TWAIN ActiveX searchable PDF SDK ActiveX | Scanner Pro SDK ActiveX
Scanner Pro SDK ActiveX

Scanner Pro SDK ActiveX 6.5

Platform : Windows 10, Windows 8, Vista, Windows 7, XP

For Windows Developers who need to capture image from scanner, digital camera that has a TWAIN device driver and save to Docx, TIFF , PDF/A with C#, C++ ,VB.NET , VB, Delphi, VFP, MS Access.

Key Features

  • Scanning automatically without any user interaction , save to to a multipage TIFF or PDF until the ADF tray is empty.
  • Use an automated document feeder (ADF) for single and multi-page scanning.
  • Has ability to detect paper jam event.
  • Capture images from all the TWAIN compliant scanner and webcam devices and save to Microsoft Word ( docx ), PDF, BMP, GIF, JPEG, JPEG 2000, PCX, PNG, PSD, TIF, TGA, PGX, RAS, PNM image files.
  • Support add texts to specific page when save to multi-page Microsoft Word ( docx ) file.
  • Support load images file (BMP, JPG, GIF, PNG, Multi-page TIFF, PDF) from hard drive. (load a PDF need add-ons Advanced PDF Viewer Module )
  • Support Blank Page detection, Get the Confidence value of specific page.(Use Confidence value can handle different blank page condition)
  • Support use JPEG compression, adjust quality when save to PDF/A file, (Save, SaveBySize, SaveAllPage2PDF, OCR2SearchableMultipagePDF methods ) . It can output small file size of PDF/A file.
  • Support convert scanned images to 1bbp, 4bbp, 8bpp, 8bpp Grayscale, 24bpp, 32bpp, 32ARGB bpp, it can reduce the output file image size. e.g. PDF, TIF files.
  • Support PDF Annotation before save to PDF/A file, add fonts, images, draw text, rotated text , line, rectangle to PDF file.
  • Support save as multipage TIFF ( JPEG, Packbits, LZW, CCITT G.3 and G.4 compression) and multipage PDF or PDF/A file. With JPEG compression of TIFF file, it can reduce file size of TIFF file.
  • Support save as 1bpp, 4bpp, 8bpp, 24bpp TIFF file.
  • Support securing a PDF document using 40 bit, 128 bit RC4 encryption and owner, user password.
  • Support adjust standard PDF permissions: Printing, High Quality Printing, Changing the document, Content copying or extraction, Filling of form fields, Content extraction for accessibility, Document assembly.
  • Has ability to enable/disable progress bar when scanning.
  • Has ability to adjust the scanner image resolution (DPI).
  • Has ability to adjust the scanner capture area.
  • Has ability to enable/disable duplex scanning.
  • read 1D and 2D barcodes in images. Supported UPC-A, UPC-E, EAN-8, EAN-13, Code 39, Code 93, Code 128, ITF, Codabar, MSI, RSS-14 (all variants), QR Code, Data Matrix, Aztec and PDF-417. Automatic barcode type detection, Read multiple barcodes at any orientation. High-speed barcode recognition and return sureness value of each detected barcode. (need add-ons Barcode Reader Module ) 
  • Optical Character Recognition - OCR scanned image to multipage Unicode searchable PDF/A , memory text or text file. (need add-ons OCR Module )
  • Perform OCR processes an entire page or only specific areas in a page. Support for more than 50 languages such as Arabic, Chinese, French, Japanese, Indonesian, Hebrew, Russian, Korean, Polish, Thai, Vietnamese... (need add-ons OCR Module )
  • Retrieve Recognized character location and confidence. (need add-ons OCR Module)
  • Support character filter for recognize only digits, only upper case, lower case character or specific character. (need add-ons OCR Module)
  • Has ability to adjust the scanner pixel type, True color, B/W Color, Gray color.
  • Has ability to work with automatic document feeders ( ADF ) scanner devices.
  • Has ability to Draw multi-line text on image and provide over 50 different text styles.
  • write binary data types for storage of images embedded in the database table. e.g. Access, SQL Server, Oracle, MySQL.
  • Delete specific scanned page before save to image file.
  • Adjust brightness, Contrast, Gamma, Hue, Saturation of scanned image file.
  • Zoom in, Zoom out, Rotate the image files.
  • Has ability add text to an image when printing.
  • Provide User Define Display Area.
  • User Define Zoom in or Zoom out value.
  • Include delphi, c# 2015, c# 2010, Access, VB.Net 2015, VB.Net 2010, Visual Basic , Visual C and Visual FoxPro sample code.
  • Compatible with any programming language that supports ActiveX (Access, Visual C , Visual Basic , Visual Foxpro, Delphi, .Net, etc.).
  • Royalty free distribution of the OCX File.

