ABBYY FlexiCapture SDK enables software developers to quickly create applications that extract meaning from documents. FlexiCapture SDK is ideal for system integrators, developers, and service providers who want to integrate powerful data capture capabilities into their solutions. Through the use of ABBYY’s machine learning and AI, end customers are able to process more transactions, faster, and with fewer errors, improving customer service, reducing costs, and making smarter process decisions. FlexiCapture SDK, as a delivery option of the FlexiCapture platform, provides developers with a powerful and flexible toolkit to smoothly integrate ABBYY’s industry-leading data capture technologies to empower their own products and services according to vertical market needs.

Why ABBYY FlexiCapture SDK?

High quality data output

High quality data output

Featuring award-winning OCR technologies and advanced classification as well as offering built-in autolearning based on machine learning technology, FlexiCapture SDK ensures exceptional data accuracy.

Tight integration with applications

Tight integration with applications

FlexiCapture SDK enables developers to integrate data capture seamlessly into their applications and to maintain full control over document processing, extracted data, and document routing.

Streamlined automated document processing

Streamlined automated document processing

To achieve high efficiency, FlexiCapture SDK provides a complete set of technologies and tools for streamlined processing of structured and unstructured forms and documents, including data verification, advanced document classification, learning by feedback, and export for backend processing and archiving.

Program in familiar environments

Program in familiar environments

The SDK API conforms to the COM standard and can be easily used in C/C++, Visual Basic, Java or any other development tools supporting COM components.

ABBYY FlexiCapture SDK 12 Requirements

 

Hardware

 

PC with x86-compatible processor (1GHz or higher)

 

Operating system

 

Compatible with last available service packs:

  • Windows Server 2019, 2016, 2012, 2008 R2
  • Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7

 

Tested technologies

 

ABBYY FlexiCapture SDK has been tested on the following cloud computing platforms:

  • ABBYY FlexiCapture SDK has been tested on the following cloud computing platforms:
    • Azure Service Fabric
    • Azure Virtual Machines
  • Amazon EC2

ABBYY FlexiCapture SDK has been tested in the following virtual environments:

  • Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2008, 2008 R2 SP1, 2012, 2012 R2, 2016
  • Oracle VM VirtualBox 5.2
  • Parallels Desktop for Mac 13.0.1
  • VMware: ESXi 6.5, Workstation Player 12.5, Workstation Pro 14.0.0

ABBYY FlexiCapture SDK can also be run in a Docker container on supported platforms.

ABBYY FlexiCapture SDK Java wrapper has been tested on the following Java Development Kits:

  • Oracle Java SE Development Kit 12.0.1, 11.0.3, 8u212, 8u211

 

Memory

 

  • for processing one-page documents – minimum 400 MB RAM, recommended 1 GB RAM for processing multi-page documents – minimum 1 GB RAM, recommended 1,5 GB RAM
  • for processing one-page documents – minimum 400 MB RAM, recommended 1 GB RAM for processing multi-page documents – minimum 1 GB RAM, recommended 1,5 GB RAM

 

Hard disk space

 

  • for library installation:
    • 1400 MB for core functionality
    • additionally, up to 2 GB for the OfficeConverters module
  • for program operation:
    • 100 MB for running the program
    • additional 15 Mb for every processing page of a multi-page document

 

Other require­ments

 

  • 100% TWAIN-compatible scanner, digital camera, or fax modem – for scanning only
  • Keyboard, mouse or other input device
  • The following registry branches should be accessible from the workstation:
    • “HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\ABBYY\SDK\12\FlexiCapture SDK” – full control
    • “HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\ABBYY\SDK\12” – full control for installation only
    • “HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\ABBYY\SDK\12” – full control for installation only
  • The following folders should be accessible from the workstation:
    • Folder with ABBYY FlexiCapture SDK binary files – access for reading
    • %TEMP% folder – full control access
    • folder %ProgramData%\ABBYY\FCSDK\12\FlexiCapture SDK – full control access
    • folder %ProgramData%\ABBYY\FCSDK\12\Licenses – full control access
  • The following components should be installed:
    • .NET mework 4.5
    • Microsoft® Internet Explorer 8.0 or higher

ABBYY SDK 12 License Server Requirements

 

Hardware

 

PC with x86-compatible processor (1GHz or higher)

 

Operating system

 

Compatible with last available service packs:

  • Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008 R2
  • Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7

Tested virtual environ­ments

 

ABBYY FlexiCapture SDK has been tested in the following virtual environments:

  • Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2008, 2008 R2 SP1, 2012, 2012 R2, 2016
  • Oracle VM VirtualBox 5.2
  • Parallels Desktop for Mac 13.0.1
  • VMware: ESXi 6.5, Workstation Player 12.5, Workstation Pro 14.0.0

ABBYY SDK 12 Licensing Service can also be run in a Docker container on supported platforms.

 

Hard disk space

 

25 MB of free hard-disk space

 

Other require­ments

 

  • folder %ProgramData%\ABBYY\FCSDK\12\Licenses — full control access
  • For activation/deactivation of the license:
    • Allowed connections to *.abbyy.com
    • Port: 80 (except online license), 443
    • Protocol: http
  • If you are connected to the internet via a proxy server, VPN, or dial-up connection, please customize the settings in Internet Explorer: Tools > Internet Options > Connections.

 

Compatibility with FlexiCapture

 

ABBYY FlexiCapture 12 SDK works with projects created in ABBYY FlexiCapture 12, Build 12.0.3.2462, or earlier. Projects saved in the current version of ABBYY FlexiCapture 12 SDK can be used in ABBYY FlexiCapture 12, Build 12.0.3.2462, or later. You can also pass projects to and from ABBYY FlexiCapture 12 Developer’s Package shipped with the current ABBYY FlexiCapture 12 SDK distribution.

 

Development tools

 

The ABBYY FlexiCapture SDK application programming interface conforms to the COM standard and can be easily used in C/C++, Visual Basic, .NET, or any development tool supporting COM components. ABBYY FlexiCapture can be adapted for use in scripting languages like VBS, JS, and Perl.

 

Supported digital document input formats

 

ABBYY FlexiCapture 12 SDK accepts input digital documents in the following formats:

  • text documents: DOC, DOCX, RTF, HTML, TXT, ODT
  • tables: XLS, XLSX, ODS
  • presentations: PPT, PPTX, ODP

 

Supported document saving formats

 

ABBYY FlexiCapture SDK allows you to export recognized data in the following formats:

  • Microsoft Office Excel Workbook (*.XLS)
  • DBase file (*.DBF)
  • Comma Separated Values File (*.CSV)
  • Simple text (*.TXT)
  • XML Document (*.XML)

 

Supported barcode types

 

ABBYY FlexiCapture SDK allows you to export recognized data in the following formats:

Australia Post
Aztec
Codabar
Codabar with checksum
Code 128
Code 32
Code 39
Code 93
DataMatrix
EAN 13
EAN 8
IATA 2 of 5
Industrial 2 of 5
Intelligent Mail
Interleaved 2 of 5
Interleaved 2 of 5 with checksum
Matrix 2 of 5
Patch
PDF417
Postnet
QR Code
UCC-128
UPC-Az
UPC-E

Visit ABBYY’s page for more info about the supported languages and image formats (opening, saving)

 

FlexiCapture Engine product brochures

 

 

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