Online Guide

For Using BC.NetBarcodeReader.Ean13 in .NET
Scan, read, and recognize EAN-13 barcodes from raster images Jpg, Jpeg, Png, Tiff, Bmp, and Gif.

Guide Overview

It's easy to use BC.NetBarcodeReader.Ean13 decoder library to read and recognize EAN-13 barcode symbologies from images in your .NET applications. Here we will show you in simple steps. Please firstly download and get the free trial library (BC.NetBarcodeReaderTrial.Ean13.dll). And the only thing for the integration of our library is to add your project reference to it.


We take the Console Application as an example of how to use BC.NetBarcodeReader.Ean13 decoder library to read and recognize EAN-13 barcodes from images. For ease of use, here are simple code examples for C# and VB.NET developers. To recognize all linear and 2d barcode symbologies, you should use the library, BC.NetBarcodeReader.All.

1. Decode and recognize EAN-13 barcodes from an image using BC.NetBarcodeReader.Ean13 decoder library.

How to in C#

using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.Linq;
using System.Text;
using BC.NetBarcodeReaderTrial.Ean13;

namespace BC.NetBarcodeReaderDemo
    class Program
        static void Main(string[] args)

        public static void ReadOneBarcodeTypefromImage()
            string[] data = NetBarcodeReader.Recognize("Ean13.bmp", NetBarcodeReader.Ean13);            

            foreach (string result in data)

How to in VB.NET

Imports System
Imports System.Collections.Generic
Imports System.Linq
Imports System.Text
Imports BC.NetBarcodeReaderTrial.Ean13

Module BCNetBarcodeReaderDemo  

    Sub Main()
    End Sub

    Public Sub ReadOneBarcodeTypefromImage()
        Dim data As String() = NetBarcodeReader.Recognize("Ean13.bmp", NetBarcodeReader.Ean13)

        For Each result As String In data

    End Sub

End Module

Guide for Barcode Symbologies