Document Understanding Activities
Last updated Jul 15, 2024

About the Abbyy activity package


The UiPath.Abbyy.Activities package has been deprecated and is currently out of support. Also, the package is unlisted from the UiPath® Studio Manage Packages official feed. UiPath is no longer a reseller of Abbyy products. If you already purchased Abbyy through UiPath, please contact your dedicated Sales Representative for more information.

Check the Deprecation timeline for more details.

The UiPath.Abbyy.Activities package can be used for extracting intelligent data and document capture processes from both structured and unstructured documents and it can work with the FineReader and FlexiCapture Abbyy product families.
Installing Abbyy on your machine

Follow the next steps for installing the Abbyy FlexiCapture:

  1. Download the Abbyy FlexiCapture from here
  2. Acquire a valid Abbyy FlexiCapture 12 license
  3. Make sure that UiPath Studio is installed on your machine before installing Abbyy FlexiCapture
  4. Install Abbyy Flexicapture. You can use the setup.exe file or the command line
  5. Choose the 32bit(x86) version of Abbyy FlexiCapture.

    Note: Errors can occur if Abbyy FlexiCapture is running with the 64bit version.
Package Activities

The activities included in this package are:

And they can be found among older FlexiCapture activities, such as:

C# Project Flavor Support

  • Starting with version 1.3.0, this activity package is validated for use in C# projects.

Version Compatibility

Using FlexiCapture

  • ABBYY FlexiCapture Engine SDK is required if you want to use the FlexiCapture Classifier or FlexiCapture Extractor activities. The engine only works with an Abbyy FlexiCapture Engine StandAlone 12 license distributed by the UiPath sales department. To request a license, access the Contact us page, go to Technical Support & Activations, fill the form, and choose Service Request after providing a Name and Email.
  • The FlexiCapture activities are validated to run on FlexiCapture Engine versions and

    Starting with UiPath.Abbyy.Activities version 1.4.1-preview, FlexiCapture Engine version is supported as well.

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