Barcode SDK / ActiveX Development Toolkits
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The Black Ice Barcode SDK/ActiveX toolkits are robust and efficient libraries of 1D and 2D barcoding functions, such as reading/decoding, writing/encoding, searching barcodes, and detecting barcode orientation.

The Black Ice Barcode SDK/ActiveX toolkits are written to be image toolkit independent. It can be used with the Black Ice Document Imaging SDK/ActiveX and with any third party imaging platform.

Barcode SDK


    Using the Black Ice Barcode Toolkits, developers can add barcode symbol recognition and generation to any application such as form processing, shipping and receiving systems, and document management systems.

    For more information about upgrading, please download the following file. Upgrading to Barcode SDK 6.0

    UNICODE file name support

    UNICODE file name support ensures the usability of foreign languages and special characters in the filenames when using the Black Ice Barcode SDKs.

    64 bit support

    The Black Ice Barcode SDKs include 64 bit support from Version 6.00. 64 bit support ensures that the benefits of 64-bit hardware is fully obtained.

    Available Barcode Modules

    1D Barcodes

    2D Barcodes

    View a comparison chart of all the barcode standards supported by the Black Ice barcode toolkits.

    Median Filter Added to Clear up Barcode Image:

    Original image

    The original images

    The original image is a scanned image with a strong additive noise due to the scanning process and the poor quality of the original paper. Images such as the ones used in this example can be filtered in order to remove the noise from it.

    Filtered image

    Median filtered images

    Sample Applications:

    The Barcode SDK/ActiveX modules contains a variety of sample applications, which demonstrate the capabilities and features of the toolkits. These products are fully .NET compatible and also provides sample source code written in C#, VB.NET, and J# to demonstrate the powerful document conversion options. Details on using the 1D Barcode Sample applications

    Visual Studio 2005, and VB.NET 8.0 Support has also been added.

    New! ASP.NET Sample Available Online to demonstrate ASP.NET Read / Write of 1D, Data Matrix, and PDF417 barcodes!

    Supported Operating Systems

    Client

    Windows 11 64 bit

    Windows 10 32/64 bit

    Windows 8.1 32/64 bit

    Windows 7 32/64 bit

    Server

    Windows Server 2022

    Windows Server 2019

    Windows Server 2016

    Windows Server 2012 R2 / 2012

    Windows Server 2008 R2

    Citrix XenApp / XenDesktop

    VMware Horizon + ThinApp

    VMware VCenter

    Microsoft RemoteApp

    Microsoft Hyper-V, Hyper-V VDI



    Looking for more? For cutting edge image manipulation and processing check out our Document Imaging SDK/ActiveX.

    Convert any printable file into an image or PDF file with the Black Ice Printer Drivers.

    Barcode SDK / ActiveX Development Toolkit Key Features

    • Median Filter to clear up barcode image
    • Automatic barcode type detection
    • Read at any orientation
    • Write at any orientation
    • Read in any direction
    • Read from / write to region of interest
    • Read skewed barcodes
    • Read multiple barcode symbols
    • Read multiple, mixed barcode types and return X and Y positions
    • Write barcode symbol with specific size and position
    • Checksum character handling
    • Automatic error correction
    • Automatic skew detection

    UNICODE file name support

    UNICODE file name support ensures the usability of foreign languages and special characters in the filenames when using the Black Ice Barcode SDKs.

    64 bit support

    The Black Ice Barcode SDKs include 64 bit support from Version 6.00. 64 bit support ensures that the benefits of 64-bit hardware is fully obtained.

    Median Filter Added to Clear up Barcode Image:

    Original image

    The original images

    The original image is a scanned image with a strong additive noise due to the scanning process and the poor quality of the original paper. Images such as the ones used in this example can be filtered in order to remove the noise from it.

    Filtered image

    Median filtered images

    Pricing

    To purchase one of the development tools below, please complete and fax a copy of the associated license agreement to the Black Ice sales office. For ordering information, please click here.

    To speak with a sales representative please call 561-757-4107 or email sales@blackice.com.

    Barcode Toolkit License Agreement Purchase Online
    1D Barcode SDK/ActiveX
    ROYALTY FREE  (without runtime)
    Development License Agreement PDF $695

    Buy online
    2D Barcodes SDK/ActiveX
    WITH RUNTIME
    Development License Agreement PDF

    Runtime License Agreement PDF
    $999*

    Buy online
    2D Barcodes SDK/ActiveX
    ROYALTY FREE  (without runtime)
    Development License Agreement PDF Please Call!
    2D Barcode SDK/ActiveX
    SERVER LICENSE
    Server License Agreement PDF Please Call!

    Support Contracts

    Contract Type Description
    Maintenance Subscription Free product updates (patches) and future releases, and unlimited priority e-mail support for the period of the contract.
    Read and print the software Maintenance Agreement PDF


    * - Requires minimum purchase of runtime licenses prior to distributing your application. Please call.
    Prices are subject to change without notice

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    Boca Raton, FL 33487
    Tel: 561-757-4107
    Fax: 561-757-4109
    E-Mail: sales@blackice.com