QR code is an impressive innovation. However, without the availability of sufficient numbers of QR reader apps this innovation would have become useless. Like there are applications for various purposes available for smart phones, QR reader apps are available too. There are numerous applications, of which a few are listed hereunder.
QR Barcode Scanner
As the name suggests, this application can scan and decipher both QR codes and Bar codes. It can scan from camera, images and URLs. Like most others, it can create QR codes for bookmarks, calendar events, geographic information, texts and various contact information. QR codes created by this application can be shared through Bluetooth, emails, text messages, social media, Wi-Fi, etc. All the decoded QR codes are archived in simple chronology.
QR Code Scanner Pro
One of the most efficient applications for decoding QR Codes, especially for BlackBerry phones, is QR Code Scanner Pro. The application can scan QR codes automatically when the mobile phone is aligned with it. Users do not have to click photo of the QR code for the application to decipher the same; rather, it can scan and decode QR codes through the phone camera. In addition to QR code reading, QR Code Scanner Pro also facilitates encoding various texts, images and other digital matter into QR codes. The encoded QRs can be sent to others through various digital communication media.
Developed specifically for Android phones, this QR code reader is efficient as most applications for Android are. QR code on any medium can be scanned and decoded with the help of QR Droid. Besides, QR codes can also be developed to represent any matter. It scans and deciphers instantly where permission is not required, settings may have to be changed otherwise.
Besides reading, Tapmedia also facilitates creation of QR codes for business cards and subsequent sharing. It works on Android as well as iPhones. It allows QR contacts to be saved to Android Contacts Book. The application uses Android camera to read QR codes in real time and lets it to be shared through email or social media. The application has browser and map-view integrated to it.
QR codes have become extensively in use much like the bar codes. The innovation of bar codes changed the way information were stored. The effect was the result of the efficiency of the technique. Since QR codes are equally efficient too, they are being acquired by various industries for representation of information about products or services. The list of QR reader apps provided above has only a few of the several such applications that are available in the market.