Best Barcode and QR Code Scanner Apps for iPhone in 2020

Scanning QR code and barcode on iPhone have become super easy, thanks to the arrival of tons of advanced barcode and QR code scanner iOS apps. Most significantly, they can instantly scan any QR codes like SMS text, calendar event, email, etc. So, if you are looking for an app to let you search prices and view product details easily from any retailers like Amazon or decode any QR codes with optimum ease, explore these list of the best QR code and barcode scanner apps for iPhone in 2020.

#1. Scanner Unlimited: Scan & Sign

Scanner Unlimited iPhone App Screenshot

Scanner Unlimited is a feature-rich scanning app for iOS. It’s pretty easy to use the app, just take a photo of your document, add your name and signature and you can send it to anyone. The app lets you scan almost any documents like business cards, receipts, book pages, and many more.

The other notable features of the app are Cloud Sync, extract the text from the photo, add multiple signatures in the same document, scan the barcode of any product. You can share the scanned doc on various platforms Whatsapp, Slack, Facebook Messenger, Gmail, Google Drive, iCloud, Notes, etc.

Price: Free
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#2. MixerBox

MixerBox Barcode and QR Code Scanner iPhone App Screenshot

This one excels in the scanning QR code and barcodes effortlessly. With it, you can scan all standard 1D as well as 2D type codes. Making the best use of the flashlight, it is equipped to perfectly scan even in the dark.

As it saves the entire scan history, you can easily access all the scans. Besides, this QR code scanning app has the support of several languages including English, Arabic, Dutch, French, German, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Thai, Traditional Chinese, Turkish, etc.

Price: Free
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#3. Barcode Scanner

Barcode Scanner QR Code Reader iPhone and iPad App Screenshot

Barcode Scanner is lightning fast and scans all sorts of QR codes flawlessly. As it supports flashlight, you will be able to scan codes even in dark environments comfortably. Save them to access all of your scans later and share your scans via SMS, Email, Twitter, and Facebook.

The clean user-interface and easy-to-use feature make this QR code reader very handy. Furthermore, Barcode Scanner is compatible with various languages like English, French, Lithuanian, Russian, and Spanish.

Price: Free
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#4. Quick Scan – QR Code Reader

Quick Scan – QR Code Reader iPhone App Screenshot

Quick Scan is a highly competent QR code scanner app. It’s capable of scanning and decoding any QR codes such as contact, detail, website URL, calendar event, telephone number, SMS message, and more. You can share the QR code via text message or email. It keeps a scan history to let comfortably access all the scanned QR codes.

Price: Free
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#5. QR Code Reader – QrScan

QR Code Reader
When it comes to scanning barcode and QR code efficiently, QrScan is second to none. And 4.4 stars out of 5 from more than 4.7K ratings also show that it has lived up to the task pretty well. With the ability to scan a variety of code types including AZTEC, CODE 128, CODE39MOD43, and COD39, the app ensures you don’t face incompatibility issues. 

QrScan saves all of your scanned codes in history so that you can access it as and when you want. Thanks to the Siri Shortcuts, it lets you get into scanning fast without having to take the usual routes. Moreover, this QR code scanner app also supports Dark Mode to not only safeguard your eyes but also save plenty of battery life on your iPhone.

Price: Free
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#6. QR Code & Barcode Scanner

QR Code & Barcode Scanner iPhone and iPad App Screenshot

High efficiency is what separates “QR Code & Barcode Scanner” from an ordinary QR code scanner. The app uses Apple’s built-in scanning technology to deliver an accurate result.

Another notable feature is the support for several code formats including QR code, EAN 13, EAN 8, UPC-A, UPC-E, Code 128, Data Matrix, and more. You can use iCloud to keep your entire data synchronized across the compatible devices.

Besides, it also lets you save your data to Dropbox and Google Drive for additional security. Even better, you will export your data in CSV format and be able to import it in Microsoft Excel and Apple’s Numbers spreadsheets.

Price: Free
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#7. Barcode Reader

Barcode Reader and QR Code Scanner iPhone App Screenshot

This is another of those scans and compare-type apps, but the interface is good. Pretty good. The app features the history of what items you purchased/scanned and pulls up product information quite fast. While there’s nothing hugely different or unique, the experience is straightforward and nice.

Price: Free
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#8. Bar-Code

Bar-Code Barcode and QR Code Scanner iPhone App Screenshot

Simple barcode and QR code reader. This is a pretty old app and not that popular, but it gets the job done. I hate the ads but why I stick to it is because it removes all clutter by having very minimal features. You can keep track of the codes you scanned – which is handy – and of course, you can also save the photo of the stuff you scanned. Two features that are routinely missing in other scanners.

Price: Free
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#9. QR Code Maker

QR Code Maker iPhone App Screenshot

What if you want to make a QR code instead of just reading them? Although I’m staying away, make sure you try this app out too. It’s really cool making QR codes out of everything around you: your name, phone number, email, link to a website, a product – anything basically.

Price: Free
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#10. Simple Scan

Simple Scan Barcode and QR Code Scanner iPhone App Screenshot

Simple Scan fully equipped to scan QR code and barcode with the desired result. With the bulk scan mode, it allows you to scan multiple QR codes with comfortably. It’s able to read QR code and barcode from photos easily. Once you have successfully scanned, it vibrates/beeps to confirm. You can completely trust it to deliver the best result.

Price: Free
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BONUS

Magic Scanner

Magic Scanner Barcode and QR Code Scanner iPhone App Screenshot

What makes “Magic Scanner” a must-have app is the ability to scan all types of commercial barcodes such as, UPC, EAN, ISBN, etc. It can let you search prices and product details from almost any retailers like Amazon, BestBuy, Walmart, and more. You can use it to save your favorite products. It also allows you to share product links via Twitter, Facebook, email, etc.

Price: Free
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That’s all for now!

Your pick?

Which one of these apps has impressed you? It would be cool to know the name of your favorite app. One more thing you want to know is the top reasons why QR codes are better than RFID.

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