Scan Barcodes and QR codes with these apps on Android

We are seeing a lot of barcodes and QR codes these days. Be it products, links, we see them in a lot of places. And gone are the days when we had to have a special barcode reading machine. Today your smartphone does it all, even reading barcodes and QR codes.


So here are a few apps that let you read barcodes and QR codes in a jiffy.

Barcode Scanner

This app lets you scan barcodes on products then look up prices and reviews. It also allows you to scan Data Matrix and QR Codes containing URLs, contact info, etc. Just point your camera in front of the code and voila, it scans and gives you the result.


The best part about this app is that it also lets you share your contacts, apps, and bookmarks via QR Codes.

ShopSavvy Barcode Scanner

This one is for all you shopping lovers. This barcode scanner not only scans codes, but it also finds the best online and local prices. Aim the camera at any product’s barcode, wait for the beep and ShopSavvy will provide you with a list of online and local prices, but we are not very sure if it will provide prices for Indian prices.


It has been recommended by Gizmodo so you should give it a try.

QR Barcode scanner

This app scans Barcodes and QR codes to track information, it’s fast and simple to use and it can read codes that contain text, web links or International Standard Book Number (ISBN). In addition to reading the code it can perform different types of instant search, if the QR Code continent scanned a URL you can go directly to web pages that it indicates, if the barcode is scanned the ISBN of a book you can quickly access online to all information that concerning it.



There are a number of other barcode and QR code reading apps on the Google Play Shop, do give them a try.