OCR TIF File Monitors

Posted on 2009-02-10
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  If that makes sense.  

Please post any questions and I will answer quickly.  

Question by:laustandphound
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    by:Amila Hendahewa

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    What is the pricing on abbyy?  Any ideas?
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    by:Amila Hendahewa
    no idea, but you can request for a quote online isnt it?

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    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.

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    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 :
    or Kofax

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    Thanks for you efforts. I think I'll find something good soon.

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