Best 5 Free Online QR Code Readers

Online QR Code ReaderThe black-and-white image in the right of this post is a classical QR code, do you know what it means?

Today, it’s common that you can see different QR codes in magazines, websites, business cards and many other places, so how to decode them and tell their meanings?

You can check out the following 5 free online QR code readers, whether with a computer browser or a mobile browser:

1. ZXing Decoder Online

Online QR Code Reader ZXing

On the ZXing Decoder Online website, you can enter a URL of any online QR code or upload a QR code image from your computer, and click the “Submit Query” button, then you will see the decode result in a new page.

2. MiniQR

Online QR Code Reader Miniqr

On the MiniQR website, you can enter a URL of any online QR code, or snap a QR code with your webcam, after upload, you will see the decode content in a new page, on which you can also view the QR code image, share the result to Twitter and Facebook, or download the decode as a PDF or DOC file.

3. Online Barcode Reader

Online QR Code Reader onlinebarcodereader.com

With Online Barcode Reader, you can upload a QR code file in PNG, JPG, GIF, TIFF or BMP format up to 1 MB from your computer, and click the “Send file” button, then you will get the decode result in the same page.

4. Patrick Wied QR Generator

Online QR Code Reader Patrick Wied

On the Patrick Wied QR Generator website, you can upload a QR code file and get the decode result in the same page.

Besides to decode, this website is also available for you to generate QR codes with text.

5. QR Code Generator and Recovery

Online QR Code Reader Good Survery

With QR Code Generator and Recovery, you can upload a QR code image from your computer, click the “Recover” button, then you will see the decode under the button.

Besides, this website is also available for you to generate QR codes with text, URLs, email addresses and some other information types.

Conclusion:

Among the above 5 free online QR code readers, only MiniQR is available for you to decode QR codes via webcams, both ZXing Decoder Online and MiniQR are available for you to decode QR codes with URLs, ZXing Decoder Online and the last three are available for you to decode QR codes from your computer.

By the way, have you found out the meaning of the QR code in the beginning of this post? Share the decode with us by leaving a comment. :-)

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8 Comments

  1. Neda
    Posted March 3, 2011 at 10:36 pm | Permalink

    THANK U, SO CUTE & USEFUL :)

  2. Posted March 4, 2011 at 7:57 pm | Permalink
  3. Young
    Posted March 5, 2011 at 8:54 am | Permalink

    @franz You got the right decode, cheers!

  4. Wahyu
    Posted August 22, 2011 at 3:04 pm | Permalink

    Thanks so much. This is what I’m looking for

  5. Posted October 21, 2011 at 10:19 pm | Permalink

    Nice online decoding for Barcodes.
    I think you must check this out .
    http://qrcodeit.overgrid.com/en/qr-decode-online

  6. adobephotoshopsecrets
    Posted July 5, 2012 at 5:17 pm | Permalink

    Google also provides qr code generator http://createqrcode.appspot.com/

  7. DouglasHoff
    Posted May 25, 2013 at 6:29 am | Permalink

    It means “I Love You.”

  8. Posted May 25, 2013 at 8:47 pm | Permalink

    DouglasHoff Yes, you are right, cheers!