This page allows downloading free tools made by ByteScout. By downloading these free software tools below you also agree to Web Site Terms Of Use and Web Site Privacy Policy.NO ADWARE or AD TOOLBARS: Our freeware tools comes without any toolbars or other advertisement add-ons included because we hate all these toolbars and adware as much as you do.

End-user tools and utilities

XLS Viewer – View Excel (XLS, XLSX) and Open Office (ODS) documents without Microsoft Excel installed.
Windows XP/Vista/7/8/10; 32/64-bit compatible.
Direct download (EXE, 1MB)
Image Watermarking – Protect images and photo with visible watermarks stamps; integrates with Windows Explorer.
Windows XP/Vista/7/8/10; 32/64-bit compatible.
PDF Multitool – Extract text, images and other data from PDF; split and merge PDF; export into PNG, JPEG, TIFF; extract tables from PDF as CSV, XLS/XLSX, XML, JSON and more.
Windows XP/Vista/7/8/10; 32/64-bit compatible.
Direct download (EXE, 30MB)
Barcode Reader – Read barcodes from images (JPEG, PNG, TIFF, GIF) and PDF documents. Supports 50+ barcode types including Code 39, Code 128, QR Code, PDF417, DataMatrix, etc.
Windows XP/Vista/7/8/10; 32/64-bit compatible.
Direct download (EXE, 10MB)

Barcode Generator – Generate barcodes of 50+ types including Code 39, Code 128, QR Code, PDF417, DataMatrix, etc.; Saves generated images as PNG, JPEG, BMP, TIFF, GIF.
Windows XP/Vista/7/8/10; 32/64-bit compatible.
Direct download (EXE, 5MB)

Spreadsheet Tools – Convert between Excel (XLS, XLSX), Open Office (ODS) and comma-separated (CSV) formats without Microsoft Excel installed.
Windows XP/Vista/7; 32/64-bit compatible.
Direct download (EXE, 4MB)

Image to Video GUI – works with BMP, PNG and JPG images, with multiple effects.
Windows XP/Vista/7; 32/64-bit compatible.
Direct download (EXE, 4MB)

For software developers

Bitmap Visualizer – Visual Studio add-on to view the content of Bitmap objects while debugging.
Microsoft Visual Studio 2005, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2017.
Direct download (EXE, 1MB)

Old and deprecated software.

Use it on your own risk! No updates, fixes or support is provided

Screen Video Capturing – Record video from a screen in AVI or WMV formats with sound.
Windows XP/Vista/7; 32/64-bit compatible.
Direct download (EXE, 1MB)
Internet Research Scout – Capture snippets from web pages and save them as CHM, RSS, PDF.
Windows XP/Vista.
Download from Download.com

Download from Free-Downloads.com
Scan SDK (FOR SOFTWARE DEVELOPERS) – Free SDK for .NET to acquire images from scanner or any other TWAIN-compatible devices.
Download from GitHub

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Uninstallation instructions

To uninstall an application please follow steps:

  1. Open Control Panel;
  2. Select “Uninstall a Program”;
  3. Find and click the application (look for the name starting with “Bytescout…” in the list;
  4. Click “Uninstall”;
  5. Follow uninstaller instructions to remove the software.