LEADTOOLS Document Imaging Suite SDK V20

LEADTOOLS Document Imaging Suite SDK V20
Enhances .NET platform support plus new libraries to create imaging and recognition cloud services.


Feature Release

January 30, 2018 - 9:58
LEADTOOLS Document Imaging Suite SDK V20
LEADTOOLS Document Imaging Suite SDK.

New Platforms:
Developers can now write a unified code base and simultaneously target even more platforms and devices falling under the ever-broadening .NET Standard umbrella.

  • .NET Framework - Windows
  • .NET Standard
    • .NET Core - Windows, Linux, and macOS
    • Xamarin - iOS, Android, and UWP
    • UWP (Universal Windows Platform)

Azure Services:

  • LEADTOOLS Version 20 includes new libraries to effortlessly create imaging and recognition cloud services that you can consume from your application.

New in Document Engine:

  • Recognition Engines
    • Speed and accuracy improvements to LEAD OCR Engine (formerly Advantage Engine).
    • CMC-7 MICR Font.
    • Added North American Driver's License Barcode Decoder to Barcode Engine (AAMVA specification).
    • Answer Area and OMR Date fields for high-level OMR Forms Recognition.
  • Document Viewer (HTML5/JavaScript)
    • Improved speed and accuracy for internal SVG Engine.
    • Printing with DPI.
    • Printing Visible Area/Screenshot.
  • Document Formats
    • Added full support for charts and shapes to all Office formats.
    • Reduced PDF output file size.
    • Optimized loading speed for multi-page Word DOC/DOCX files.
    • Improved matching of original document when writing text with a dark/light background.
    • Added 3JS (three.js) and STL format support.
  • New Image Processing Functions
    • Detect Document.
    • Detect Business Card.
  • Additional updates to the Document Engine
    • Redesigned the WPF ImageViewer to include multiple items, SVG rendering, and User-defined XAML Content.
    • Load EMF and EMF+ files as SVG.
    • Freehand Annotation Selection Tool.
    • Speed improvements to Median filter.
    • Speed optimizations of 30% for loading document and vector files formats.

New in Imaging Engine:

  • New Image Processing Functions.
    • Wiener Filter.
    • Edge Enhancement.
  • Additional updates to the Imaging Engine.
    • Background color detection in document images.
    • Image Stitching and scrolling for image viewers.
    • D2D Drawing surface for WPF controls.
    • Mouse Wheel Zoom support for Magnifying Glass.

Changes to the LEADTOOLS Product Line. In Version 20, the OCR engines and respective add-ons were renamed.

  • LEAD Engine (previously Advantage Engine)
    • LEADTOOLS OCR Module - LEAD Engine.
  • OmniPage Engine (previously Professional Engine)
    • LEADTOOLS OCR Module - OmniPage Engine.
    • LEADTOOLS OCR Module - OmniPage Engine with Additional Languages (includes LEADTOOLS OCR Module - OmniPage Engine).
    • LEADTOOLS ICR Module - OmniPage Engine (includes LEADTOOLS OCR Module - OmniPage Engine).