BarTender 2016 support sunsets
April 30, 2023

If you’re still using BarTender 2016, you’re missing out on innovative technologies we’ve designed with your business in mind. Update to BarTender 2022, and you’ll enjoy access to a range of new capabilities that will help you increase your bottom line.

Updates to BarTender 2022 are FREE with an active Maintenance and Support Agreement (MSA).

Have an active MSA? 

Update now  

Need help updating?

Get Professional Services   

Don't have an active MSA?

add MSA now   

Need more time?

Get an Extension  

Do you need the latest version of BarTender?

Businesses that aren’t running the latest supported version of BarTender find that they have higher security and compliance risks along with an increased need for IT support.

Seagull Scientific strongly recommends that updates and upgrades are performed in accordance with our lifecycle schedule and deployed according to our recommended Best Practices. 


What you're missing if you don't have BarTender 2022

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BarTender 2022 includes BarTender Mobile App at no cost. (BarTender 2016 is not compatible.) 

  • Print anywhere, anytime, from any device
  • Reduce unnecessary steps and costs
  • Increase label accuracy by providing your operators with forms and predefined data entry options



BarTender 2022 comes with a revamped Print Portal.
More detailed user permissions and expanded, in-depth administrator controls provide configurable security options, so your teams, partners and suppliers everywhere in the world all have immediate access to your approved label library. They can select and print labels from any device in an instant, and your system stays protected and secure.

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BarTender 2022's Workflow Designer accelerates design, production, and QA to save you money and manpower. The visual, drag and drop tool includes:

  • Label file tracking from start to finish
  • Secure review and approval via web browser
  • Complete revision history capture and logging


BarTender 2022 comes with 23 different data connectors, so you can tie into almost any structured data source including Oracle, SAP, Microsoft SQL, IBM, etc.
New with BarTender 2022 are Excel Online, Google Sheets, JSON, XML and QuickBooks Online. We’ve also added a native connector to SAP HANA databases.

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More powerful features in BarTender 2022

Label design
  • Updated barcode standards support including GS1 Version 22 to maintain compliance
  • New WYSIWYG text editing and formatting to design your custom label templates
  • Support for PANTONE color system
  • New BarTender Mobile App for Android to print from your familiar mobile devices at your source of work
  • New Print Portal and Print Station with a consistent modern, responsive UI for fast performance and reduced training costs
Automation and Integration
  • New more powerful Integration Builder with improved UI and additional Actions to automate your labeling operations
  • New BarTender REST API for powerful and flexible integration with your ERP, WMS, MES and business systems
Workflow and template management
  • New Visual Librarian Workflow Designer to easily build your labeling approval workflows
  • Librarian integration with Print Portal and Print Station for secure centralized label template management and access
  • Licensing Server redundancy to ensure high availability
Data connection
  • Expanded support for over 20+ databases – easily connect to your business data
  • Dynamic data support to improve data entry and integration by your Print Operators

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Four option for you to consider 

  1. If you have an active MSA, update now
  2. If you do not have an active MSA, add an MSA now
  3. Get Professional Services to help with your update
  4. Need more time? Get a support extension for version 2016

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