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How do I update ABBYY FineReader in Mac OS X?

RELATES TO:

  • Mac OS 10.4.11 (Tiger), 10.5.x (Leopard), 10.6.x (Snow Leopard), 10.7.x (Lion), 10.8 (Mountain Lion)
  • Epson Download Navigator
  • Epson products supplied with ABBYY FineReader Sprint Plus version 5.
  • Epson products supplied with ABBYY FineReader Sprint version 8.

EXPLANATION:


If you have previously installed ABBYY FineReader on your computer, you may need to update to the latest version. You can do this using EPSON Download Navigator. This software can be found on the Epson support website. For the GT-S55/GT-S85 and 2011 models listed above, this software can also be found on your driver CD. Once downloaded and installed, EPSON Download Navigator will check to make sure that you are using the latest software for your Epson product.

Note:
2012 models (listed above)

If you have installed your product's software CD and ABBYY FineReader hasn't been installed, refer to the following article:

I have installed my product's software CD on my Apple computer but ABBYY FineReader hasn't been installed, what can I do?


Do the following:

  1. Visit the Drivers and Software section of the Epson support website for your product.

    • For GT-S55/GT-S55N/GT-S85/GT-S85N, download and install EPSON Download Navigator.
    • For 2011 and later models, download and install EPSON Download Navigator.
    • For 2010 models, download and install ABBYY FineReader Sprint.
  2. Go to your Applications folder and open the Epson Software folder.


  3. Double-click on Download Navigator.


  4. On the "Download Navigator checks for new software." window, click Yes.


  5. Download Navigator now connects to the server and searches for software updates.

    Note:

    If the Download Navigator program does not progress to this stage, ensure your Epson product is powered on and connected to your Mac via a USB cable. If you are using your product on a network connection, you can temporarily use a USB connection to complete the update and then return to the usual connection type for your product.


  6. If updates are available for ABBYY FineReader, tick the box next to the update and click Install.


  7. Download Navigator now downloads the updates for ABBYY FineReader.


  8. Once the download is complete, the ABBYY FineReader wizard appears. Click Continue and follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation.


  9. Once ABBYY FineReader is installed click Quit to finish the application or click Continue if you want to install other software updates.

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