Software and Hardware Requirements

ABBYY FineReader 8.0 requires the following:

  1. A PC with Intel® Pentium®/Celeron®/Xeon™/AMD K6/Athlon™/Duron™/Sempron™ or compatible processor (500 MHz or higher).
  2. Operating System: Microsoft® Windows® Server 2003, Microsoft® Windows® XP, Microsoft® Windows® 2000. (To work with localized interfaces, corresponding language support is required.)
  3. Memory: 128 MB RAM. In a multiprocessor system, an additional 16 MB of RAM is required for each additional processor.
  4. Hard disk space: 250 MB for typical program installation and 100MB for program operation.
  5. A TWAIN–compatible scanner, digital camera or fax–modem.
  6. A video card and monitor (min. resolution 800×600).
  7. A keyboard, mouse or other pointing device.


Installing ABBYY FineReader
Starting ABBYY FineReader
Connecting a scanner