the barcode tool

for professionals

Read various barcodes with your built in smartphone camera

Scanning engine powered by ZXING

Check barcode structures (standard & custom specs)

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Share your custom code structure specifications online on barValid network

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Create scanning reports on our phone- add pictures and share the report

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barValid services

barValid consists of several applications and services, amongst websites, mobile application, backend application, databases, … These services are further on summarized by using the term “services”.


These terms and conditions govern your use of this service; by using this service, you accept these terms and conditions in full. If you disagree with these terms and conditions or any part of these terms and conditions, you must not use this website.

This service uses cookies.  By using this service and agreeing to these terms and conditions, you consent to our barValid's use of cookies in accordance with the terms of barValid's privacy policy.

License to use our service

Unless otherwise stated, barValid and/or its licensors own the intellectual property rights in the service and material on the website or applications. Subject to the license below, all these intellectual property rights are reserved.

You may view, download for caching purposes only, and print pages from the website for your own personal use, subject to the restrictions set out below and elsewhere in these terms and conditions.

You must not:

Beta features

Some of our service might be marked as "in beta phase". This means that these parts are under heavy development (normaly new or enhanced features) and malfunctions within these parts are probable. Beta features might or might not be included in the stable list of barValid. While a feature might be free of any charge in the beta phase it can be offered with costs after the transition to a stable feature.

Acceptable use

You must not use our services in any way that causes, or may cause, damage to the services or impairment of the availability or accessibility of the our services; or in any way which is unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful, or in connection with any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful purpose or activity.

You must not use these services to copy, store, host, transmit, send, use, publish or distribute any material which consists of (or is linked to) any spyware, computer virus, Trojan horse, worm, keystroke logger, rootkit or other malicious computer software.

You must not conduct any systematic or automated data collection activities (including without limitation scraping, data mining, data extraction and data harvesting) on or in relation to our services without barValid’s express written consent.

Restricted access

Access to certain areas of this website is restricted. barValid reserves the right to restrict access to areas of this website, or indeed this entire website, at barValid’s discretion.

If barValid provides you with a user ID and password to enable you to access restricted areas of the services or other content or services, you must ensure that the user ID and password are kept confidential.

barValid may disable your user ID and password in barValid’s sole discretion without notice or explanation.

User content

In these terms and conditions, “your user content” means material (including without limitation text, images, user generated content, video material and audio-visual material) that you submit to our services, for whatever purpose.

You grant to barValid a worldwide, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free license to use, reproduce, adapt, publish, translate and distribute your user content in any existing or future media.  You also grant to barValid the right to sub-license these rights, and the right to bring an action for infringement of these rights.

Your user content must not be illegal or unlawful, must not infringe any third party's legal rights, and must not be capable of giving rise to legal action whether against you or barValid or a third party (in each case under any applicable law).

You must not submit any user content to the services that is or has ever been the subject of any threatened or actual legal proceedings or other similar complaint.

No warranties

Our services are provided “as is” without any representations or warranties, express or implied. barValid makes no representations or warranties in relation to our services or the information and materials provided on this website.

Without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing paragraph, barValid does not warrant that:

Nothing on this service constitutes, or is meant to constitute, advice of any kind.

Limitations of liability

barValid will not be liable to you (whether under the law of contact, the law of torts or otherwise) in relation to the contents of, or use of, or otherwise in connection with, these services:

These limitations of liability apply even if barValid has been expressly advised of the potential loss.


By using this service, you agree that the exclusions and limitations of liability set out in these services disclaimer are reasonable.

If you do not think they are reasonable, you must not use this website.

Other parties

You accept that, as a limited liability entity, barValid has an interest in limiting the personal liability of its officers and employees. You agree that you will not bring any claim personally against barValid’s officers or employees in respect of any losses you suffer in connection with the service.


You hereby indemnify barValid and undertake to keep barValid indemnified against any losses, damages, costs, liabilities and expenses (including without limitation legal expenses and any amounts paid by barValid to a third party in settlement of a claim or dispute on the advice of barValid’s legal advisers) incurred or suffered by barValid arising out of any breach by you of any provision of these terms and conditions.


barValid may revise these terms and conditions from time-to-time.  Revised terms and conditions will apply to the use of our services from the date of the publication of the revised terms and conditions on this website. Please check this page regularly to ensure you are familiar with the current version.