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How to support German and other languages in the OCR Processor?

You can specify German and other languages in the OCR Processor as follows.

For example:

spa = spanish, fra = french, deu = german, nld = dutch; ita = italian, por = portugese

You can download tessdata for corresponding language from the following link.


Refer to the following code example to apply the OCR in German:


Sample Link:



Article ID: Published Date: Last Revised Date: Platform: Control:
4051 02/16/2015 05/25/2016 WinForms PDF
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Yves Goergen May 24, 2016
The download link is broken.
Yves Goergen May 24, 2016
Here are the new files: https://github.com/tesseract-ocr/tessdata
Abirami Selvan [Syncfusion] May 25, 2016
Hi Yves , Thank you for your feedback. We have modified the updated link in KB. We have already updated this link in our documentation link. Please refer to the following documentation link: http://help.syncfusion.com/file-formats/pdf/working-with-ocr#prerequisites-and-setting-up-the-tesseract-engine
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