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.
The Softek Barcode Reader Toolkit can now be used with Docker and .Net with multi-platform support in a single NuGet package. Key facts: .Net Standard 2.0 Includes native DLL files for OSX, Windows (x86 & x64) and Linux (x86 & x64). Automatically selects correct native DLL at run-time (see below). Reads barcodes from TIF or
We’re pleased to announce that the Softek Barcode Reader Toolkit for Windows is now available on NuGet – the package manager for .Net at the following URL: https://www.nuget.org/packages/SoftekBarcodeNet/
We’ve just found this rather nice review of our SDK at Free Apps for Me… The Softek Barcode Reader Review
We’ve had a number of emails about the 2DDOC barcode type being used in French Covid “passports”. The Softek Barcode Reader Toolkit is able to read the data in the barcodes because it is stored using plain text in a DataMatrix symbology, however we do not support the actual verification of the digital signature for
Softek Barcode Reader SDK for Linux Version 126.96.36.199 has been released. The main change in this version is the addition of functions to read from TIF, and JPEG files held in memory rather than as files on disc. The new function is called mtScanBarCodeFromString. The C interface has also been brought in line with the
Softek Barcode Reader SDK for Windows Version 188.8.131.52 has been released. The main change in this version is the addition of functions to read from TIF, PDF, JPEG,GIF or PNG files held in memory rather than as files on disc. The new functions are called ScanBarCodeFromString for the DLL or ScanBarCodeFromByteArray for the .Net interface.
BarcodeFiler is helping the University Museum of Zoology, Cambridge (UMZC) update the way they catalogue their historical animal specimens. The UMZC has around 5,000 specimens on display in the public galleries, but this is only a small fraction of what is stored on site. It is estimated that the Museum actually houses around 2 million
We’ve made some changes to the recommended way of interfacing Python on Windows to take account of Python 3 and Windows 64-bit. The first change is in the loading of the DLL file itself.. if platform.machine().endswith(’64’): bardecodeLibrary = os.getcwd() + ‘../../../SoftekBarcode64DLL.dll’ a=CDLL(bardecodeLibrary) else: bardecodeLibrary = os.getcwd() + ‘../../../SoftekBarcodeDLL.dll’ a=WinDLL(bardecodeLibrary) Note the use of CDLL on
Version 8.4.1 of the Softek Barcode Reader Toolkit for Linux/Android/iOS/Raspberry Pi and AM has been released with the following changes: The amount of memory required on the stack for the software to run has been reduced. This had previously caused some problems when running version 8.3.3 under docker. The bardecode.a library is now built using