pdf417 scanning SDK for your mobile app

High performance scanning of dense 1D & 2D barcodes.

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Ideal for mobile apps that require barcode scanning for use-cases like:

boarding passes in airline industry, mobile payments & m-wallets, concert tickets, automotive, insurance, hospitality, SIM cards in Telco industry and other.


  • Fully customizable UI
  • Platforms: Android, iOS, Linux?, MacOS?, Windows and Windows Phone
  • Barcode types: PDF417 (2D Barcode), Compact PDF417, QR code, 1D Barcodes
  • Flexibility: easy to integrate API
  • Working conditions: low and poor light
  • Camera quality: low quality and low resolution mobile cameras
  • Perspective: can shoot at an angle
  • Speed: 100-900 ms - depends on device and barcode size
  • Charset: full Unicode support

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Pdf417 is a stacked linear barcode symbol format and here you will find libraries for Android and iOS.

Download demo Pdf417 scanning app to your smartphone:

If you are a developer and want to jump straight to your development environment, just grab demo code and code samples from GitHub the familiar way.


$ git clone https://github.com/PDF417/Android.git


$ git clone https://github.com/PDF417/ios.git

Windows Phone:

$ git clone https://github.com/PDF417/pdf417-windows-phone.git


  • Fully customizable plan
  • Support platforms: iOS, Android, Mac, Linux, Windows phone and desktop
  • Custom requests / integration support / upgrades
  • For scanning ID cards with PDF417 barcode please refer to blinkID product
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  • Pdf417

    Pdf417 is one of the products of Microblink machine vision technologies.

    Pdf417 mobile SDK is a scanning library for Android, iOS, Linux, MacOS and Windows.

    Pdf417 barcode scanning solution has been custom made with a user friendly, easy to understand interface. Pdf417 library is an advanced and easy to use feature for a variety of smart phone applications.

  • Microblink

    Microblink is an innovative company developing machine vision technology for mobile devices. We are mostly recognized for providing the easiest way to pay bills with smartphones – without manual entry. Simply position a mobile camera on a bill and payment data are ready in a few seconds, allowing fast payment and significantly improved mobile banking usability.

    Check out other Microblink products: blinkinput, blinkID, blinkIBAN and photopay.

    Our customers, in over 60 different countries across the globe, include banks & financial institutions, telecoms, retailers, system integrators, startups and other service and production oriented companies.

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