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Document Understanding Activities
Last updated Nov 22, 2023

Release Notes

Package Updates

Release Date: 4 August 2022


Based on compliance requirements, starting August 2022, the UiPath.Abbyy.Activities package is unlisted from the UiPath Studio Manage Packages official feed. Already installed package versions can still be used and are not affected by this change.

We continue to offer support and upgrades for this package on-demand only, via our Support channel.

You can submit your request by creating a ticket here. Following internal review of the request, the solicited package is sent to you. Please note that some requests may not be honored because of regulatory restrictions.

28 November 2022

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.


Release Date: 9 May 2022


The UiPath.Abbyy.Activities package has been upgraded to .NET5 core. This change implies having the .NET5 installed on your machine if the package is run within a non-Windows legacy workflow.


Release Date: 6 October 2021


Due to improvements to image processing algorithms, changes might appear in the digitization of certain documents.

The UiPath.Abbyy.Activities package has been upgraded to .NET5. While both .NET versions continue to be supported, the .NET5 projects can only work on 64-bit architectures.

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed a bug that was causing the OCR engine to return an error on certain air-gapped systems.

Known Issues

  • If you want to use any OCR activity from this package in Studio v2019.10, please install the UiPath.CoreIPC package, version 2.0.1 or higher.


Release Date: 29 March 2021


Extended the support for a newer version of FlexiCapture Engine, namely

Updated support for the new Studio version.


Release Date: 5 October 2020


Starting with this release, the package is validated for use in C# projects.


Release Date: 4 May 2020

New Features and Improvements

The IntelligentOCR Scope activity has been renamed to FlexiCapture Scope and added to the UiPath.Abbyy.Activitites package.

The FlexiCapture Extractor activity can now support fields of type CheckmarkGroup.

A new option named UsePdfTextLayerOnly is now available for the Flexicapture Extractor and Process Document activities that can specify if the text layer should be used without applying image recognition.


Release Date: 19 February 2020


This patch upgrades the OCR engines in the Abbyy package to support TLS v1.2, as the older v1.0 and v1.1 are approaching end-of-life.


Release Date: 18 December 2019

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue that was causing the inability to use the Save function for Validation Station when the Prepare Validation Station activity was run.


Release Date: 9 December 2019

New Features and Improvements

We now have a package available especially for all Abbyy products, including activities for OCR, Cloud OCR, classification, and data extraction. You can find them all under the UiPath.Abbyy.Activities pack.

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