Barcode Symbologies

BarTender supports almost 100 barcode symbologies and more than a dozen barcode standards, including:

Symbology

Character Set

Code Length

2D-Pharmacode

All ASCII characters

1 to 2000 characters

Anker Plessey

Hexadecimal digits

Variable

Australia Post 4-State Customer Code

Upper and lower case letters, numerals, and space and #

Variable

Aztec Code

Any character set, binary data

Variable

BC412

Uppercase letters, excluding O and numerals

Variable

CEPNet

Numeric only

8 digits

Channel Code

Numeric only

1-8 digits

Circular Code 39

All 128 ASCII characters

Variable

Circular Code 93

All 128 ASCII characters

Variable

Circular Code 128

Any character set, binary data

Variable

Circular Interleaved 2-of-5

Numeric only

Any even number

Codabar

Numeric, plus $-:/.+

Variable

CODABLOCK F

Any character set, binary data

1-2725 characters

Code 11

Numeric plus -

Variable

Code 16K

Any character set, binary data

Variable

Code 32

Numeric only

9 digits

Code 39 - Full ASCII

All 128 ASCII chars.

Variable

Code 39 - Regular

43 alphanumeric chars.

Variable

Code 49

All ASCII characters

Variable

Code 93

All 128 ASCII chars.

Variable

Code 93i

Any character set, binary data

Variable

Code 128 (Code set A, B)

Any character set, binary data

Variable

Code 128 (Code set C)

Numeric only

Variable

Code One, only available on some Intermec printers

All 128 ASCII chars.

Variable

Datalogic 2-of-5 (China Post)

Numeric only

Variable

Data Matrix

Any character set, binary data

1 to 2000 characters

Deutsche Post Identcode

Numeric only

12 digits

Deutsche Post Leitcode

Numeric only

14 digits

DotCode

All ASCII characters

Variable

EAN/JAN-8

Numeric only

7-8 digits

EAN/JAN-13

Numeric only

12-13 digits

EAN/JAN/UPC 2-digit Supplemental

Numeric only

2 digits

EAN/JAN/UPC 5-digit Supplemental

Numeric only

5 digits

Grid Matrix

All ASCII chars, numerals, binary data, and Chinese (GB-2312)

5 digits

GS1-128

Any character set, binary data

Variable

GS1 Composite

Upper and lower case letters, numerals, and ! " % & ' ( ) * + , - . / : ; < = > ? _ and space

Variable

GS1 DataBar Expanded

Upper and lower case letters, numerals, and ! " % & ' ( ) * + , - . / : ; < = > ? _ and space

Maximum 74 numerals or 41 alphabetic characters

GS1 DataBar Expanded Stacked

Upper and lower case letters, numerals, and ! " % & ' ( ) * + , - . / : ; < = > ? _ and space

Maximum 74 numerals or 41 alphabetic characters

GS1 DataBar Limited

Numeric only

14 digits (13 data and 1 linkage flag digit)

GS1 DataBar Omnidirectional

Numeric only

14 digits (13 data and 1 linkage flag digit)

GS1 DataBar Stacked

Numeric only

14 digits (13 data and 1 linkage flag digit)

GS1 DataBar Stacked Omnidirectional

Numeric only

14 digits (13 data and 1 linkage flag digit)

GS1 DataBar Truncated

Numeric only

14 digits (13 data and 1 linkage flag digit)

GS1 DataMatrix

Any character set, binary data

1 to 2000 characters

GS1 QR Code

Any character set

Depends on model and data used

Han Xin

All ASCII chars, numerals, and Simplified Chinese (GB18030)

Variable

Industrial 2-of-5

Numeric only

Variable

Interleaved 2-of-5

Numeric only

Any even number

iQR

Any character set

Variable

ITF-14

Numeric only

Any even number

Japanese Post 4-State Customer Code

Upper case letters, numerals, and -

19, 20 digits

KIX 4-State Customer Code

Upper and lower case letters, and numerals

6-18 characters

Korea Post

Numeric only

7 digits

Matrix 2-of-5

Numeric only

Variable

MaxiCode

All 256 ASCII chars

93 characters

MicroPDF417

Any character set, binary data

Variable

Micro QR Code

35 Alphanumeric chars, Binary data, Kanji chars

Depends on model and data used

MSI Plessey

Numeric only

Variable

NEC 2-of-5

Numeric only

Variable

OPC (Optical Product Code, VCA)

Numeric only

10 digits

PDF417

Any character set, binary data

Variable

PHARMA-CODE - One Track

Numeric only

1-6 digits

PHARMA-CODE - Two Track

Numeric only

1-8 digits

PosiCode

All 8-bit characters

Variable

PZN

Numeric only

6-7 digits

QR Code

Any character set

Depends on model and data used

Royal Mail 4-State Customer Code

36 Alphanumeric chars

Variable

Standard 2-of-5 (IATA)

Numeric only

Variable

Telepen

All 128 ASCII characters

Variable

UK Plessey

Hexadecimal digits

Variable

UPC-A

Numeric only

10-12 digits

UPC-E

Numeric only

6-7 digits

USPS Intelligent Mail (4-State Customer Code)

Numeric only

Variable

USPS PLANET

Numeric only

12, 14 digits

USPS POSTNET (Zip, Zip+4 & DPBC)

Numeric only

5, 9, 11 digits

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