Free QR Code Generator

Not getting much attention using traditional QR Codes? With this advance Custom QR Code generator you can create stunning and amazing QR Codes with just a few clicks and for free!

How it works

Choose QR code type
Choose QR code type

Choose among different QR code types according to your requirements.

Design your QR code

Customize your QR code design, choosing among amazing shapes. You can even add logo and change color of different parts of QR code.

Finalize your changes

Finalize your QR code design until you are satisfied.

Download your QR code

Once you are done with your QR code design, you can download it in PNG and SVG Vector format.

Sample QR Codes

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What is a QRcode?

Origin of QR Codes

Origin of qr codes

The QR code is a brand of a specific two dimensional matrix barcode. It was created by the Toyota branch Denso Wave in 1994 due to the need for tracking automotive parts during the manufacturing processes. The matrix barcode is highly secure designed and can also be reconstructed if up to 30 percent of it has been destroyed.

Image how to use QR Codes

Use of qr codes

In the meantime, QR codes are well established to present URLs, Telephonnumbers and whole contact data e.g. business cards on websites, image brochures, online and print advertisements. They are used by smart people who recognized that most user do not want to manually write and type any data. If you are looking at a qr code, just take your mobile phone and scan it with an easy click. No need to type anything, the software on your smartphone recognize the content and you will be asked what to do next, e.g. visit a url or safe the data as a new contact. With the QR-Code-generator i offer, everyone is able to create such qr codes and to publish them on any desired media. The qr code is able to hold almost the complete textual content of this website. A maximum of 4,296 alphanumeric characters can be stored within the code.


Technology behind qr codes

The encoded text and data is presented in a two dimensional quadrant with black and white dots. A two-dimensional matrix barcodes is able to store approximately 100 times more data than a common linear barcode. The maximum capacity of the encoded characters is over 4,200 alphanumeric characters (numbers, letters and symbols). You find more technical and historical information about it here: Wikipedia and here

Special QR Codes

Special Photo and image QRCodes

qArt codeCommon QR Codes contains only black and white pixeldots. There are some special variants like integrated brands or logos within the matrix or multicolor codes with different colors, but a really new and extravagant creation is shown by Russ Cox He explains how to convert a photo into a pixel matrix code and to embed it in a way that it looks like the image beside. There is a lot of content on his site, maybe you do not find the right link to the image QR-Code-Generator, so here it is: image qr code

Where do i get a QR Scanner for my smartphone?

Free QR Code Scanner for android

Free QR Code scanner for Android

For Android based mobile devices there is the great QR code and barcode scanner barcoo

Free QR Code Scanner for iPhone

Free QR Code scanner for iPhone

We use the QuickScanner - It´s a very fast and accurate qr code scanner. It´s free in the app store. Get it here!

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