Crystal Reports Barcode Integration Guide

IDAutomation provides a variety of solutions for integrating barcodes into Crystal Reports with flexible license agreements such as Single User Licenses, Multi-User Licenses and royalty-free Developer Licenses. Compatibility Version Chart

Recommended Solution:
Integration Options Advantages & Disadvantages Barcode Types

Native Barcode Generator Integration
Native Barcode Generator for Crystal Reports
Single Users
From $159

From $590

  • Supports Crystal 9 & up.
  • Once installed, no components or fonts need to be installed in the report for the majority of the symbologies.*
  • Patented technology that is easy to install and use.
  • The demo version has limited functionality. However, IDAutomation offers a 30-day money back satisfaction guarantee on all products.
  • If printing to a thermal printer, results may not be as expected and the Barcode Fonts should be used instead.
  • Video Tutorial: Create a Barcode Using The Crystal Reports Native Barcode Generator.

Integration Tutorial Videos:

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Additional Integration Options:

The following chart may be used to review additional options:

Integration Options Advantages & Disadvantages Barcode Types
Crystal Reports Formulas
Barcode Fonts and Font Formulas
Single Users From $159
Developers From $790
Supports Crystal 8 & up for 1D and Crystal 9 & up for 2D

Tutorial: Crystal Reports UFL
Product: Barcode Fonts and Barcode UFL
Single Users From $159
Developers From $790
Linear supports Crystal 7 & up
Linear + 2D supports Crystal 9 & up


  • New 2014 version includes an installer that detects which .NET version is installed and if the machine is either 32 or 64 bit, and then installs accordingly.
  • Compatible with both Designer and .NET (Redistributable) Crystal Reports Varieties and Windows 32-bit and 64-bit versions of XP, Vista, 7, 8.x, and Server.
  • The barcode font and Crystal Reports UFL must be installed on every computer that generates barcodes in reports.

Tutorial: Streaming Barcodes in Crystal Reports
Product: Dynamic Barcode Generator Service
Developers From $690
Supports Crystal XI 11 & up

  • Because the barcode image is streamed directly into a Crystal Report, no fonts or other components need to be installed.
  • Requires access to the Internet or the server creating the barcodes.
  • When creating several barcodes on large reports, latency may cause a slow-down in report generation.
Additional options for Streaming Barcode in Crystal Reports are available to host locally, thereby also decreasing report generation time:

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