IMPORTANT: Tech support for freeware products is not available! We provide tech support for our commercial products only.

ANOTHER NOTE: Our freeware software 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)

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

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)
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)
PPT To SWF Scout – Convert PowerPoint (PPT) presentations into standalone flash movies.
Windows XP/Vista/7; 32/64-bit compatible.
Direct download (ZIP, 2MB)
SWF To Video Scout – Converts SWF flash movies into video.
Windows XP/Vista/7 compatible.
When asked to enter a license key select Personal License and then please copy and paste this serial key:

1500-F020-08AC-0BC0-8AF


Direct download (EXE, 5MB)
Video Bug Recorder for BaseCamp – Records video from your desktop and sends directly to your BaseCamp account.
Windows XP/Vista/7; 32/64-bit compatible.
Direct download (EXE, 3MB)

Movies Extractor Scout – Extract and collect FLV and SWF movies from browser and YouTube.
Windows XP/Vista.
Direct download (ZIP, 2MB)
Post2Blog – Powerful editor for articles in your WordPress, MovableType and Typepad blogs.
Windows XP/Vista.
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Internet Research Scout – Capture snippets from web pages and save them as CHM, RSS, PDF.
Windows XP/Vista.
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SWF To Image ActiveX library (FOR SOFTWARE DEVELOPERS) – Convert SWF files to BMP, JPEG, PNG images from VB, ASP, ASP.NET, Visual C++ and C#.
Windows XP/Vista. Flash plugin installed required.
Direct download (ZIP, 2MB)
FLV SWF Video Player (FOR SOFTWARE DEVELOPERS) – XML-driven customizable SWF flash based multi and single video players to add YouTube-like video player to your web-site. Full source code included. Free for personal and commercial use.
Direct download (ZIP, 2MB)
Scan SDK (FOR SOFTWARE DEVELOPERS) – Free SDK for .NET to acquire images from scanner or any other TWAIN-compatible devices.
Download from GitHub

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.