Cloud OCR SDK Documentation

Input Image Formats

ABBYY Cloud OCR SDK allows you to process image files in the formats listed below.

Note that the files that ABBYY Cloud OCR SDK can process are limited to the following:

  • The file size should be no more than 30 MB.
  • The maximum image size is 32512×32512 pixels.
FormatExtension
BMP:
uncompressed black and white
4- and 8-bit — uncompressed Palette
16-bit — uncompressed, uncompressed Mask
24-bit — uncompressed
32-bit — uncompressed, uncompressed Mask
bmp
BMP:
4- and 8-bit — RLE compressed Palette
bmp
DCX:
black and white
2-, 4- and 8-bit palette
24-bit color
dcx
PCX:
black and white
2-, 4- and 8-bit palette
24-bit color
pcx
PNG:
black and white, gray, color
png
JPEG 2000: 
gray — Part 1
color — Part 1
jp2, jpc
JPEG: 
gray, color
jpg, jpeg, jfif
PDF (Version 1.7 or earlier) pdf
TIFF:
black and white — uncompressed, CCITT3, CCITT4, Packbits, ZIP, LZW
gray — uncompressed, Packbits, JPEG, ZIP, LZW
24-bit color — uncompressed, JPEG, ZIP, LZW
1-, 4-, 8-bit palette — uncompressed, Packbits, ZIP, LZW
(including multipage TIFF)
tif, tiff
TIFF:
black and white — CCITT3FAX
tif, tiff
GIF:
black and white — LZW-compressed
2-, 3-, 4-, 5-, 6-, 7-, 8-bit palette — LZW-compressed
gif
DjVu:
black and white, gray, color
djvu, djv
JBIG2:
black and white
jb2