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Installing the OCR Module

You must install the optional Optical Character Recognition (OCR) module separately from Coveo Enterprise Search (CES).

To install the OCR module

  1. Find and open the Additional Module License Information (OCR) email message that you received from Coveo:

    1. Using the link provided in the message, download the OCR module installer.

    2. Open the ModuleOCRLicenseCode.txt attached file that contains your OCR module license.

    Note: The latest version of the OCR module installer is also available from the Coveo website.

  2. On the Coveo Master server, run the OCR module installer.

  3. In the installer Welcome screen, click Next.

  4. In the installer License Agreement screen, select I accept the terms in the license agreement, and then click Next.

  5. In the installer Installation Folder screen:

    • Click Next to use the default installation folder.


    • Click Browse to select another folder, and then click Next.
  6. In the installer License Configuration screen:

    1. From the ModuleOCRLicenseCode.txt file, copy the license text, ensuring that you include the {BEGIN LICENSE} and {END LICENSE} tags.

    2. Paste the license text in the text box.

    3. Click Next.

  7. If a User Account Control dialog box appears, click Yes to accept the installation of this software on your computer.

  8. In the installer Installation Complete screen, click Finish.

What's Next?

You must create an OCR open converter (see Adding an OCR Open Converter).