Link-OS Multiplatform SDK

Use the Multiplatform Software Development Kit to Create Custom Apps 

The robust Link-OS® Multiplatform Software Development Kit enables app creation on PCs, smart phones and tablets, supporting the most popular operating systems. The Link-OS SDK makes creating powerful apps simple and straightforward.

This SDK lets you save considerable time as you develop your own solutions.

  • Expanded demos, extensive documentation, and template printing
  • Develop apps for PCs, smart phones and tablets using Windows®, Linux, Android™, iOS™, Windows Mobile™ and Windows CE™
  • Develop apps leveraging the Cloud Connect feature using our Webservices demo code
  • Supports Java, Objective C, VB, C# and .NET
  • Supports the Xamarin Cross-Platform Development tool set
  • Supports Link-OS printers and the ZXP family of card printers
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LINK-OS MULTIPLATFORM SDK DOWNLOADS

  • Windows Installer

    Included SDK Versions:

    Android v2.12.3968
    iOS v1.5.1049
    PC-Java v2.12.3968
    PC-.NET v2.13.898
    PC-Card v2.12.3968
    WebServices v2.12.3968
    Windows Mobile/CE v1.1.123
    Xamarin v1.1.75

     Download 160 MB OPERATING SYSTEM: Windows 10
  • Linux Installer

    Included SDK Versions:

    Android v2.12.3968
    iOS v1.5.1049
    PC-Java v2.12.3968
    PC-.NET v2.13.898
    PC-Card v2.12.3968
    WebServices v2.12.3968
    Windows Mobile/CE v1.1.123
    Xamarin v1.1.75

     Download 160 MB OPERATING SYSTEM: Linux
  • OS X Installer

    Included SDK Versions:

    Android v2.12.3968
    iOS v1.5.1049
    PC-Java v2.12.3968
    PC-.NET v2.13.898
    PC-Card v2.12.3968
    WebServices v2.12.3968
    Windows Mobile/CE v1.1.123
    Xamarin v1.1.75

     Download 161 MB OPERATING SYSTEM: Unix & Mac OS

The Link-OS MultiPlatform SDK supports the following Android devices (using Android versions 4.3, 4.4, 5.1, 6.0.1, 7.1 or 8.0):

  • Zebra TC70
  • Zebra TC8000
  • Zebra TC55
  • Zebra ET50
  • Zebra TC51
  • Zebra TC20
  • Zebra TC75
  • MC40
  • Google Pixel C
  • Nexus 5X
  • Nexus 4
  • Nexus 6P
  • Nexus 7

 

The Link-OS MultiPlatform SDK supports the following Apple® mobile digital devices (using iOS 9, iOS 10 or iOS 11):

  • iPhone 5
  • iPhone 6
  • iPhone 6 Plus
  • iPhone 6S
  • iPhone 6 Plus
  • iPhone SE
  • iPhone 7
  • iPhone 7 Plus
  • iPhone 8
  • iPhone 8 Plus
  • iPhone X
  • iPad Touch (6th generation)
  • iPad Air
  • iPad Air 2
  • iPad (2017)
  • iPad Mini 2
  • iPad Mini 3
  • iPad Mini 4
  • iPad Pro

 

The Link-OS Multiplatform SDK supports Windows Mobile(r) devices (using Windows Mobile 5.0 or later, also requires Microsoft® .NET Compact Framework v3.5 or higher):

  • Honeywell Dolphin® 6000 Scanphone
  • Honeywell Dolphin® 6100
  • Honeywell Dolphin® 6500
  • Honeywell Dolphin® 99EX/99GX
  • HP® iPAQ® 910 Business Messenger
  • HTC® Touch
  • HTC Diamond
  • HTC Pure ST6356
  • Motorola®/Symbol MC70xx
  • Motorola/Symbol MC75
  • Motorola/Symbol MC9090 
  • Motorola/Symbol MC9190
  • Samsung® Jack

 

The Link-OS Multiplatform SDK supports the following Windows CE® devices (using Windows CE 5.0, also requires Microsoft® .NET Compact Framework v3.5 or higher):

  • Honeywell Dolphin® 6100
  • Honeywell Dolphin® 6500
  • Motorola MC2100
  • Motorola®/Symbol MK4000

     

The Link-OS environment is available for use with the following Zebra devices:

  • iMZ220
  • iMZ320
  • QLn220
  • QLn320
  • QLn420
  • QLn220 Healthcare
  • QLn320 Healthcare
  • ZD410
  • ZD420
  • ZD500
  • ZD500R
  • ZD620
  • ZQ300
  • ZQ510
  • ZQ520
  • ZT210
  • ZT220
  • ZT230
  • ZT410
  • ZT420
  • ZT510
  • ZT610
  • ZT620

LINK-OS MULTIPLATFORM SDK WHITE PAPERS

  • ZebraLink™ Solutions for Enhancing Zebra® Printer Business Integration

    This white paper introduces the ZebraLink software, firmware, and connectivity components, and shows how to maximize performance and value from Zebra printers.

    Download 403 KB
  • How Printing from iPad® Enhances the Shopping Experience

    This white paper provides an overview of iPad-based retail self-service kiosk and mobile printing applications, and shows the significant benefits the technology delivers. The paper also discusses how retailers can use the ZebraLink™ Multiplatform Software Development Kit (SDK) to create applications that can print coupons, receipts, gift registry lists, and more from the iPad and other smartphone platforms.

    Download 1 MB
  • Overcoming Printer Control Language Incompatibility for Bar Code Label Printing

    This white paper explains an innovation by Zebra Technologies that in many cases enables its bar code printers to be integrated into legacy print systems that support other brands, without requiring extensive system changes or label format redevelopment that traditionally occurs when new bar code printer brands are integrated.

    Download 340 KB
  • Solving International Label Printing Challenges with Unicode™

    Zebra’s Unicode-compliant Global Printing Solution

    Download 287 KB
  • Extending Zebra Printer Capabilities with ZBI 2.0 Programming

    Zebra Basic Interpreter (ZBI) 2.0 is an optional programming environment that can be used to add features to customize and enhance the performance of select Zebra Technologies printers. This white paper provides an overview of ZBI 2.0 capabilities, requirements, use cases and benefits.

    Download 249 KB