 

Sample Screenshot

Pricing & Purchase

Single Developer license USD 180
Single Developer license Plus OCR Plug-in USD 460
Single Developer license Plus BarCode Reader Plug-in USD 380
Single Developer license Plus OCR and BarCode Reader Plug-in USD 600
Single Developer license Plus Advanced PDF Viewer Plug-in USD 380
Single Developer license Plus OCR, Advanced PDF Viewer and Barcode Reader Plug-in USD 800
Team Developer license USD 540
Team Developer license Plus OCR Plug-in USD 1380
Team Developer license Plus BarCode Reader Plug-in USD 1140
Team Developer license Plus OCR and BarCode Reader Plug-in USD 1800
Team Developer license Plus Advanced PDF Viewer Plug-in USD 1140
Team Developer license Plus OCR, Advanced PDF Viewer and Barcode Reader Plug-in USD 2400
Site Wide license USD 900
Site Wide license Plus OCR Plug-in USD 2300
Site Wide license Plus BarCode Reader Plug-in USD 2100
Site Wide license Plus OCR and BarCode Reader Plug-in USD 3000
Site Wide license Plus Advanced PDF Viewer Plug-in USD 2100
Site Wide license Plus OCR, Advanced PDF Viewer and Barcode Reader Plug-in USD 4000
Source Code license USD 16000

What's New


Version 6.5 (14 February 2017 released)
  • added support output searchable PDF file with PDF annotations in same time. Now you may call  OCR2SearchableMultipagePDF method and add images, draw text, rotated text, lines, rectangle to PDF file in same time.
  • added PDFRenderDPIX and PDFRenderDPIY properties. It allow increase the PDF resolution when loading PDF file, It will improve barcode reader recognizing result.
  • updated VB6, VB.NET 2010 samples
     
  • Version 6.0 (11 October 2016 released)
  • added support allow use JPEG compression when save to PDF file
  • added support set the paper size when save to PDF file.
  • added support load PDF or append scanned images to PDF file. (load a PDF need add-ons Advanced PDF Viewer Module)
  • added new OCR engine, improve the recognized quality and support for more than 50 languages such as Arabic, Chinese, French, Japanese, Indonesian, Hebrew, Russian, Korean, Polish, Thai, Vietnamese...
  • added OCRStartScan method can display Unicode text or Unicode text file
  • added support select the font name or font file name when save to Unicode PDF/A file.
  • added support OCR to Unicode Searchable PDF/A.
  • added PDFPaperSize property.
  • added OCR2SearchablePDFFontName, OCR2SearchablePDFFontFile property.
  • updated PDFUseJPEGCompression and PDFJPEGQuality properties that support Save to PDF file.
  • updated VB6, VFP, C# 2010, C#2015, VB.NET 2010, VB.NET 2015 OCR, OCRPDF, LoadImage samples.  

  • Version 5.5 (06 June 2016 released)
  • support on Windows 10.
  • fixed EndAllScan and DirectScannedAllPage event cannot fired issue, These events is useful , it can let Scanning automatically without any user interaction , save to to a multipage TIFF or PDF until the ADF tray is empty.
  • added C# 2015, VB.NET 2015 samples.  
  • Version 5.0 (22 December 2015 released)
  • redesign the barcode reader plugin, now support 1D and 2D barcode. Supported UPC-A, UPC-E, EAN-8, EAN-13, Code 39, Code 93, Code 128, ITF, Codabar, MSI, RSS-14 (all variants), QR Code, Data Matrix, Aztec and PDF-417.
  • improved  barcode recognition quality.
  • added VB6 , VB.Net 2010 1D-2DBarcodeDemo samples.

  • Version 4.5 (19 May 2015 released)
  • added EndAllScan and DirectScannedAll Page events. Allow scan multiple pages using a scanner with feeder, automate save to multipage PDF or TIFF when last page scanned.
  • added ScanningError event. support detect paper jam event.
  • fixed when there is no paper in the feeder, the program goes into a loop and never ends or fails issue.
  • updated vb6, vb.net 2010, c#2010, vfp, delphi samples.
  • updated help file. 

  • Version 4.2 (19 March 2014 released)

  • fixed LoadImage cannot load large TIFF file.
  • fixed SaveAllPage2PDF, SaveAllPage2TIF issue.
  • fixed SelectImageSourceByIndex() return incorrect value.
  • added vb.net 2010, vb6 Scan image to existing image or TIFF samples.
  • updated help file.
  • updated delphi, vb6, vb.net 2010 samples.  

  • Version 4.1 (14 December 2013 released)
  • added support load images file (bmp, jpg, png, gif, multi-page tiff) from hard drive. You may loaded the image file, then use Barcode reader and OCR plugin too if you have these plugin.
  • added support load the image file from hard drive, then scan the image, it will append the scanned images to buffer.
  •  added allow the scanner automatically detecting the paper size if your scanner has this capability.
  • fixed some bugs when save the image files.
  • added LoadImage method.
  • added AutoBorderDetection property.

