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Version: v5


This Cordova plugin adds support for the OpenALPR (Automatic License Plate Recognition) library, which provides support for retrieving the license plate from a picture.

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$ npm install cordova-plugin-openalpr 
$ npm install @awesome-cordova-plugins/openalpr
$ ionic cap sync

Supported Platforms

  • Android
  • iOS



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import { OpenALPR, OpenALPROptions, OpenALPRResult } from '@awesome-cordova-plugins/openalpr/ngx';

constructor(private openALPR: OpenALPR) { }

const scanOptions: OpenALPROptions = {
country: this.openALPR.Country.EU,
amount: 3

// To get imageData, you can use the @awesome-cordova-plugins/camera module for example. It works with DestinationType.FILE_URI and DATA_URL

this.openALPR.scan(imageData, scanOptions)
.then((res: [OpenALPRResult]) => console.log(res))
.catch((error: Error) => console.error(error));