IronBarcode - The C# Barcode & QR Library


IronBarcode allows developers to read & write Barcodes and QR Codes within .Net Applications & websites. Reading or writing barcodes onkly requires a single line of code with Iron Barcode.  

The .Net Barcode Library reads and writes most Barcode and QR standards. These include code 39/93/128, UPC A/E, EAN 8/13, ITF, RSS 14 / Expanded, Databar, CodaBar, Aztec, Data Matrix, MaxiCode, PDF417, MSI, Plessey, USPS, and QR. The barcode result data includes type, text, binary data, page, and image file.

Barcode reading engine includes automatic image correction and barcode detection technology to take the pain out of locating and reading from imperfect scans. Multithreading, cropping, and batch scanning provides fast and accurate scanning of multi page documents.

Barcode writing API checks and verifys format, length, number, checksum to automatically avoid encoding errors. Barcode writer allows for styling, resizing, margins, borders, recoloring, and adding text annotations. Write to image, PDF or HTML file.

Key library features include:
* Read single or multiple Barcodes and QR Codes from images or PDFs.
* Image correction for skewing, orientation, noise, low resolution, contrast etc.
* Create barcodes and apply to images or PDF documents.
* Embed barcodes into html documents.
* Style Barcodes and add annotation text.
* QR Code Writing allows adding of logos, colors, and advanced QR alignment.

IronBarcode can be used within C#, VB.NET, ASP .NET projects, MVC, Web Services, Console & Desktop Applications.

Requires .Net Framework 4.0 or above on the Windows platform. Compatible with cloud hosting services including Microsoft Azure.

Licensing & Support available for commercial deployments.

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Install-Package BarCode -Version
dotnet add package BarCode --version
<PackageReference Include="BarCode" Version="" />
For projects that support PackageReference, copy this XML node into the project file to reference the package.
paket add BarCode --version
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Release Notes

Strong naming and signing improved for complete IIS support.


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Version History

Version Downloads Last updated 19,073 11/22/2018 1,746 11/9/2018
4.0.2 1,040 11/9/2018 1,078 11/5/2018 971 11/5/2018 990 11/5/2018
4.0.1 1,390 10/12/2018