Barcode Xpress Java Releases

Released: Sep 17, 2020

Updates in v13.3

Features

  • Added the ability to detect Code 39 and Code 39 Extended barcodes without start and stop patterns.
  • Improved barcode performance:
    • Increased algorithm speed by 5-20% for 1D barcodes.
    • Increased algorithm accuracy for Code 39, Code 39 Extended, and Patch Code barcode types.
  • Added support for Ubuntu 20.04.

Released: May 28, 2020

Updates in v13.2

Features

  • Added support for PLANET barcodes.

Released: Mar 10, 2020

Updates in v13.1

Features

  • Added a new Metered Licensing option, which allows applications to pull from a pool of purchased transactions instead of licensing each machine that uses the application.
  • Launched a new demo that shows how Barcode Xpress reads single and multiple barcodes on a document.
  • Introduced support for License Manager and Server Licensing Utility on all Java Runtime Environments 1.8 or later.

Released: Oct 21, 2019

Updates in v13.0

Features

  • Added support for MicroPDF417 Barcodes.
  • Added the AdditionalReadingPass property to scan the image a second time at a smaller resolution to potentially find more barcodes.
  • Accuracy improvements for Data Matrix and Code 39 barcodes.
  • Updated documentation with more explanations and code examples.

Released: Jan 10, 2019

Updates in v12.2

Features

  • Added support for a broader range of barcode types by adding UPU S18 4-State barcodes and Royal Post 4-State barcodes with variable length postal codes.
  • Improved accuracy for reading Code 128, Data Matrix, PDF417, QR Code, and Code 39 barcodes.

Released: Aug 10, 2018

Updates in v12.1

Features

Improved speed and accuracy:

  • The code recognition engine has been refined to make the reading process faster and more accurate than ever

Expanded support for 64-bit Java versions:

  • Barcode Xpress now supports versions 6-10 of Java, for both Linux (including Ubuntu 14.04 and newer) and Windows

Support for additional barcode types:

  • The toolkit now supports more than 10 new barcode types, including Universal Postal Union (UPU) 4-state codes