How to activate ABBYY FineReader 15 Standard for Windows?

2 min. readlast update: 10.18.2023

Activating an ABBYY FineReader 15 Standard for Windows key is really simple, just follow these steps:

  1. Run the ABBYY FineReader Activation Wizard on the computer on which you are going to use the program and enter your Serial Number,
  2. Select "On the web-site" activation method and click "Next",
  3. The Activation Wizard will display your serial number and Installation ID/Product ID,
  4. Enter these numbers into their corresponding fields below,
  5. In reply, you will receive a license file to download. The extension should be .ABBYY.License,
  6. Go back to the Activation Wizard and follow the instructions.

If you purchased and installed the program, but have not been asked to enter the serial number, to unlock the full features you should activate ABBYY FineReader PDF 15. In order to activate ABBYY FineReader PDF 15:

  1. Run ABBYY FineReader PDF 15,
  2. Go to Help> About> License Info,
  3. Click on Activate,
  4. Enter the serial number of your copy of the program,
  5. Proceed with the Activation Wizard. 

The key is not working

If you have activated the key according to the guide but the code appears not to work, please check what type of error message you receive and depending on it follow the appropriate instructions:

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