Here, are 2 free barcode reader apps for iPad. The Apple iPad has two separate versions, and each version requires special modification of apps in order to get them to run on this device. Its disappointing that most of the barcode reader apps on iTunes Store are not compatible with iPad. While, in case of iPad2, the scene is much worse. Only a few barcode reader apps are available on iPad platform.
Barcode Reader is the first ever barcode reader for iPad. This is the only barcode reader app designed for both iPhone and iPad. Just scan the barcode on the product and Barcode Scanner will fetch the lowest prices from various internet and local stores. However, the local store search is limited to US only. This barcode reader app also features an in-built browser, which lets you view the product in detail at the store’s website. This barcode reader for iPad supports almost all UPC and EAN barcode formats. Users can search a lot of places to find the best price among them.
Android users can install Barcode Scanner for Android reviewed by us.
RedLaser Barcode Scanner
Earlier known as RL Classic, RedLaser Barcode Scanner is another barcode reader app compatible with both the original iPad and iPad2. This barcode reader for iPad lets you quickly scan barcodes and searches the results on hundreds of online and local stores. This free barcode scanner app supports almost all the major stores in US, Canada and Europe. The scanner also scans the new square barcodes (QR codes). Price search is done with stores like eBay, American Express, Shopping.com and Google.
In addition, this barcode reader app is integrated with American Express Reward Points. So users who are part of this program can purchase through reward points. In the quest to finding the cheapest price, RedLaser Barcode Scanner is an excellent must have shopping tool.
Feel free to browse around other iPad apps reviewed by us.