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PDF417 | MicroPDF417 decoding libraries

2DTG offers PDF417 (ISO/IES 15438) and MicroPDF417 (ISO/IEC 24728) decoding SDKs  fashioned as follows:

  • decoding libraries written using C++ programming language to interface to Windows 32/64 (XP … 10), Linux 32/64 (available upon request) and Android 4.x and higher (PDF417 only),  and
  • Decoder / Reader - DEMO applications built in C++ and C# MSVS IDE (include source code).

Android SDK/Decoder comes as as a part of the industrial decoding software designed for mobile platforms (PDF417 only).

Trial decoding SDKs are fully functional but limited to 30 days. 

Price Models for PDF417:


OEM Enterprise B2B
– high volume model
As low as $2.20 per license!
Contact 2DTG Sales office for detail
Enterprise B2B, internal corporate distribution
– low volume model
Available from On-line Store!
Contact 2DTG Sales office for quantity discounts
B2C distribution to individual consumers
As low as $0.40 per license!


Order products

Add to cart form Sell price
PDF417 Barcode Decoding Library - RTL $219.95
MicroPDF417 Barcode Decoding SDK - RTL $99.95
PDF417 Barcode Decoding SDK - Dongle $349.95

PDF417 decoding library behefits:

Features PDF417 decoding library / SDK  - Optional settings
Decode Speed

Provides for Decode speed selection with 3 optional mode prior to PDF417 barcode decoding:

  • Fast Mode - High speed decoding (~ 2x faster than Robust Mode) - for applications where decoding time is critical and image quality is relatively good;
  • Robust Mode - lower speed but highest accuracy level – for poor quality images;
  • Smart Mode - almost as good as Robust Mode in terms of success decode rate, but still fast enough
Scan Direction Allows to decrease PDF417 symbol search time within the image, if PDF417 barcode orientation is known, by providing for three optional settings – “Left->Right”, “Horizontal”, “Vertical”, “All Direction”
Quality Parameters PDF417 decoding library provides for Quality Parameters assessment in accordance with ISO 15415, 15416
Multiple PDF417 barcode decoding Decodes up to 100 PDF417 barcodes in one image via variable setting
BWR Filter Pre-processing filter for print gain correction - reduces or enlarges the bar widths with respect to spaces prior to RDF417 barcode decoding, if necessary
  • OEM Development License - any PDF417 decoding SDK for OEM customers comes with one free Development License
  • Software Maintenance—includes free support and download access to the latest versions of the product for the 12 months since the day of purchase.

"Real" sample images (with noisy background, border destruction, blurred, etc.) can be used to compare our decoding libraries with the similar programs of our competitors. Such analysis can be performed utilizing our On-line Decoder

PDF417 Decoding - User's Guide - Windows,  Rev. 06/18 Licensing / Evaluation Guideline, Rev.06/18