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Barcode Generator for Mac and Windows

  • IDAutomation Barcode Image GeneratorEasily create barcode images on Windows® or Mac®.
  • Supports JPEG, EPS, TIFF, PNG, BMP, WMF and 1 bit per pixel monochrome bitmap image formats.
  • Copy-to-clipboard feature allows easy pasting into applications.
  • Time-saving memorization feature remembers all properties and settings of the previous image.
  • Generates multiple image files dynamically from the command line or text file.
  • Generate images with the GUI or from a command prompt batch file.
  • Supports Linear, GS1 DataBar (RSS) and 2D barcode types. The DataBar version includes Expanded Stacked symbols compatible with the DataBar Coupon Code.
  • New QR Code Image Generator with VCARD interface.
  • Commonly used with all versions of Microsoft® PowerPoint®, Microsoft® FrontPage, Microsoft® Expression®, Microsoft® Publisher and compatible with Microsoft® Word versions from 97 up to 2013, as well as, Adobe InDesign, FrameMaker, Photoshop, PageMaker and Quark XPress.
  • Uses mature generation routines that have been used in IDAutomation's products since 2001.
  • Source code available for developers.
  • Video Tutorial for using the Image Generator
  • Licenses start at $99.

The IDAutomation Barcode Image Generator is a barcode image generation application that creates barcodes individually. IDAutomation also offers Barcode Label Software, Barcode Fonts and Barcode Components that dynamically generate barcodes on reports or labels, eliminating the need to paste each image independently onto a document.

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Features of the Image Generator

"I use the Barcode Image Generator in my print shop and really like the copy and paste feature. It makes it user-friendly for someone with no experience making barcodes." - Neil, Village Print Shop, Cincinnati

The IDAutomation Barcode Image Generator allows you to easily create and paste barcode images into other applications. It also generates high-quality barcode image files for import into desktop publishing or graphic design applications including Publisher, Word, Adobe InDesign, FrameMaker, Photoshop, PageMaker and Quark XPress. The time saving memory feature remembers all settings, including the barcode type, size, image type, data encoded and save location. An additional time saving feature automatically names all generated files according to the data encoded.

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The linear version of the Image Generator is provided in separate Mac and Windows versions. The following feature chart summarizes the differences:

Features Windows The Image Generator Supports Windows Operating Systems Mac The Image Generator Supports Macintosh Operating Systems
Time-saving image location and settings memorization Time-saving image location and settings memorization ability for Windows Time-saving image location and settings memorization ability for Mac
Save and load settings in XML file format
Save and load property values from XML file training video
Save and load settings in XML file format ability for Windows Save and load settings in XML file format ability for Mac
Generate several barcodes via text file import
Create multiple barcode training video
Create multiple barcode training video for Windows Create multiple barcode training video for Mac
Automatic file naming when generation images Automatic file naming when generation images ability for Windows Automatic file naming when generation images ability for Mac
Copy-to-clipboard feature Copy-to-clipboard feature ability for Windows Copy-to-clipboard feature ability for Mac
Command line options Command line options ability for Windows Command line options ability for Mac
Source code available Source code available for Windows (VB.NET) Source code available for Mac (Java)
Vector formatted images Vector formatted images for Windows (WMF) Vector formatted images for Mac (EPS)
File types generated jpg, tiff, png, bmp, gif & wmf jpg, gif, png & eps
Tilde functions for Code 128 Auto Tilde functions for Code 128 Auto for Windows Tilde functions for Code 128 Auto for Windows
Bearer bar, white bar increase and character grouping Bearer bar, white bar increase and character grouping ability for Windows Bearer bar, white bar increase and character grouping ability for Mac
Text above barcode and caption support Text above barcode and caption support for Windows  
Command line options from DOS prompt or batch file Command line options from DOS prompt or batch file for Windows  

Order the Barcode ActiveX Controls & DLLsAdditional Feature Information:

