ABBYY FlexiCapture SDK allows you to save all relevant data into backend applications and converts analyzed documents into searchable PDF or PDF/A for archiving purposes. Data capture technologies export data to structured formats (XML, CSV) or other storage location. For some formats, the images of the original documents are also saved.

With ABBYY FlexiCapture SDK developers can benefit from the following enhanced export capabilities:


Redaction means preserving confidential or sensitive data. Developers can:

  • redact certain fields on the image before export
  • for each export destination specify different set of fields for redaction

It is possible to set up Document Definitions in ABBYY FlexiCapture in a way to change the look of images for each export destination by redacting certain fields on the image.

PDF (PDF/A) MRC compression

A compression technology called MRC (Mixed Raster Content) is used to minimize the size of PDF and PDF/A files.

Document image files are usually very large due to the background, which often makes up to 90% of the file size. The background may, however, be unnecessary in the resulting document. It is the text and pictures that are important.

The MRC compression technology allows locating the color background and deleting it or compressing to a high degree. This leaves text and pictures against a white background contributing to smaller file size.

Picture objects (diagrams, graphs, logos, photos, drawings, stamps, signatures, etc.) are also slightly compressed, but only to an extent that doesn't lower the quality.

The MRC technology analyzes the outlines of similar characters in the document, creates an average character template and uses it instead of a character itself. This leads to better readability, because some of the text defects are corrected, and the character outlines become more precise.

As a result, you get a smaller image which looks even better than before. The resulting document will have an unobtrusive bland background with fine text and pictures.

This “reconstruction” of the document can be useful when you have to deal with low quality images due to: bad lighting, out-of-focus photo, incorrect scanning/photo parameters, dark uncoated paper, or document dilapidation.

All this results in the image having a dark background with additional textures. The text appears blurred and difficult to read.

The MRC technology allows for better document appearance and up to 8-10 smaller file size than JPEG.

Enhanced options for export files naming

Name the resulting files according to your business needs. When setting up Document Definitions You can add as much parameters and index field values to their export files naming scheme as you need. It can be done either when setting up Document Definitions in ABBYY FlexiCapture, or via FlexiCapture SDK. New options provide more flexibility and an extensive choice of tags.

See also

Key Features

15.08.2023 13:19:30

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