Download Code Scanning - Best Software & Apps

  • FireBug

    1.9.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Web debugging made easy in Firefox

    7
    181 votes
    • PROS: Debugs instantly , FireBug icon tells you when code is broken, Much easier than scanning through your JavaScript console
    • CONS: Only supports a limited amount of languages, Only works with Firefox
  • QR & Barcode Scanner

    1.0348

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Read the information contained in a printed code on products automatically

    7
    35 votes
    • Barcode Scanner

      4.7.4

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android
      Windows Phone

      Find out more about a product from its barcode

      6
      328 votes
      • PROS: Great for scanning books, Enables app downloads using QR codes
      • CONS: Sensor isn't very reliable
    • RedLaser

      2.9.5

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      iPhone
      Android

      Effective barcode scanning for quick price comparisons

      4
      6 votes
      • PROS: No frills, Very fast scanning, Effective, fast search results
      • CONS: Limited to USA and UK
    • Barcode Label Maker

      4.2

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      A trial version app for Windows, by Aulux

      7
      8 votes
      • ShopSavvy

        6.0.5

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Android

        The original barcode scanner for Android

        8
        11 votes
        • PROS: Fast scans and results, Sharing options, Good QR support
        • CONS: No local configuration options, Can't filter manual search results
      • Flow

        1.3.2

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Mac
        Android
        Windows Phone

        An FTP client built specifically for Leopard

        10
        4 votes
        • PROS: Built-in editor, Dropmarks, FTP, SFTP, WebDAV, .Mac, and local FTP
        • CONS: Lacks a tabbed view
      • Power Scan - Barcode Scanner

        1.0.3

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Android

        Free Barcode and QR Code Scanning Tool

        7
        6 votes
        • PROS: Support for UPC-A, UPC-E, EAN-13, EAN-8 and ISBN, Allows users to quickly and easily compare prices, Includes option for manually entering barcodes, Comes with a built-in QR Code reader function
        • CONS: Sometimes provides inaccurate readings and prices, Free version limits the number of barcode scans, Some large retailers are not included in results, Can be difficult to scan barcodes in certain lights
      • Barcode Reader

        1.3.2

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        iPhone

        Compare prices with online retailers while shopping

        10
        1 vote
        • PROS: Reads barcodes well, Easy to use, Fast results
        • CONS: Too many products yield no results
      • LoMag Barcode Scanner to Excel

        1.11

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Android

        LoMag Barcode Scanner to Excel

        7
        5 votes
        • QR Code Reader

          1.8.1

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Android

          QR Code-Reading Application for Smartphones

          -
          No votes yet
          • PROS: Simple and streamlined software, Can also scan standard bar codes
          • CONS: Only supported by modern operating systems, This application must be purchased through the Google Play store (it is not free software)
        • QuickMark

          3.5

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Pocket PC

          Decode barcode semacode using your PDA's camera

          6
          14 votes
          • PROS: Remarkably simple to use, Lots of help available
          • CONS: You'll be constantly looking for semacode to practice on
        • i-nigma

          3.17.01

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          iPhone
          Windows Mobile
          Symbian
          Windows Phone
          Java

          Scan barcodes and QR codes with your iPhone

          5
          5 votes
          • PROS: Very easy to use, Supports barcodes and QR codes, Send codes via SMS, Add scanned contacts straight to address book
          • CONS: Scanning sometimes takes a few attempts, Can't be relied on to find every product
        • BizReader European

          S60 3rd 1.0

          License
          buy Download
          Platform
          Symbian

          Innovative tool for digitally reading business cards

          8
          3 votes
          Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
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          16.0.5117.7Android
          21.0348357.4Android
          31.9.01816.8Windows, Mac
          44.7.43286.4Android, Windows Phone
          53.5145.9Pocket PC
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