-bit & 64-bit
  • Debian 32-bit & 64-bit
  • Oracle Linux 32-bit & 64-bit
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 32-bit & 64-bit
  • SUSE Linux 32-bit & 64-bit
  • Ubuntu 32-bit & 64-bit

Please contact us if your desired OS is not in above list.