Installation Directory: Windows

The LEADTOOLS Installer creates a directory tree for the LEADTOOLS files, demonstration programs and online help. You specify the root directory during installation.

Refer to LEADTOOLS Documentation for information regarding help documentation.

Root Subdirectories

Subdirectory Contents
Bin Binaries and Executables
Examples Demos and Sample Programs
Help Documentation Files
Include C/C++ Header files
Lib C/C++ Library files
Media LEADTOOLS sample multimedia files.
Resources Sample Images and Data Files
Support Other Installation Files and Folders

Binaries and Executables

Subdirectory Contents
Bin\CDLL Visual Studio 2017 for Win32 and x64 Platforms.
Most of the LEADTOOLS binaries are linked statically to the Microsoft C/C++ runtime.
Some require the specified version of the Microsoft C/C++ runtime.
For more information, see Files To Be Included With Your Application.
Bin\Common Common Executable and Sample Files
Bin\DotNet4 .NET Class Library files for .NET 4.0 and later for Win32 and x64 platforms.
LEADTOOLS binaries for .NET 4.0 require the Microsoft Visual C++ 2017 Runtime files to be distributed in the application's PATH.
For more information, see Files To Be Included With Your Application.
Bin\Java Java files for each assembly in the Java toolkit.
Bin\JS JavaScript files for each assembly in the LEADTOOLS HTML5 / JavaScript toolkit
Bin\Xamarin Xamarin binaries (*.dll)

Common Executable and Sample Files

Subdirectory Contents
Bin\Common\Batch Windows batch and registry files
Bin\Common\LEADTOOLS Thunk LEADTOOLS Thunk server for OCR and TWAIN toolkits for Win32 and x64 platforms.
Bin\Common\OcrLEADRuntime LEADTOOLS OCR Module - LEAD Engine Runtime files for both Win32 and x64 platforms.
Bin\Common\PrinterDriver LEADTOOLS Virtual Printer Driver Engine common runtime files. For information on how to deploy these files, refer to LEADTOOLS Virtual Printer Driver Engine Redistributable Files for C API or LEADTOOLS Virtual Printer Driver Engine Redistributable Files for .NET.
Bin\Common\ShadowFonts TrueType and Open Type font resources. For more information, refer to Shadow Fonts
Bin\Common\Tools PACS DICOM executables
Bin\Common\Xml DICOM file format XML files.

Examples: Demos and Sample Programs

Examples are sorted by the features supported in the toolkit.

Subdirectory
Examples\Annotation
Examples\Barcode
Examples\Cloud
Examples\Common
Examples\Dicom
Examples\Document
Examples\DocumentWriter
Examples\Editors
Examples\FileFormats
Examples\Forms
Examples\HL7
Examples\ImageProcessing
Examples\JPIP
Examples\Main
Examples\MediaWriter
Examples\Medical
Examples\Medical3D
Examples\Multimedia
Examples\OCR
Examples\Paint
Examples\PDF
Examples\PDF
Examples\Resources (Resource files for the example programs.)
Examples\Scanning
Examples\ScreenCapture
Examples\SpecialEffects
Examples\Vector
Examples\Viewers
Examples\VirtualPrinter

Every feature subdirectory under \Examples\ contains examples with the supported platforms:

Subdirectory Contents
C C example programs and resources (Multimedia).
CDLL C API Windows example programs and resources.
ClassLibrary C++ Class Library Windows example programs and resources.
CPP C++ example programs and resources (Multimedia).
DotNet .NET Class Library (WinForms) example programs and resources.
DotNetCore .NET Core Class Library example programs and resources.
Java Java Class Library example programs and resources.
JS HTML5 / JavaScript demo programs and resources.
Xamarin Xamarin example programs and resources.

Sample Images and Data Files

Subdirectory Contents
Resources\Images Sample images and files used by the example programs.

Other Installation Files and Folders

Subdirectory Contents
Shortcuts LEADTOOLS Help and Demos shortcuts from the Start menu.
Support Installation and Tech Support tools.
Support\Common\Bin Installation and Tech Support tools.
Support\Common\License LEADTOOLS Runtime License file.
Help Version 22.0.2021.10.25
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