BarcodeChecker 4.1

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BarcodeChecker App for Android and iOS

Check the barcode tickets with an Android smartphone.The BarcodeChecker apps for Android an iOS allow you to scan and check tickets with barcodes or QR codes with one or multiple smartphone(s).

Scan barcode tickets printed with TicketCreator or any other barcodes from an Excel file.

 

Android app for Android smartphones with Android 2.3 or later
iOS app for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch with iOS7 or later.

 

Requirements

All smartphones must be connected to a Windows PC (Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows 8 or Windows 10), which runs the BarcodeChecker software as server.

The BarcodeChecker app is free, however, you need the TicketCreator Barcode edition or a BarcodeChecker license to run the server. You can test the server in demo mode. 

A Wi-Fi router is recommended.

 

Supported barcodes and QR codes

The camera reads barcodes in the formats Code 2 of 5 interleaved, QR code, and others.The apps read barcodes and QR codes with up to 300 characters.

The camera of the phone is ideal to read QR codes. You can also use it to read 1D barcodes but that can be slow and inconvenient.

Barcode types Supported by
QR codes Android 2.2 and later, iOS7 and later
Code 39/93/128, UPC-A/E, EAN-8/13, PDF 417 Android 2.2 and later, iOS7 and later
Code 2 of 5 interleaved, Data Matrix, Aztec Android 2.2 and later, iOS8 and later

Barcode scanners that are connected to your phone by Bluetooth read 1D or 2D barcodes much quicker and more reliably than the camera of your phone. See below for details.

 

There are three ways to connect the phones to the server PC

Direct connection of phone to Wi-Fi router (recommended)A.) Direct connection to router (recommended)

Connect the server PC to a Wi-Fi router and create a secure local network. Then connect the smartphones directly to that Wi-Fi router to get a fast and robust connection.

 

Direct connection to laptop (requires Windows 7 or Windows 8)B.) Direct connection to laptop (requires Windows 7 or Windows 8)

The software Connectify (free) turns the Wi-Fi card of a Windows 7 or Windows 8 laptop into a router. Install Connectify and create an access point. Then connect the smartphones directly to that laptop.

 

Connection of phone to sever over internetC.) Connection over internet

If the phones have a fast and reliable internet connection the whole time while scanning, you can also connect to the server over the internet. However, this connection is failure-prone (if you have a weak signal) and you must create a port forwarding on your router!

 

Scan barcode tickets

1.) Install the respective app on your smartphone.

 

Barcode Scanner-App von ZXing TeamScan this QR code to install the BarcodeChecker app for AndroidGo to the Google Play store and install the Barcode Scanner app by ZXing Team (free).

BarcodeChecker-App von TicketCreatorThen scan the QR code on the right to install the BarcodeChecker for Tickets app (free) or download the app from the Google Play Store.

If your devices does not have a  Google Play Store, you can install the app manually.

 

BarcodeChecker-App von TicketCreatorScan this QR code to install the BarcodeChecker app for iOSScan the QR code on the right to install the BarcodeChecker for Tickets app (free) on your iPhone/iPad/iPod touch, or download the app from the App Store.

 

2.) Start BarcodeChecker server on PC

 

3.) Setup router

If phones connect directly to router (recommended)

If phones connect directly to laptop (requires Windows 7 or Windows 8)

If phones connect over the internet

 

4.) Connect smartphone to server

 

 

5.) Scan tickets (with camera)

    

  

 

 

Scan tickets with a Bluetooth scanner (recommended for 1D barcodes)

The built-in cameras of smartphones are useful to read QR codes but can be slow and inconvenient when reading 1D barcodes. Therefore, it is recommended to read 1D barcodes with a wireless Bluetooth barcode scanner that is connected to your smartphone.

We recommend scanner from Socket Mobile or CipherLab. But you can use also other Bluetooth scanners.

 

A) Barcode scanners that are attached to the phone for a one-handed solution:

Socket Mobile CHS 8Ci (for 1D barcodes, prices)

 

B) Handheld barcodes scanners:

How to use Bluetooth scanner: Show instructions for Android or iOS/iPhones.

 

Android devices with built-in scanners

The BarcodeChecker app can also be used on some Android devices with built-in scanners, for example the Unitech PA700 or Motorola MC40/TC55.

On devices without the Google Play Store you can install the app manually.