Using Iron Barcode License Keys

Get Your License Key

IronBarcode license keys allow you to deploy your project live without any watermark.

Licenses start at just $499 and include one free year of support and updates.

You can also try IronBarcode free for 30 days with a trial license key.

Step 1: Download the Latest Version of IronBarcode

C# ocr DLL

Download DLL

Download DLL

Manually install into your project

C# Nuget Library for Barcode

Install with NuGet

Install-Package Barcode

Install via NuGet

Before we start we need to install the latest version of the Barcode Nuget Package.

 PM > Install-Package Barcode

Install via DLL

As an alternative, the IronBarCode.Dll can be downloaded and added to your project as a reference from [.Net Barcode DLL].

Step 2: Apply Your License Key

Set your license using code

Add this code to the startup of your application, your before IronBarcode is used.

IronBarCode.License.LicenseKey = "IRONBARCODE-MYLICENSE-KEY-1EF01";
IronBarCode.License.LicenseKey = "IRONBARCODE-MYLICENSE-KEY-1EF01";
IronBarCode.License.LicenseKey = "IRONBARCODE-MYLICENSE-KEY-1EF01"
VB   C#

Set your license using Web.Config or App.Config

To apply a key globally to your application using Web.Config or App.Config, add the following key to your config file in appSettings.

      <add key="IronBarCode.LicenseKey" value="IRONBARCODE-MYLICENSE-KEY-1EF01"/>

Set your license key using a .Net Core appsettings.json file

To apply a key globally to your application to a .Net Core:

  • Add a JSON file to your project called appsettings.json in the root directory of your project
  • Add a 'IronBarCode.LicenseKey' key to your JSON config file. The value should be your license key.
  • Ensure that the file properties include Copy to Output Directory: Copy always

File: appsettings.json




Step 3: Test your key

Test if your key has been installed correctly.

bool result = IronBarCode.License.IsValidLicense("IRONBARCODE-MYLICENSE-KEY-1EF01");
bool result = IronBarCode.License.IsValidLicense("IRONBARCODE-MYLICENSE-KEY-1EF01");
Dim result As Boolean = IronBarCode.License.IsValidLicense("IRONBARCODE-MYLICENSE-KEY-1EF01")
VB   C#

Step 4: Get started with your project

Follow our tutorial on how to Get Started with IronBarcode.


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