OpenALPR is described as 'open source Automatic License Plate Recognition library written in C++ with bindings in C#, Java, Node.js, and Python. The library analyzes images and video streams to identify license plates. The output is the text representation of any license plate characters' and is an app in the Office & Productivity category. There are three alternatives to OpenALPR for Android, iPhone, Online / Web-based, SaaS and Windows. The best alternative is Mobile LPR, which is free. Other great apps like OpenALPR are ANPR (Paid) and Plate Recognizer (Paid).
Mobile LPR is developed especially for mobile utilization. Regardless whether the camera is still or in motion, it captures and processes the images of moving or parking vehicles. You could capture a full image as well as cropped license plate.
ANPR software which: Recognize license plates from many countries in real time without triggers; Work with different IP cameras; Control devices (barriers, lights, etc.); Send emails and display alarms; Communicate with GSM device; API;.