Free and Open Source Barcode & QR Code Reader / Decoder / Scanner

As we mentioned in the last post, Zint Barcode Studio is a free and powerful Barcode & QR Code Generator. ZBar bar code reader is, as its name suggests, a Barcode & QR Code decoder.

ZBar bar code reader is a command line program, I used it to read two image files exported from Zint Barcode Studio, and it worked well, it successfully decoded and displayed the final string on the screen.

Barcode & QR Code Reader / Decoder / Scanner Freeware

Features

  • Multiple sources supported: image files, video streams and cameras.
  • Supported symbologies include: QR Code, Code 128, Code 39, EAN-13/UPC-A, Interleaved 2 of 5, UPC-E, EAN-8.
  • Low system resource usage and memory footprint.
  • Real time scanning and decoding.

ZBar bar code reader supports Windows 7, Windows XP and Linux.

ZBar bar code reader is a 3.10MB download available from SourceForge.net.


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