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Universal Barcode Font Advantage™

  • This single Universal Font creates many barcode types.Generate many different barcode types with a single font in Windows, Mac, Linux and Unix-based systems.
  • Supports multiple languages with double-byte character sets such as Japanese, Chinese and Korean.
  • TrueType, OpenType, PCL LaserJet soft fonts and PostScript font versions are included.
  • Compatible with 32 and 64-bit systems including Microsoft Office 2013 and Windows 8.
  • Supports AIM USS Code 128, GS1-128, EAN-128, Code 39, Code 93, Interleaved 2 of 5, MSI, Codabar, USPS Intelligent Mail IMb, Postnet and Planet.
  • Includes Crystal Reports Formulas which may be easily applied to a report.
  • With a purchase of the Developer License or above, Web Fonts are included in WOFF, EOT and SVG formats to easily display barcodes in any web browser.
  • Separate Windows and Mac packages include examples for:
    • Mac: Office 2004, FileMaker, OpenOffice, Java and AppleScript.
    • Windows: Office, Excel, Access, FileMaker, OpenOffice, Crystal Reports, VB, C#, Java and others.
  • Video Tutorial: Create Standard Barcodes using Universal Fonts
  • 2014 Update: Added the USPS IMb as a pure Visual Basic VBA Module, Code 93 support, silent installation option, TrueType TTF fonts as OpenType with digital signatures, plus PostScript ASCII Type 1 fonts to the package.
  • Universal Fonts require special formatting with font encoders, tools and source code, royalty-free so that the data will generate a readable barcode when the font is applied. This package supports linear barcode types. IDAutomation also offers 2D Universal Fonts for generating Aztec, Data Matrix, QR-Code and PDF417 barcodes.

Universal Barcode Font User Manual Troubleshooting & Support for Universal Barcode Fonts Universal Barcode Font Encoders Download IDAutomation Universal Barcode Fonts Purchase the IDAutomation Universal Barcode Font Advantage Package

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Universal Barcode Font Features

IDAutomation Universal Barcode Fonts are Available via Download Immediately After PurchaseThis package includes 7 different Universal font heights and file formats as well as rights to use the font tools, encoders and source code for easy integration, royalty-free.

Universal Barcode Font User Manual Universal Barcode Font Encoders Specifications for the Universal Fonts Troubleshooting & Support for Universal Barcode Fonts Purchase the IDAutomation Universal Barcode Font Advantage Package

