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CR900FD All Windows 7 (32 and 64-bit), XP, and Vista
C007176_0676

New to 0676: CortexDecoder™ has been updated to support Codablock F.
CR900FD System Install Firmware. Note: Download CortexTools™ to download firmware and configuration files to your CR900FD. Files within the firmware zip files should not be renamed. Save files as is.
Read the Installing Firmware QuickStart Guide for more information.
1/2014 Download »
CR1000 All, except Rev 1 hardware Windows 7 (32 and 64-bit), XP, and Vista
C005712_0676

New to 0676: CortexDecoder™ has been updated to support Codablock F.
CR1000 System Install Firmware. Note: Download CortexTools™ to download firmware and configuration files to your CR1000. Files within the firmware zip files should not be renamed. Save files as is.
Read the Installing Firmware QuickStart Guide for more information.
1/2014 Download »
CR1400 All Windows 7 (32 and 64-bit), XP, and Vista
C006090_0676

New to 0676: CortexDecoder™ has been updated to support Codablock F.
CR1400 System Install Firmware. Note: Download CortexTools™ to download firmware and configuration files to your CR1400. Files within the firmware zip files should not be renamed. Save files as is.
Read the Installing Firmware QuickStart Guide for more information.
1/2014 Download »
CR2300 All Windows 7 (32 and 64-bit), XP, and Vista
C008714_0678

New to 0678: Paging button improvements.
CR2300 System Install Firmware. Note: Download CortexTools™ to download firmware and configuration files to your CR2300. Files within the firmware zip files should not be renamed. Save files as is.
Read the Installing Firmware QuickStart Guide for more information.
3/2014 Download »
CR2600 All Windows 7 (32 and 64-bit), XP, and Vista
C008137_0678

New to 0678: Paging button improvements.
CR2600 System Install Firmware. Note: Download CortexTools™ to download firmware and configuration files to your CR2600. Files within the firmware zip files should not be renamed. Save files as is.
Read the Installing Firmware QuickStart Guide for more information.
3/2014
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CR3600 All Windows 7 (32 and 64-bit), XP, and Vista
C008829_0788

Initial system install firmware release.
CR3600 System Install Firmware. Note: Download CortexTools™ to download firmware and configuration files to your CR3600. Files within the firmware zip files should not be renamed. Save files as is.
Read the Installing Firmware QuickStart Guide for more information.
3/2014
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CR3600 DPM All Windows 7 (32 and 64-bit), XP, and Vista
C009014_0788

Initial system install firmware release.
CR3600 DPM System Install Firmware. Note: Download CortexTools™ to download firmware and configuration files to your CR3600 DPM. Files within the firmware zip files should not be renamed. Save files as is.
Read the Installing Firmware QuickStart Guide for more information.
3/2014
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CR4405 All Windows 7 (32 and 64-bit), XP, and Vista
C008527_0728

Initial system install firmware release.
CR4405 System Install Firmware. Note: Download CortexTools™ to download firmware and configuration files to your CR4405. Files within the firmware zip files should not be renamed. Save files as is.
Read the Installing Firmware QuickStart Guide for more information.
2/2014
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CR8000 All Windows 7 (32 and 64-bit), XP, and Vista
C005922_0676

New to 0676: CortexDecoder™ has been updated to support Codablock F.
CR8000 System Install Firmware. Note: Download CortexTools™ to download firmware and configuration files to your CR8000. Files within the firmware zip files should not be renamed. Save files as is.
Read the Installing Firmware QuickStart Guide for more information.
1/2014 Download »

Cortex™ Downloads

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CortexTools™ CR900FD, CR1000, CR1400, CR2300, CR2600, CR3600, CR4405, CR8000
Windows 7 (32 and 64-bit), XP and Vista 1.3.2

New to 1.3.2: Added support for the CR2300 and CR4405.
CortexTools™ is a software utility tool for configuring and installing firmware to Code barcode readers. Note: Download firmware reader files separately. CortexTools™ User Manual 12/2013
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CodeXML® Router Downloads

Note: You must purchase an CodeXML® Router installation key before downloading software. Contact a Code representative to purchase a Key.

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CodeXML® Router
CR1000, CR1200, CR2, CR3, CR2500, and CR3500
Windows 7 (32 and 64-bit), XP, 2000 and Vista 1528 Required software for enabling data routing from a Bluetooth COM port to an application requiring keyboard-input data. *Purchase Key before Downloading. 3/27/08 Download »
CodeXML® Router (Pocket PC Version) CR2, CR3, CR2500, and CR3500
Windows Pocket PC (Mobile) 1262 Required software for enabling data routing from a Bluetooth COM port to an application requiring keyboard-input data. *See note below. 2/9/05 Download »

* You will be sent a key after purchase to assist in the download process. Note: Most Windows programs require keyboard input. CodeXML Router routes data from Code readers to programs requiring keyboard input. More information about CodeXML® Router software can be found here.

Host Utility Downloads

The software listed below is free demonstration software. User accepts full responsibility for use. Must use as is, Code does not offer technical support.

