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Generally available: OCR supports 164 languages in the Cognitive Services Computer Vision

Published date: May 12, 2022

Computer Vision's OCR (Read) API 2022 model with 164 supported languages is now generally available as a cloud service and Docker container.

  • Support for 164 languages including Russian, Arabic, Hindi and other languages using Cyrillic, Arabic, and Devanagari scripts.
  • Support for 9 languages with English, Chinese Simplified, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, and Spanish.
  • Enhanced support for single characters, handwritten dates, amounts, names, other entities commonly found in receipts and invoices.
  • Improved processing of digital PDF documents and Input file size limit increased to 500 MB.
  • Performance and latency improvements.
  • Available as cloud service and Docker container.

To learn more, get started with the new OCR features.

  • Azure AI Vision
  • Azure AI services
  • Features

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