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Below, you will find the following manuals, guides and notes for the newest version of 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 Reference

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Quick Guide

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3.2 MB
Installation GuideDownload PDF1.0 MB
HDevelop User's GuideDownload PDF6.3 MB
Solution Guide I - BasicsDownload PDF7.3 MB
Solution Guide II-A - Image AcquisitionDownload PDF1.2 MB
Solution Guide II-B - MatchingDownload PDF3.9 MB
Solution Guide II-C - 2D Data CodesDownload PDF5.2 MB
Solution Guide II-D - ClassificationDownload PDF4.9 MB
Solution Guide III-A - 1D MeasuringDownload PDF1.8 MB
Solution Guide III-B - 2D MeasuringDownload PDF2.9 MB
Solution Guide III-C - 3D VisionDownload PDF12.0 MB
Technical UpdatesDownload PDF0.7 MB



Programmer's Manuals (restricted access*)
Programmer's GuideDownload PDF*2.3 MB
Extension PackageDownload PDF*1.3 MB
HALCON for Arm®-based PlatformsDownload PDF*0.8 MB


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Technical Notes (restricted access*)
Gray Value InterpolationDownload PDF*0.9 MB
Parallel ProgrammingDownload PDF*1.4 MB


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Release Notes
HALCON 19.11 ProgressRead online
HALCON 18.11.2 SteadyRead online
HALCON 13.0.4Read online




Release Notes of Previous Versions
HALCON 19.05 ProgressRead online
HALCON 18.11.1 SteadyRead online
HALCON 18.11 ProgressRead online
HALCON 18.05 ProgressRead online
HALCON 17.12 ProgressRead online
HALCON 13.0.3Read online
HALCON 12Read online
HALCON 11Download
HALCON 10Download
HALCON 9Download
HALCON 8Download