What's New in SDK

Barcode Reader SDK 5.60
Release date: March 6 2017
[+] BlurringRect, BlurringValue, BlurringCalc settings has been added. See new BlurringRect, BlurringValue, BlurringCalc properties.

[+] Java interface has been added.
[*] Linear decoder has been improved.


Barcode Reader SDK 5.50
Release date: April 28 2016
[+] Now PDF417 decoder allows to decode barcode with perspective distortion.
PDF417 barcode with perspective distortion.
[*] A lot of changes in PDF417 decoder. Now it decodes more barcodes (up to 10%) and works faster (up to 20%).


Barcode Reader SDK 5.38
Release date: September 10 2015
[*] Linear DataBar Limited decoding has been improved.
[*] Linear DataBar Stacked decoding has been improved.
[-] Linear Code-128 wrong FNC1 position bug has been fixed.


Barcode Reader SDK 5.37
Release date: July 2 2015
[*] QRCode decoding has been improved.
[*] Linear Code-93 decoding has been improved.


Barcode Reader SDK 5.36
Release date: March 6 2015
[-] PDF417 decoder bug has been fixed.


Barcode Reader SDK 5.35
Release date: Jan 21 2015
[+] PDF417Robust setting has been added. See new PDF417Robust property.
[*] QRCode decoding has been improved.
[*] PDF417 decoding has been improved.
[-] Some AztecCode decoder bugs (in byte mode) has been fixed.


Barcode Reader SDK 5.34
Release date: Sep 5 2014
[+] Micro PDF417 decoding has been added. See new PDF417FindMicro property.
[+] FrameTime property has been added. See new FrameTime property.
[-] Some Linear decoder bugs has been fixed.
[-] Some PDF417 decoder bugs has been fixed.


Barcode Reader SDK 5.33
Release date: February 9 2014
[+] Micro QRCode decoding has been added. See new QRCodeFindMicro property.
[-] Some QRCode decoder bugs has been fixed.


Barcode Reader SDK 5.32
Release date: January 24 2014
[+] The Video decoding has been added.
New methods: VideoStart, VideoStop, VideoSuspend.
New properties: VideoDelayAfterDec, VideoDelayFrame, VideoDelayRedraw, VideoStretch, VideoBeep.
[*] PDF417 decoding has been improved.


Barcode Reader SDK 5.31
Release date: August 7 2013
[*] SDK shows first page of PDF file in the control view.
[-] Fixed Runtime Error after activation.


Barcode Reader SDK 5.30
Release date: June 27 2013
[+] GetErrorLinear, GetErrorPDF417, GetErrorDataMatrix, GetErrorQRCode, GetErrorAztecCode properties has been added (GetProperty method).
[+] "error" property has been added in the Barcode object.
[*] GetSDKInfo method has been changed (hwID parameter added).


Barcode Reader SDK 5.29
Release date: May 20 2013
[*] Linear (DataBar) decoding has been improved.


Barcode Reader SDK 5.28
Release date: May 4 2013
[-] Invalid floating point exception is sometimes possible in Linear decoder.


Barcode Reader SDK 5.27
Release date: Apr 25 2013
[*] QRCode decoding has been improved.
[*] Linear decoding has been improved.
[-] Some rotated PDF documents are not decoded.


Barcode Reader SDK 5.26
Release date: Feb 12 2013
[*] DataMatrix decoding has been improved.


Barcode Reader SDK 5.25
Release date: Jan 27 2013
[+] New DataMatrixInverseType property has been added. See SetProperty method.
[+] New DataMatrixSupportECI property has been added. See SetProperty method.
[+] New PDF417SymbologyID property has been added. See SetProperty method.
[+] New DataMatrixSymbologyID property has been added. See SetProperty method.
[+] New QRCodeSymbologyID property has been added. See SetProperty method.
[+] New AztecCodeSymbologyID property has been added. See SetProperty method.
[*] DataMatrix decoding has been improved. The decoding speed is 2..4 times faster.


Barcode Reader SDK 5.24
Release date: Jan 10 2013
[-] Incorrect QRCode decoding is sometimes possible.


Barcode Reader SDK 5.23
Release date: Dec 13 2012
[+] New AddFilter2 property has been added. See SetProperty method.
[*] QrCode decoding has been improved.
[*] DataMatrix decoding has been improved.


Barcode Reader SDK 5.22
Release date: July 16 2012
[*] AztecCode decoding has been improved.


