LEADTOOLS Version 20 is Here!


After a lot of planning, developing, and all the goodness that goes into software development, it’s with great joy that we get to introduce LEADTOOLS Version 20 to you! In the first post of our two-part blog announcement, we’ll cover the new ways you can develop applications with LEADTOOLS. Tomorrow we’ll focus on a more comprehensive listing of all the new features and improvements you can look forward to in Version 20.

New Development Platforms

Developers can now write a unified code base and simultaneously target even more platforms and devices falling under the ever-broadening .NET Standard umbrella. Click here to see a comparison chart of all the platforms LEADTOOLS supports.

  • .NET Framework – Windows
  • .NET Standard
    • .NET Core – Windows, Linux, and macOS
    • Xamarin – iOS, Android, and UWP
    • UWP (Universal Windows Platform)

Cloud Services for Azure

LEADTOOLS Version 20 includes new libraries to effortlessly create imaging and recognition Cloud Services that you can consume from your application. For more information, visit the Cloud Services page.

Learn More

We’ll keep writing about what’s new in Version 20 in the near future so subscribe to our blog or our social accounts. You can also learn more or get started with Version 20 with the following links:

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4 Responses to LEADTOOLS Version 20 is Here!

  1. Hi I have v18 for LeadTool ?
    Is there a free upgrade available for getting v20 ?

    • Greg says:

      If you have purchased a maintenance plan then yes, the developer license upgrade is free. Otherwise, you will need to purchase the upgrade at a generous discount. Please contact sales@leadtools.com for more information.

  2. Fawad Ayub says:

    Is there is any way to download leadtool version 20

    • Katie says:

      Hi Fawad, We just released Version 21 – are you still looking to download version 20? Either way, please contact support@leadtools.com or visit leadtools.com to live chat with a support agent for more information. Thanks!

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