Image Viewer SDK Technology

Developers using LEADTOOLS are armed to conquer any display challenge with comprehensive image display controls for desktop, web, tablet, and phone platforms. LEADTOOLS viewers include core features such as high-level user-interactive modes, thumbnail display, and touchscreen input, as well as specialized features such as annotation, 12 to 16-bit grayscale display with window leveling, and 3D volume rendering.

In addition to core viewing technology and raster image viewers, LEADTOOLS includes advanced document and medical viewer controls and OEM-ready viewing solutions.

Overview of LEADTOOLS Image Viewers SDK Technology

  • Display more than 150 image formats on multiple platforms
  • Utilize mouse and multi-touch (gesture) user input
  • User Interactive Modes include:
    • Center at Point
    • Magnifying Glass
    • Pan
    • Pinch and Zoom
    • Rubber Band
    • Scale
    • Zoom to Rectangle
  • Display thumbnail previews
  • Animate multi-frame images
  • Manage the position of multiple viewers within a single window with the Layout Manager
  • Provide large image navigation with the automated pan window
  • Create, display, and process regions of interest
  • Drag and drop
  • Improve load and display efficiency of large images with Tiled Image Display
  • Enhance the display quality of scaled color images with anti-aliasing
  • Provide a smooth scrolling experience with double-buffered painting option and stitched image display
  • Support any display device with automatic display dithering
  • Display images based on physical or logical units
  • Adjust display intensity, contrast, and gamma without changing the image data
  • Spice up image display with 2000 special effects and transitions
  • Draw on the image or display surface
  • Take complete control of image display with low-level paint functions and events
  • Select rendering engine based on the specific needs of the application. Supported rendering engines include GDI/GDI+, SVG, and XAML

  Specialized Document Image Viewers Technology

  Specialized Medical Image Viewers Technology

Specialized Vector Image Viewers Technology

LEADTOOLS SDKs display 2D and 3D vector drawings and images.

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Supported Development Platforms for Viewers

Code Tips That use Viewers

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Demo Applications that Include Viewers

HTML5/JavaScript Viewer

Uses HTML5 and JavaScript to demonstrate features of the LEADTOOLS raster image viewer. Features include:

  • Load an image from url
  • Rotate
  • Zoom
  • Flip horizontally and vertically

HTML5/JavaScript Document Viewer

Use the LEADTOOLS Document Viewer in an HTML5/JavaScript application.

  • Load a document from local disk and url
  • Draw annotations on the document
  • Use thumbnail viewer
  • Interactive zooming/panning

HTML5/JavaScript Medical Web Viewer Framework

A zero-footprint Medical viewer to display DICOM images (pixel data) with window level, stack, annotations/markup, and multi-touch support for phone, tablet, and desktop.

Note: If you have your own test images that you would like to upload into the application, contact support@leadtools.com to have a private user profile created.

Screenshots of Viewers

Image Viewer

Image Viewer

LEADTOOLS SDK Products that Include Viewers

All LEADTOOLS SDKs include image viewers. Certain products contain specialized viewers and functionality as specified in the developer documentation.

LEADTOOLS Imaging Pro v20

LEADTOOLS Imaging Pro includes the tools developers need to add powerful imaging technology to applications. With more than 28 years of imaging development expertise, LEADTOOLS Imaging Pro includes 150+ image formats, image compression, image processing, image viewers, imaging common dialogs, 200+ image display effects, TWAIN and WIA image scanning, screen capture, and image printing.

LEADTOOLS Barcode Pro v20

LEADTOOLS Barcode Pro includes everything developers need to detect, read, and write over 100 different 1D and 2D barcode types and sub-types such as UPC, EAN, Code 128, QR Code, Data Matrix, and PDF417. By building upon the award-winning LEADTOOLS Imaging Pro features, including 150+ image formats, image compression, image processing, image viewers, imaging common dialogs, 200+ display effects, TWAIN and WIA scanning, screen capture, and printing, LEADTOOLS Barcode Pro is one of the best values on the market for barcode imaging technology.

