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UPC/EAN Barcode Font Package

  • From a single font, generate UPC and EAN barcodes for UPC-A, UCC-12, UPC-E, EAN-8, EAN-13, GTIN, JAN, Bookland and ISBN standards in human readable and non-human readable formats.
  • The IDAutomation EAN and UPC font produces high-quality grade A barcodes, even on low resolution printers.
  • UPC EAN Barcode Font Advantage PackageIncludes examples for FileMaker, OpenOffice, Microsoft® Word, Excel, Access and SAP Crystal Reports.
  • Five different sizes are provided for added flexibility.
  • The TrueType and OpenType fonts in the package are digitally signed for security purposes and to help prevent forgery.
  • Compatible with 32 and 64-bit Windows®, MacĀ® OS, Unix, Linux and mobile devices including iOS, Android and .NET Compact Framework.
  • UPC and EAN fonts require special formatting so that the barcode will be scannable when the font is applied. Over 30 royalty-free font encoders are provided for this purpose.
  • The following are included with a purchase of the Developer License or above:
    • Web Fonts in WOFF, EOT and SVG formats to easily display barcodes in any web browser.
    • Silent installation executables with source scripts to create custom installations.
    • Additional font encoders and source code including C++, Java, Oracle and .NET.
UPC EAN Barcode Font FAQ Release log for the Barcode Label Software applications EAN and UPC Font Technical Support and Troubleshooting Download the UPC EAN Font Advantage Package Demo Buy the EAN and UPC Fonts Package


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UPC/EAN Barcode Font Features

Download the EAN UPC Fonts Package Immediately After PurchaseImplementing solutions with IDAutomation fonts provides a high level of scalability with operating system, application and printer independence. Learn more about the quality of IDAutomation fonts. This package contains 5 different font heights in several formats along with font encoders, macros and source code to assist with application integration.

Specifications for the UPC/EAN Fonts Data Sheet for UPC/EAN EAN and UPC Font Technical Support and Troubleshooting Download the UPC EAN Font Advantage Package Demo Buy the EAN and UPC Fonts Package

Details of the UPC EAN Barcode Font Advantage Package are as follows:

"We bought the IDAutomation UPC/EAN Barcode Font Advantage Package for the ease of use and the ability to integrate it straightforwardly into applications. Our company now benefits by adding on demand barcode reporting into existing software, which allows users to quickly provide barcoded reports." - Anthony Jucha, Rio Rancho, NM
  • 2014 Update: Added TrueType TTF fonts as OpenType with digital signatures, plus new TrueType fonts with Symbol Encoding and PostScript ASCII Type 1 fonts to the package. Quality Symbols: The latest version of the EAN and UPC fonts includes new technology that allows extremely high-quality barcode printing.
  • Advanced Font Encoding: IDAutomation's implementation of UPC and EAN symbologies allows a single font to produce all UPC-A, UPC-E, EAN-8, EAN-13, JAN & ISBN barcodes.
  • Improved Security: The TrueType and OpenType fonts in the package are digitally signed for security purposes with the ability to check for forgery or tampering.
  • Cross-platform Support: The unique encoding of these EAN and UPC fonts allows cross-platform support between Unix, Mac and Windows® systems in any locale or language.
  • Multiple Font Encoders Included: For easy integration into applications, several font encoder tools are provided that are free to use with this package.
  • Low Resolution Printer Support: UPC and EAN barcode fonts from IDAutomation are designed to print precisely on 203 DPI thermal printers, 300 DPI printers and to higher-resolution printers. When printing at 203 DPI, the point size chosen should be a multiple of 6. When printing at 300 DPI, the point size chosen should be a multiple of 4.
  • Five Heights Provided: Fonts with "S" in the name are "shortened height" fonts that are below what the UCC recommends. However, IDAutomation has observed these shorter symbols used with UPC-A and UPC-E barcodes. Fonts with "M" in the name are "medium height" fonts and are recommended for printing EAN-8 and UPC-E barcodes. Fonts with "L" in the name are the largest with a height of approximately 22mm when printed at 16 points and are recommended for printing UPC-A and EAN-13 barcodes.
    Purchase of the UPC/EAN Fonts Allows Free Use of Our Font Encoder Tools

