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How do I uninstall or remove OCR language packs from PDF-XChange Editor and PDF-XChange Viewer?

Question:

How do I uninstall or remove OCR language packs from PDF-XChange Editor and PDF-XChange Viewer?

Answer:

Language packs are not installed in the standard manner. Instead, they are provided in .xcl files (PDF-XChange Editor) and .lng and .dat files (PDF-XChange Viewer) that are located by default in the folders listed below. You can acquire new languages for the OCR engine here.

V8 and up:

C:\Program Files\Tracker Software\Common\Languages

V7 and Prior:

C:\Program Files\Tracker Software\PDF Editor\Languages

Viewer:

C:\Program Files\Tracker Software\PDF Viewer\ocrdats

The appropriate language files must be removed from these directories in order remove OCR language packs from PDF-XChange Editor and PDF-XChange Viewer. 

PDF-XChange Editor uses language culture codes to define languages. A list of these codes is available here. The OCR langauge packs feature the prefix OCRPlugin.

PDF-XChange Viewer supports German, English, French and Spanish by default. These languages are defined in the orcdats directory as deu, eng, fra and spa respectively. The OCR language packs feature the suffix pxvocr.dat.

Additional language packs for our products are available here.

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