Barcode Reader SDK 5.21
Release date: June 5 2012
[+] Full AztecCode decoding has been added.


Barcode Reader SDK 5.20
Release date: May 14 2012
[+] AztecCode (compact) decoding has been added.


Barcode Reader SDK 5.19
Release date: May 11 2012
[*] DataMatrix decoding has been improved.


Barcode Reader SDK 5.18
Release date: May 9 2012
[*] QRCode barcodes decoding has been improved.
[-] Some Code 93 decoded incorrectly.


Barcode Reader SDK 5.17
Release date: March 30 2012
[*] Improved SDK working with PDF files.
[-] Some DataBar Omnidirectional and Stacked are not decoded.


Barcode Reader SDK 5.16
Release date: February 27 2012
[+] New AddFilter1 property has been added (Linear decoder). See SetProperty method.
[*] The speed of Linear barcode reading has been improved.


Barcode Reader SDK 5.15
Release date: January 27 2012
[+] New LinearVerify property has been added (Linear decoder). See SetProperty method.
[*] QRCode barcodes decoding has been improved.


Barcode Reader SDK 5.14
Release date: November 25 2011
[-] "Invalid floating point" error in Delphi (DataMatrix decoder) is sometimes possible.


Barcode Reader SDK 5.13
Release date: November 22 2011
[*] QRCode barcodes decoding has been improved.


Barcode Reader SDK 5.12
Release date: October 18 2011
[*] QRCode barcodes decoding has been improved.


Barcode Reader SDK 5.11
Release date: September 23 2011
[*] Linear barcodes decoding has been improved.


Barcode Reader SDK 5.10
Release date: August 4 2011
[+] QRCode decoding has been added.


Barcode Reader SDK 5.09
Release date: May 19 2011
[+] DataBar Expanded, DataBar Expanded Stacked (RSS Expanded, RSS Expanded Stacked) has been added. Now our SDK supports all DataBar family:
  • DataBar Omnidirectional (RSS-14)
  • DataBar Truncated (RSS-14 Truncated)
  • DataBar Stacked (RSS-14 Stacked)
  • DataBar Stacked Omnidirectional (RSS-14 Stacked Omnidirectional)
  • DataBar Limited (RSS Limited)
  • DataBar Expanded (RSS Expanded)
  • DataBar Expanded Stacked (RSS Expanded Stacked)
[+] New VC++ SDK example has been added. Example shows how to capture barcodes using video device.
[*] DataBar Stacked barcodes decoding has been improved.


Barcode Reader SDK 5.08
Release date: March 23 2011
[+] DataBar Stacked, DataBar Stacked Omnidirectional (RSS-14 Stacked, RSS-14 Stacked Omnidirectional) decoding has been added.
[*] Linear barcodes decoding has been improved.


Barcode Reader SDK 5.07
Release date: March 3 2011
[+] DataBar Omnidirectional, Truncated, Limited (RSS-14, RSS-14 Truncated, RSS Limited) has been added.


Barcode Reader SDK 5.06
Release date: June 21 2010
[+] DataMatrix decoding has been added.


Barcode Reader SDK 5.05
Release date: May 18 2010
[-] Incorrect decoding in Byte compaction mode (PDF417 decoder) is sometimes possible.


Barcode Reader SDK 5.04
Release date: May 7 2010
[*] Code 128 (EAN UCC 128) decoding has been improved.


Barcode Reader SDK 5.03
Release date: Mar 26 2010
[+] LinearFastDecoding and PDF417FastDecoding has been added. It may be used on real-time barcode reading devices (mobile devices), where it is impossible to spend much time on recognition of poor-quality images.
[*] SDK speed on mobile devices has been improved.
[*] The speed of PDF417 barcode reading has been improved.


Barcode Reader SDK 5.02
Release date: Mar 3 2010
[+] A barcode Decoding Quality property has been added. See dq.
[+] A GetSDKInfo method has been added. Method returns various SDK information. See GetSDKInfo.
[*] Improved SDK activation software. After activation shows SDK information.
[-] Short Interleaved 2/5 barcodes are not recognized.


Barcode Reader SDK 5.01
Release date: Dec 22 2009
[-] If several PDF417s are on the same line, then they can be decoded as a single barcode.


Barcode Reader SDK 5.00
Release date: Sep 14 2009
[*] PDF417 decoding has been improved. The read quality of each codeword is evaluated.
[-] If a barcode is on the edge of an image, a crash may result.