--- a/api/baseapi.cpp
+++ b/api/baseapi.cpp
@@ -830,7 +830,9 @@
         "lang=\"en\">\n <head>\n  <title></title>\n"
         "  <meta http-equiv=\"Content-Type\" content=\"text/html; "
         "charset=utf-8\" />\n"
-        "  <meta name='ocr-system' content='tesseract' />\n"
+        "  <meta name='ocr-system' content='tesseract "
+        VERSION
+        "' />\n"
         "  <meta name='ocr-capabilities' content='ocr_page ocr_carea ocr_par"
         " ocr_line ocrx_word ocrp_lang ocrp_dir'/>\n"
         " </head>\n <body>\n";