Adobe Acrobat Pro is an optical character recognition (OCR) system. It is used to convert scanned documents, PDF documents, and image documents into editable/searchable documents. It comes in three options: Acrobat X Pro, Acrobat XI Pro, Acrobat Pro DC.
Though it has fewer language options than ABBYY FineReader, Adobe Acrobat Pro is a more pervasive software, partially because it is less academic, and more business-oriented. It is available for both Mac and Windows machines, and includes apps for iOS, Android, and Windows.
Adobe Acrobat Pro can analyze documents in a couple of ways:
Basic OCR Operations in Adobe Acrobat Pro:
With the resulting files being editable and searchable, researchers will be able to: