Version 6.2 of PrimeOCR – Faster PDF Processing and Windows Server 2019

Seattle, WA – The latest revision of PrimeOCR, version 6.2, brings faster processing of PDF files, the ability to read more different formatted styles of PDF files, improvements in character recognition accuracy – with a focus on low quality image, improvements in processing time and support for Windows Server 2019.

This minor update includes enhancements for:

Faster PDF Processing – The PDF input module of PrimeOCR has been enhanced to provide faster reading of PDF files.

Improved PDF Input – PrimeOCR’s ability to read/open and process a wider breadth of different formats of PDF input files has been broadened. Given that the number of PDF authoring software vendors has varied over time there exist in any repository of PDF files different formats of PDF files. Improvements to PrimeOCR allow for improved processing of these various types of PDF files which increases the reliability of the software and the ability to process a large number of different formatted PDF files.

Continued Improvements in Recognition Accuracy– This minor update includes continued improvements to character recognition accuracy, with a focus on low quality images.

Improvements with Processing Speed – Included with this release are changes that decrease processing time for each page processed through PrimeOCR.

Support for Windows Server 2019 – PrimeOCR supports the latest Windows server operating system.

Improved OCR Accuracy through “Voting” Technology

Developed for the production OCR marketplace, PrimeOCR is an “omnifont” Windows™ based software OCR engine and Application Programming Interface (API) toolkit that uses a combination of proprietary “Voting” algorithms and technology licensed from the best retail OCR vendors.

PrimeOCR is able to reduce OCR errors by an average of 65-82% over the best conventional OCR software products while providing much cleaner data by implementing “Voting” technology.  Since manual error correction can account for over 50% of an imaging system cost, by lowering error rates, PrimeOCR can reduce annual operating costs by 35%.

Designed around a fault-tolerant architecture, PrimeOCR provides the production OCR marketplace with a reliable OCR software solution that generates cleaner results than conventional OCR software.

PrimeOCR has won a number of awards, including two “Product of the Year” awards from Imaging Magazine, and a “Top 10 of AIIM.”

Prime Recognition Corporation

Prime Recognition designs and develops advanced optical character recognition, OCR software,  for the production OCR marketplace. Prime Recognition’s goal is to facilitate the acceptance of OCR by reducing errors through the use of sophisticated “Voting” technology.

Prime Recognition worldwide customers include Service Bureaus, System Integrators,  University/Library systems, companies in the Banking, Insurance, Legal, Manufacturing, Medical, and Transportation industries.  However, the largest customer segment is Government, Prime’s largest customer is the U.S. Patent & Trademark, with a number of installations in Defense Department applications, and other government agencies.

Prime Recognition was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Woodinville, Washington (on Seattle’s “Eastside”, four miles from Microsoft headquarters in Redmond, WA) and can be reached at (425) 895-0550 or To reach Prime Recognition online, visit

PrimeOCR, PrimeView, and PrimeVerify are trademarks of Prime Recognition. Windows is a trademark of Microsoft Corp. All other products are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.

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