Barcode Scanner SDK Documentation

Important Notice: We are deprecating the 5.x API on all platforms (except Linux). Release 5.19 in April 2021 will be our final. Applications running 5.x will continue to work, and we will continue to release critical bug fixes and security patches only, for one year. We encourage you to migrate to 6.x and take advantage of our latest / advanced features and improved performance. Migration guides on all platforms are available at As always, please reach out to with any questions or support migrating your application to 6.x.

General Documentation

API References and Guides

C API / Linux

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Cordova / PhoneGap

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Appcelerator Titanium

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Parser Library

Bug Reports

Please try to reproduce the bug with the latest available version of the SDK and include at least the following information:

  • Your account name
  • SDK Version used (e.g. 5.20.3)
  • Platform used (iOS, Android, etc.)
  • Framework used (none, Xamarin, Cordova, etc.)
  • Device model used (e.g. iPhone 12, Samsung Galaxy S11)
  • Steps or code snippet to reproduce the bug
  • Environment to reproduce the bug (e.g. room illumination)
  • SDK settings applied (e.g. enabled symbologies)

Bugs can be reported using this contact form.


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