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Documentation for HALCON

On this page you will find manuals, guides and notes for the newest version of MVTec HALCON.

Reference Manual

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Quick Guide

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Installation GuideDownload PDF (0.4 MB)
HDevelop User's GuideDownload PDF (5.6 MB)
Solution Guide I - BasicsDownload PDF (11.7 MB)
Solution Guide II-A - Image AcquisitionDownload PDF (0.6 MB)
Solution Guide II-B - MatchingDownload PDF (3.4 MB)
Solution Guide II-C - 2D Data CodesDownload PDF (4.5 MB)
Solution Guide II-D - ClassificationDownload PDF (4.3 MB)
Solution Guide III-A - 1D MeasuringDownload PDF (1.2 MB)
Solution Guide III-B - 2D MeasuringDownload PDF (2.5 MB)
Solution Guide III-C - 3D VisionDownload PDF (14.2 MB)
Technical UpdatesDownload PDF (0.2 MB)


Programmer's Manuals (restricted access*)
Programmer's GuideDownload PDF (1.9 MB)*
Extension PackageDownload PDF (0.8 MB)*
HALCON for Arm®-based PlatformsDownload PDF (0.2 MB)*

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Technical Notes (restricted access*)
Gray Value InterpolationDownload PDF*0.4 MB
Parallel ProgrammingDownload PDF*0.8 MB
Surface-Based MatchingDownload PDF*3.3 MB


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Release Notes
HALCON 20.11 ProgressRead online
HALCON 20.11 SteadyRead online
HALCON 18.11.3 SteadyRead online
Previous VersionsClick here
Product Discontinuations
USB Dongles FlexNet IDDownload PDF

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