openFrameworks wrapper of ZXing for detecting and decoding QR Codes in real time.
C++ Objective-C
Latest commit 578f33e Nov 4, 2013 @kylemcdonald Merge pull request #3 from bschorr/080_example
fixed OSX example to run of_0.8.0 and xcode 5


This repository contains a wrapper for interfacing openFrameworks to the partial C++ port of ZXing. It allows realtime QR Code detection and decoding.

ofxZxing runs against the latest version of openFrameworks, available on GitHub at

ZXing ("Zebra Crossing") is included as a static i386 library in the repository. To compile from source, check out from the ZXing project at The included library was compiled with NO_ICONV defined.

If you want to make a project using ofxZxing from scratch, make sure to add the ofxZxing/include folder to your header search path.

IPHONE specific instructions - 

When building the iPhone version you'll need either the ios (deployment) version or the sim (simulator) version. be sure to include only the library version that you're targeting. Also, you'll need to add

#define OF_IPHONE

in your application.h file.