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BarCode Reader SDK – read barcodes from images and PDF in .NET, ASP.NET (and now legacy Visual Basic 6)

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BarCode Reader SDK
reads barcodes from scanned documents and images on your computer
as well as web applications running on Windows

Not sure about barcodes and what type you should use? You’re not alone!

We had so many questions from users about barcodes that we decided to put together a free e-book guide, “Introduction Into Barcodes” which is now available for download

Barcode Reader SDK key benefits

  • Reads barcodes from JPG, PNG, TIFF images and PDF (no other software required);
  • Arrives with comprehensive documentation (80+ source code samples included);
  • Arrives with a sample GUI application to test the SDK against your images and PDF documents;
  • Works offline without Internet connection required;
  • Royalty-free licensing (no additional run-time licenses or additional fees on bar code reader).

BarCode Reader SDK Complete Webinar: Guide for Programmers

Webinar Barcode Reader SDK

It is an advanced developer guide for beginners and advanced. You will learn about the major SDK features of reading 1D and 2D barcodes from PDF as well as different image formats. You will export results into CSV, XML, and TXT. The webinar will show how to read check boxes (OMR) and decode low-quality codes.


Why choose ByteScout BarCode Reader SDK?

  • We implement sophisticated technologies in most of our tools to get a better solution for your needs.
  • If you need learning and training material, we’re happy to provide source codes and documentation.
  • We update and enrich our SDKs and API adding new functionalities and improving your user experience;
  • All the products have a friendly developer interface and make it easy-to-use for programmers worldwide.
  • If you still haven’t used our support, we would be glad to answer your questions. Our customers share their impressions of the support desk here.

BarCode Reader SDK technical details

Looking for a barcode generator component instead? To generate barcodes please check our ByteScout BarCode Generator SDK

Solutions for managers:

  • BarCode Reader is pre-introduced into POS-prepared Elo Tablet by Elo Touch. Elo Tablet clients have a nice method to decipher direct, QR Code and differently standardized identifications ideal from a live implicit camera;
  • In Banking, Barcode Generator SDK can arrange your reports with a standardized identification classifier containing all the fundamental labels and classifications. With our Barcode Reader SDK this data can be effectively assembled back notwithstanding for vast number of reports, making the arranging and seeking forms considerably speedier;
  • In Hardware industry, track your gear constant utilizing our Barcode Reader SDK. Note that it is equipped for perusing scanner tags from camera streams, making it perfect to use its abilities in a tablet or other convenient gadget;
  • In Financial Technologies, you can recognize and process each scanner tag on your records. You can even associate it with a camera live stream to examine standardized identifications on-the-fly.

BarCode Reader SDK whitepapers

You can use ByteScout SDK in different industries and for multiple purposes. Here are BarCode Reader SDK use cases.


Whitepaper Healthcare Document Processing Healthcare       Sample Management Healthcare       Hospital Management Healthcare

BarCode Reader SDK video presentations

How to read Code 39 barcodes from images and PDF using ByteScout BarCode Reader SDK

How to read MICR font text from bank checks images and PDF with ByteScout BarCode Reader SDK

BarCode Reader SDK screenshots

Decode from photo
Decode from camera
Demo application options 1
Demo application options 2