Languages Recognized by ActivePDF OCR

The standard license for ActivePDF OCR includes support for character recognition in 120 languages.

If you purchased the additional Asian Language Pack Add-On, six more languages are recognized:

  • Arabic
  • Chinese (Simplified and Traditional)
  • Korean
  • Japanese
  • Thai

For instructions on how to select a language for character recognition during the OCR process, see this topic in the online OCR User Guide:

The Watch Folder Profiles Page: Character Recognition Tab

Languages included in the standard license of ActivePDF OCR

Afrikaans Maori
Albanian Mayan
Aymara Miao
Basque Minankabaw
Bemba Mohawk
Blackfoot Moldavian
Breton Nahuatl
Bugotu Norwegian
Bulgarian Nyanja
Byelorussian Occidental
Catalan Ojibway
Chamorro Papiamento
Chechen Pidgin English
Corsican Polish
Croatian Portuguese
Crow Portuguese (Brazilian)
Czech Provencal
Danish Quechua
Dutch Rhaetic
English Romanian
Esperanto Romany
Estonian Ruanda
Faroese Rundi
Fijian Russian
Finnish Sami
French Sami Lule
Frisian Sami Northern
Friulian Sami Southern
Gaelic (Irish) Samoan
Gaelic (Scottish) Sardinian
Galician Serbian (Cyrillic)
Ganda/Luganda Serbian (Latin)
German Shona
Greek Sioux
Guarani Slovak
Hani Slovenian
Hawaiian Somali
Hungarian Sorbian
Icelandic Sotho
Ido Spanish
Indonesian Sundanese
Interlingua Swahili
Inuit Swazi
Italian Swedish
Kabardian Tagalog
Kasub Tahitian
Kawa Tinpo
Kikuyu Tongan
Kongo Tswana
Kpelle Tun
Kurdish Turkish
Latin Ukrainian
Latvian Visayan
Lithuanian Welsh
Luba Wolof
Luxembourgian Xhosa
Macedonian Zapotec
Malagasy Zulu
Malay  
Malinke  
Maltese  
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