What's new in BarTender 2021 Preview 2

BarTender 2021 Preview 2 documentation

New and improved features

BarTender 2020 Preview 2 introduces significant performance improvements,  a visual document management workflow designer, a redesigned Print Portal web printing solution, and many new and improved features to help you create your document templates and data entry forms, connect to more types of databases, and manage your print environment.

New visual Workflow Designer


  • Drag and drop user interface
  • Increase label document QA and team accountability
  • Easily create label design, approval and deployment workflows for end-to-end project tracking
  • Track the status of label files from start to finish
  • Secure document access with user permissions


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Access workflow approval process anywhere, anytime


  • Integrated web-based print portal
  • Review and approve label documents
  • Email notification support
  • Configure customized emails for each document state, approval and transition


Improved business continuity and disaster recovery support


  • Increase reliability with a backup license server
  • For highly mission-critical environments, set up resilient licensing for fault tolerance


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Expanded API support


  • Take advantage of the latest Preview enhancements
  • Print Portal REST and Librarian API
  • Expand Librarian API
  • Access via OpenAPI Specification


New database support with Quickbooks Online 


  • New connectors for web-based data
    • Quickbooks Online
    • Excel Online
    • Google Sheets
    • JSON


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