New Document Imaging Features in LEADTOOLS Version 19

LEADTOOLS Version 19 is here! It is one of the most highly-anticipated and feature-packed releases ever. LEAD Technologies is once again raising the bar with unique and innovative imaging technologies, frameworks and solutions, and continues to prove why they are The World Leader in Imaging SDKs.

Since there are so many new features in this new release, we will highlight the new and improved technologies in each engine over the next few days. Today, we will be starting with the Document Imaging SDK Technology in LEADTOOLS, which is headlined by the new Document Viewer and Document Converter frameworks for .NET and HTML5/JavaScript.

New Documents SDK

Forms Recognition and Processing


  • Improved OCR accuracy across all languages including East Asian
  • Enhanced auto-zone algorithm
  • More efficient memory usage
  • Improved detection of foreground and background colors for text areas
  • New manual and automated perspective deskew algorithm improves the recognition of perspectival skewed images with 3D Deskew filtering


  • Across-the-board speed improvements
  • Load text, vector graphics and raster images
  • Enhanced rasterization and thumbnail generation
  • PDF Optimizer tool for reducing PDF document size
  • New WinRT PDF libraries
  • Added images extraction and decoding
  • Improvements to extraction of resources including fonts, bookmarks, metadata, etc.
  • New compression options including JPEG2000
  • Added support for extraction of Unicode text
  • New options for PDF document Initial View
  • Added AutoPrint functionality


  • Multi-container annotations
  • New annotation and markup object types
    • New text-based review annotation types similar to Adobe Acrobat and Microsoft Word
    • Bates Stamp
    • Filled-in arrowhead
  • Auto-resize option for wrapped objects
  • Improved options for loading and saving annotations
  • Added ability to use Image Viewer Control’s Interactive Modes and Automated Annotations simultaneously


Additional Document Updates

  • New document cleanup image processing functions
  • Improved support for Internet Printing Protocol (IPP)

Click here for more information on all features within the LEADTOOLS Document Imaging Engine.

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