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OCR TIF File Monitors

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Last Modified: 2012-05-06
I am trying to find a program, free/cheap, that I can install on a Windows 2000 machine, that will monitor a specific folder, and whenever a new Tif File is present scan it with OCR for certain words and then E-mail the tif file through an outlook profile.

Ideally it would also be able to forward the email based on the text.  ie: matching xxx with xxx@xxx.com  If that makes sense.  

Please post any questions and I will answer quickly.  

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Amila HendahewaLead Consultant



What is the pricing on abbyy?  Any ideas?
Amila HendahewaLead Consultant

no idea, but you can request for a quote online isnt it?


yeah.  When I do that, I typically get phone calls for months from them and their "partners".  Just an annoyance, I can deal with it though.

Lead Consultant
too bad :-(
I am not aware of the pricing of this server version. But sometimes back the client version (fine reader) cost us around 280 $. Howver i am sure the cost is comparatively lower than others.
You may also try;
IRIS : http://www.irislink.com/c2-1014-189/IRISPdf-6---Robust-OCR-solution-for-indexation-and-compression-.aspx
or Kofax http://www.kofax.com/capture/

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