This version is compatible with Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard, 10.7 Lion and 10.8 Mountain Lion
QR Code Generator is available also for your iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad in the AppStore, please have a look in iOS Apps section of this website, where you will find more information as well as direct link to the AppStore.
A QR code (short for Quick Response) is a specific matrix barcode (or two-dimensional code), readable by dedicated QR barcode readers and camera phones. The code consists of black modules arranged in a square pattern on a white background. The information encoded can be text, URL or other data.
No Internet Connection is required as with other apps. Codes are created on your device without your personal information being submitted to 3rd party web site.
- Create QR Codes for your website URL (any arbitrary protocols are supported as well)
- Encode phone numbers or even SMS messages in QR Codes
- Embed vCard from your Address Book in a QR Code for easy sharing
- If none of previous suits your needs simply paste custom text or data and create custom QR Code
- Resulting QR Code can be saved in your Photo Album for later reuse and sharing
- If you need contact sharing using vCard format, please have a look at Opti Contact application available in the AppStore as well (Opti Contact is also a QR Code scanner and reader able to import vCards to your Address Book)
- Standard that works accross all mobile phone brands, not only iPhone (for example Android mobile phones)
- Internet connection is not required since QR Code is generating barcodes directly on your device without sending your private information to online services
- QR Code is an universal application for iPhone and iPad, and even desktop version for Mac OS X is available in the Mac AppStore
Common in Japan, where it was created by Toyota subsidiary Denso-Wave in 1994, the QR code is one of the most popular types of two-dimensional barcodes. QR is the abbreviation for Quick Response, as the creator intended the code to allow its contents to be decoded at high speed. The technology has already seen a large uptake in Japan and South Korea.