TWAIN ActiveX searchable PDF SDK ActiveX | Scanner Pro SDK ActiveX
Scanner Pro SDK ActiveX

Scanner Pro SDK ActiveX 6.0

Platform : Windows 10, Windows 8, Vista, Windows 7, XP

For Windows Developers who need to capture image from scanner, digital camera that has a TWAIN device driver and save to Docx, TIFF , PDF/A with C#, C++ ,VB.NET , VB, Delphi, VFP, MS Access.

Key Features

  • Scanning automatically without any user interaction , save to to a multipage TIFF or PDF until the ADF tray is empty.
  • Use an automated document feeder (ADF) for single and multi-page scanning.
  • Has ability to detect paper jam event.
  • Capture images from all the TWAIN compliant scanner and webcam devices and save to Microsoft Word ( docx ), PDF, BMP, GIF, JPEG, JPEG 2000, PCX, PNG, PSD, TIF, TGA, PGX, RAS, PNM image files.
  • Support add texts to specific page when save to multi-page Microsoft Word ( docx ) file.
  • Support load images file (BMP, JPG, GIF, PNG, Multi-page TIFF, PDF) from hard drive. (load a PDF need add-ons Advanced PDF Viewer Module )
  • Support Blank Page detection, Get the Confidence value of specific page.(Use Confidence value can handle different blank page condition)
  • Support use JPEG compression, adjust quality when save to PDF/A file, (Save, SaveBySize, SaveAllPage2PDF, OCR2SearchableMultipagePDF methods ) . It can output small file size of PDF/A file.
  • Support convert scanned images to 1bbp, 4bbp, 8bpp, 8bpp Grayscale, 24bpp, 32bpp, 32ARGB bpp, it can reduce the output file image size. e.g. PDF, TIF files.
  • Support PDF Annotation before save to PDF/A file, add fonts, images, draw text, rotated text , line, rectangle to PDF file.
  • Support save as multipage TIFF ( JPEG, Packbits, LZW, CCITT G.3 and G.4 compression) and multipage PDF or PDF/A file. With JPEG compression of TIFF file, it can reduce file size of TIFF file.
  • Support save as 1bpp, 4bpp, 8bpp, 24bpp TIFF file.
  • Support securing a PDF document using 40 bit, 128 bit RC4 encryption and owner, user password.
  • Support adjust standard PDF permissions: Printing, High Quality Printing, Changing the document, Content copying or extraction, Filling of form fields, Content extraction for accessibility, Document assembly.
  • Has ability to enable/disable progress bar when scanning.
  • Has ability to adjust the scanner image resolution (DPI).
  • Has ability to adjust the scanner capture area.
  • Has ability to enable/disable duplex scanning.
  • read 1D and 2D barcodes in images. Supported UPC-A, UPC-E, EAN-8, EAN-13, Code 39, Code 93, Code 128, ITF, Codabar, MSI, RSS-14 (all variants), QR Code, Data Matrix, Aztec and PDF-417. Automatic barcode type detection, Read multiple barcodes at any orientation. High-speed barcode recognition and return sureness value of each detected barcode. (need add-ons Barcode Reader Module ) 
  • Optical Character Recognition - OCR scanned image to multipage Unicode searchable PDF/A , memory text or text file. (need add-ons OCR Module )
  • Perform OCR processes an entire page or only specific areas in a page. Support for more than 50 languages such as Arabic, Chinese, French, Japanese, Indonesian, Hebrew, Russian, Korean, Polish, Thai, Vietnamese... (need add-ons OCR Module )
  • Retrieve Recognized character location and confidence. (need add-ons OCR Module)
  • Support character filter for recognize only digits, only upper case, lower case character or specific character. (need add-ons OCR Module)
  • Has ability to adjust the scanner pixel type, True color, B/W Color, Gray color.
  • Has ability to work with automatic document feeders ( ADF ) scanner devices.
  • Has ability to Draw multi-line text on image and provide over 50 different text styles.
  • write binary data types for storage of images embedded in the database table. e.g. Access, SQL Server, Oracle, MySQL.
  • Delete specific scanned page before save to image file.
  • Adjust brightness, Contrast, Gamma, Hue, Saturation of scanned image file.
  • Zoom in, Zoom out, Rotate the image files.
  • Has ability add text to an image when printing.
  • Provide User Define Display Area.
  • User Define Zoom in or Zoom out value.
  • Include delphi, c# 2015, c# 2010, Access, VB.Net 2015, VB.Net 2010, Visual Basic , Visual C and Visual FoxPro sample code.
  • Compatible with any programming language that supports ActiveX (Access, Visual C , Visual Basic , Visual Foxpro, Delphi, .Net, etc.).
  • Royalty free distribution of the OCX File.