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Reader Downloader Utility

All Readers

Windows 7 (32 and 64-bit), XP, 2000 and Vista 0052 Wizard-based Reader Downloader Utility allows user to download (and upgrade) firmware and JavaScript (.js) files to all Code Readers. Zipped file includes User Instructions. Separate instructions for using RDU to Upgrade Firmware is available. 07/21/09 Download »
Reader Setup Utility - Basic CR2, CR3, CR2500, and CR3500
Windows 7 (32 and 64-bit), XP, 2000 and Vista 0142 Reader setup utility software that allows users to troubleshoot readers, change settings quickly, and create/download custom settings files. 8/1/2006 Download »
USB Reader Image Uploader CR2, CR3, CR2500, and CR3500
Windows 7 (32 and 64-bit), XP, 2000 and Vista 1028 Software that allows users of any reader to upload image files (not data files) to a host computer. This zipped file contains two files: the USB Reader Image Uploader Software and a ReadMe file containing instructions. 7/2/2004 Download »
Code Reader File Uploader CR1200, CR2, CR3, CR2500, and CR3500
Windows 7 (32 and 64-bit), XP, 2000 and Vista 0013 Software that allows users of reader 3170 or higher to upload image and data files to a host computer. This zipped file contains two files: the Code Reader File Uploader Software and a ReadMe file containing instructions. 9/11/2011 Download »
CodeXML® Prefix/Suffix Builder CR2, CR3. CR2500, and CR3500
Windows 7 (32 and 64-bit), XP, 2000 and Vista 0016 Software that allows users to create custom prefixes and suffixes that will automatically be appended to scanned data. This zipped file contains four files: CodeXML® Prefix/Suffix Builder Quickstart Guide; the CodeXML Prefix/Suffix Builder Software; CodeXML Firmware Downloader - USB; CodeXML® Firmware Downloader - RS232/PS2. 2/9/2006 Download »
CodeXML® CRB to Code Utility CR1000, CR1200, CR2, CR3, CR2500, and CR3500
Windows 7 (32-bit), XP, 2000, and Vista (32-bit)
0016 Software that allows users to create .tif files that can be scanned to allow a reader to be programmed with CRB files. 5/16/06 Download »
USB Virtual COM Driver CR1000, CR1200, CR2, CR3, CR2500, and CR3500
Windows XP, 2000 1008 Software driver that creates a virtual COM port for a USB-cabled reader so it can be used by a computer program that requires input from a serial device. Each zipped file contains six files; a Read Me file, an executable file and four application files. 8/10/2006 Download »
USB Virtual COM Driver (32-bit Operating Systems)
CR1000, CR1200, CR2, CR3, CR2500, and CR3500
Windows Vista, Windows 7 (32-bit) 2002 Software driver that creates a virtual COM port for a USB-cabled reader so it can be used by a computer program that requires input from a serial device. Each zipped file contains six files; a Read Me file, an executable file and four application files. 04/25/2011 Download »
USB Virtual COM Driver
(64-bit Operating Systems)
CR1000, CR1200, CR2, CR3, CR2500, and CR3500
Windows Vista, Windows 7 (64-bit) 2001 Software driver that creates a virtual COM port for a USB-cabled reader so it can be used by a computer program that requires input from a serial device. Each zipped file contains six files; a Read Me file, an executable file and four application files. 04/25/2011 Download »
Interface Configuration Document CR1200, CR2, CR3, CR2500, and CR3500
Windows 7 (32 and 64-bit), XP, 2000 and Vista 0025 This document specifies the communication protocol between the CR2 and application software that runs on a host computer; it includes specific reader commands and examples of a variety of ways to communicate and send data to the reader. 04/27/2011 Download »

JavaScript Development Kit

The following development kit is available free of charge.

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JavaScript Application Development Kit CR2, CR3, CR2500, and CR3500
Windows 7 (32 and 64-bit), XP, 2000 and Vista 3484 The JavaScript development environment includes a Windows PC Based simulator for development and testing of applications. A unique feature of the Code development environment is Applications Developers may control the distribution of their applications by using a developers key which will be required to run the application on a given reader, controlled by serial number.
5/16/07 Download »

 

Firmware - EOL Products

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CR1200 Rev 2+ hardware
Windows 7 (32 and 64-bit), XP, 2000 and Vista
4226/0138 For REV 2+ readers. Added support for small QR codes, increased decode performance. See Readme file included in download for more info. 7/13/09 Download »
CR1200 Rev 1 hardware only
Windows 7 (32 and 64-bit), XP, 2000 and Vista 4126/0044 Added PS2 communication support, keyboard caps lock detector, support for USPS4CB. See Readme file included in download for more info.
7/27/07 Download »
CR2 and CR3 Rev 5, or older, hardware only Windows 7 (32 and 64-bit), XP, 2000 and Vista 3560/3266 Supports radio firmware version 1000+ and secure Bluetooth® connection. Added support for USPS4CB. See Readme file in download for more info.
3/25/08 Download »

CR2, CR3, CR2500, CR3500

CR2/CR3 - Rev 6 hardware only CR2500/CR3500 - Rev 1

Windows 7 (32 and 64-bit), XP, 2000 and Vista 4734/3664 Updated decode algorithms, increased performance. See Readme file in download for more info.
6/2012 Download »
CR4100 All Windows 7 (32 and 64-bit), XP, and Vista
C005822_0642 CR4100 System Install Firmware. Note: Download CortexTools™ to download firmware and configuration files to your CR4100. Files within the firmware zip files should not be renamed. Save files as is.
Read the Installing Firmware QuickStart Guide for more information.
10/23/13 Download »