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VintaSoftTwain.NET SDK - Overview

VintaSoftTwain.NET SDK is the skilful scanning component that provides the ability to control work of flatbed scanner, ADF scanner, web and digital camera, and any other TWAIN device from .NET and WPF environment.

Two editions of VintaSoftTwain.NET SDK are available to be licensed: Standard and Standard + WPF.


General features

  • TWAIN specification 1.x / 2.x compatible.
  • This .NET library is completely written in C#.
  • AnyCPU, x86 and x64 mode support.
  • Acquire image from scanner, web or digital camera, any other TWAIN compatible device.
  • Data source enumeration and selection.
  • Show the data source user interface (UI) in modal or modeless regime.
  • Control the work of Automatic Document Feeder (ADF) while scanning.
  • Supports Native, Buffered Memory and Disk File image transfer mode.
  • Adjust image scanning parameters: pixel type, resolution, page size, image layout rectangle, brightness, contrast, etc.
  • Control advanced capabilities of TWAIN device: image rotation, image scaling, filters of images, paper handling, patch code detection and more.
  • Create predefined session setups for mid- and high-volume scanners.
  • Retrieve the extended image information from scanner (barcode, patch code info, etc).
  • Supported image processing functions: despeckle, deskew, border detection, rotation, blank page detection, invert, change brightness and contrast.
  • Save acquired images to BMP, JPEG, PNG, GIF, TIFF, multipage TIFF, PDF or PDF/A file.
  • Add acquired images to multipage TIFF, PDF or PDF/A documents.
  • Save the image acquisition results directly to SQL database.
  • Acquire and upload images onto HTTP, HTTPS or FTP server.


Development and Deployment requirements

  • Development requirements:
    • Development environments: Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2005 / 2008 / 2010 / 2012 / 2013
    • Programming languages: VB.NET, C#
    • Development platforms: WinForms, WPF, ASP.NET
  • Deployment requirements:
    • Microsoft Windows XP / Vista / 7 / 8 / 8.1, 32-bit / 64-bit
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 / 2008 / 2012, 32-bit / 64-bit
    • Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0, 3.0, 3.5, 4.0, 4.5