Barcode Fonts

IDAutomation offers several ID and Barcode Fonts in several sizes and symbologies, with flexible licensing, including royalty-free and perpetual Developer Licenses. Offered since 1996, IDAutomation's fonts are mature, professional-grade products designed to create the highest quality symbols possible. For easy application integration, IDAutomation also provides over 30 font encoders, macros, and source code to automate the encoding process. All products may be downloaded immediately after the online order is approved. Refer to the Barcode FAQ if assistance is needed in choosing the type of barcode the font to use.

Easy-to-use Self-Checking Barcode Fonts

Self-checking fonts offer easy integration with many applications without the requirement of check digit calculations. Easy implementation is accomplished by appending an asterisk before and after the data encoded to create a complete barcode symbol, as demonstrated in the following Excel Barcode Example.

Code 39

Code 39 - An alpha-numeric barcode that encodes uppercase letters, numbers,  and some symbols; it is also referred to as Barcode/39, the 3 of 9 Code,  and LOGMARS Code.


Codabar - A numeric barcode encoding numbers with a slightly higher density than Code 39.

Linear Barcode Fonts

IDAutomation provides over 30 font tools, macros,  and source code for easy application integration of the following barcode types. Many are supplied with examples for use in Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and Crystal Reports.

Code 128 Code 128 - Alpha-numeric barcode with three character sets. Supports Code-128, GS1-128 (Formerly known as UCC/EAN-128), and ISBT-128. Code 128 Code 128 for Mac - Cross-Platform compatible that works with any font codepage in any country, including double-byte character sets.
GS1-128 GS1-128 - used to create GS1-128 barcodes set by specs, including USPS Special Services barcodes. GS1 DataBar GS1 DataBar - formerly known as RSS Symbology. Used to encode the GTIN and other GS1-related data.
Code 11 Code 11 - High-density numeric barcode used mostly in labeling telecommunications components. Code 93 Code 93 - Similar to Code 39, but requires two checksum characters.
Interleaved 2 of 5 Interleaved 2 of 5 - The Interleaved 2 of 5 barcode symbology encodes numbers in pairs, similar to Code 128 set C. MSI Plessey MSI Plessey - Designed by the Plessey Company in England and is used primarily in libraries and retail applications, such as on grocery store shelves.
GS1 UPC, EAN & GTIN GS1 UPC, EAN & GTIN - This is one of the most common barcode types. It is used to encode the GTIN and also used to create JAN, ISBN, and Bookland barcodes.    

Postal Fonts

Intelligent Mail USPS barcode font USPS Intelligent Mail IMb - A new USPS barcode that combines POSTNET and PLANET data into a single barcode. Formerly referred to as OneCode and the 4-State barcode.
Postnet & Planet postal fonts POSTNET & PLANET - Used by USA post offices for mail delivery and tracking.
Royal Mail postal fonts RM4SCC - Used by post offices in England and Australia for their Cleanmail Service. Used to create the CBC (Customer Bar Code), UK postcodes as well as Delivery Point Suffixes (DPSs)

Bundled Barcode Font Advantage Packages

These packages include many of IDAutomation's fonts in one package for a reasonable price.

TrueType Font Package for Windows - Includes the most popular linear barcode fonts as well as MICR and OCR in TrueType form for Windows. Premiere Font Package - Includes all linear barcode fonts as well as MICR and OCR in TrueType, OpenType, PostScript, and PCL form.
Universal Barcode Font Advantage™ - Designed to support most linear barcodes as a single font on multiple operating systems and locales. 2D Universal Font Package - Create multiple two-dimensional (2D) barcodes from a single 2D font.

2D Fonts including DataMatrix, PDF417 & QR Code

IDAutomation's unique 2D font packages include several font encoders and graphic encoders in a single product. The fonts are all compatible with the Universal 2D Font, which creates several symbol types from a single font. Developer Licenses for these packages are perpetual and royalty-free.

2D Aztec Fonts Aztec Fonts - A 2D matrix barcode type that does not require quiet zones. 2D Data Matrix Fonts Data Matrix Fonts - A matrix symbol that allows very efficient encoding of data into a square barcode with error correction.

2D DotCode Fonts

DotCode Fonts - A GS1-compatible symbol composed of dots that can be arranged in a variety of aspect ratios. MaxiCode Fonts
MaxiCode Fonts - Used primarily by UPS to route and track packages.
PDF417 Fonts
PDF417 Fonts - This linear stacked barcode type is commonly used on FedEx shipping labels.
 QR-Code Fonts QR-Code Fonts - A matrix symbol that is capable of encoding binary, ASCII, and international characters.

MICR & OCR Font Packages

MICR fonts allow the printing of numbers and codes to create bank checks, drafts, or money orders from blank check stock. The OCR-A and OCR-B fonts are used for passports and other OCR applications.

MICR E13B fonts MICR E13B Fonts - Used by banks in the USA and several other countries for MICR E-13B encoding. MICR CMC-7 fonts MICR CMC7 Fonts - Used by banks in France, Mexico, and many Spanish-speaking countries.
OCR Font Example OCR-A and OCR-B Fonts - A text font that is very easy for optical character recognition systems to read. Security Fonts Security Fonts - Used to securely print text, names, and currency amounts on highly secure documents.