  • Industry Standards: These UPC EAN fonts meet all current GS1, GTIN, UCC, EAN, European EN 797 and IEC 15420:2000 specifications. All symbols of this specification are in the fonts, including human readable characters and add-on symbols.
  • Embeddable Functionality: The EAN and UPC fonts included with the Developer License allow embedding into PDFs, Word documents and others.
  • Non-Human Readable Fonts Provided: Fonts that exclude the normal human readable characters are provided in this package to support the printing of the human readable variation implementation.
  • Multiple Font Formats Provided
    • TTF fonts are supplied as digitally signed, OpenType fonts with TrueType outlines. They are compatible with Mac OS-X and all versions of Microsoft Windows®, including XP, Windows 7, Windows 8, Server 2012 and mobile devices including iOS, Android and .NET Compact Framework.
    • TrueType fonts with symbol encoding are also provided which allow the font name to be more visible in font drop down lists of end-user Windows applications.
    • The OTF fonts are digitally signed, OpenType fonts with PostScript outlines compatible with Windows, Mac OS-X, Linux and other systems supporting the OpenType format.
    • PostScript Type 1 fonts are supplied in binary (PFB), ASCII Type 1 (PFA compressed and uncompressed) and Mac classic versions (MT1 and BMA).
    • PCL LaserJet soft fonts are also included with this package in 12, 16, 20 and 28 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, UNIX and other operating systems, please visit the IDAutomation Technical Support page.
  • Data Sheet & Implementation Examples: For more technical information about the fonts such as character set detail and calculating the check character, please review the UPC/EAN Font Data Sheet.
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UPC and EAN Font Package Overview

Barcoding with UPC/EAN Fonts

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IDAutomation's UPC/EAN Barcode Font Advantage Package is an advanced font product with encoders, macros and source code that uses a single font file to create UCC-12, UPCA, UPCE, EAN8, EAN13, JAN, ISBN, Bookland and GTIN barcodes. The fonts meet ANSI, ISO and IEC 2000 specifications (ISO 15420:2000).

To create proper UPC and EAN barcode types, the characters printed must be selected from the tables defined in the UPC/EAN barcode font data sheet. For easy integration into applications, IDAutomation provides several font encoders that are free to use with this product. The font encoders automatically format the characters to the barcode font. When it is only necessary to create a single barcode, consider using the Online Font Encoder. If the font encoders cannot be utilized consider one of IDAutomation's other barcode components, image generators or barcode label software.

UPC, UCC, EAN, JAN, ISBN, Bookland, GTIN-8, GTIN-12 and GTIN-13 barcodes may all be generated from IDAutomation's UPC/EAN Barcode Font Advantage Package with the exception of EAN-14, UCC-128 and EAN-128 which are created using code 128 barcode fonts. The primary purpose for these barcodes is to uniquely identify a product and manufacturer for retail checkout and tracking purposes.

Specifications for the UPC/EAN Fonts Data Sheet for UPC/EAN EAN and UPC Font Technical Support and Troubleshooting Download the UPC EAN Font Advantage Package Demo Buy the EAN and UPC Fonts Package

Barcode Standards Related to UPC and EAN:

  • Add-on Barcodes: An additional barcode may be created just to the right of the symbol to encode additional information. These barcodes are either 2 or 5 digits in length.
  • EAN Code: The European Article Numbering system consists of 13 numbers in EAN-13. EAN-8 consists of 8 digits for small packages. EAN-14 is a type created with the ITF or Code 128 barcode and is not included in this package.
  • ISBN and Bookland: The EAN-13 barcode for a book or periodical is generated from the ISBN number assigned to it. When encoding ISBN in an EAN-13 barcode, the ISBN is preceded by the number 978 and the ISBN check digit is not used. When the ISBN number is encoded in the EAN-13 barcode in this way, it is often referred to as Bookland. For more information, please review the ISBN and Bookland Barcode Tutorial.
  • GTIN: The Global Trade Item Number is used to identify any item that is traded.
  • JAN: JAN barcodes are the same as the EAN codes, except the first two characters are set to "49".
  • UCC: The Universal Code Council creates standards for multi-industry product identification. UCC12 is another name for the UPC-A standard. The UCC barcode is now referred to as GS1.
  • UPC: The Universal Product Code (UPC) barcode has been used in the retail industry in the U.S. and Canada since 1973. UPC-A consists of 12 numbers and UPC-E consists of 12 numbers that are compressed into 8 numbers for small packages.
  • GS1-128: Formerly UCC128 or EAN128, this barcode type is created by the Code 128 font and is not included in this package.
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Download the Licensed Version Immediately after Purchase.All orders include a complimentary 30-day Priority Support and Upgrade Subscription. Support and upgrades may be provided beyond 30 days with the purchase of a Priority Support and Upgrade Subscription that correlates with the original product ordered.

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Developer licensed font encoders and source code.     The Native VB Module for Visual Basic, Excel and Access font encoder is included in the PDF417 Font and Encoder Advantage Package The Native VB Module for Visual Basic, Excel and Access font encoder is included in the PDF417 Font and Encoder Advantage Package The Native VB Module for Visual Basic, Excel and Access font encoder is included in the PDF417 Font and Encoder Advantage Package
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Ownership of derivative works. The Native JavaScript font encoder is included in the PDF417 Font and Encoder Advantage Package, Developer Versions
Royalty free distribution rights.         The Native JavaScript font encoder is included in the PDF417 Font and Encoder Advantage Package, Developer Versions
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Multiple User Licenses are also available in various quantities. Discounts of 50% for Small and 25% for Mid-Size Companies are available on Developer and above license options. Qualifying Applicants must complete and submit the appropriate Small or Mid-Size Company Agreement prior to purchase.

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