Python barcode decoding

Mike Driscoll kyosohma at
Fri Oct 24 22:24:59 CEST 2008

On Oct 24, 12:05 pm, Robocop <btha... at> wrote:
> Does anyone know of any decent (open source or commercial) python
> barcode recognition tools or libraries.  I need to read barcodes from
> pdfs or images, so it will involve some OCR algorithm.  I also only
> need to read the code 93 symbology, so it doesn't have to be very
> fancy.  The most important thing to me is that it outputs in some
> python friendly way, or ideally that it is written in python.  Any
> tips would be great!

The closest thing I've heard of is the bar code stuff in reportlab.
This post talks a little about it:

And here's the official Reportlab site link:


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