ABBYY FineReader Sprint 6.0 is an application of powerful optical character recognition (OCR) software that allows you to convert paper documents and image files into fully editable text documents. It handles the recognition process automatically, but you can also define areas of text, graphics and tabular formatting. This incredible program carries out this operation in a fast and accurate manner, with columns of text, tables and graphic images all being handled properly and with only a few mis-recognized characters. The supported output formats are the usual RTF, DOC (Microsoft Word), XLS, HTML and PDF. What is more, the program lets you extract text from within PDF documents and export it as processed text, and also to print documents directly from within the program. In addition to this, the removal of background speckle and non-continuous shading excellent and the application can also handle non-regular graphics, flowing text around objects in the same way as in the original document. The program is easy to use with a simple and intuitive user interface that will guide novice users by means of 'wizards', while still allowing more experienced users to get at the options and settings pages. ABBYY FineReader Sprint comes in two versions ABBYY FineReader Professional Edition or ABBYY FineReader Corporate Edition which adds network capabilities and flexible concurrent licensing. However, version 6.0 is no longer available, but you can get the latest version which offers even more features.