LEADTOOLS PDF Pro v20

LEADTOOLS PDF Pro provides everything developers need to read, write, raster-view, and update PDF files. It also includes advanced capabilities such as the extraction of text, images, hyperlinks, and metadata, manipulation of pages in existing PDF documents, conversion to PDF/A as a real document, linearization, and the LEADTOOLS PDF Optimizer to reduce the size of PDF files. By building upon the award-winning LEADTOOLS Imaging Pro features which includes 150+ image formats, image compression, image processing, image viewers, imaging common dialogs, 200+ display effects, TWAIN and WIA scanning, screen capture, and printing, LEADTOOLS PDF Pro is one of the best values available.

LEADTOOLS Pro Suite v20

LEADTOOLS Pro Suite is a an extensive bundle in the LEADTOOLS Pro line of SDKs and includes HTML5 Zero-footprint image viewers, barcode detect/read/write, advanced PDF read/write/view/edit, 150+ image formats, image compression, image processing, image viewers, imaging common dialogs, 200+ display effects, TWAIN and WIA scanning, screen capture, and printing. Developers using LEADTOOLS Pro Suite can develop robust imaging applications and solutions at a fraction of the cost of similar feature sets found elsewhere on the market.

LEADTOOLS Document Imaging v20

Develop powerful document imaging applications with LEADTOOLS Document Imaging. Features include PDF viewing and editing, comprehensive image annotating, specialized bitonal image displaying, and image processing. Other features include performance and memory optimizations for bitonal images, document image cleanup, including inverted text, border, hole-punch, and line removal, and scanning with LEADTOOLS Fast TWAIN and WIA.

LEADTOOLS Recognition v20

The LEADTOOLS Recognition Imaging SDK is a handpicked collection of LEADTOOLS SDK features designed to build end-to-end document imaging applications within enterprise-level document automation solutions that require OCR, MICR, OMR, barcode, forms recognition and processing, PDF, print capture, archival, annotation, and image viewing functionality. This powerful set of tools utilizes LEAD's award-winning image processing technology to intelligently identify document features that can be used to recognize and extract data from any type of scanned or faxed form image.

LEADTOOLS Document Imaging Suite v20

The LEADTOOLS Document Imaging Suite SDK is a comprehensive collection of LEADTOOLS SDK features designed to build end-to-end document imaging solutions that require OCR, MICR, OMR, ICR, barcode, forms recognition and processing, PDF, HTML5 Zero-footprint viewing, conversion, print, capture, archival, annotation, and image viewing functionality. This powerful set of tools utilizes LEAD's award-winning image processing technology to intelligently identify document features that can be used to recognize and extract data from any type of scanned or faxed form image.

LEADTOOLS Medical Imaging v20

Develop powerful Medical Imaging applications with the LEADTOOLS Medical Imaging SDK. Features include comprehensive DICOM data set support, 8-16 bit extended grayscale image support, image annotation, specialized extended grayscale image display such as window level and LUT processing, and medical-specific image processing. Other features include lossless JPEG compression, and signed and unsigned image data processing.

LEADTOOLS PACS Imaging v20

Develop robust DICOM PACS applications with LEADTOOLS PACS Imaging. Features include Medical Web Viewer Framework, high and low-level PACS SCP and SCU functions and controls, secure PACS communication, comprehensive DICOM data set support, image annotation, extended grayscale image display such as window level and LUT processing, and specialized medical image processing. Other features include lossless JPEG compression, JPIP, MRTI, and signed and unsigned image data processing.

LEADTOOLS Medical Imaging Suite v20

Develop powerful PACS and Medical imaging applications with LEADTOOLS Medical Imaging Suite. Features include LEAD's Zero-footprint HTML5 DICOM Viewer, Medical Web Viewer Framework, Medical 3D, DICOM Multimedia codecs, high and low-level PACS SCP and SCU functions and controls, secure PACS communication, Print to PACS, comprehensive DICOM data set support, image annotation, extended grayscale image display such as window level and LUT processing, DICOM Hanging Protocol, and specialized medical image processing. Other features include lossless JPEG compression, JPIP, and signed and unsigned image data processing.

LEADTOOLS Multimedia Suite v20

The LEADTOOLS Multimedia Suite SDK is a comprehensive collection of multimedia development technology that provides developers with everything they need to create enterprise-level multimedia applications for a wide variety of industries, including defense, broadcast, security, and more. By bundling features from the Multimedia SDK, DVD Module, Streaming Module, MPEG-2 Transport Module, Imaging Pro SDK, and Distributed Computing SDK, Multimedia Suite offers a tremendous value for the world-class technology it provides.