pdf417_encode converts ASCII strings into pdf417 barcode. This is a two-dimensional barcode that includes error correction up to level 8. The input file will support text that can be specified for byte compaction (hex string), text compaction (ASCII string), and numerical compaction (decimal string). Output formats supported are Postscript and pbm.
Release Notes: Problems with gcc 4.0 warnings for "signedness" were fixed. The examples directory was fixed up.
Release Notes: Minor bugfixes to the GIF output routine.
Release Notes: This release updates the binaries for the scan_data, scan_image pdf417_dec, and frontend tools. They allow barcodes scanned in from a scanner to be analyzed and decoded.
Release Notes: Reed/Solomon decoding was added to check that ecc is generated correctly.
Release Notes: Numerous changes from 1.3 version. Check the header at the beginning of the source file for details.