What is new in this release?

The latest version of Aspose.BarCode for .NET 18.6 has been released. The news is also an excitement for software application developers who would love to incorporate barcode generation & recognition processes in their Android, iOS and Mac applications via Xamarin. Aspose team is pleased to announce that Aspose.BarCode will support the following new platforms from now. Support for Universal Windows Platform (UWP) has also been incorporated in this release such as Android via Xamarin, iOS via Xamarin and Mac via Xamarin. As the names indicate, these new platforms are mobile applications development via Xamarin. These will include a small set of features of Aspose.BarCode for .NET API in the start. Support for Android and iOS via Xamarin will enables the developers to do native development in C#. Aspose.BarCode for .NET now includes assemblies for .NET Standard 1.3 and .NET Standard 2.0. The exact version of supported Android, iOS and UWP you can found at .NET implementation support. A table can be found on this link which lists all versions of .NET Standard and the platforms supported. With the launch of Aspose.BarCode for .NET 18.6, developers for Android and iOS will be able to develop applications capable of functionality offered by Aspose.BarCode API. These include Customizable barcode generation, Generated barcode image can be saved in PNG, JPG, TIFF and SVG (vector) formats, Multithreading enabled barcode recognition process, Barcode image in PNG, JPG and TIFF formats can be supplied for recognition and All of the barcode types supported by regular Aspose.BarCode for .NET API can be generated and recognized on these platforms. The only limitation is the EMF image format. EMF image format is not supported, because it is windows-specific. This release also includes improvement in terms of bug fixes which further add to the overall stability of the API. These are related to various API functionality such as Adding BarCode dependency from NuGet was throwing exception. This issue was reported and upon investigation it was found that the issue is due to dependency on SkiaSharp in .NET Framework. This issue has been fixed and During an internal investigation, it was found that Metered license functionality is not working incorrectly with some BarCodeReader constructors. This issue has been resolved. Below is the list of new and improved features supported in this version.

- Add support for Tiff images on .NET Standard
- Support of Aspose.BarCode for Universal Windows Platform (UWP)
- Add support for Xamarin Android
- IPhone support
- Add support for Xamarin iOS
- Add support for .NET Standard 1.3
- Analyze what it takes to make Aspose.BarCode for Windows Store apps
- Adding BarCode dependency from NuGet is throwing exception
- Metered license works incorrectly with some BarCodeReader constructors

Newly added documentation pages and articles

Some new tips and articles have now been added into Aspose.BarCode for .NET documentation that may guide you briefly how to use Aspose.BarCode for performing different tasks like the followings.

- Managing BarCode Text Appearance
- Optimized Scan for Barcode Recognition

Overview: Aspose.BarCode for .NET

Aspose.BarCode is a .NET component for generation and recognition of Linear and 2D barcodes on all kinds of .NET applications. It supports WPF with 29+ Barcode symbologies like OneCode, QR, Aztec, MSI, EAN128, EAN14, SSCC18, Code128, Code39, Postnet, MarcoPDF417, Datamatrix, UPCA etc. Other features include barcode insertion in PDF, Word and Excel documents. Also take image output in BMP, GIF, JPEG, PNG and WMF formats. You can also control image styles such as background color, bar color etc.

More about Aspose.BarCode for .NET

- Homepage of C# & VB.NET Barcode Component Aspose.BarCode for .NET
- Download Aspose.BarCode for .NET
- Online documentation of Aspose.BarCode for .NET

Contact Information
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Phone: 888.277.6734
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