VintaSoft Twain .NET SDK - F.A.Q.

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VintaSoft Twain .NET SDK is intended for usage in end-user applications for Windows OS based on .NET Framework.
VintaSoft Twain .NET SDK provides a set of software development tools for communication with a flatbed scanner, ADF scanner, web and digital camera, or any other compatible with TWAIN specification device driver.
So the product is attributed as a professional software development kit (library, component) meant for the use by persons having base knowledges and skills in programming of software applications. VintaSoft Twain .NET SDK is the result of careful work of VintaSoft's highly educated staff for many years.

You can use the SDK in:

  • Microsoft Visual Basic .NET
  • Microsoft Visual C#
  • Microsoft ASP.NET
  • Microsoft Visual C++ for .NET
  • Microsoft Visual J#
  • Borland Delphi for .NET
  • Borland C#
  • any other languages which are compatible with .NET Framework.

The library consists from:
  • .NET Framework assemblies (.DLL files), which are compiled under .NET Framework 2.0/4.x and WPF 3.5/4.x for AnyCPU, x86 and x64 platforms, and for Xamarin. Files are located in "[install_path]\Bin" folder.
  • SDK documentation, which contains User Guide and API Reference. Information about documentation can be found here.
  • Compiled demo applications (EXE files). Files are located in "[install_path]\Bin" folder.
  • Source codes of demo applications for Visual Studio .NET 2005-2017 for C#, VB.NET and ASP.NET. Files are located in "[install_path]\Examples" folder.

The files allowed for distribution are listed in paragraph 4.6 of the License agreement. These files must be placed in the same folder with the application that references them. Please make sure that the file version you distribute is the same file version your application was compiled with.

Evaluation version of VintaSoft Twain .NET SDK has the following restrictions:
  • Nag screen.
  • Acquired color image can be saved to a disk or uploaded onto server as BMP file only.
  • Acquired black-white or gray image can be saved to a disk or uploaded to a server in any supported image file format.

Version for registered users does not have limitations.
Information about SDK documentation can be found here.

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Answers to the majority of questions can be found in the documentation or this web site. Please send a message to Customer Support Service to get more help.