 

Sample Screenshot

Pricing & Purchase

Single Developer license USD 180
Single Developer license Plus OCR Plug-in USD 460
Single Developer license Plus BarCode Reader Plug-in USD 380
Single Developer license Plus OCR and BarCode Reader Plug-in USD 600
Single Developer license Plus Advanced PDF Viewer Plug-in USD 380
Single Developer license Plus OCR, Advanced PDF Viewer and Barcode Reader Plug-in USD 800
Team Developer license USD 540
Team Developer license Plus OCR Plug-in USD 1380
Team Developer license Plus BarCode Reader Plug-in USD 1140
Team Developer license Plus OCR and BarCode Reader Plug-in USD 1800
Team Developer license Plus Advanced PDF Viewer Plug-in USD 1140
Team Developer license Plus OCR, Advanced PDF Viewer and Barcode Reader Plug-in USD 2400
Site Wide license USD 900
Site Wide license Plus OCR Plug-in USD 2300
Site Wide license Plus BarCode Reader Plug-in USD 2100
Site Wide license Plus OCR and BarCode Reader Plug-in USD 3000
Site Wide license Plus Advanced PDF Viewer Plug-in USD 2100
Site Wide license Plus OCR, Advanced PDF Viewer and Barcode Reader Plug-in USD 4000
Source Code license USD 16000

What's New

Version 6.0 (11 October 2016 released)
  • added support allow use JPEG compression when save to PDF file
  • added support set the paper size when save to PDF file.
  • added support load PDF or append scanned images to PDF file. (load a PDF need add-ons Advanced PDF Viewer Module)
  • added new OCR engine, improve the recognized quality and support for more than 50 languages such as Arabic, Chinese, French, Japanese, Indonesian, Hebrew, Russian, Korean, Polish, Thai, Vietnamese...
  • added OCRStartScan method can display Unicode text or Unicode text file
  • added support select the font name or font file name when save to Unicode PDF/A file.
  • added support OCR to Unicode Searchable PDF/A.
  • added PDFPaperSize property.
  • added OCR2SearchablePDFFontName, OCR2SearchablePDFFontFile property.
  • updated PDFUseJPEGCompression and PDFJPEGQuality properties that support Save to PDF file.
  • updated VB6, VFP, C# 2010, C#2015, VB.NET 2010, VB.NET 2015 OCR, OCRPDF, LoadImage samples.  

  • Version 5.5 (06 June 2016 released)
  • support on Windows 10.
  • fixed EndAllScan and DirectScannedAllPage event cannot fired issue, These events is useful , it can let Scanning automatically without any user interaction , save to to a multipage TIFF or PDF until the ADF tray is empty.
  • added C# 2015, VB.NET 2015 samples.  
  • Version 5.0 (22 December 2015 released)
  • redesign the barcode reader plugin, now support 1D and 2D barcode. Supported UPC-A, UPC-E, EAN-8, EAN-13, Code 39, Code 93, Code 128, ITF, Codabar, MSI, RSS-14 (all variants), QR Code, Data Matrix, Aztec and PDF-417.
  • improved  barcode recognition quality.
  • added VB6 , VB.Net 2010 1D-2DBarcodeDemo samples.

  • Version 4.5 (19 May 2015 released)
  • added EndAllScan and DirectScannedAll Page events. Allow scan multiple pages using a scanner with feeder, automate save to multipage PDF or TIFF when last page scanned.
  • added ScanningError event. support detect paper jam event.
  • fixed when there is no paper in the feeder, the program goes into a loop and never ends or fails issue.
  • updated vb6, vb.net 2010, c#2010, vfp, delphi samples.
  • updated help file. 

  • Version 4.2 (19 March 2014 released)

  • fixed LoadImage cannot load large TIFF file.
  • fixed SaveAllPage2PDF, SaveAllPage2TIF issue.
  • fixed SelectImageSourceByIndex() return incorrect value.
  • added vb.net 2010, vb6 Scan image to existing image or TIFF samples.
  • updated help file.
  • updated delphi, vb6, vb.net 2010 samples.  

  • Version 4.1 (14 December 2013 released)
  • added support load images file (bmp, jpg, png, gif, multi-page tiff) from hard drive. You may loaded the image file, then use Barcode reader and OCR plugin too if you have these plugin.
  • added support load the image file from hard drive, then scan the image, it will append the scanned images to buffer.
  •  added allow the scanner automatically detecting the paper size if your scanner has this capability.
  • fixed some bugs when save the image files.
  • added LoadImage method.
  • added AutoBorderDetection property.

