Bar codes are in wide usage today and are typically used as identification marks for products and tend to contain information about them. Bar codes are read by specialized machines known as bar code readers. These days there are a number of software in the market today that can used to develop bar code reading applications. One such tool is the massively popular VintaSoftBarcode.NET SDK v.6.0, a specialized application which can be used by developers to create bar code for applications developed on the .NET framework and the WPF platform.
VintaSoftBarcode.NET SDK by VintaSoft ltd is a powerful application for generating and reading bar codes for .NET and WPF developers. This is an application meant for professional usage and it supports a number of versions of these programming platforms supporting .NET v.2.0 or higher and WPF 3.5 and other higher versions of the same. The layout of the program is designed to offer full functionality with minimal complexities. It has a big displaybox showing the barcode in pictorial form and details about the barcode on the left hand side window pane. Below the displaybox, it has various tools for proper designing of bar code in image, as well as vector form in required size and resolution. It has full compatibility of reading and generating barcodes in images as well as PDF formats. It supports a number of barcode types such as Aztec, Australian Post, GS1-128, GS1 Datamatrix, Pharmacode, Laetus, just to name a few. It also has been tested to work on various versions of ASP.NET, Microsoft Visual C# and Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007.
To sum up things, VintaSoftBarcode.NET SDK v.6.0 is a feature rich and powerful development application for creating and reading bar codes, primarily on the .NET and WPF platforms. The price is a bit on a higher side though but it still receives a score of three rating points on the scale of five for its usability.