Recognition Languages

Below is the list of the recognition languages that are supported in ABBYY Recognition Server 3.5. Availability of a recognition language depends on whether you have the corresponding modules installed. ABBYY Recognition Server provides its own system dictionaries for the languages that have built-in dictionary support.

Recognition languages are specified on the Process tab of the Workflow Properties dialog box.

Below you can find the following groups of the recognition languages:

  • Languages with full dictionary support
  • Languages without dictionary support
  • Artificial languages
  • Formal languages

Languages with full dictionary support

  • Arabic (Saudi Arabia)
  • Armenian (Eastern)
  • Armenian (Grabar)
  • Armenian (Western)
  • Bashkir
  • Bulgarian
  • Catalan
  • Croatian
  • Czech
  • Danish
  • Dutch (Belgium)
  • Dutch (Netherlands)
  • English
  • Estonian
  • Finnish
  • French
  • German
  • German (new spelling)
  • Greek
  • Hebrew
  • Hungarian
  • Indonesian
  • Italian
  • Latvian
  • Lithuanian
  • Norwegian. Group of Norwegian (Nynorsk) and Norwegian (Bokmal) languages.
  • Norwegian (Bokmal)
  • Norwegian (Nynorsk)
  • Old English
  • Old French
  • Old German
  • Old Italian
  • Old Spanish
  • Polish
  • Portuguese (Brazil)
  • Portuguese (Portugal)
  • Romanian
  • Russian
  • Slovak
  • Slovenian
  • Spanish
  • Swedish
  • Tatar
  • Thai
  • Turkish
  • Ukrainian
  • Vietnamese

Languages without dictionary support

  • Abkhaz
  • Adyghe
  • Afrikaans
  • Agul
  • Albanian
  • Altaic
  • Avar
  • Aymara
  • Azerbaijani (Cyrillic)
  • Azerbaijani (Latin)
  • Basque
  • Belarusian
  • Bemba
  • Blackfoot
  • Breton
  • Bugotu
  • Buryat
  • Cebuano
  • Chamorro
  • Chechen
  • Chinese Simplified(2*)
  • Chinese Traditional(2*)
  • Chukchee
  • Chuvash
  • Corsican
  • Crimean Tatar
  • Crow
  • Dakota
  • Dargwa
  • Dungan
  • Eskimo (Cyrillic)
  • Eskimo (Latin)
  • Even
  • Evenki
  • Faroese
  • Fijian
  • Frisian
  • Friulian
  • Gagauz
  • Galician
  • Ganda
  • German (Luxembourg)
  • Guarani
  • Hani
  • Hausa
  • Hawaiian
  • Icelandic
  • Ingush
  • Irish
  • Japanese (2*)
  • Jingpo
  • Kabardian
  • Kalmyk
  • Karachay-Balkar
  • Karakalpak
  • Kasub
  • Kawa
  • Kazakh
  • Khakass
  • Khanty
  • Kikuyu
  • Kirghiz
  • Kongo
  • Korean (2*)
  • Korean (Hangul)(2*)
  • Koryak
  • Kpelle
  • Kumyk
  • Kurdish
  • Lak
  • Latin
  • Latvian Gothic
  • Lezgi
  • Luba
  • Macedonian
  • Malagasy
  • Malay (Malaysian)
  • Malinke
  • Maltese
  • Mansi
  • Maori
  • Mari
  • Maya
  • Miao
  • Minangkabau
  • Mohawk
  • Moldavian (Latin)
  • Mongol
  • Mordvin
  • Nahuatl
  • Nenets
  • Nivkh
  • Nogay
  • Nyanja
  • Occitan
  • Ojibway
  • Ossetian
  • Papiamento
  • Quechua
  • Rhaeto-Romanic
  • Romany
  • Rundi
  • Russian (Old Spelling)
  • Rwanda
  • Sami (Lappish)
  • Samoan
  • Scottish Gaelic
  • Selkup
  • Serbian (Cyrillic)
  • Serbian (Latin)
  • Shona
  • Somali
  • Sorbian
  • Sotho
  • Sunda
  • Swahili
  • Swazi
  • Tabasaran
  • Tagalog
  • Tahitian
  • Tajik
  • Tok Pisin
  • Tongan
  • Tswana
  • Tun
  • Turkmen
  • Tuvinian
  • Udmurt
  • Uighur (Cyrillic)
  • Uighur (Latin)
  • Uzbek (Cyrillic)
  • Uzbek (Latin)
  • Welsh
  • Wolof
  • Xhosa
  • Yakut
  • Yiddish
  • Zapotec
  • Zulu

Artificial languages

  • Esperanto
  • Ido
  • Interlingua
  • Occidental

Formal languages

  • Basic
  • C/C++
  • COBOL
  • Fortran
  • Java
  • MICR (E-13B). Recognition language for MICR (E-13B) text type.
  • Numbers
  • Pascal
  • Simple chemical formulas

(2*) — When exporting texts in hieroglyphic languages to PDF, ABBYY Recognition Server uses the following fonts:

  • PMingLiU and MingLiU for Chinese Traditional,
  • SimSun for Chinese Simplified,
  • MS Mincho and MS PMincho for Japanese,
  • Batang and BatangChe for Korean.

To be able to export texts in East Asian languages to PDF, you must have these fonts installed in Windows OS on all computers which are used as Processing Stations. In Asian versions of Windows these fonts are installed by default.

In other versions of Windows you can install them by enabling the Install files for East Asian languages option in the Languages tab (Control Panel > Regional and Language Options > Languages).

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