Is OCR or text recognition available in Acrobat Standard DC?


Does Acrobat Standard DC support Optical Character Recognition (OCR)?


Acrobat Standard DC supports the OCR modes Searchable Image and Searchable Image and Text. It does not support the OCR mode Editable Text and Images on scanned documents.

Acrobat Pro DC supports three modes of OCR on scanned documents:

  • Searchable Image
  • Searchable Image and Text
  • Editable Text and Images

For a detailed comparison of features in Acrobat Pro and Acrobat Standard, see

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