GdPicture.NET Windows Image Acquisition (WIA)

WIA Scanning Support in GdPicture.NET SDK

Windows Image Acquisition (WIA) is a Microsoft driver model and API that enables software to communicate with image acquisition devices such as scanners, digital cameras and Digital Video-equipment.

WIA is a good alternative to control non TWAIN-compliant device.

GdPicture.NET offers a battery of functions to control imaging devices through WIA model in native 32-bit or 64-bit mode with few lines of code & high level of stability.

Main Features

  • Acquisition device enumeration.
  • Acquisition device selection.
  • Support memory & file transfer modes.
  • Duplex scanning support.
  • Native 32-bit & 64-bit support.
  • Single page & multi page acquisition support.
  • Can use standard Windows acquisition wizard or fully customized dialogs.
  • Device configuration: color intent, resolution, brightness, contrast, size…
  • Determine device type.
  • Acquire images to multiple formats, including PDF/A, PDF-OCR, encrypted PDF, Multi-page TIFF, JPEG, JPEG 2000, JBIG2, GIF, PNG and EXR.
  • Control automatic document feeder & flatbed.
  • Uses to power of GdPicture.NET to make image processing, OCR, image upload and more…

How to use

Download and install GdPicture.NET package from here.

  • You will be able to find a compiled demo application in [Install directory]\samples\Bin\PaperScan.exe
  • You will be able to find C# and VB.NET demo applications including source code in [Install directory]\samples\AnyCPU\ (see WIA Scanning app.).
  • You will find other code snippets within the online reference guide found here http://guides.gdpicture.com
  • You can find some discussions about WIA in the dedicated section of our community forums located here http://forums.gdpicture.com/wia-scanning/
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