Dynamic Web TWAIN: How It Works

Dynamic Web TWAIN is a TWAIN scanning plug-in specially optimized for web applications. It works with Internet Information Server (IIS), Apache, Tomcat, WebSphere, Notes and other web servers on Windows, Linux, Mac and other platforms.

Dynamic Web TWAIN allows users to acquire images from any TWAIN compatible devices (scanners and cameras), edit and save/upload images in the control. Three editions:

  • ActiveX Edition can be used in Microsoft IE
  • Plug-in Edition can be used in Firefox, Chrome, Safari, Opera, etc. on Windows
  • HTML5 Edition works with modern browsers on Windows, macOS, and Linux

Dynamic Web TWAIN Structure

ActiveX Edition

Web Application

  • Deploy ActiveX Edition
    For information on how to deploy, please click here.
  • How to use in IE
    When a user visits your scanning web page for the first time, the download and installation process of Dynamsoft Web TWAIN will start automatically. How to use Dynamic Web TWAIN in IE for the first time? For the returning visitors, no download or installation will happen.

Desktop Application

For information on how to use Dynamic Web TWAIN in Different Development Environments, please click here. The sample applications are installed with Dynamic Web TWAIN and can be found from the Start Menu.

ActiveX Edition

Dynamic Web TWAIN Plug-in is a windowed plug-in which enables you to acquire images from any TWAIN compatible devices in Firefox, Chrome, Safari, Opera, etc.

Mac Edition

Sample Download: To save your time and energy on evaluating Dynamic Web TWAIN, we provide sample code of Dynamic Web TWAIN in ASP.NET(C#), ASP.NET(VB.NET), ASP, JSP and PHP. Download Samples Now.

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