System Requirements

The installation program allows you to install ABBYY FineReader Server components on one computer or on several different computers. FineReader Server components can also be installed on virtual machines, including virtual machines running on Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services.

The following configurations are recommended:

ABBYY FineReader Server installed on a single computer

Server Manager + Support for Microsoft SharePoint + Remote Administration Console + Processing Station + Support for Office File Formats + Indexing Station + Verification Station + Scanning Station + COM-based API + Web API

  • PC with a 64-bit (x64) processor with a frequency of at least 2 GHz and at least two cores.

Note. We do not recommend using computers with over 12 cores for ABBYY FineReader Server. Adding more cores when you are already using 12 will not result in a proportional increase in productivity. A further increase in productivity can be achieved, however, by using additional Processing Stations installed on other computers.

  • Operating system: Microsoft® Windows® 11 / 10 / 8.1, Windows Server® 2022 / 2019 / 2016 / 2012 R2 / 2012 with Desktop Experience.
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Hard disk space: up to 7 GB depending on the installed components and 2 GB more for program operation *

Important! The performance of ABBYY FineReader Server depends on the speed of your disk drive. We recommend that you use a solid-state drive.

  • The account under which the server is running must have read/write permissions to the following registry branches:
    • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT
    • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\WOW6432Node\ABBYY
    • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\ABBYY
  • Internet Information Services (IIS 7 or later) is required for hosting the WEB API of ABBYY FineReader Server.
  • Scanning Stations require a scanner with the TWAIN, WIA or ISIS protocol.
  • Scanning Stations require MSXML6.
  • For processing documents in SharePoint document libraries processing and exporting to document libraries, you will need SharePoint 2013 / 2016 / 2019 or SharePoint Online.

ABBYY FineReader Server installed on multiple computers

Server components: Server Manager + Support for Microsoft SharePoint + Support for IFilter + Remote Administration Console + COM-based API + Web API + Microsoft Search IFilter

  • PC with a 64-bit (x64) processor with a frequency of at least 2 GHz and at least two cores.

Note. We do not recommend using computers with over 12 cores for ABBYY FineReader Server. Adding more cores when you are already using 12 will not result in a proportional increase in productivity. A further increase in productivity can be achieved, however, by using additional Processing Stations installed on other computers.

  • Operating system: Microsoft® Windows® 11 / 10/ 8.1, Windows Server® 2022 / 2019 / 2016 / 2012 R2 / 2012 with Desktop Experience.
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Hard disk space: up to 5 GB depending on the installed components and 2 GB more for program operation *

Important! The performance of ABBYY FineReader Server depends on the speed of your disk drive. We recommend that you use a solid-state drive.

  • The account under which the server is running must have read/write permissions to the following registry branches:
    • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT
    • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\WOW6432Node\ABBYY
    • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\ABBYY

Scanning Station

  • PC with a 64-bit (x64) processor with a frequency of at least 2 GHz and at least two cores.
  • Operating system: Microsoft® Windows® 11 / 10/ 8.1, Windows Server® 2022 / 2019 / 2016 / 2012 R2 / 2012 with Desktop Experience.
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Hard disk space: up to 4 GB depending on the installed components and 2 GB more for program operation. *
  • Scanning Stations require a scanner with the TWAIN, WIA or ISIS protocol.
  • Scanning Stations require MSXML6.
  • Video card and monitor (min. resolution 1024x768)
  • Keyboard, mouse or other pointing device.

Processing Station + Support for Office File Formats

  • PC with a 64-bit (x64) processor with a frequency of at least 2 GHz and at least two cores.
  • Operating system: Microsoft® Windows® 11 / 10/ 8.1, Windows Server® 2022 / 2019 / 2016 / 2012 R2 / 2012 with Desktop Experience.
  • Memory: 4 GB. You need 500 MB for each recognition process in addition.
  • Hard disk space: up to 5 GB depending on the installed components and 2 GB more for program operation *
  • For processing documents in SharePoint document libraries processing and exporting to document libraries, you will need SharePoint 2013 / 2016 / 2019 or SharePoint Online.

Verification / Indexing Station

  • PC with a 64-bit (x64) processor with a frequency of at least 2 GHz and at least two cores.
  • Operating system: Microsoft® Windows® 11 / 10/ 8.1, Windows Server® 2022 / 2019 / 2016 / 2012 R2 / 2012 with Desktop Experience.
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM.
  • Hard disk space: 6 GB for installation and 2 GB for program operation *
  • Video card and monitor (min. resolution 1024x768)
  • Keyboard, mouse or other pointing device

* Note. The hard disk space required for program operation may be larger depending on the complexity, quality, and number of the images that are being processed.

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