In the last week we’ve featured an open source Barcode & QR code generator and an open source Barcode & QR code reader, they are both Windows applications, but if you are a Google Chrome user, you have more options to choose from.
The generated QR code of selected URL can be scanned by your cell phone’s( iPhone, Android, BlackBerry, etc. ) digital camera and interpreted to the origin URL easily and shortly, then you can continue visit the same web page on your mobile phone without using online bookmark managers like xmarks, evernote, Google bookmarks and delicious.
BarDeCo is a free QR code decoder & encoder for Google Chrome browser, it allows to decode the image of any 2D or 3D barcode to text string, or generate QR code from selected text.
QR-Code Tag Extension gives you the ability to create a QR-Code tag for any text, URL, image or hyperlink, there are 4 sizes available: small, medium, large, extra large, and you can create a short URL with Bit.ly.