  • New Mac version supports OSX 10.5 and greater with Java 1.6.
  • Starting with version 2010 and greater, the ability to save and load settings via XML file format and the ability to generate several barcodes from values in an external text file was implemented.
  • Copy-to-Clipboard button allows easy pasting of barcode images into applications.
  • Time saving memory feature remembers all settings, including the barcode type, size, image type, data encoded and save location.Generate high quality graphic barcode image files for import into other applications such as PhotoShop, Quark or CorelDraw for printing purposes.
  • Generates print-quality vector image files for Publisher, Word, Adobe InDesign, FrameMaker, Photoshop, PageMaker and Quark XPress.
  • Image auto sizing and real-time preview.
  • Precise, high-quality, graphics files are generated according to the selected DPI.
  • Flexible sizing options - The X dimension, wide to narrow ratio, barcode height and several other properties may be adjusted from their default values. The units of measure may be changed to inches or centimeters.
  • Selectable orientation angles of 0, 90, 180 or 270 are supported.
  • Graphic configuration settings are provided for the foreground and background colors and fonts for the human readable characters.
  • Tilde functions for Code 128 Auto, PDF417, Data Matrix and MaxiCode allow easy encoding of returns, tabs and other functions such as GS and RS functions between fields in a single barcode symbol.
  • White bar increase option increases the amount of white space in the symbol to improve readability by a scanner. This property is commonly used for ink jet printers and for printers that print darker than normal.
  • Command line options allow image files to be generated from the command prompt or DOS window.
  • Character grouping property places digits in groups of 3, 4 or 5 to improve readability of the text under the symbol.
  • Source code to the image generator application can be supplied with the purchase of a Multi-Site License and a signed Source Code License Agreement. However, the source to the actual barcode generation components are not provided. If desired, the source for the components may be provided by purchasing an Unlimited Developer License for the associated .NET Forms Control (for the Windows version) or the Java Barcode Package (for the Mac version).
  • Supported symbologies:
    • "The demo actually downloaded, ran on my computer and did exactly what I wanted therefore I chose this product over others. It has allowed me to make barcode images that I can email to suppliers as specification documents. Easy to use immediately; just copy to clipboard and paste." - Philip Ansell, Eterna Lighting Ltd., Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
      The Linear Barcode Image Generator supports GS1-128, Code 128, Interleaved 2 of 5, Code 39, Extended Code 39, USS Code 128, UCC/EAN Code 128, LOGMARS, Telepen, Codabar, UPC-A, UPC-E, MSI, EAN-8, EAN-13, Industrial 2 of 5, USPS Intelligent Mail and POSTNET barcode symbologies. Separate Mac and Windows versions available.
    • The GS1 DataBar (Formerly RSS) Barcode Image Generator supports all GS1 DataBar variants including DataBar-14, DataBar Limited, DataBar Stacked, DataBar Stacked Omnidirectional, DataBar Truncated, DataBar Expanded, DataBar Expanded Stacked, GS1 Composite components and related barcode types including PDF417, MicroPDF417, UPC/EAN, GS1-128 and Code 128. It also supports the DataBar Coupon Barcode.
    • The QR-Code Barcode Image Generator supports QR-Code symbols for meCards, Business Cards, Facebook, Twitter Follow and URL encoding.
    • The 2D Barcode Image Generator includes the Linear generator and also supports Aztec, Data Matrix, PDF417, MacroPDF417, Maxicode and QR-Code.
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All orders include free, automatic registration for technical support and product upgrades for a period of 30 days. Support and upgrades may be provided beyond 30 days if the Priority Support and Upgrade Subscription is purchased when making the order.

License Summary: (choose the appropriate link to obtain more details about the license type)

  • The Site License allows unlimited use at a single site within a single organization.
  • The Multi Site License allows unlimited use within a single organization.
  • Highly discounted Small and Mid-Size Company Site Licenses grant the rights of the Developer License to qualifying organizations.
  • 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 Site License is required. Multiple User Licenses are also available in various quantities.
Single User License Small Company Site License Site License Multi Site License
Linear Barcode Image Generator
Supports several linear symbologies
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The Image Generator Supports Windows Operating Systems
$99 $995* $1990 $2990 Buy Support for Linear Barcode Image Generator
Linear Barcode Image Generator for Mac
Supports several linear symbologies
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The Image Generator Supports Macintosh Operating Systems
$99 $995* $1990 $2990 Buy Support for Linear Barcode Image Generator
GS1 DataBar Barcode Image Generator
Supports GS1 DataBar Symbologies
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The Image Generator Supports Windows Operating Systems
$149 $1200* $2400 $3600 Buy Support for GS1 DataBar Barcode Image Generator
QR Code Barcode Image Generator
Details
Supports VCARD and URL encoding.

Order online and download - barcode image generator The Image Generator Supports Windows Operating Systems
$79 $895* $1790 $2790 Buy Support for QR Code Barcode Image Generator
Linear + 2D Barcode Image Generator
Contains the Linear Image Generator plus 2D symbologies
2D Linear Image Generator
The Image Generator Supports Windows Operating Systems
$149 $1200* $2400 $3600 Buy Support for Linear + 2D Barcode Image Generator

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