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Below, you will find the following manuals, guides and notes for MVTec HALCON:


Reference Manual

Reference Manual





Programmers' Manuals


Programmer's Manuals


Technical Notes

Technical Notes


Release Notes (current)

Release Notes


Release Notes (previous)


Release Notes (previous versions)

Documentation for HALCON



Reference Manual
HALCON Operator ReferenceDownload PDFRead online
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Quick Guide

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2.8 MB
Installation GuideDownload PDF599 KB
HDevelop User's GuideDownload PDF5.9MB
Solution Guide I - BasicsDownload PDF6.6 MB
Solution Guide II-A - Image AcquisitionDownload PDF866 KB
Solution Guide II-B - MatchingDownload PDF3.6 MB
Solution Guide II-C - 2D Data CodesDownload PDF3.3 MB
Solution Guide II-D - ClassificationDownload PDF4.5 MB
Solution Guide III-A - 1D MeasuringDownload PDF1.5 MB
Solution Guide III-B - 2D MeasuringDownload PDF2.5 MB
Solution Guide III-C - 3D VisionDownload PDF9.2 MB



Programmer's Manuals (restricted access*)
Programmer's GuideDownload PDF*2.5 MB
Extension PackageDownload PDF*1 MB
Image Acquisition InterfaceDownload PDF*699 KB
HALCON for ARM®-based PlatformsDownload PDF*429 KB


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Technical Notes (restricted access*)
Gray Value InterpolationDownload PDF*586 KB
Parallel ProgrammingDownload PDF*1.1 MB


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Release Notes
HALCON 13Read online
HALCON 12Read online




Release Notes of Previous Versions
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HALCON 11Download
HALCON 10Download
HALCON 9Download
HALCON 8Download