GdPicture.NET 9.4 Document Imaging SDK New Medium Release Including 2D Barcode Generator

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ORPALIS has released a new medium version of its Document Imaging SDK flagship product GdPicture.NET 9, which now features a barcode generator to write 2D barcodes.

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Documentation enhancements and lots of new code snippets.

GdPicture.NET 9.4 includes important features such as barcode encoders for 2D barcodes (QrCode, DataMatrix and PDF417), a lot of new code snippets for an even more comprehensive documentation and numerous annotations functionalities requested by customers. Existing features have been improved in terms of speed (barcode reading, image decoding) and accuracy (filters, PDF text extraction, annotation support).

What’s new in GdPicture.NET version 9.4?


  • New QrCode barcode encoder for image & PDF.
  • New DataMatrix barcode encoder for image & PDF.
  • New PDF417 barcode encoder for image & PDF.
  • Improvements of 1D & 2D barcode reading speed and accuracy.
  • Unicode support for the QRCode reader engine added.

Document Imaging

  • New Sauvola local adaptive thresholding method with contrast normalization.
  • New function for counting the number of unique colors in an image.
  • Improvements of the internal Image decoding engine.

Image Processing

  • Improvement of the Gaussian filter.
  • Bitonal image filters speed enhancement.


  • Optional drop shadow effect to the GdPicture.XMP annotation added.
  • SquaredBox property for AnnotationRectangle, AnnotationRectangleHighlighter and AnnotationEllipse objects added.
  • Horizontal and vertical alignment support in AnnotationText objects.
  • Annotation support improved.


  • PDF text extraction improved.


  • Documentation enhancements and lots of new code snippets.

New methods and properties of the GdPictureImaging, GdPicturePDF, GdViewer, AnnotationText and BookmarkTree and a battery of minor bug fixes complete this medium release.

The full change log is available on the GdPicture forum in the Announcements section at

The upgrade to this medium release is free for owners of a GdPicture.NET 9 license.

Owners of version 7 and 8 licenses can buy the upgrade to version 9 directly on the GdPicture website at the Order page.

For any other kind of upgrade, the GdPicture Sales Team can be contacted through the Helpdesk at or via the Quick Contact Form at

The Live Chat is open from 9AM to 6PM on weekdays at Central European (Paris) Time.

The download of GdPicture.NET 9.4 is available on the GdPicture website at the Download page:

Requests for a free 30 days evaluation key are made on the Evaluation page at


Founded in 2003, ORPALIS is creator, developer and owner of the comprehensive document imaging toolkit series released under the brand "GdPicture", which is now a worldwide known and respected leader in imaging technologies. More than 12,000 developers based in over 70 countries include GdPicture components in their applications. /

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