Main Window

Starting ABBYY Hot Folder opens the feature's main window. Use the buttons on the toolbar to set up, copy, delete, and start folder processing tasks. You can also view detailed reports for each folder.

To create a new task, click the New button on the toolbar. The ABBYY Hot Folder Wizard will guide you through setting up a hot folder.

For details, see Creating a Task.


To see messages notifying you that tasks have been completed, click on the toolbar.
A notification message will be displayed in a pop-up window above the Windows taskbar.

The ABBYY Hot Folder main window displays a list of set-up tasks. For each task, the full path to the corresponding hot folder is displayed, together with its current status and the scheduled processing time.

You can save any task for future use:

  1. Click the button on the toolbar and select Export…
  2. Specify the name of the task and the path to the task.
  3. Click Save.

To load a previously saved task:

  1. Click the button on the toolbar and click Import…
  2. Select the desired task and click Open.