The Label Designer Everyone Loves – Now in the Cloud 

BarTender Cloud™ provides a true cloud solution allowing users to design, manage, and print labels from anywhere. 

Author: Scotty Lee, Content Marketing Manager, Seagull Scientific


Quick Overview: 

  • BarTender Cloud now includes BarTender Designer - the industry’s first cloud-based label designer that enables users to leverage the same capabilities as the on-premise software at no additional cost 
  • BarTender Cloud is an end-to-end cloud-based labeling solution that eliminates the need for on-premise hardware and software, and significantly reduces IT support resources 
  • Integrate ERP, WMS, or MES systems with BarTender Cloud to create a seamless label management experience using pre-built BarTender data connectors or the BarTender REST API 


In today’s digital age, efficiency is at the core of many business strategies and practices because it allows a company to grow alongside its higher productivity and profit margins. With products being manufactured and shipped out constantly, the need for streamlined label design and printing is vital. Whether you're in the food industry, manufacturing, warehousing, healthcare, retail, automotive, or any other sector, labels play a crucial role in product identification, branding, and compliance. BarTender Cloud now includes everyone’s favorite BarTender Designer in the cloud, making it even easier for users to move to a completely cloud-based solution and eliminating the need for on-premise hardware and software.

BarTender Cloud - Where Vision Meets Innovation 

At the heart of BarTender Cloud's product vision lies the commitment to delivering the label designer that everyone loves, in the cloud. With the tagline "easy to use with no IT burden," BarTender aims to alleviate the pains of installation and setup that traditionally require IT expertise and assistance. BarTender Cloud provides the same robust solution that the BarTender on-premise versions provide and what makes it even better are the pre-built data connectors to ERP systems that create a seamless label management experience. With BarTender Designer as a core feature within BarTender Cloud, labeling operations just got a whole lot easier.  

BarTender Cloud provides: 

  • Full cloud-based label design, label management, and label printing solution 
  • The familiar and powerful BarTender Designer – no need for additional training
  • IT-free setup and usage – empowering teams both local and remote
  • Code-free solution to integrate ERP systems
  • Customizable label templates that follow industry standards and regulations
  • Template Assistant to connect data and build labels quickly
  • Data entry forms to control label prints
  • Access via mobile app 

BarTender Cloud Designer – the same fast and easy-to-use label designer in the cloud 

Time is money, and every second counts – especially when your products need to be shipped out at specific times to meet the promised customer delivery windows. BarTender Cloud Designer simplifies label design by providing the same familiar, easy-to-use, 100% WYSIWYG intuitive design interface of BarTender Designer software. You don't need extensive training to get started and most workers, even those that aren’t the most tech-savvy, are able to quickly learn the ins and outs of BarTender. Create, manage, and print your labels with speed and efficiency from your internet browser.

DIY – you don’t need IT anymore! 

Traditional label design software often requires significant IT resources for installation, maintenance, and support. In addition to the setup, there’s usually additional time set aside for training the teams on how to use the software. With BarTender’s end-to-end solution and intuitive user interface, teams are up and printing labels in no time. BarTender Cloud eliminates the need for on-premise hardware and software, so your IT team can focus on strategic tasks.  

Who needs to know code? Not you. 

One of the most compelling benefits of BarTender Cloud is its no-code connectivity. This feature accelerates label creation to production by removing the printer code hassle that users seemed to dread.  You can seamlessly integrate BarTender Cloud with ERP systems such as Microsoft Dynamics 365 to initiate label printing from directly within the Dynamics 365 platform interface.  

Follow a label recipe 

Choose from nearly 300 commonly used industry templates, making it easier to get started with label design and ensuring compliance with industry standards and regulations. Using a label template and modifying it to meet your specific needs saves you time . Why start from scratch if you don’t have to? Take advantage of BarTender Intelligent Templates to take away the hassle of creating and maintaining numerous separate templates. They adapt to the data you provide, making label design efficient and dynamic. 

Start from scratch 

If you need further label customization specific to your business, you may find that the label you need isn’t in the label template library. In that case you can still create and design labels exactly the way you want. Use the new BarTender Cloud Designer to create a unique custom label to meet your criteria. Watch this tutorial to learn how to create labels from scratch. 

Let your tools do all the heavy lifting 

Use the Template Assistant that guides you step-by-step to connect to major cloud databases so you can connect all your systems, automate data transfer, and have all your systems work together in harmony. It's a straightforward process that saves time and reduces errors. For seamless data entry, use the integrated data entry forms, ensuring accuracy and consistency in your labels.  

Ready to experience the future of label design? Learn more about BarTender Cloud and schedule a demo for free. Make the transition to the cloud today and revolutionize the way you design and print labels. Your business deserves the best, and BarTender Cloud is here to deliver. 

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