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Python ctypes libzbar wrapper

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This is libzbar python ctypes bindings, it should support python2 and python3.

I can not find a python3 version zbar library under raspberry pi, so i write this codes for it.

It should work under other platform only need replace the libzbar path.

It only test under Raspbian (raspberry pi) now.


- Install
- install libzbar::

sudo apt-get install zbar-tools

- install libzbar_ctypes
- python3::

pip install libzbar-ctypes

- python2::

pip3 install libzbar-ctypes

- Example (on raspberry pi)
- install pillow
install Prerequisites packages. see
download pillow source code (, and compile it.

- run the example script.

- test
- test under ubuntu 15.04.
- test on hardware firefly.
- test on hardware rasyberry pi.


Add all libzbar function bindings.


by jf.

zaazbb <>

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