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College Students / Parents
  • Instant Online Verification
  • Dated Student ID from the current semester or school year
  • Course Schedule
  • Registration Receipt for this semester
  • Letter of Enrollment on school letterhead.
K-12 Student / Parents
  • Report Card
  • Dated Student ID from the current semester or school year
  • Registration Receipt
  • Letter of Enrollment on school letterhead
Teachers, Faculty, or Staff
  • Link to your faculty web page
  • Current Faculty ID
  • Letter of Employment on school letterhead
  • Pay Stub (cross out confidential information)
Home School
  • Membership in Home School Association
  • Receipt for Home School Curriculum
  • Letter of intent to home school from a state agency
School Districts, Colleges, Universities
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Non-Profit Organizations
  • Copy of IRS 501(c)3 form
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Readiris 15, OCR software

No retyping. No paper. Just smart documents


Convert document without retyping

Use OCR software to save the precious time you would lose retyping information from documents! Readiris 15 automatically recognizes the text and layout from an image, a PDF or a scanned document and turns it into an editable digital file (Word, Excel, PDF, HTML, TXT, ePub, etc.)

Convert to Excel / Word / PDF / Audio files / eBook / etc.

Readiris 15 converts images (.jpg, .png, .tif, .bmp, .j2c, etc.) or PDF files to editable documents. This popular OCR software is compatible with Microsoft Word (.docx), Excel (.xlsx, .csv), Adobe Acrobat Reader (.pdf) and Open Office (.odt). It also handles a wide variety of other output formats including .txt, .rtf, .wav (audio), .epub (ebook), .html and .xml New: Convert documents to eBook & audio files

Use the world’s #1 OCR software

I.R.I.S. has been a worldwide leader in OCR technologies since 1986. For 28 years we have been developing text recognition technologies to help people get more productive while managing documents and information. I.R.I.S. is the OCR software partner of choice for established and successful companies such as Canon, Evernote, Adobe, HP, Microsoft and many more!

Automatically recreate complex layouts

Readiris 15 not only extracts text from image or paper documents but also recreates their layout. Based on a powerful page analysis technology, Readiris 15 detects the different elements of the original files (image, text, tables, fonts, paragraphs, etc.) and recreates them in the output format of your choice.

Powerful table recognition

Use OCR software to capture tables of figures instead of retyping them! Readiris 15 features an advanced table recognition tool that will extract lines, columns, figures and texts from any table found on an image or a PDF file. The recognized content can then be edited in various spreadsheet applications including Microsoft Excel, Open Office or Google Speadsheet

Over 130 supported languages

Readiris 15 is the flagship OCR software when it comes to language recognition. Unlike other OCR applications on the market, Readiris 15 uses proprietary dictionaries for over 130 languages including Latin, Asian, Arabic & Hebrew New: Benefit from our new Asian Character recognition engine

Advanced document editing tools

In order to reach the best conversion results, Readiris 15 features a set of built-in editing and enhancement tools. These tools will let you edit and enhance your document before the conversion process in order to reduce the need for corrections in the output files. New: Text editing and 3D correction tools

Create your own eBooks

Readiris 15 enables you to convert any PDF, image or scanned documents to an e-book compatible format (.EPUB) ready to be uploaded and optimized to be read on any e-book reader, tablet or smartphone.

Convert documents to audio files

Let Readiris do the reading! Readiris 15 features a "text to speech" option that allows you to convert your documents into audio files (.WAV) compatible with popular audio readers, smartphones and tablets.


Your complete PDF toolbox

Readiris 15 features a large set of PDF editing tools to help you accomplish everyday tasks. Within PDF files, it allows you to create, add, merge, delete, edit, rotate, compress, sign or straighten pages. It will also let you convert PDF files to editable Word, Excel or even searchable PDF documents in order to help you edit and manage information

Create searchable PDFs

Searchable PDF format was made for those who don't like to search for information amongst piles of paper documents. This format looks exactly the same as the original image document while adding a text layer ready to be searched and indexed. It will now be very convenient to find the exact information you were looking for amongst tons of archived documents!

Edit PDF files (New)

Readiris 15 features a new built-in text editor tool that will let you edit the content of your PDF files without having to use multiple applications. Simply select the page you want to edit and choose the editor tool to add, delete, replace and correct text within its content.

Add, delete, merge, & straighten pages (enhanced)

Page editing tools let you organize, add, delete, merge, straighten and rotate pages within a PDF document easily. It also allows you to merge multiple PDF files and organize their content as you see fit.

Sign and secure PDF files (New)

Readiris 15 makes it easy to add secure password to prevent copying, editing, printing or even text extracting from your documents.

Compress PDF files

Reduce the size of your images and PDF files drastically using I.R.I.S.'s exclusive high compression technology. This feature will let you compress your files up to 10 times compared to the original size (or even 50 times with the Corporate version of Readiris 15) with no compromise on visual quality, Your compressed documents, in standard PDF format, will be fully searchable and compatible with any usual PDF viewer!

