About LEADTOOLS Imaging

Includes Imaging C DLLs, C++ Class Libraries, .NET Class Libraries, WPF/XAML and COM for Win32 and x64.

LEADTOOLS Imaging (formerly LEADTOOLS Imaging Pro) includes the tools developers need to add powerful imaging technology to applications. With more than 33 years of imaging development expertise, LEADTOOLS Imaging includes 165+ image formats, image compression, image processing, image viewers, imaging common dialogs, 200+ image display effects, TWAIN and WIA image scanning, screen capture, and image printing.

LEADTOOLS Imaging is an entry-level product to develop applications that incorporate LEADTOOLS imaging libraries. Many additional features are available in the various products of the Pro family, as well as the Document, Recognition, Medical, and Multimedia families.

LEADTOOLS Imaging SDK Includes:

  • Image Load, Save, Conversion, and Compression
    • Load, save, and convert more than 165 raster image formats, including:
      • JPEG, TIFF - Full list of LEADTOOLS formats.
    • Industry-standard and proprietary compression and decompression, including:
    • Load, save, and modify image metadata.
    • Imaging common dialogs.
  • Image Processing
    • More than 200 image processing functions.
    • Imaging common dialogs.
    • Digital paint technology.
  • Image Viewers and Display
    • LEADTOOLS viewers include core features such as high-level user-interactive modes, thumbnail display, and touchscreen input, as well as specialized features such as annotation, 12 to 16-bit grayscale display with window leveling, and 3D volume rendering.
    • LEADTOOLS provides more than 100 common dialogs for features such as image processing, conversion, and effects. Most common dialogs include helpful UI features such as image previews, sliders, text boxes, and buttons to help the user take full advantage of the feature.
  • Image Capture and Scanning
    • Acquire images and control TWAIN devices and scanners.
    • Acquire images and control SANE devices and scanners.
    • Acquire images and control WIA devices and scanners.
    • Capture images from the screen.
    • Print images to Windows printers.
  • LEADTOOLS Imaging can be Upgraded to Add Specialized Imaging Technology
    • LEADTOOLS Imaging is the base SDK for other more advanced LEADTOOLS imaging products. These more advanced products include all of the imaging technology contained in the LEADTOOLS Imaging product and add supplementary advanced and/or specialized technology.
      • LEADTOOLS Barcode SDK.
      • LEADTOOLS Document SDK.
      • LEADTOOLS Recognition SDK.
      • LEADTOOLS Document Suite SDK.
      • LEADTOOLS Medical SDK.
      • LEADTOOLS Medical Suite SDK.
    • Add Multimedia Technology
      • LEADTOOLS Multimedia Suite SDK.
  • Supported Platforms and Programming Interfaces
    • C Windows API - C/C++, Java.
    • .NET
      • C#, VB, C++/CLI, XAML.
      • WinForms, WPF, .NET, Xamarin, UWP.
    • Web Services - JSON, WebAPI, SOAP, RESTful.
    • iOS & macOS - Objective-C, Swift, Xamarin, .NET.
    • Android - Java, Xamarin.
    • Linux - Java & C/C++, .NET.
  • Support and Documentation
    • Source code for many demo projects to help jump-start your development.
    • Comprehensive documentation for every function, method, property, and event and various "How To Use" topics.
    • Free technical support.