Barcodes are used to track shipping, packaging, documents, products, transactions, inventory, production and lot more. You may have seen on most of the products barcodes which are of parallel lines with different widths. This barcode software’s can decode the multiple images at a time from a single file and also can also scan various types of barcodes


Here is the list of Top 7 Barcode Scanner Software Download.

1. Free Barcode Scanner & Reader Software – Easy to use

This free software is available on Windows and supports later version also; it can scan and read Linear or 1 dimensional (1D).

Key features:

  • Supports Tiff, JPEG, PNG, GIF files
  • Easily decodes and reads linear
  • Converts 2D barcodes types also
  • Scans PDF, QR code and Data Matrix.

2. Zbar Barcode Scanner- High Speed Open Source Software

This is open source software which scans the barcodes from various sources like raw intensity sensors, video streams and image files. Scans various types of barcodes like QR code, Interleaved 2 of 5, EAN-13/UPC-A, Code 128, Code 39, UPC-E and EAN-8.

Key features:

  • Supports Windows, Linux and iPhone
  • Can scan unlimited number of images
  • Mobile app also available

3. BcWebCam – Scan with help of Webcam

This software gives you the results immediate. It’s very easy to use as you just have to start the application and then in front of your webcam hold the barcode. The software will read the barcode and will save the job.

Key features:

  • Powered by QS-Barcode SDK
  • Reads various barcode types
  • Reads QR codes also

4. IBScanner – Fast and Precise

This software supports various types of barcode images. It can scan all the images in the document placed in any direction or angle. It can scan easily the blur, low resolution, bad quality images and wrinkled documents.

Key features:

  • Supports PNG, GIF, JPEG and TIFF image file formats.
  • Reads barcode text and barcode type
  • Supports desktop application and Windows Phone application

5. ByteScout BarCode Reader – Decoding various images at a time

It decodes the barcode image into the text and can scan multiple files at a time. Software supports PDF format also.

Key features

  • Reads through web camera also
  • Supports image file formats like PNG, TIFF, GIF , PDF, JPG
  • Supports GTIN-14, Code 93, GTIN-8, GTIN-12, ITF-14 and MSI barcode types.

6. VidikonReader – Simple to use

This software decodes the barcode images through webcam or an image file. Scans various types of barcodes like Aztec, Small Aztec, PDF417 and Data Matrix.
Key features

  • Supports TIFF, GIF, PNG, JPEG and BMP image file formats.
  • Supports Windows XP/ 2003/ Vista/ 2003/ 7

7.  ORPALIS Virtual Barcode Reader – Instant results and Different Software

This software is different than all other barcode scanners. In this software you have to scroll the mouse over the barcode as soon as the computer mouse moves towards the barcode the red ring turns into green.

Key features

  • Supports barcodes like UPC-A, BCDMatrix, DataLogic2of5, EAN 13, PDF 417, Qr-Code and Micro Qr-Code
  • Gives instant results

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