How to Do Russian OCR Easily?

With the evolution of global village, it becomes more and more frequent for us to interact with people from different countries. If you happen to have a Russian file in hand and want to do OCR on it, here you will find the easiest workaround to do Russian OCR.

As we all know, it is never easy to obtain an accurate OCR result. But professional OCR programs are always doing much better than those online free ones. So, here we will introduce 2 tools to get the best Russian OCR results, respectively for Mac users and Windows users.

Do Russian OCR on Mac

Cisdem PDF Converter OCR, which is designed to save native PDF, scanned PDF and images as 16 formats, including searchable PDF, PDF to Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Keynote, Pages, ePub, etc. with original formatting well kept. It supports batch OCR and is capable of processing OCR extremely fast, which is quite convenient for users who want to deal with large quantity of Russian files.

Step 1. Download and install Cisdem PDF Converter on your mac.

Step 2. Drag and drop PDF files or images into the program.

Step 3. Choose the pages you want to do Russian OCR, turn OCR button ON, and select output as PDF, Word, or other format as needed.


Step 4. Click “Convert” to start doing Russian OCR.

Do Russian OCR on Windows

ABBYY FineReader, is a Windows program to convert PDF and scans into searchable PDF, Word, Excel, Text and other formats. It offers a set of tools to optimize OCR results, such as area control, editing contents within the program, etc. More important, it works as a professional PDF editor to manage your PDF in the way you expect.

Step 1. Download and install ABBYY FineReader on your PC.

Step 2. Click “Add” to import files.

Step 3. Use the toolbars for more accurate OCR results.

Step 4. Click “Save” to choose an output and save the file.


For sure, if you are not that demanding on OCR results, or you just need to do Russian OCR one or two times in a long interval, online free OCR services can be utilized to serve your purpose.

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