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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.

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GdPicture.NET Windows Image Acquisition (WIA)

WAI Formats

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 applications in
[Install directory]\Samples\Bin\

You will be able to find C# and VB.NET demo applications including source code in
[Install directory]\Samples\WinForm\ (see WIA Scanning app.)

You will find other code snippets within the online reference guide found here

You can find some discussions about WIA in the dedicated section of our community forums located here WIA Acquisition forum

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