Purchase of the Univeral Fonts Allows Free Use of Our Font Encoder Tools

  • A Single Font for Multiple Barcode Types: Supports Code 128, GS1-128 (UCC/EAN-128), Interleaved 2 of 5, Code 39, Code 93, MSI, Codabar, Postnet, Planet and USPS Intelligent Mail (OneCode 4-State Customer Barcode).
  • Royalty-Free Font Encoders Included: Font encoders and source code modules are provided royalty-free with a license to this product. The font tools automatically convert the data that is to be encoded to a text string, that when combined with IDAutomation's universal barcode font, will create an accurate barcode.
  • Multiple Language and Locale Support: The Universal Font is compatible with multiple operating systems and locales, including Double Byte versions of Windows, such as those used in China, Korea and Japan.
  • Cross-platform Support: The unique encoding in IDAutomation fonts allows cross-platform support between Unix, Linux, Macintosh and Windows® operating systems.
  • Three Wide-to-Narrow Ratios Provided: This single font can provide wide-to-narrow ratios of 2:1, 2.5:1 and 3:1 for the Code 39, Interleaved 2 of 5, Codabar and MSI symbologies. The ratio is changed by a parameter in the function of the font tool.
  • GS1-128 & UCC/EAN-128 Support: When using Universal fonts for GS1-128, UCC-128 or EAN-128 barcodes, the IDAutomation_Uni_C128() function in the font encoders provides an automated method of encoding one or more Application Identifiers (AI). Additionally, when printed at 12 points the "IDAutomation Uni M" font is specifically designed for GS1-128 barcodes where a size of .5" tall and an X dimension of 10 mils is required. Read more about how to encode GS1-128 barcodes.
  • Seven Different Font Heights Provided: IDAutomation Universal Fonts are scalable and should be printed at an appropriate size to suit the application and scanner equipment. In addition to using the point size to set the font width, 7 font versions are provided to support different height requirements.
  • Low Resolution Printer Support: These Universal barcode fonts are designed to print precisely on 203 DPI thermal printers and 300 DPI printers in addition to higher resolution printers.
  • USPS Support: When printed at 16 points, the IDAutomation Uni L font will produce a barcode with a height of .75" and an X dimension of .013", the exact dimensions for GS1-128 as required by the USPS special services. This package also supports other USPS symbologies such as Intelligent Mail IMb, OneCode Solution and Postnet and Planet.
  • Canada Post Support: When printed at 21 points, the IDAutomation Uni L font will produce a barcode with a height of 1" and an X-dimension of .017", the dimensions required by the CANADA POST.
  • Easy Function Encoding Capability: IDAutomation's font encoders provide easy methods of encoding functions such as returns and tabs in Code 128 barcodes.
  • Embeddable Functionality: The fonts included with the Developer License may be embedded into PDFs, Word documents and other files that support embedding, so those that do not have the fonts installed can still display the barcode.
  • Data Sheet & Implementation Examples: More technical information about this font, such as dimension specifications, is available in the Universal Font Advantage User Manual.
  • Multiple Formats Provided: All font formats are available after purchase in a single .zip file with included fonts as follows:
    • TrueType fonts are supplied in PC and Mac format. The TrueType TTF fonts are compatible with Mac OS-X and all versions of Microsoft Windows, including Pocket PC. Mac formatted MTT TrueType fonts are compatible with Macintosh System 7.1 and above.
    • OpenType OTF fonts with PostScript outlines are compatible with Windows, Mac OS-X and other systems supporting the OpenType format.
    • PostScript Type 1 fonts are supplied in binary, ASCII and Mac versions.
    • PCL LaserJet soft fonts are included in this package in 8, 12, 16, 20 and 24 points.
    • With a purchase of the Developer License or above, Web Fonts are included in WOFF, EOT and SVG formats to easily display barcodes in any web browser.
    • For the most up-to-date installation procedures for Mac, Linux, UNIX and other operating systems, visit IDAutomation's Technical support page.

This Universal Barcode Font package does not support DataBar, UPC-A, UPC-E, EAN-13 or EAN-8 barcodes types, which are available as a separate purchase.

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  • IDAutomation Universal Barcode Font Advantage PackageThe Developer License allows one (1) developer royalty-free distribution up to 10,000 user licenses. This license and above includes additional tools and font encoders including:
    • Additional font encoders and source code including C++, Java, Oracle, .NET and a pure VBA Module.
    • Web Fonts in WOFF, EOT and SVG formats.
    • Silent installer with setup source script.
  • The 5 Developer License grants the rights of the Developer License for up to five (5) developers and 20,000 user licenses.
  • The Unlimited Developer License grants the rights of the Developer License for an unlimited number of developers and an unlimited number of user licenses. Includes additional source code*
  • Highly discounted Small and Mid-Size Company Developer Licenses grant the rights of the Developer License to qualifying organizations.
  • The Site License allows unlimited use at a single site within a single organization, but disallows rights for development or distribution.
  • The Single User License allows use of the Software for one (1) user in your organization. However, if the Software is used in connection with a high speed printer that prints over 55 pages per minute or a system (including all hardware, printer and software) having a cost totaling over $50,000 USD or equivalent in a foreign currency, a Developer License is required. Multiple User Licenses are also available in various quantities.
  Single User License Small Company Developer License Developer License Developer License 5 Developer License Unlimited Developer License
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