An image enhancing and indexing software – nanoCAD RasterID 2022

RasterID is specially designed for enhancing and indexing raster images through manual and macro modes. You can recognize characters of multiple languages from scanned drawings and also export it to many databases. RasterID allows for work with monochrome and colour raster images in most of the raster formats including TIFF, BMP, JPG, PNG and PDF. RasterID is the perfect tool for enhancing your raster images as well as creating meaningful information from your scanned images.

Key features

Supported file formats

RasterID allows for work with monochrome and colour raster images in the following formats: BMP, JPG, JPEG, PNG, TIFF and PDF (raster). It also provides the ability to tune saving settings for several formats as well as to create a custom format based on the existing ones properties of some set a custom format.

Optical Character Recognition

RasterID includes OCR tools to recognize texts from inside raster images. You can also export the record in multiple formats and databases. What’s more, you can now create a batch process to recognize all your similar drawings and generate valuable information from raster at one go. OCR information can be saved in a variety of indexed output formats.

OCR enhancement

ABBYY Cloud OCR Support

Apart from the inbuilt OCR, RasterID 2022 now incorporates ABBYY Cloud OCR as a new utilitarian tool for people who wishes to integrate ABBYY as their OCR engine for Title Block Recognition.

Manual Editing of recognized Text in Title Block Recognition

RasterID 2022 now has an innovative way of editing deciphered text manually for Title Block Recognition. Apart from the usual way of recognizing text through OCR Engine, RasterID goes a step ahead and imbibes the software with an additional refining mechanism which allows deciphered text to be manually edited for cent percent accuracy real time.

SQL & MYSQL as Indexed Output in Title Block Recognition

Users now have a choice to save their Title Block indexed output in SQL and MySQL database apart from the pre-existing choices i.e. CSV, Excel and MS-Access output files.

Optical character recognition of scattered text & export to excel

This feature permits extraction of text from any location in a drawing manually and export them in excel as key value pairs. The feature is extremely useful in text extraction process, where text is skewed and scattered throughout the drawing and not particularly organized in labelled/tabular format as in Title Block.

Multi-Page image maker in PDF & TIFF

Several discrete Images can now be compiled together into a single multi-page PDF/Tiff document.

Batch mode output as multi-page Tiff or PDF file

Both Virtual Scanner and Batch Processor now have two additional output types; so that a number of images can be processed simultaneously in batch mode and can be saved in a single multi-page document (PDF or Tiff) as per the user’s choice.

Color tone Conversion in image processing

In this feature, the user can change the colour of an image file according to their basic requirements. Here the user can select a particular hue & replace it with a different shade altogether. This process is more likely to be used in displaying products in diversified colours and shades.

Image stitching

Image stitching is the process to stitch two or more images projected identically on the drawing and having the common reference sections. The image processing software has the functionality of two-dimensional stitching which has been incorporated with a view to consolidate two or more sections (snaps or image) of an object into one extended image.

Buffer Manager

Buffer Manager is used to modify or refine a Buffered Image by cutting an irregular portion from the main rectangular Buffer and pasting the outcome into the host image. In order to use the Buffer Manager, the first pre-requisite is to ensure a portion/or whole of an image is actually copied in the buffer. This can be done by copying /cutting a selected portion of an image (set by work area) or the whole image as such.

Pasting Enhancement

Images/portion of an image copied through RasterID offers a variety of pasting option. Apart from the usual pasting mode (in any position within an image), RasterID also allows the buffered image to be resized and rotated before being pasted.

Speckle Remover

The Speckle Remover filter removes raster objects (isolated clusters of black pixels) whose size is smaller than the specified value in a monochromic (black and white) image. This filter can automatically and manually estimate the size of the spots in the image. If the image does not contain small speckles, Speckle Remover may delete texts, dashes or any small symbols from the image when Auto-Estimating mode is turned on. In this case it is better to use your own specified speckle size setting.

Hole Remover

Akin to the Speckle remover, the Hole Remover filter fills holes in raster objects in a monochromic image. The filter removes holes (isolated clusters of white pixels) that have a size smaller than the specified value. This filter can automatically and manually estimate the size of the holes.

Batch Processing

Batch processing makes it possible to apply a sequence of operations to a number of images unattended. This image processing software can automatically process a group of images and then re-save them to the same file or to separate files. All you have to do is create a batch job and then run it. A Processing scenario is a sequence of operations for each image (for example, to increase the image quality). Before running batch processing or indexing user have to create one or more processing scenarios and save them to a script file.

Page extraction from multi-page TIFF File

In RasterID 2022 it is possible to extract and save a single page as a separate file from a multi-page tiff file or a multi-page PDF file. In order to do this the user needs to click on the ‘Save Current Image’ Ribbon Button. This button only gets activated when a multi-page file is opened in the image editing software canvas. In order to save the desired image, the user needs to navigate and select the proper page from the multi-page document and click on button to save the individual page as a separate file.

PDF file Support

Users can now open PDF (image) files in RasterID as Raster PDF. The images (both single & multi-page) can however be only edited and saved in tiff file format.


RasterID now supports localization. In order to localize the software as per your requirement please feel free to contact us.