  • Version 4.0 (25 May 2013 released)
  • fixed dpi have not changed , even set dpi property when call save or savebysize methods.
  • fixed cannot output PDF file when Bpp is 1, Bpp is 8 and called OCR2SearchableMultipagePDF method.
  • added Direct Scan to Disk feature, it allow scan a lot of pages , without worry about memory issue.
  • added support merge scanned image files to TIFF files from specific folder.
  • added support merge scanned image files to PDF files from specific folder.
  • added DirectMergePDF, DirectMergeTIF, DirectScanInit, DirectScanClearAllPages methods.

  • Version 3.8 (12 April 2013 released)
  • add hide progress bar when scanning.
  • fixed it will output .tmp file when call OCR2SearchableMultipagePDF().
  • added java script web page sample. show you how to using the scanner activex on web page.
  • added HideProgressBar property.


    Version 3.7 (11 December 2012 released)
  • fixed Twain Driver box stays open after scanned the image.
  • support on Window 8.
  • Version 3.6 (25 February 2012 released)
  • added support convert scanned pages to single or multi-page Microsoft Word (.docx) File.
  • added support add texts to specific page. when create multi-page Microsoft Word (.docx) File.
  • added SaveAllPage2Docx, DocxAddChar methods.
  • updated web samples.
  • updated vb6, vfp, access, c# 2010, vb.net 2010 samples.

  • Version 3.5 (3 December 2011 released)
  • added digital signed for ocx and exectuable of installer files.
  • added vb.net 2010 and c# 2010 samples , fixed samples cannot run on 64 bit OS issue.

  • Version 3.4 (8 Aug 2011 released)
  • added allow select Asynchronous Mode or Blocking Mode when call OCR2SearchableMultipagePDF and OCRStartScan method.
  • added if selected Asynchronous Mode and call OCR2SearchableMultipagePDF method, it will fire OCRPDFA event.
  • added OCRScanTextAsync and OCR2SearchablePDFStop.
  • added OCRPDFA event.

  • Version 3.2 (17 March 2011 released)
  • improved OCR engine. Now OCR processing will more accurate when you call OCRStartScan or OCR2SearchableMultipagePDF methods.
  • fixed repeat OCR same document, each time OCR text result will different issue.
  • updated Barcode reader, Now barcode reader will more accurate.

  • Version 3.0 (17 July 2010 released)
  • fixed cannot control duplex setting issue when DuplexEnabled property is true.
  • added Blank Page detection, Get the Confidence value of specific page.
  • added allow use JPEG compression, adjust quality when save to PDF/A file with Save, SaveBySize, SaveAllPage2PDF, OCR2SearchableMultipagePDF methods . It can output small file size of PDF/A file.
  • added allow Enable/Disable the scanner automatically feed the next page from the document feeder.
  • added AutoFeedEnabled property.
  • added BlankPageGetConfidence and BlankPageIsBlank methods.
  • added PDFUseJPEGCompression, PDFJPEGQuality properties.
  • updated samples.

  • Version 2.6 (23 Jan 2010 released)
  • added support delete all scanned pages.
  • updated SelectImageSource method, it will return false if select Cancel button in select source dialog.
  • fixed have not clear PDF Annotation issue. now add PDF Annotation and save to PDF file, then it will clear PDF Annotation.
  • updated OCR engine, the recognizing time will faster than 3 times when use OCRStartScan,OCR2SearchableMultipagePDF methods.
  • updated BarCode Reader engine, improved the recognizing quality.
  • added DeleteAllPages method.

  • Version 2.5 (13 October 2009 released)
  • added support PDF Annotation before save to PDF/A file, add fonts, images, draw text, rotated text , line, rectangle to PDF file.
  • added allow add BarCodeReader Plugin.
  • added PDFAddFont, PDFAddImageFromFile, PDFDrawFillRectangle, PDFDrawImage, PDFDrawText, PDFDrawTextAlign, PDFEmbedFont, PDFInitAnnotation, PDFSetTextColor methods.
  • added BarCodeGetScore, BarCodeGetType, BarCodeGetValue, BarCodeReadByZone,BarCodeReadFullPage methods.

  • Version 2.0 (5 March 2009 released)
  • added support save as JP2, JPC, PCX, TGA, PGX, RAS, PNM image format.
  • added support use JPEG compression with TIFF file.
  • added allow change bpp to 1bpp, 4bpp, 8bpp, 8bpp grayscale, 16bpp RGB555, 16bpp RGB565, 24bpp, 32bpp, 32bpp ARGB. It allow output small file size of TIFF and PDF file.
  • added CovertTo1bpp, CovertTo4bpp, CovertTo8bpp, CovertTo8bppGrayScale, CovertTo16bppRGB555, CovertTo16bppRGB565, CovertTo24bpp, CovertTo32bpp, CovertTo32bppARGB methods.
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