Skip navigation
Skip navigation
You are using an outdated browser. Please upgrade your browser.

21 November 2001 (DS0122) ~ Developer Solutions, the application development
specialist, is now shipping LeadTools v13. In addition to the standard
feature set, version 13 adds expanded TWAIN support, advanced colour
conversion functions, and the ability to compress images in memory. New
common dialogs have been enhanced with a progressive new look and feature
set. Also, additional image formats are being supported, pushing the number
of supported image formats count to over 70. Available now from Developer
Solutions and its resellers, full product prices start from £380 + VAT and
upgrades from £155 + VAT. Visit for full
details including a list of supported formats, screen shots and details on
how to receive a full evaluation copy.

"LEADTOOLS Raster Imaging is the foundation for Lead Technologies developer
toolkit line, and version 13 is the strongest upgrade yet, adding more image
processing enhancements and new TWAIN support which will carry through to
each of their other toolkits including their upcoming .NET release." says
Adrian Handley, general
manager, Developer Solutions.

LEADTOOLS image processing enhancements include features such as unsharp
mask, red eye removal, lossless transforms on JPEG and CMP, the ability to
resize bitmaps during the load process, support for anti-aliasing, support
for JPEG-LAB and TIFF-LAB, and much more. Expanded TWAIN support includes
performance enhancements of Memory Buffered Transfer, as well as the save of
the Memory Buffered Transfer data directly to a file. New image format
support includes IBM AFP, PTOCA, Wireless Bitmap (WBMP), a format used by
wireless Internet devices, and many others. Upgraded colour conversion
support allows more conversion options to provide better colour matching,
flexibility and user customisation capabilities. LEADTOOLS advanced
compression in memory options allow image data to move through the system
faster, as well as allowing customers to overcome Windows’ image size
limitations. Also, new common dialog properties will save development time
and give the end users of developers’ applications a consistent look and

The LEADTOOLS version 13 Raster Imaging toolkit will carry LEAD’s new .NET
controls built to take advantage of Microsoft’s Visual Studio .NET, as well
as stand as the platform toolkit for the new LEADTOOLS Digital Paint Module.

About Developer Solutions

Formed in 2001, Developer Solutions was a division of Contemporary Plc.
Developer Solutions is the specialist development resource, providing
developers and businesses with advanced software technologies, an extensive
portfolio of training and consulting services and an application development

For more information, visit Developer Solutions at


Adrian Handley, Developer Solutions, Tel: 01364 654222


This press release was distributed by ResponseSource Press Release Wire on behalf of Developer Solutions in the following categories: Consumer Technology, Personal Finance, Business & Finance, Computing & Telecoms, for more information visit