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PdfCompressor 4.0 offers continued dramatic improvements in compression quality and OCR. First release to support recognition of handwritten text & barcodes, PDF/A for archiving, and recursive watched folders.

Forest Hills, New York - December 13th, 2007 - CVISION Technologies (, a leading provider of image compression, recognition, and PDF workflow applications announced today the release of CVista PdfCompressor 4.0. The new release includes breakthrough improvements in compression quality, OCR recognition accuracy, and speed. PdfCompressor 4.0 also adds support for handwriting (ICR,) barcode recognition, and PDF/A format for archiving. The new version is designed to generate “smart,” optimized, scanned documents through compression, recognition, and archiving. Batch multi-threading is also supported to fully utilize multi-core CPUs and is 64-bit and Windows Vista compliant.   

CVista PdfCompressor 4.0 strengthens features of earlier releases, and adds new features to meet the expanding needs within document imaging. Version 4.0 contains enhanced compression; scanned documents are compressed up to 100x their original size while maintaining file quality. PdfCompressor 4.0 also converts 14 files formats including TIFF, JPEG, and PDF to either PDF or PDF/A for long-term archiving.

The new release combines the super-accurate OCR of previous versions, including support for multi-directional and low contrast text, with more robust image recognition options including ICR, recognition of handwritten text and barcodes. PdfCompressor has an additional cover recognition module, CovR that can be utilized for automated document separation and file name assignment. “Imaging clients are seeking greater optimization and automation in their document workflow; this need requires recognition beyond OCR. PdfCompressor 4.0 meets the demand through recognition of barcodes, and handwritten text.” said Eitan Agai, Vice President of Professional Services at CVISION Technologies.

In an effort to create the most optimal product for clients, Version 4.0 also features an improved GUI for easier simpler use, a recursive watched folder option, an improved license tool for automated battery alerts, and multi-threading support for maximum CPU utilization.

Previous versions of PdfCompressor are currently being used by over 100 Fortune 500 companies and by over 1000 corporate clients worldwide. CVISION clients include industry leaders in the fields of financial services, banking, government, real estate, and law.

CVista PdfCompressor 4.0 is available online for a free evaluation and can be purchased in the online e-store. For more information visit, or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..