OmniPage

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File Format
Name OmniPage
Ontology
Extension(s) .met, .opd
PRONOM x-fmt/350
Released 1988

OmniPage is Optical Character Recognition (OCR) software capable of turning scanned images into editable text. OmniPage has PC and Mac versions.

OmniPage's proprietary file type (*.opd). OmniPage Documents can consist of original page images, zones, and recognized text.

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History

Originally developed by Caere Corp., Caere bought by Scansoft in 2000, then merged with Nuance in 2005.

  • 1992 Omnipage 2.1
  • 1994 Omnipage 5
  • 1995 Omnipage 6
  • 1996 Omnipage 7
  • 1997 Omnipage 8
  • 1998 Omnipage 9
  • 1999 Omnipage 10
  • 2001 OmniPage 11
  • 2002 OmniPage 12
  • 2003 OmniPage 14
  • 2005 OmniPage 15
  • 2007 OmniPage 16
  • 2009 OmniPage 17
  • 2011 OminPage 18

File Identification

  • Early OmniPage versions did not have a native format and only exported to popular text formats.
  • Starting in version 5 or 6 until version 9, OmniPage native format was .MET. Headers begin with the acsii "CCMET"
  • Starting in version 10 until current, OmniPage saves in .OPD, a "OLE2" document container format.

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OPP6 H.jpg

OmniPage10-OpenDialog.png

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