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OpenBook® Perpetual License

OpenBook® Perpetual License

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  • The Software Maintenance Agreement (SMA) provides upgrades and updates for two years.
  • This software is only available for purchase by California residents.
Experience the power of OpenBook® Software, a cutting-edge solution that effortlessly transforms printed materials and graphic-based text into digital format right on your personal computer. With state-of-the-art optical character recognition (OCR) technology and high-quality speech output, OpenBook® revolutionizes the way you access and interact with written content.

OpenBook® combines the unrivaled OCR engines of Nuance OmniPage and ABBYY FineReader to deliver unparalleled accuracy in text recognition. Seamlessly convert books, magazines, and bills into electronic files that can be read aloud. Enjoy the convenience of OpenBook®'s intuitive column detection feature, ensuring logical reading order for even the most complex documents. Plus, with adjustable language settings, you can effortlessly explore foreign language texts using native speaker voices.

For the ultimate efficiency and precision, consider complementing OpenBook® with the PEARL camera. Unlock swift and accurate access to your print material like never before.

OpenBook® caters to individuals with low vision by providing customizable on-screen text appearance. Tailor the font style, size, character spacing, and colors to your preference. The Split View option enables easy comparison between the original document and the OCR-converted results. Features like masking and Word Spotlighting ensure seamless synchronization with the read text, facilitating effortless reading comprehension.
  • Highlight important passages within documents for future reference.
  • Add personal comments directly to documents, making them truly yours.
  • Digitize bound books while preserving pagination for easy navigation.
  • Seamlessly export content to popular applications like Microsoft Word or Notepad.
  • Streamline your book search and download process from the Internet.
  • Enjoy comprehensive support for listening to DAISY and other audio files.
  • Access built-in Braille support for enhanced accessibility.
  • Utilize the convenient photocopy functionality directly within OpenBook.
  • Compatible with Windows 10 and Windows 11 for a seamless user experience.
Please note that PEARL and scanner are not included.

OpenBook is compatible with all versions of the Windows® operating system. Refer to the system requirements below to ensure compatibility with your specific operating system.


  • Support for Windows® 8.1 and Windows 10, and Windows 11
  • Convert printed text to natural, human-like speech in many languages
  • Powerful optical character recognition provides editable text
  • Scan bound books and maintain pagination
  • Powerful low vision features tailor the appearance of text on the screen, including font style, size, character spacing, and colors
  • Lightning-fast OCR with the PEARL document camera
  • Automatic page capture for efficient document acquisition
  • Versatile document navigation and management tools maximize your productivity

Business and Classroom Features

  • Enhanced ability to search for and download books and other materials from the Internet
  • Full support for listening to DAISY and other audio files
  • Add comments and highlighting for increased productivity
  • Emboss Braille documents directly from OpenBook
  • Export to other applications like Microsoft® Word®
  • Common key commands with JAWS® and MAGic®
  • Built-in photocopy functionality

System Recommendations

To use OpenBook scanning and reading software, you need a personal computer running Microsoft® Windows® with the following:

Operating System - All 32 and 64-bit versions of Windows® 10, Windows 11,, Windows 8, Windows 7, and Windows Server® 2008

Processor Speed - 500 MHz Intel® Pentium® or faster

Memory (RAM) - 256 MB (512 MB recommended)

Required hard disk space - 1.2 GB (on the drive containing the Program Files and Windows folders)

Video - 256 color graphics

Sound - Windows compatible sound card

Keyboard - 104 key keyboard

Acquisition Device - A TWAIN or WIA-compatible flatbed scanner or a Freedom Scientific camera

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