Bytescout products acquired new incredible functions for smooth and productive work. As we usually post updates on the Blog, you can check previous versions here. In June, there was a new update release. Check the list of product news:

Barcode Reader SDK

  • The decoding has multiple threads now;
  • Performance has subsequent improvements;
  • Linear barcodes can be worked in two directions initially: from left to right and vice-versa;
  • PDF417 decoding has got small fixes;
  • Old ClientProfile assemblies have been removed;
  • SearchNegative and OptimizedProcessingOfLargeImages were replaced by ImagePreprocessingFilters;
  • Median filter outplaced with a more efficient implementation;
  • Gamma filter inserted;
  • OMR multi-threading routine has got improvements;
  • The rare crash is now improved on MICR barcodes;
  • Image preprocessing can be previewed now;
  • Other minor improvements and bug fixes.

Barcode Generator freeware

  • Major improvements in MaxiCode symbology value validation;
  • Minor bug fixes.

Bytescout PDF Extractor SDK

  • Improved extraction of multimedia files;
  • Japanese text extraction is upgraded;
  • Old ClientProfile builds are removed from now;
  • Find more small updates in the program.

ByteScout PDF SDK

  • Image object creation from URL is now available;
  • COM helpers to process System.Drawing types PointF and SizeF were inserted;
  • Find Document.GetDocumentBytes() method to make saved document available as array of bytes;
  • Canvas.MeasureString() command override allows calculating text height fitted into a particular width;
  • Small bug fixes and improvements.

Bytescout Screen Capturing SDK 2.55.1044

  • Proper video size when recording on Windows 8 is now upgraded;
  • Higher quality recording is now available from the application without manifest flags;
  • Find small bug removals and upgrades.

ByteScout XLS Viewer

  • Date datatype reading can be properly performed from ODS files;
  • Other minor bug fixes and improvements.

Spreadsheet SDK

  • Charts designing is generally upgraded;
  • ODS files date datatype recognition improved;
  • Outdated ClientProfile builds have been removed;
  • Visual Studio 2017 alliance;
  • Crash on saving worksheets has been upgraded with a space char in the name.

ByteScout PDF Viewer SDK

  • Visual Studio 2017 assimilation;
  • Updated Japanese text rendering;
  • New small updates and fixes.


  • The program now keeps input text fields empty;
  • Replaced old ClientProfile commands;
  • Improved Japanese text modification;
  • Minor performance upgrades.

ByteScout PDF Renderer SDK

  • Japanese text recognition has become better;
  • Outdated ClientProfile builds do not exist anymore.

ByteScout PDF Multitool

  • Extraction of multimedia files is upgraded;
  • HTML Converter can leave empty input fields from now;
  • Improved Japanese text recognition and extraction.

Barcode Generator SDK

  • WPF BarcodeControl properties binding is upgraded;
  • Works smoothly with Visual Studio 2017 now;
  • Data validation for MaxiCode is improved;
  • Removed obsolete ClientProfile builds and other fixes.

Barcode Reader Freeware

  • Gamma correction filter upgraded;
  • The decoding has now acquired multiple threads performance;
  • Linear barcodes can be read in two directions by default;
  • Median filter has been upgraded and includes a better recognition now;
  • MICR barcodes rare crash has been renewed;
  • Follow progressive updates on image adjustments tab to Options dialog and Results wizard;
  • VideoCameraModule updates include Camera Properties option inclusion.

ByteScout Bitmap Visualizer

  • Added support for Visual Studio 2017.