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Our Rating: ★★★½☆ :: IT WORKS :: Read Our Full Review >>

While power users would probably be better off using a service that provides hand checking for business cards, the casual business card grabber would do just fine using ABBYY.

What's New

To make it easier to get through the last month of winter and give you a bit of spring inspiration we offer you feature that has been requested most frequently – a truly convenient swiping for viewing business cards!
In the cardholder open screen with recognized business card and swipe right to left to view next card. You can also turn your smartphone horizontally and view cards images in the full screen mode.
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App Description

ABBYY BCR is a powerful multi-function contact data management application which provides easy access to your contact details. Seamlessly capturing contact information from business cards in 21 languages.

***** Winner of RISING STAR Award in the “Mobile Field Sales & CRM” category in the Mobile Star Awards *****

With ABBYY Business Card Reader you can easily and effectively:
- Transfer business card data in 21 languages right onto your iPhone "Contacts"
- Sync cards data across all mobile devices
- Save contacts in the CardHolder, a special archive with convenient search, sorting and grouping functionality
- Share business cards over Wi-Fi among all users of BCR

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***** by Neozenith
Clearly a lot of work has gone into making this app simple and easy to use. The OCR works well. 80-90% of what was scanned came through without a problem. So that is 80-90% of a business card I don't have to enter for myself but they go to the effort of highlighting parts in red that the OCR was unsure of. Smart. I can see why these guys are industry leaders in OCR technology.
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FEATURES:
• Forget having to manually enter contact details into your iPhone. Unsurpassed data recognition and speed, eliminate having to correct or re-key data, making creating new contacts easy and automatic.
• CardHolder, the app's archive, provides convenient business card search, sorting and grouping functionality.
• ‘My personal card’ group in CardHolder allows you to save your own business cards in different languages and for different occasions;
• Sync cards data across iPhone, iPad and iPod to make cards database trouble-free, updated and accessible from all your devices with BCR.
• Crop automatically cuts off all the background of the business card’s photo, making it looking like a real-life business card in the CardHolder.
• Extra images together with recognized business card. Save back side of business card or photo of cards owner in addition to the contact data in CardHolder.
• Text notes to cards easy to make, edit, look through and find.
• Quickly verify recognition results. The app highlights uncertain characters and displays the original image so that you can confirm or correct the app’s output.
• Forward recognized contact data via e-mail as VCard or JPEG files or via SMS as a plain text.
• Cross-platform sharing of captured business cards for all users of BCR (thanks to AllJoyn™ by Qualcomm Innovation Center Inc.).
• Find out more about your new contact on Facebook, Twitter and Linkedln instantly!
• Search in iPhone Maps for the address of your contact with just one tap.
• Always have your contacts secured. Archive and restore data from saved business cards to transfer to another iPhone or computer.

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• Support of 21 recognition languages including recognition of multilingual cards:
- Danish
- Dutch
- English
- Estonian
- Finnish
- French
- German
- Greek
- Indonesian
- Italian
- Korean
- Norwegian (both Bokmal and Nynorsk)
- Polish
- Portuguese (Portugal)
- Portuguese (Brazil)
- Russian
- Spanish
- Swedish
- Turkish
- Ukrainian

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IMPORTANT NOTE FROM THE DEVELOPERS
Unfortunately, we are unable to respond to your comments here. With any questions and suggestions please contact us directly at support@abbyy.com

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App Screen Shots

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App Changes

February 28, 2015 New version 8.4
February 26, 2015 Price Decrease: $4.99 -> $0.99
February 25, 2015 Price Decrease: $6.99 -> $4.99
February 13, 2015 Price Decrease: $6.99 -> $1.99
February 02, 2015 Price Decrease: $7.99 -> $6.99
December 23, 2009 Initial Release

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