ZXing online QRCode decoder

A side benefit of the Graffyard post – I fell over the ZXing decoder. Not needed in the wild, but if you’re wandering the web and see a QRCode – or if you’re testing stuff – it could be quite useful. In fact, I plan on using it tonight to test pictures of meltybead codes.

Step one – find a QRCode on the web:

Step two – right click and copy the image location (for our example image, it’s http://mtoynbee.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2009/05/mtoynbeecom_md.png).

Step three – go to http://zxing.org/w/decode.jspx and paste the location. Click ‘submit query’.

Hey presto!


The QRCode does not have to be as pristine as our example – this decodes just fine:

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