Automate business document processing

Readiris Corporate 15 is the business-centric version of I.R.I.S.' flagship OCR software. It was made to help SMBs and larger companies process information contained in paper and digital documents efficiently in order to share them within their organization and network.

Process batches of documents

Convert large batches of documents at high speed using batch mode of Readiris Corporate 15. This feature will reduce document processing times by splitting tasks over a multi-core workflow. If you have large multi-page documents to process, Readiris Corporate 15 is the right tool for you.

Sort your files using document separation tools and barcodes

Document separation tools are made for those who want to convert multiple documents in a single batch. This feature will let you add a separator like a blank page or a barcode between each document to tell the OCR software to create different output files from a single batch of documents.

Use watched folders to automate your workflow

Readiris Corporate 15 can monitor specific folders on a local drive, network or FTP server and automatically process any document placed in this specific location, either manually or by any type of network scanner such as an MFP. These folders can also be setup to process dedicated document workflows. Depending on the folder you choose, you can assign different output locations, formats or settings for the documents being processed.

Connect to SharePoint, Therefore or FTP

Process documents directly into a network folder using an FTP connection or export them to the company’s intranet DMS such as SharePoint® or Therefore™ using Readiris 15' built-in DMS connectors.

Index your documents

If you are using a document management system that handles index fields, You can either use Readiris Corporate 15 to fill them out using “Drag and drop OCR” or request an XML index file that contains detailed information about the processed document.

Sign your PDF files digitally

The PDF documents you generate with Readiris can be signed digitally. A digital signature identifies the person who created the PDF document; it authenticates the identity of the author, certifies a document and helps prevent unwanted changes to the PDF document.

Compress your documents for optimized archiving

Use I.R.I.S.’ patented hyper-compression technology (iHQC) to create PDF files up to 50 times smaller than their original size. This unique feature let you save substantial amounts of storage space while archiving your documents.

Extended support of PDF formats

Readiris Corporate 15 features an extended set of PDF creation tools including the support of PDF/A, Text-PDF, Text-image and PDF iHQC Level 2 & 3 for even lighter files.

Scan with MFPs and professional scanners

For small and medium businesses using multi-sheet feed scanners, MFPs or professional scanners, Readiris Corporate 15 is the solution of choice to handle the processing of incoming documents. The built-in scanning module will smoothly be connected with any device while offering a large panel of professional scanning tools.

Back-up, work and collaborate in the Cloud

Easily export all your processed documents into your favorite Cloud hosting service in order to keep track of all your files no matter where you are! Readiris 15 features a large set of Cloud connectors that will let you export your documents to the Cloud during the conversion process

Your documents will always be accessible and secured

Cloud hosting services totally changed the way we store documents. These solutions allows you to upload your files on secured servers that are accessible anywhere through your computer or smartphone. This also means that you can store digital backups of your important files without having to worry about hard drive fails or material destruction!

Compatible with popular Cloud hosting services

Readiris 15 is compatible with the most popular Cloud hosting services including Google Drive, Dropbox, Box, Evernote, OneDrive, SharePoint and Therefore

Easy to setup, easy to use

There is no need to install any third-party application to be able to upload documents to the Cloud. Readiris 15 includes built-in Cloud connectors that export your files in the service of your choice during the document conversion process. The only thing for you to do is register to your Cloud hosting service before using this feature

Work and collaborate online

Once extracted using OCR technology, your text and information can be edited and shared online using services like Evernote or Google Drive. These tools will let you work on this content without the need for any third-party word processor or spreadsheet. Your documents are also ready to be shared and edited by others upon your request.

Compatible with any scanner

Readiris 15 features a built-in scanning module, compatible with almost any document or photo scanner. No matter if you are using an "all-in-one" printer and scanner, an old-school flatbed scanner or even a powerful professional "MFP" scanner, Readiris 15 will always find its way to your paper documents

Compatible with any TWAIN scanner

Twain protocol is used by most scanners, all-in-one, MFPs and digital cameras to communicate with software and computers. Readiris 15 is fully compatible with the Twain protocol in order to guarantee the best support of any existing Twain-compatible scanners.

Advanced scanning features

Scan any document easily from your scanner, all-in-one printer or MFP using Readiris' built-in scanning module. This handy tool will help you optimize your incoming documents by setting up contrast, luminosity, format, color, resolution, duplex mode and many more parameters. The quality of your scans can have a big impact on the OCR results

Compatible with IRIScan portable scanners

Readiris 15 is fully compatible with I.R.I.S.' family of mobile scanners. These quality scanners are made to scan any type of documents and content (letters, invoices, contracts, books, lines of text, paragraphs, etc.) while guaranteeing the best scanning performance to reach optimized document conversion results






Minimum computer requirements

For Windows

  •  Intel® Pentium® IV PC or higher recommended
  •  Microsoft® Windows® 10, 8, 7, Vista® or XP
  •  512MB RAM (1GB recommended)
  •  120MB of available hard disk space
  •  Internet connection for one-time activation