Version 126.96.36.199 of the SDK has been released with the following changes (as compared to version 188.8.131.52): Support for image extraction from PDF documents added for images using the ICC color space. Correction of possible data overrun in Reed Solomon error correction. The permitted range of ratio between the sides of a QrCode has been
There has been a small update to the SDK with the release of version 184.108.40.206 of the SoftekBarcodeDLL, libbardecode.so and libbardecode.dylib files. Other files remain at the previous version number. This version contains the following updates since 220.127.116.11: Improvement to Codabar recognition for higher resolution images where the barcode is close to the edge of
The release notes for version 9.2.3 of the SDK are as follows: Code 25 barcodes: A memory leak introduced in the Code 25 algorithm in version 9.1.5 has been corrected. DataMatrix barcodes: Improvement to reading dot datamatrix barcodes MaxBarCodesPerPage is now handled correctly when reading DataMatrix barcodes. For example, if an image contained 20 datamatrix
Version 18.104.22.168 of the Softek Barcode Reader Toolkit SDK for Linux/OSX/iOS/Android has been released. Improvement to the recognition of QrCodes that have part of an edge missing. Quiet zones for QrCodes are now enforced correctly for color images larger than 1MB in size. Fix for very slow QrCode recognition on 64-bit systems with certain images.
Version 22.214.171.124 of the Softek Barcode Reader Toolkit SDK for Windows has been released. The main SDK has been rebuilt using VS2022 optimization and in tests runs about 5% faster than previous versions. SoftekSDKDemo now handles the ReadQRCode property correctly when editing an XML file. Improvement to the recognition of QrCodes that have part of
Both the Windows and the Linux versions of the SDK have been updated to version 9.1.5. The includes a security update for Zlib from 1.2.11 to 1.2.12. Here’s the full list of changes: Improvement to Code 25 recognition algorithm to reduce the possibility of a false positive result when a barcode has a split bar
Most barcodes store text information but 2-D barcodes (such as QR-Code, Datamatrix and PDF-417) can also be used to store binary data. This article explains how to get at the binary data using the Softek Barcode Reader Toolkit. 2-D barcodes don’t have any way of telling the barcode reader how they’ve been encoded so it’s
Version 9.1.4 of the barcode reader SDK has been released. This applies to both the Windows version and the Linux/OSX/iOS/Android version. Most of the changes apply to 2-D barcode recognition as follows: The requirement for a minimum distance between 2 identical 2-D barcodes has been removed. A new property called Min2DLength (minimum length of a
We’re pleased to announce full support for the Apple M1 Chip in our Linux/OSX/iOS/Android version of the barcode reader SDK. We will continue to support Intel builds for OSX for the time being.
Here’s an example of how PDF files could be handled on Docker using Ghostscript, though the same idea could be adopted for any third party conversion tool. Note that this is using SoftekBarcodeNetStandard from NuGet. 1. Add the following to Dockerfile to install Ghostscript RUN apt-get update && apt-get install -y ghostscript 2. Use code