  • Version 4.0 (25 May 2013 released)
  • fixed dpi have not changed , even set dpi property when call save or savebysize methods.
  • fixed cannot output PDF file when Bpp is 1, Bpp is 8 and called OCR2SearchableMultipagePDF method.
  • added Direct Scan to Disk feature, it allow scan a lot of pages , without worry about memory issue.
  • added support merge scanned image files to TIFF files from specific folder.
  • added support merge scanned image files to PDF files from specific folder.
  • added DirectMergePDF, DirectMergeTIF, DirectScanInit, DirectScanClearAllPages methods.

  • Version 3.8 (12 April 2013 released)
  • add hide progress bar when scanning.
  • fixed it will output .tmp file when call OCR2SearchableMultipagePDF().
  • added java script web page sample. show you how to using the scanner activex on web page.
  • added HideProgressBar property.


    Version 3.7 (11 December 2012 released)
  • fixed Twain Driver box stays open after scanned the image.
  • support on Window 8.
  • Version 3.6 (25 February 2012 released)
  • added support convert scanned pages to single or multi-page Microsoft Word (.docx) File.
  • added support add texts to specific page. when create multi-page Microsoft Word (.docx) File.
  • added SaveAllPage2Docx, DocxAddChar methods.
  • updated web samples.
  • updated vb6, vfp, access, c# 2010, vb.net 2010 samples.

  • Version 3.5 (3 December 2011 released)
  • added digital signed for ocx and exectuable of installer files.
  • added vb.net 2010 and c# 2010 samples , fixed samples cannot run on 64 bit OS issue.

  • Version 3.4 (8 Aug 2011 released)
  • added allow select Asynchronous Mode or Blocking Mode when call OCR2SearchableMultipagePDF and OCRStartScan method.
  • added if selected Asynchronous Mode and call OCR2SearchableMultipagePDF method, it will fire OCRPDFA event.
  • added OCRScanTextAsync and OCR2SearchablePDFStop.
  • added OCRPDFA event.

  • Version 3.2 (17 March 2011 released)
  • improved OCR engine. Now OCR processing will more accurate when you call OCRStartScan or OCR2SearchableMultipagePDF methods.
  • fixed repeat OCR same document, each time OCR text result will different issue.
  • updated Barcode reader, Now barcode reader will more accurate.

  • Version 3.0 (17 July 2010 released)
  • fixed cannot control duplex setting issue when DuplexEnabled property is true.
  • added Blank Page detection, Get the Confidence value of specific page.
  • added allow use JPEG compression, adjust quality when save to PDF/A file with Save, SaveBySize, SaveAllPage2PDF, OCR2SearchableMultipagePDF methods . It can output small file size of PDF/A file.
  • added allow Enable/Disable the scanner automatically feed the next page from the document feeder.
  • added AutoFeedEnabled property.
  • added BlankPageGetConfidence and BlankPageIsBlank methods.
  • added PDFUseJPEGCompression, PDFJPEGQuality properties.
  • updated samples.

  • Version 2.6 (23 Jan 2010 released)
  • added support delete all scanned pages.
  • updated SelectImageSource method, it will return false if select Cancel button in select source dialog.
  • fixed have not clear PDF Annotation issue. now add PDF Annotation and save to PDF file, then it will clear PDF Annotation.
  • updated OCR engine, the recognizing time will faster than 3 times when use OCRStartScan,OCR2SearchableMultipagePDF methods.
  • updated BarCode Reader engine, improved the recognizing quality.
  • added DeleteAllPages method.

  • Version 2.5 (13 October 2009 released)
  • added support PDF Annotation before save to PDF/A file, add fonts, images, draw text, rotated text , line, rectangle to PDF file.
  • added allow add BarCodeReader Plugin.
  • added PDFAddFont, PDFAddImageFromFile, PDFDrawFillRectangle, PDFDrawImage, PDFDrawText, PDFDrawTextAlign, PDFEmbedFont, PDFInitAnnotation, PDFSetTextColor methods.
  • added BarCodeGetScore, BarCodeGetType, BarCodeGetValue, BarCodeReadByZone,BarCodeReadFullPage methods.

  • Version 2.0 (5 March 2009 released)
  • added support save as JP2, JPC, PCX, TGA, PGX, RAS, PNM image format.
  • added support use JPEG compression with TIFF file.
  • added allow change bpp to 1bpp, 4bpp, 8bpp, 8bpp grayscale, 16bpp RGB555, 16bpp RGB565, 24bpp, 32bpp, 32bpp ARGB. It allow output small file size of TIFF and PDF file.
  • added CovertTo1bpp, CovertTo4bpp, CovertTo8bpp, CovertTo8bppGrayScale, CovertTo16bppRGB555, CovertTo16bppRGB565, CovertTo24bpp, CovertTo32bpp, CovertTo32bppARGB methods.
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