There are a thousand ways to read a QR code with a mobile, whether by installing applications or without. Binary Eye is part of the first group: it is a simple application for reading QR codes, fast, ad-free and open source.
Sometimes you just want a normal QR code reader without a thousand things added and it works fine. This is exactly what you will find in Binary Eye, which is also a very light application
A fast code reader
There are many apps for reading QR codes, but some have ads, some have too many things, and some are too heavy. Binary Eye a just enough: no more no less: does exactly what you expect from an application to read QR codes.
This open source application is lightweight, ad-free and lets you scan all kinds of QR codes: with text, web addresses, contacts, wi-fi network settings. A point in its favor is that it shows you the raw contents of the QR code before you open it, to know exactly what you are coming from scanner.
As expected, you can use Binary Eye both with the mobile camera and by analyzing the images you have recorded on your mobile (with the menu ⋮ Select image). In addition, it is possible create a QR code from the app itself, with many types of code to choose from.
It is a simple application to use, but the number of configuration options It’s huge, where you can configure pretty much everything the app does and how it does it, something advanced users will appreciate.
With all this, if you still don’t have a header application to scan QR codes, let’s go. a light, fast and very powerful option. Being open source, too, if you don’t like something and want to change it, you’re always free to do that if you have the knowledge to do it.